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The Thames
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The Thames
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Heart of Darkness
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  • The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway.
  • And indeed nothing is easier for a man who has, as the phrase goes, "followed the sea" with reverence and affection, than to evoke the great spirit of the past upon the lower reaches of the Thames.

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  • When Buttercup was fifteen, Adela Terrell, of Sussex on the Thames, was easily the most beautiful creature.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • I knocked and entered as the last record ceased playing, and the great barge with its jubilant trumpets vanished around a turning on the Thames.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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