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  • As I came around as close as I could to the door at the west end I saw Naseby here bending over Dr. Jolly, who'd keeled over as soon as he had come out into the fresh air.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • On the third day we heard of a vacancy in a district in the west end of the town, seven or eight miles distant, called Tongore.

    Our Friend John Burroughs

  • But the poet is something more than a scald, "a smoother and polisher of language"; he is a Cincinnatus in literature, and occupies no west end of the world.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • The first, or left, under his own command, was to make a circuit by the upper road to the north of Trenton; the other, led by General Sullivan and including a brigade under General Arthur St. Clair, was to take the lower river road, leading to the west end of town.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Wesley Sinton sat with his back to the window in the west end of the cabin which overlooked the well.

    A Girl of the Limberlost

  • We covered the enlaced and crossed roots of the thicket from the blood spoor entry to the left, or west end where we could see the car around the corner but we could not see the leopard.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • “These are the pretty responsories, these are the dear antiphonies that so bewitched our late prelates and their chaplains with the goodly echo they made, and besotted us to the gay imitation of a lordly imprimatur, one from the Lambeth House [the Archbishop of Canterbury's Palace, where MSS. had to be left by their authors for revision by his chaplains], another from the west end of Paul's [the site of Stationers 'Hall].”

    The Life of John Milton

  • Our Boy Scout Station was at the west end of East Av­enue, a hundred yards past a row of portable kitchens set in the middle of the Pennsylvania veterans 'tent area.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • There was a good view of Uncannunuc, the most conspicuous mountain in these parts, from the bank here, seen rising over the west end of the bridge above.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • This tract of land is better inhabited than the sea-coast of this west end of Dorsetshire generally is, and the manufacture of stockings is carried on there also; it is called the Isle of Purbeck, and has in the middle of it

    From London to Land's End

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