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  • Melbourne said—
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Mae now had customer contacts in Clinton, Louisiana, and Putney, Vermont; in Marmaris, Turkey, and Melbourne and Glasgow and Kyoto.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The ones who done for us in Vancouver and Melbourne and—
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • No, I told her about Lord Melbourne.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • "How many inhabitants has Melbourne?" asks Miller.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • One day a gold convoy came down from Ballarat to Melbourne, and we lay in wait for it and attacked it.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Australian mountain pygmy possum was known only from fossils until a live one was found in a garbage can in Melbourne.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The pretty Miss Mansfield has already received the congratulatory visits on her approaching marriage with a young Englishman, John Melbourne, Esq. Her ugly sister, Manon, married M. Duvillard, the rich banker, last autumn.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Whenever he showed the photograph to a visitor her father used to pass it with a casual word: "He is in Melbourne now."
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Soon they had reservations on a plane leaving at 7:05 the following evening, destination Melbourne, changing in Singapore.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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  • He stumbles from the house, up the lane, and doesn’t stop till he reaches Melbourne in Australia.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • I imagine that steamboat belonged to the Peninsular & Oriental line, which provides service from the island of Ceylon to Sidney, also calling at King George Sound and Melbourne.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • I stopped in Melbourne to get some gas and thought of Jim Morrison singing about how people are strange.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • He was to leave the vessel at Melbourne, bid a polite good-bye to the captain, and go off at once to the gold-fields.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • My beloved family in Melbourne in 1997—my wife, Mary, and our children, Sophie, Thomas and Bridie.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • He handed me a letter from some lawyers in Melbourne, Hurst and Crotchet, and a card.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • He had a date at eleven o’clock in the Second Naval Member’s office, in the Navy Department up in Melbourne.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • On the contrary, I share the feelings expressed by Prime Minister Melbourne, who, when irritated by the criticism of the then youthful historian T. B. Macaulay, remarked that he would like to be as sure of anything as Macaulay seemed to be of everything.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • In Melbourne, Australia, he had insisted that he have a day off.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Marvin often lost, setting out one day for Melbourne, Florida and nearly ending up Down Under.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I’m from Melbourne.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Max scoured the faces until he found Julie Teller, a pretty girl from Melbourne with whom he had exchanged letters over the summer.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • I see the cities of the earth and make myself at random a part of them, I am a real Parisian, I am a habitan of Vienna, St. Petersburg, Berlin, Constantinople, I am of Adelaide, Sidney, Melbourne, I am of London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Limerick, I am of Madrid, Cadiz, Barcelona, Oporto, Lyons, Brussels, Berne, Frankfort, Stuttgart, Turin, Florence, I belong in Moscow, Cracow, Warsaw, or northward in Christiania or Stockholm, or in Siberian Irkutsk, or in some street in…
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Oh—Peter, it’s today you’re going up to Melbourne, isn’t it?
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • I’ve got to go up to Melbourne, to the Navy Department.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Refreshed by a spell on deck, they now had time to think about what story they could tell about their cruise when they got back to Melbourne.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • In former days the truck had been a delivery van for a great Melbourne store; it had been requisitioned at the conclusion of the war and painted naval grey.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • She then made a cruise to Rio de Janeiro, carrying supplies of fuel for another American nuclear submarine that had taken refuge there, and returned to Melbourne to undergo a fairly extensive refit in the dockyard.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Julie told Max a funny story about her little brother learning to surf back in Melbourne; Max shared with her a bit about Chicago and his dad.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • She proved to be the only naval vessel in Australian waters with any worth-while radius of action so she was sailed to Williamstown, the naval dockyard of Melbourne, being the nearest port to the headquarters of the Navy Department.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Melbourne is the most southerly major city in the world, so we’ll be near to the last.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • But Melbourne is the last big city?
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Nearly forty per cent of my ship’s company have got themselves tied up with girls in Melbourne—married, some of them.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • It’s just about impossible to get a bed in Melbourne—anywhere.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • They’ve got a lot of cases from the north in the Melbourne hospitals right now.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Then he was in the train for Melbourne, on his way back to his work.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • They must have been made somewhere here in Melbourne.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • He left then for a conference with the Prime Minister, at that time in Melbourne; with no aircraft flying on the airlines, federal government from Canberra was growing difficult, and parliamentary sessions there were growing shorter and less frequent.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Seven small ships had been converted from oil burners to most unsatisfactory coal burners at great cost and effort; an attempt to convert the aircraft carrier Melbourne had been suspended when it proved that she would be too slow to allow the aircraft to land on with safety except in the strongest wind.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • The naval interlude became a somewhat boring chore to be lived through, a waste of time that now was growing precious, till he could get back to Melbourne and put in three months of road racing before the end.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • From Melbourne? I took your photo last year for the paper?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • POSTSCRIPT — Melbourne, 2003.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • CHAPTER 26 Tuesday, July 15–Thursday, July 17 Blomkvist flew from Melbourne to Alice Springs.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The client, a heating/airconditioning advertiser from Melbourne, Australia, asked if he could add her to his professional network and she readily agreed.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • What followed was a quick deluge of news and information about the insurance world of Melbourne.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Krakow and Vancouver and Melbourne.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Then Dr. Mathilda Burns, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Melbourne, proceeded to reconstruct every single mistake he and Tyler had made during the battle.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • In 1995, after dancing with the Houston Ballet for nearly sixteen years, I decided to join the Australian Ballet as a principal artist and move to Melbourne.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • The men …. they spoke about trouble they were having in Krakow and Melbourne and Vancouver.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • He also has a degree in economics from Oxford and a law degree from Melbourne.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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