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  • It has a screen with a programmable vista: You can jog through the woods, or run the New York Marathon.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • As the vista opened before her, she took in the main house, with its big covered porch and black shutters, backed by a copse of towering trees.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • He finished a degree in elementary education and happily landed a job at Vista del Camino in South Scottsdale.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • A group of VISTA workers are going to meet them.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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  • Here, every vista ended in the same concrete barrier; the camp was set down in a vast man-made valley rising on every side to those towering wire-topped walls.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • …of old Stingo, buck private in the United States Marine Corps, at the moment when the terrible last dustin a translucent curtain of powdery siftings so thick that, in Sophie’s words, "you could taste it on the lips like sand"—of some 2,100 Jews from Athens and the Greek islands billowed across the vista upon which she had earlier fixed her gaze, obscuring the pastoral figures of serenely grazing sheep as completely as if a towering fogbank had swept in from the Vistula marshes?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Barbour’s great-great-grandfather had been president of one of the historic founding banks, in Massachusetts, long since stripped of its name after merging with Vista).
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Every vista suggested coiled might.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • As we passed Dundas Island, though, the vista suddenly widened.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • But for the south porch, the Maycomb County courthouse was early Victorian, presenting an unoffensive vista when seen from the north.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • Piper tried to remember the vista in her dreams.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Down every side street they could see, it was the same—never a hill and never a hollow, but always the same endless vista of ugly and dirty little wooden buildings.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • And then down the vista of the counters came a bawling of ’Here he is!’
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • The vista coming over the mountains was quite stunning.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • I reach the top of the hill and a beautiful vista is spread below me.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Turning me around by one arm, he moved a broad flat hand along the front vista, including in its sweep a sunken Italian garden, a half acre of deep, pungent roses, and a snub-nosed motor-boat that bumped the tide offshore.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Heyward took with him a blazing knot, which threw a dim light through the narrow vista of their new apartment.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • He was certain that in this vista there lurked fierce-eyed hosts.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Up vistaed slopes I sped And shot, precipited Adown Titanic glooms of chasmed fears, From those strong feet that followed, followed after.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • It was the most forbidding vista Eragon had clapped eyes upon.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The view from up here was spectacular, even putting the vista from the Presidential Suite in the shade.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • In fact, adown the vista of the garden avenue, a number of persons were seen approaching towards the house.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Unlike the one in the foyer, it was hardly professional, with no dramatic vista behind us.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • On this strange sort of school-but-not-school day, and with the snowy vista outside, Emily Sue’s kitchen seemed twice as welcome, and warm, and fun.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • The autumn in Otradnoe with the hunting, and the winter with the Christmas holidays and Sonya’s love, had opened out to him a vista of tranquil rural joys and peace such as he had never known before, and which now allured him.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Some way down the central vista was a little table of white metal, laid with what seemed a meal.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • But what were the guineas to him who saw no vista beyond countless days of weaving?
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • There was no way through it, and the front windows of the Doctor’s lodgings commanded a pleasant little vista of street that had a congenial air of retirement on it.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Even while the earth still shook, the ghost found himself scrambling through a narrow tunnel, staggering out into an expansive vista, and tumbling down a barren mountainside into the woods.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Hermione’s words opened up a whole new vista of frightening possibilities.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The outcome: an immense vista of reflections that penetrated every liquid molecule.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Beyond this room there were three others, reaching the length of the house, to which you passed through three doors, opposite to each other, in the manner of a vista.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • High rooms he saw ahead, airy and luminous as though with lusters of the sun and moon, bronze-paneled walls, at several distances, making a vista, with an azure molding of lapis lazuli.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • His first wooing had been of the tempestuous order, and he looked back upon it as if through a long vista of years with a feeling of compassion blended with regret.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • In one moment, Sarayu’s words opened up a new vista into Kate’s struggle.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • I could hear past the trees, to the road, the sounds of the cars coming around that last bend where you could finally see the beach—the vista of the islands and the rocks and the big blue ocean stretching to the horizon.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • She saw a long vista of picnics by the bubbling waters of Peachtree Creek and barbecues at Stone Mountain, receptions and balls, afternoon danceables, buggy rides and Sunday-night buffet suppers.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • For weeks we’d been toiling in what amounted to a canyon; now, for the first time on the expedition the vista was primarily sky rather than earth.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • A mile above the forks, running velvet-footed as was his custom, a gliding shadow that cautiously prospected each new vista of the trail, he came upon later imprints of the large tracks he had discovered in the early morning.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • High above the Baltoro, a gorak circled hopefully, its large black wings brushing the vista of candied peaks.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Then he came to a place where the timbered slope fell away steeply and a wide vista opened to the north and the west.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • —That mantles the vista far and wide and wait till the glowing orb of the moon shine forth to irradiate her silver effulgence….
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The camp was protected by a Stonehenge of massive, intricately balanced mirrors reflecting the sky and forest, an unending vista of foliage and clouds to confuse the not-quite-all-seeing eye of Redd’s imagination, as well as any of The Cut who happened to be dealt through the forest.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • It afforded a vista pleasant to contemplate.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • She weeps when she looks down the long dreary vista of time and beholds in horror the spectacle of Limerick boys defiling themselves, polluting themselves, interfering with themselves, abusing themselves, soiling their young bodies, which are the temples of the Holy Ghost.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • The vista below us, despite the gory freight of its history, was invigorating.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • His vista of the sea was a wide and windy one; his gardens were planted with low azalea hedges, camellias, starina roses, and espaliered boxwoods, all framed by the whitecaps on the shuffling waters and the annealed gray of the beach stones.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • For the last couple of centuries, since Wordsworth and the Romantic poets, the sublime landscape—the dramatic and breathtaking vista—has been idealized, sometimes to the point of cliche.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The limited vista now opening before him wag extremely unpleasant: six weeks of life which he would spend suffering with his broken bones and renewing his acquaintance with Misery Chastain, n,e Carmichael, followed by a hasty interment in the back yard.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • In many palaces, however, such suites form a long and straight vista, while the folding doors slide back nearly to the walls on either hand, so that the view of the whole extent is scarcely impeded.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
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