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  • He hopes Denmark will lead the world in adaptation of all-electric cars.
  • Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Okay, remember when they tried to do the implants in Denmark?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Well," she began, "there was once a prince of Denmark, named Hamlet…."
    Katherine Paterson  --  Bridge to Terabithia

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  • I remembered from school that we had bought the Virgins from Denmark He laughed.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • But as I said, that could mean anything in Denmark.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • …into space and back to earth again, I’m going to be late and Maybe we should get reservations? and Pick up avocados and What did he say? and ten thousand I miss yous, fifty thousand I love yous, hate mail and appointment reminders and market updates, jewelry ads, coffee ads, furniture ads flying invisibly over the warrens of Paris, over the battlefields and tombs, over the Ardennes, over the Rhine, over Belgium and Denmark, over the scarred and ever-shifting landscapes we call nations.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • To the right of her was the shallow wind-swept Kiel Bay, dotted with sailing craft; on her left as she strolled north toward the distant coastal barrens of Denmark were sand dunes, and behind these a forest of pinetrees and evergreen shimmered in the noonday sun.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The king of Denmark can order business cards that say he sells golf balls.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The only country we don’t see this going on is Denmark.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers

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  • Chapter XXXI On our arrival in Denmark, we found the king and queen of that country elevated in two arm-chairs on a kitchen-table, holding a Court.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Meanwhile the Germans invaded Denmark, but in the opinion of our local politicians that meant nothing.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Planes poured in from Norway, Denmark, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Sweden, Finland, Poland — from everywhere in Europe, in fact, but Russia, with whom Milo refused to do business.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Then, I read more about the Northern War (1700-21) involving Peter the Great, Charles XII, Augustus the Strong, Stanislaus Leczinsky, Mazeppa, von Gorz, Bran— denburg, Western Pomerania, Eastern Pomerania and Denmark, plus the usual dates.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • As I was bound to England, I now behoved either to go with the caravan to Jerosaw, from thence west to Marva, and the gulph of Finland, and so by land or sea to Denmark; or else I must leave the caravan at a little town on the Dwina, and so to Archangel, where I was certain of shipping either to England, Holland, or Hamburgh.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • He carried the strictness of this order so far as to detain in England the ambassadors of Denmark, who had taken their leave, and the regular ambassador of Holland, who was to take back to the port of Flushing the Indian merchantmen of which Charles I had made restitution to the United Provinces.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He’s not there simply to haunt his son; he’s there to point out something drastically wrong in Denmark’s royal household.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The suicide rate rose after the publication of the novel, and for a time the book was banned in Denmark and Norway.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • ROS: So-so your uncle is the king of Denmark?!
    Tom Stoppard  --  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • The Judge and Randy’s mother had bought the set in Denmark on their summer in Europe in ’fifty-four.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The Murder of Ymir (lithograph, Denmark, A.D. 1845).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • It has been described how the Misses Dobbin lived with their father at a fine villa at Denmark Hill, where there were beautiful graperies and peach-trees which delighted little Georgy Osborne.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Denmark, California-style.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • Nathaniel happily obliges, and it’s as if the Prince of Denmark has joined us for breakfast, punctuating his soliloquy with a fork.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • He read, ’The Prince of Denmark is wondering whether he should kill himself or not, whether it is better to go on suffering all the doubts about his father, or by one blow…’
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Sir, said he, men calleth me Melias de Lile, and I am the son of the King of Denmark.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • …to me when a boy, frequently repeated a proverb of Solomon, "Seest thou a man diligent in his calling, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," I from thence considered industry as a means of obtaining wealth and distinction, which encourag’d me, tho’ I did not think that I should ever literally stand before kings, which, however, has since happened; for I have stood before five, and even had the honor of sitting down with one, the King of Denmark, to dinner.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • He wars a white jersey on which an image of the Sacred Heart is stitched with the insignia of Garter and Thistle, Golden Fleece, Elephant of Denmark, Skinner’s and Probyn’s horse, Lincoln’s Inn bencher and ancient and honourable artillery company of Massachusetts.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • AND as King Arthur rode to Camelot, and held there a great feast with mirth and joy, so soon after he returned unto Cardoile, and there came unto Arthur new tidings that the king of Denmark, and the king of Ireland that was his brother, and the king of the Vale, and the king of Soleise, and the king of the Isle of Longtains, all these five kings with a great host were entered into the land of King Arthur, and burnt and slew clean afore them, both cities and castles, that it was pity to…
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • He had fought like blazes against Denmark, Austria, France.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • Sir, said he, men calleth me Melias de Lile, and I am the son of the King of Denmark.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • I went to Sweden, Norway, and Denmark last summer.
    Dori Sanders  --  Clover
  • They whispered about a man named Denmark Vesey.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • Peter had been a student at a boarding school in Denmark.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • How the people of Denmark loved King Christian!
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • The date it was drawn coincides with a twoday visit which Mundt paid to Denmark in February.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • There is a nationwide APB out and we’ve alerted the police in Norway and Denmark.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • If you intersperse this Africa with a little variety — oh, Sweden perhaps, or Denmark or China —
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Veldt
  • He’d take you to be another Denmark Vesey.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • In the State of Denmark there was the odor of decay… It had been an accident involving an auto, I recalled.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • And then in Denmark I saw that farm or its brother, and it was true, just as it had been in the looking-egg.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • In Denmark, for example.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • An hour later, the capital of Denmark seemed to sink into the waves, and we were at no great distance from the coast of Elsinore.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "Your Vyndra is indeed one of the dukes," murmured Valya, pointing to a section of the map that comprised the majority of Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Now her firstborn had seen Russia and returned to288 Europe on his own by way of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany, as she knew from John’s letters, though from the boy himself she had not had a line in two years.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Visiting Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, France and Spain in the spring of 1917, I found translations of the chief works of Dr. Marden on sale in all those countries, and with them the masterpieces of such other apostles of the New Thought as Ralph Waldo Trine and Elizabeth Towne.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Our prayers have been rejected with disdain; and only tended to convince us, that nothing flatters vanity, or confirms obstinacy in Kings more than repeated petitioning—and nothing hath contributed more than that very measure to make the Kings of Europe absolute: Witness Denmark and Sweden.
    Thomas Paine  --  Common Sense
  • Unopened crates and rubbish that just one week earlier had cluttered the interior of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, particularly at the pavilions erected by Russia, Norway, Denmark, and Canada, likewise had been removed, and now these spaces presented "an entirely different and vastly improved appearance."
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • If in his house there was but one comfortable chair, on his desk were letters, long, intimate, and respectful, from the great ones of France and Germany, Italy and Denmark, and from scientists whom Great Britain so much valued that she gave them titles almost as high as those with which she rewarded distillers, cigarettemanufacturers, and the owners of obscene newspapers.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • This gentleman is this afternoon arrived from Denmark; and that is my Lord Ride, who came yesterday from Bagdad; here is Captain Friese, from Cape Turnagain, and Captain Symmes,[432] from the interior of the earth; and Monsieur Jovaire, who came down this morning in a balloon; Mr. Hobnail, the reformer; and Reverend Jul Bat, who has converted the whole torrid zone in his Sunday school; and Signer Torre del Greco, who extinguished Vesuvius by pouring into it the Bay of Naples; Spahr,…
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
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