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  • Watcombe (who dwelt by the water) said that our strange winter arose from a thing he called the ‘Gulf-stream’, rushing up Channel suddenly.

    Lorna Doone

  • Gulf-stream, and the places where it would come ashore, and the caves that took the indraught.

    Lorna Doone

  • Will Watcombe, the old man at Lynmouth, who had been half over the world almost, and who talked so much of the Gulf-stream, had (as I afterwards called to mind) foretold a very bitter winter this year.

    Lorna Doone

  • For the most part, the LBO firms of that heady era were run by men afflicted with the Master of the Universe Syndrome, men whose egos had become inflated after doing too many $10-billion deals, men who chortled with delight over having their own private Gulf-stream G5 jets, or in being a member of Augusta National, the legendary Georgia golf course where the Masters is played each year.

    House of Bush, House of Saud

  • Evans looked back with longing at the beautiful white Gulf-stream jet, poised on the runway against a blue sky.

    State of fear

  • Potter had been right; the minute she'd heard about the barricade-before the DomTran Gulf-stream was even fueled'she'd spoken with officials at the Laurent Clerc School and started compiling the profiles of the captives.

    A Maiden's Grave

  • Then he sank down into the spongy beige seat of the Grumman Gulf-stream.

    A Maiden's Grave

  • Gulf-stream is our largest river; being the longest, broadest, and deepest.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • Abraham stands to the generations of earth as the Gulf-stream to Europe and the isles of the sea.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • She also had been watching the same thing that he was now looking at, a thin haze which again became apparent over the Gulf-stream.

    The Firing Line

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