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  • The Ottawa ordeal drew toward its end; but the climax was still to come.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I correctly answered that Tokyo was the capital of Japan, Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia, Ottawa the capital of Canada, and Bogota the capital of Colombia.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Retreating to Ottawa.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Mrs. Lynde says Canada is going to the dogs the way things are being run at Ottawa and that it’s an awful warning to the electors.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables

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  • Since I had some time left, I glanced through a genealogical chart: John the Old, William Louis, Ernest Casimir I, Henry Casimir I, right up to little Margriet Franciska (born in 1943 in Ottawa).
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • I was going to keep on saying it until two seconds after I got a letter from Ottawa or Chungking or some place saying, ’Yes, you can enlist with us.’
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • For helping me complete it, I am grateful to three officials of exemplary professionalism: Mr. Kazuhiko Oda, lately of the Japanese Embassy in Ottawa; Mr. Hiroshi Watanabe, of Oika Shipping Company; and, especially, Mr. Tomohiro Okamoto, of the Japanese Ministry of Transport, now retired.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Groups like the "Sons of Canada" are petitioning Ottawa against us and the newspapers are printing outright lies.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • From Sir John Macdonald, and the Minister of Justice, in Ottawa.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Back in Ottawa I instructed so many who were being posted all over the world.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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  • The auburn-haired woman now beside him at the counter spoke English But then she had said she was "waiting for word from Ottawa."
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • He was owed favors by his government, and a quiet team of bright people from Washington and Ottawa flew up to James Bay and I was acquitted.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Lincoln’s success in 1860 was due in no small part to his ability to bridge the gap, a performance 5 Later, in the debate at Ottawa, Illinois, Lincoln repeated a larger passage containing this statement, and added: "this is the true complexion of all I have said in regard to the institution of slavery and the black race.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
  • The red aborigines, Leaving natural breaths, sounds of rain and winds, calls as of birds and animals in the woods, syllabled to us for names, Okonee, Koosa, Ottawa, Monongahela, Sauk, Natchez, Chattahoochee, Kaqueta, Oronoco, Wabash, Miami, Saginaw, Chippewa, Oshkosh, Walla-Walla, Leaving such to the States they melt, they depart, charging the water and the land with names.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • It was a cablegram from Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I fled from Ottawa too . that self-same night, aboard a Canadian Air Force transport plane.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I seem to remember your saying something about ’word from Ottawa.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Combine the talents that I know you have, and you could scale the heights in Washington as you would have in Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The only thing I actually learned during this period was that, by comparison with the bureaucratic hierarchy in Ottawa, the scientific hierarchy was a brotherhood of anarchy.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • However, I was not deliberately trying to be evasive; I was only trying to follow the operation order which had been laid down for me in Ottawa: Para.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Since I could not adhere strictly to my original orders, I did what I thought was the next best thing, and radioed Ottawa for new instructions.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • No one in Ottawa could read a word of it; from which fact it was assumed that the report must be tremendously erudite.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Despite the discouraging reaction I had had to my first radiogram to Ottawa, I had no alternative but to seek new orders once again.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • In fact I couldn’t remember where I had left it, or even if I had seen it since leaving Ottawa.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • All my clothes are made by a woman in Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • If you thought about it at all, you had to assume that I’d come to Ottawa to gain a firmer grasp of European economics so as to do my job better.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The upshot was that a series of urgent messages were dispatched to me through the Canadian Consul in Chile, instructing me to report to Ottawa at once.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I’ll call you in Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Just as I had an ulterior motive to go to you in Ottawa, whoever is doing this to you has a deeper reason than the capture of your husband’s impersonator.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • It’s me\ Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Marie had got to know Catherine Staples during her days with the Treasury Board in Ottawa when she and others in her section briefed the diplomatic corps prior to their overseas assignments.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Or sometimes it’s as dumb as a delegate from, say, Rome-whom you know is being paid by Agnelli-coming up and asking you how serious Ottawa is about the declaration laws.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The three-year commitment to Ottawa was extended for all the logical reasons: whenever she thought of leaving, she was promoted a grade, given a large office and an expanded staff.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I was beginning to feel exceedingly frustrated before the Peruvian finally agreed to take down the substance of my message to my Chief, and forward it by commercial means to Ottawa.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The die was cast one winter’s day when I received a summons from the Dominion Wildlife Service informing me that I had been hired at the munificent salary of one hundred and twenty dollars a month, and that I "would" report to Ottawa at once.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • My own colleagues in Ottawa dear, dear friends I’d worked with for years were afraid to talk to me!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • My orientation course in Ottawa had taught me that one never questioned information emanating from another department; and if a field operation based on such information went awry, it was invariably the fault of the fellow in the field.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • She has associates in Ottawa; they’ll stay in touch.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • She had to reach Ottawa and find out why Peter’s death-his murder-was being handled so secretly, so obscenely.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • And so she had left the Meurice, taken a cab to the rue Vaugirard, and placed the call to Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The last was unfair-he would never reach her-but the small, feathered hope had to be there, if only to get her on a plane to Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • It’s the killing at the Ottawa airport.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • If it isn’t Bourne-or if he’s turned-it could explain the call to Ottawa, the killing at the airport.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The man in Ottawa revealed himself by looking for Treadstone.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • There’s a nagging suspicion in Ottawa that a section head at the Treasury Board was killed by American Intelligence.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • His name was in the telephone logs in Ottawa; it had to be.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • They reached me through Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Their orders came from Ottawa.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • ’Mine, too, but not Ottawa’s.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • She was an economist in Ottawa before her marriage.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
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