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Perhaps [name] was like a castle where you came to be knighted. After you stayed for a while and grew strong you had to move on.Katherine Paterson
I looked…upon the bleak walls--upon the vacant eye-like windows--upon a few rank sedges--and upon a few white trunks of decayed trees--with an utter depression of soul…Edgar Allan Poe
But of [Eteocles’s] brother Polyneices, this-/Be he cast out unburied, for the dogs/To rend and tear: for he presumed to waste/The land of the Cadmeans.Aeschylus
Four gray walls, and four gray towers,/Overlook a space of flowers,/And the silent isle imbowers/[name].Alfred, Lord Tennyson
All around us are people, of all classes, of all nationalities, of all ages…At the end of three days they part, they go their several ways, never perhaps to see each other again.Agatha Christie
Francie went over to stand at the great window from which she could see the East River twenty stories below...The last time of anything has the poignancy of death.Betty Smith
A savage place! as holy and enchanted/As e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted/By woman wailing for her demon-lover!Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[name] in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.John Steinbeck
Such, with its illuminated windows…with its light, and warmth, and comfort…with the face of its generous master brightening everything…were our first impressions of [name].Charles Dickens
Fierce as a dog with tongue lapping for action, cunning as a savage pitted against the wilderness,/Bareheaded,/Shoveling,/Wrecking,/Planning,/Building, breaking, rebuilding,…Carl Sandburg
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Not far from [Tarry Town], perhaps about two miles, there is a little valley among high hills which is one of the quietest places in the whole world.Washington Irving
Another rule is, the wide of the walls is the same as the wide of Floor, I count eleven feet going both ways, that means Floor is a square.Emma Donaghue
There are fifty-four cities in the island, all large and well built, the manners, customs, and laws of which are the same…Thomas More
The Spy-glass, which was by three or four hundred feet the tallest [hill] on the island, was likewise the strangest in configuration, running up sheer from almost every side…Robert Louis Stevenson
But all that I’ve noticed,/Except my own feet,/Was a horse and a wagon/On [name].Dr. Seuss
The fronting for the eighty-yard-long marble-topped bar had been made by stitching together nearly twenty thousand Antarean Mosaic Lizard skins…Douglas Adams
At every step that Edmond took he disturbed the lizards glittering with the hues of the emerald; afar off he saw the wild goats bounding from crag to crag.Alexandre Dumas
Good-bye, Grover's Corners…Mama and Papa. Good-bye to clocks ticking…and Mama's sunflowers. And food and coffee. And new ironed dresses and hot baths…and sleeping and waking Thornton Wilder
Its long, damp passages, its narrow cells and ruined chapel, were to be within her daily reach...Jane Austen
Under a pale and overcast sky the sea lay in dull quietness…When Aschenbach opened his window, he believed to sense the putrid smell of the lagoon.Thomas Mann

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