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  • The bulwarks on the fore-part of the Fram's deck consisted of an iron railing covered with wire-netting.

    The South Pole~ On the Way to the South

  • Antonius the Roman, [1679] after he was overcome of his enemy, for three days 'space sat solitary in the fore-part of the ship, abstaining from all company, even of

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • She dropped heavily, bounced clumsily, and smashed the hanging gallery into the fore-part, mortally injuring Von

    The War in the Air

  • ‘Humph! The end of the tale, I think, is true; but what of the fore-part?’

    Kim

  • It must be confessed that sometimes the ropes which fasten the concern together break, and whilst the hinder part remains stuck in some bog, the fore-part arrives at the post-house on two wheels; but this result is considered quite satisfactory.

    Michael Strogoff

  • When they had travelled for some time they had to cross the sea, and the brother sat down at the helm, and the mother and the two half-sisters went to the fore-part of the vessel, and they sailed a long, long way.

    The Red Fairy Book

  • Every door also was filled with persons who had adorned every one their fore-part against their house with something of variety and singular excellency, to entertain him withal as he passed in the streets: they also themselves, as

    The Holy War

  • Whilst my sheep lie asleep all the fore-part of the night.

    Shepherd's Song

  • For it I then worked a small bag, the fore-part embroidered with the gryphon, the back with the broken sword.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • Moreover, all Asiatic buffaloes are distinguished from the African forms by having the hair on the fore-part of the back directed forwards; and these go far to support the views of those who would make them the types of a distinct subgenus, [v. 04 p. 0702] or genus, _Buffelus_.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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