1 She was seldom seen on Peachtree Street or in any nice neighborhood, but when she did appear respectable women made haste to cross the street to remove themselves from her vicinity.
2 "Quick, Bildad," said Peleg, his partner, who, aghast at the close vicinity of the flying harpoon, had retreated towards the cabin gangway.
3 The whales had irregularly settled bodily down into the blue, thus giving no distantly discernible token of the movement, though from his closer vicinity Ahab had observed it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4 Gently he insinuates his vast bulk among them again and revels there awhile, still in tantalizing vicinity to young Lothario, like pious Solomon devoutly worshipping among his thousand concubines.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
5 It has an unspeakable, wild, Hindoo odor about it, such as may lurk in the vicinity of funereal pyres.
6 Any way, for the present, I'll quit Pip's vicinity.
7 The awe-stricken credulous slaves in the vicinity took it for the bones of one of the fallen angels.
8 Robberies since committed in the same vicinity have been known to be by white men who had their faces blackened.
9 Cries were heard in the startling vicinity of the chasm between the two caves, which mingled with hoarser yells that arose out of the abyss of the deep ravine.
10 The lodges were deserted; but a broad belt of earnest faces encircled a spot in their vicinity, whither everything possessing life had repaired, and where all were now collected, in deep and awful silence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 33
11 A certain mothlike quality within him kept him in the vicinity of the battle.
12 The men are, two of them, overseers of plantations in the vicinity; and others were some of Legree's associates at the tavern-bar of a neighboring city, who had come for the interest of the sport.
13 George discovered, to his surprise, that her former residence must have been in his own vicinity; and her inquiries showed a knowledge of people and things in his vicinity, that was perfectly surprising to him.
14 I then set to work calling upon all the hotels and lodging-houses in the vicinity of Euston.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
15 There are few more beautiful or striking scenes in England, than are presented by the vicinity of this ancient Saxon fortress.