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  • Among the Alps and Pyrenees, perhaps, there were no mixed characters.
  • Of the Alps and Pyrenees, with their pine forests and their vices, they might give a faithful delineation; and Italy, Switzerland, and the south of France might be as fruitful in horrors as they were there represented.

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  • They say she even marched over the Alps with Hannibal’s army in 218 BC.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • …now in the Allied invasion of Normandy, might have become a barber later in life, who would have smelled of talc and whiskey and put his index finger into men’s ears to position their heads, whose pants and shirts always would have been covered with clipped hairs, who, in his shop, would have taped postcards of the Alps around the circumference of a big cheap wavery mirror, who would have been faithful to his stout wife for the rest of his life—Neumann One says, "Time for haircuts."
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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