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The Thames
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The Thames
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Childhood's End
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  • There were new bridges over the Thames, but in the old places.
  • His thoughts were still in turmoil as he crossed to the embankment wall and let his eye follow the Thames on its unhurried way to the sea.
  • A slow smile spread over Jan’s face as he turned away from the Thames, back towards the gleaming white facade of the Science Centre.
  • Some humorous civil servant had put the Royal Astrociomical Society on the top floor of the great building, a gesture which the Council members fully appreciated as it gave them a magnificent view across the Thames and over the entire northern part of the city.

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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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