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  • Do you know the other name for this city-the Kakatanawa name?

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Any who walked its streets and byways felt Tarsis had the pulse of a port city-the drumbeat of voices in the marketplace, women shouting to children, potters at the whining wheel, dwarf forgemen shouting to be heard above their own anvils.

    Dalamar the Dark

  • At noon of this day, every level of the city would be flooded with brilliant light, and at the very base of the city-the deeps of the great firewell around which the smelters roared-the living flame of Thorin would be renewed by the direct, focused light of the sun, magnified and amplified by huge lenses of clear, perfect quartz high above.

    The Covenant of the Forge

  • But the evening newscasts were agog with the story of the storm: coiffed and pancaked anchorpersons quivered with excitement while reporters at various strategic locations around the city-the airports, the train and bus terminals, the Department of Public Works headquarters, the major highway bottlenecks-stood out in the wet snow and solemnly reported how the city almost had been hit by a crisis.

    Cyberbooks

  • This time it had been an old monastery about forty miles outside the city-the last ten miles of which had been over roads that were probably dirt in summertime but were a mixture of mud and snow now.

    The Cardinal of the Kremlin

  • When I said the other day, Montreal City-the largest City in Canada, yea-a big city-prosperous city-the largest number of unemployed people in Montreal.

    Free Enterprise in Canada

  • The City Hall in Toronto is the hub of the city-the place to which tourists come and stare; the place that one remembers as Toronto, even if one is thousands of miles away.

    Town Planning

  • Soon, in the suburbs of Cairo we have a glimpse of the environments of this great African city-the greatest as well as one of the oldest in Africa with nearly a million inhabitants, of which practically only fifty thousand are of European races.

    The Cape to Cairo Railway and River Route

  • Nevertheless, I think it is to the shame of this great University city-the leading English-speaking city in the Dominion-that it should be behind New York and other United States cities in doing honour to the memory of the greatest epic poet in the English language, arid one of the stoutest defenders of individual and civil liberty in the whole history of mankind.

    Milton As An Empire Builder

  • The Aretho, which rises in Athamania, falls into the gulf named after the city-the Ambracian Gulf.

    The History of Rome, Vol. V

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