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  • Down in Porthleven, at that place where Cornwall runs into the sea, I again expected the fishing-village shtick: food that went from surf to plate with little interference.

    Restaurant review: Kota

  • Etretat, originally a fishing-village, was less pretentious than to-day, and the family had taken a small furnished cottage a little way back from the coast — a charming place, and a cheap one — as became their means.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • He speaks in terms of sympathy for her — a young and beautiful woman, buried in the retirement of a fishing-village on the Devonshire coast; her father dead; her family estranged from her, in merciless disapproval of her marriage.


  • She led me behind some boats, out of sight and hearing of the few people in the fishing-village, and then stopped, and faced me for the first time.

    The Moonstone

  • The fishing-village on the Somersetshire coast was still the scene, and the characters were once again — Mrs. Armadale and her son.


  • According to the guide books, Scheveningen, on the Netherlands side of the North Sea, has developed over the centuries from a mere fishing-village to a popular resort.

    Death of a Delft Blue

  • So the flat-tottomed boats were built at every little fishing-village along the coast of France, and they crept from their pieces of origin towards the great military camp of Boulogne, keeping to the shallows, moving by oar more than by sail, sheltering when necessary under the coastal batteries, each boat manned by fifty soldiers and a couple of seamen.

    Hornblower And The Hotspur

  • The End of the Adventures THE seaplane flew over the water, and at last came to the shores of the little fishing-village where Andy lived, and the other three children had been staying.

    The Adventurous Four

  • They were all on holiday, staying in a little fishing-village on the north-east coast of Scotland.

    The Adventurous Four

  • Amy Cooper lived in a little fishing-village, not far from the cliffs of

    The Nursery, Number 164 A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers


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