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  • Himmelhoch was a large white house on top of a hill, surrounded by coconut palms, banana palms and beautiful smaller palms whose leaves splayed outward in great fans like the tails of peacocks.

    The Thorn Birds

  • In spite of this, he rode on and on, till at last he reached a small white house that stood by itself on the top of a hill, unsheltered from the wind.

    Folk Tales From Many Lands

  • Fifty-seven-oh-seven Abbott Circle, white house with blue shutters, second on the right.

    The 310: Boy Trouble

  • The bonfires blazed brightly, and especially in front of that prim-looking white house on Eighth street.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • She gave me directions to the Hampshire village and said Jimmy had said I should look for a square white house with bronze flaming-torch gateposts, and I should ring the front door bell, not go round to the back.

    To The Hilt

  • Moiraine and Lan rode with the wagons; not ahead of them, or even with Kadere's boxlike little white house on wheels, but alongside the second wagon, where the canvas-covered shape of the doorframe ter'angreal made a hump above the rest of the load.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • Inman's regiment was called to join the men already behind the wall, and they had quickly formed up alongside the big white house at the top of Maryes Heights.

    Cold Mountain

  • So encouraging himself he went back to Silas Slattery's white house and Julie.

    Behold the Stars

  • It is a long white house with flat, arched windows and a square-columned porch, standing a little back from Dummer Lane.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • We made it to Molfetta, knocked at the door of a white house with trees in front, and Wolfe spoke through a crack to the man who unlocked it, and handed him a slip of paper.

    The Black Mountain

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  • Also, home to some hott Normal Rockwell paintings.

    January 10, 2008

  • The U.S. President and his/her staff.

    January 10, 2008