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  • The ranch was quarantined due to fears of mad cow disease.
  • They set up this crazy elaborate testing system and have tried really hard to have quarantined areas.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • One of the obvious choices for a quarantine zone because the weather’s recovered pretty quickly there since the sun flares.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • It had been three days after they had come back, three days during which all of them had been quarantined.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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  • As soon as more people started getting sick, she quarantined him.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Partly because there was a quarantine.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • In the picture he’d been asleep in bed, just as he was now Had he been quarantined, infected with some sleeping sickness?
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I had one of the sergeants announce final call for the camp in this regard, as I hoped to quarantine anyone who might infect a girl, who in turn would certainly transmit it back among the men many times over, but it was very close to the time of their visits and only two men came forward complaining of symptoms, both of whom were in the ward already.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Rest in peace In memoriam From the stars to the heavens She was on the quarantine deck, the oldest section of Walden.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The room was quarantined on the seventh floor of the palace’s research wing, but the emperor had been made as comfortable as possible.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder

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  • SAD cases are admitted for free care at the Amnesia Sanctuary on Nomansan Island, a state-of-the-art facility where patients live comfortably, under strict quarantine, while the cure for their disease is sought.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • And it’s fine, though her little stash is about as welcome in the pantry as a fresh-killed mouse brought in by the cat—or perhaps, being vegetarian, less so—and is quarantined on a shelf in the mudroom "so no one gets confused," as Dina says.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • The muddy creatures that had provided the people of the island with a way to keep their families alive were placed under permanent quarantine.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • We were not At in the camp proper but in a kind of quarantine compound outside.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • It was out of the glare of daylight and the bustle of business, when Jews disappeared into their domestic quarantine and the seclusion of their sinister and Asiatic worship—with its cloudy suspicion of incense and rams’ horns and sacrificial offerings, tambourines and veiled women, lugubrious anthems and keening banshee wails in a dead language—that the trouble began for an eleven-year-old Presbyterian.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • It made him happy to live with a sister again—even if it was a only for a few days, and even if Hazel insisted on partitioning her side of the room with sheets for privacy so it looked like a quarantine zone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The corporal marched the men to a quarantine area, where there stood a rickety canopy.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The boy Roger had arrived home with measles; they were all in quarantine.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Renwick Smallpox Hospital was designed by architect Jacob Renwick and intended to quarantine the poorest victims of Manhattan’s uncontrollable smallpox epidemic.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • During the second, a Level Two drill meant for minor crises—such as a temporary quarantine while citizens were tested for contagion during a flu outbreak—we were supposed to return to our living quarters.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Doctors of preventive medicine, men at the borders who look for fruit flies, for Japanese beetle, men who quarantine the sick trees and root them out and burn them, men of knowledge.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • I should be quarantined.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Ever since the island had been used to quarantine the sick during the Roman plague of A.D. 1656, it had been thought to have mystic healing properties.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • After the customary period of quarantine, they were permitted to leave the island, and Jewish welfare workers helped them settle in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Monte Cristo although uninhabited, yet serves occasionally as a refuge for the smugglers and pirates who come from Corsica, Sardinia, and Africa, and if it becomes known that we have been there, we shall have to perform quarantine for six days on our return to Leghorn.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Haul her out and slap a quarantine on her hospital door.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • For, though himself and boat’s crew remained untainted, and though his ship was half a rifle-shot off, and an incorruptible sea and air rolling and flowing between; yet conscientiously adhering to the timid quarantine of the land, he peremptorily refused to come into direct contact with the Pequod.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • They rolled Yossarian away on a stretcher into the room with the other soldier who saw everything twice and quarantined everyone else in the ward for another fourteen days.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • When one cousin caught the measles or mumps, we were all quarantined together so as to get that childhood illness over and done with.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • The real purpose of the seclusion room, though, was to quarantine people who’d gone bananas.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • Every astronaut returning from the moon would be quarantined in the LRL for three weeks, until decontamination was complete.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Her parents and three brothers were separated and placed under individual quarantine, and the entire neighborhood was subjected to strict medical supervision.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • We are quarantined.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • So effective was the quarantine that the day came when the emergency situation was accepted as a natural thing and life was organized in such a way that work picked up its rhythm again and no one worried any more about the useless habit of sleeping.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • He didn’t approve of quarantine for aids.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • The mayor should quarantine them on Hog Island for a few weeks and the fever would pass.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Fever, 1793
  • "You mean conduct a quarantine inspection, check her for seaworthiness, maybe make sure they’re not smuggling drugs into the country?"
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Unless the groundlings have added a whorehouse to that quarantine island they leased us.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • We had a case of measles on board, so I’m in a kind of quarantine.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Even at the worst, I’ll have proved that man can’t be kept in quarantine forever.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • It was therefore a relief when neighbors no longer considered the house in quarantine, and when the chances of seeing Rosamond alone were very much reduced.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • And as dubious goods or letters are passed through an oven at quarantine, sprinkled with aromatic vinegar, and then pronounced clean, many a lady, whose reputation would be doubtful otherwise and liable to give infection, passes through the wholesome ordeal of the Royal presence and issues from it free from all taint.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Authority red tape, quarantine perhaps; I was too young to know.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • They were thinking of ways to isolate and quarantine and survive.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • There, the story of the quarantine and its costs grew even more vivid to me.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • This quarantine will be extended, if needed, to other types of cargo and carriers.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Cuban Missle Crisis Speech
  • In one of his past crimes, he crept into a quarantine zone by tying up a street policeman.
    Marie Lu  --  Legend
  • For these four weeks I have never left the confines of my tent, quarantined from all but the natives.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • The freezer smelled so bad it would have been quarantined if health officials ever caught wind of it!
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • He had managed to create a quarantine, which meant that he would be able to control the flow of information.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
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