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  • The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months.
  • We could be evicted if we keep the puppy.
  • Israel began the forcible eviction of thousands of Gaza settlers.
  • I was served an eviction notice.

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  • You were legally evicted.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • his mom was worried that they might be evicted from their apartment because of the smell of burning sneakers.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • Connor wonders how he can call the place he lives home, when he’s about to be evicted—not just from the place he sleeps, but from the hearts of those who are supposed to love him.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • I moved on, adding Arizona, Brady, Pauly, and MacKendrick to the ranks of the evicted.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Being pack leader paid a small salary, and she had decided to use it for rent, to keep what once had been Jordan and Simon’s place, keep their things from being thrown into the street by an angry, evicting landlord.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • She teased him because it was all so pretty and melodic, and "in the same phylum as Hall and Oates," and he threatened to evict her from his room.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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  • I now recalled that the bully had closed all the ancient temples across the empire, basically evicting us Olympian gods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Often, growers evicted the strikers from their labor camps, forcing many to live together in makeshift refugee camps, sometimes on farms on the outskirts of towns.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • I wanted to ask what Mr. Granger had to do with anything, but common sense told me that I would only earn eviction by asking.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • They evicted Jews from their apartments and moved in, confiscating their belongings.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • I’m thinking that he’s thinking that he won’t get evicted if she owns the place.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • LINNIE’S FIRST ACT in Baltimore was to get them both evicted.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Cole had earlier that evening directed her deputies to mass-evict all of them, on the pretense of unlawful trespass.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Lorenzo shuffled through the other mail and found a letter from a Realtor who advertised his ability to stave off eviction.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Thirty years I run this place without evicting nobody.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I suspected the bartender was getting a bad vibe from me, and I decided to throw all my questions out in a last-ditch effort before he sent me away from the bar—or worse, had me evicted from the restaurant for harassment and suspicious behavior.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The pretext was that they had evicted a trespasser.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • There was nothing in Packingtown but packing houses; and so it was the same thing as evicting him from his home.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Quote: In Lawrenceville a deputy sheriff evicted a squatter, and the squatter resisted, making it necessary for the officer to use force.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • At thirty-five he had just been unwillingly evicted from the Youth League, and before graduating into the Youth League he had managed to stay on in the Spies for a year beyond the statutory age.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Then they went round the hole, and evicted three young hobbits (two Boffins and a Bolger) who were knocking holes in the walls of one of the cellars.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • He has forbidden her to leave the house, made her quit her job, evicted the man, garnisheed his wages, and it is all because of you.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • After a bit of inquiry, the landlord placed the home on the rental market with a severe discount to account for the sensational circumstances of the prior tenant’s eviction.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • ’tis a pity you weren’t alive in the times when the English were evicting us and leaving us on the side of the road.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • He was not fearing the things she feared, not the gnawing of an empty stomach, nor the keenness of the winter wind nor eviction from Tara.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Nor was it there because the person had been killed, or maimed or caught or burned or jailed or whipped or evicted or stomped or raped or cheated, since that could hardly qualify as news in a newspaper.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • If it goes two weeks, eviction proceedings commence and legal fees swiftly pile up.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • The Garcias should be evicted.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Soon after the incident, the landlord evicted us all.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • All the bedroom space was taken and he hated to evict anyone.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The American Friends Service—the same people who had helped us after the eviction from Terminal Island—helped us rent and move into an apartment in Cabrillo Homes, a housing project in west Long Beach, built by the government for shipyard and defense plant workers.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • Except for eviction notices, my jurisdiction ends at the town limits.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • After Seabiscuit evicted the goat, Smith hauled in Pumpkin.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • He’d gone to the home of an aids patient whom he had treated at the Brigham and found out the man was about to be evicted.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Bennett fidgeted with impatience, and suggested calling a sentry to evict the fakir.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Einhorn started eviction proceedings against him and several others, and for this he was picketed by a Communist organization.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • It seemed that some radicalized children of neighbors had directed rebel soldiers to his family’s house during the war, but other neighbors had warned his parents, and after the family house had been burned for the third time, a large group of those country people had banded together and evicted a person who had tried to take his parents’ land.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • …by means of which other people, when they met him, saw all the Graces enthroned in his face and stopping at the line of his arched nose as at a natural frontier; but they contrived also to put into a face from which its distinction had been evicted, a face vacant and roomy as an untenanted house, to plant in the depths of its unvalued eyes a lingering sense, uncertain but not unpleasing, half-memory and half-oblivion, of idle hours spent together after our weekly dinners, round the…
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • Only once in ten years has a bug been evicted for rowdiness.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • The district governor will do nothing to evict them.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I made out the possessions of a Dominican man who had been evicted a month or two before.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • The Basts had just been evicted for not paying their rent, and had wandered no one knew whither.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • And they’re going to be evicted.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • And what could be worse than the evil crime Of evicting me?
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • A family had just been evicted and there was an individual cry of despair, multiplied by millions.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
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