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  • Mr. Field had his eye on a certain Monet up in Montreal, and he let it be known that he thought he could get hold of it for thirty, with a little luck.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Sometimes he is in Montreal for the weekend, where they have much better restaurants and decent wines.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • "Montreal!" shouted another.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I was flying to Montreal!
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • Go to Atlantic City for a week, or up to Montreal.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • I tell them I’ll write again from Winnipeg or Montreal or wherever I end up.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • In my university days I visited Montreal once with some friends.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • It was after nine o’clock and dark when Jordan approached Chime’s vehicle on the shoulder of Montreal Road.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The scene now changes to a small, neat tenement, in the outskirts of Montreal; the time, evening.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I have enough money to travel first class to Vermont, in the Greyhound bus that goes all the way to Montreal, but I know that I am going by bike to Rutterburg, Vermont.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese

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  • Waves, colored zigzags, a garble of sound: it’s the Montreal satellite station, being blocked.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • 5 (Montreal, Canada: Concordia Research, 1982).
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Early in 1968, a group of optometrists, with Billy among them, chartered an airplane to fly them from Ilium to an international convention of optometrists in Montreal.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The priest sits beside me at the table of the First Officer, who tells us ship’s orders have been changed and instead of sailing to New York we’re bound for Montreal.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • It’s 3:15 p.m. What time is it in Montreal? I don’t have his number here.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • On March 5, 1867, the Moravian from the Montreal Ocean Co., lying during the night in latitude 27° 30’ and longitude 72° 15’, ran its starboard quarter afoul of a rock marked on no charts of these waterways.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • A high-strung, self-serious young man from the upper crust of English-speaking Montreal society, he was a brilliant medical researcher who went on a big mountaineering expedition every two or three years but otherwise had little time for climbing.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He was thinking if he could only get there and cross the river into Canada, he could take his time about getting to Montreal.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Maxine tells him they aren’t far from Canada, that if they’re motivated they could drive into Montreal for the day.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • He loved to come out and teach the girls—he said they reminded him of the cousins he had once played with in his grandmother’s house in Montreal.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • My work in twenty years has taken me to Toronto, Montreal, Paris, London, Manchester, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfort, Cologne, Erlangen, Heidelberg, Stuttgart, southern Germany, Amsterdam, Groningen, Salzburg, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Chihuahua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela, Tokyo and Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • A strapping girl from Calgary with two older brothers to compete with could drink more beer than half the university boys in Montreal.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • She was a Catholic, and travelling with her daughter’s two children, who had been left behind when the family emigrated; and now she was taking them to Montreal, as her son-in-law had paid their passage; and I helped her with the children, and later I was glad I did so.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • This coat, alone, would be very apt to gain over the head chief of the riptyles, and if his wife or darter should happen to be out with him, that there gownd would soften the heart of any woman that is to be found atween Albany and Montreal.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • In October, Booth traveled to Montreal, where he met with agents of Jefferson Davis’s.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • General Richard Montgomery, who, with 300 men, had joined in the assault, attacking from Montreal, had been killed.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • In February of 1997 workers at a McDonald’s restaurant in St. Hubert, a suburb of Montreal, applied to join the Teamsters union.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • A learned Scotch Jesuit in Montreal told me that our first bells, and the introduction of the bell in the service all over Europe, originally came from the East.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • In private correspondence with James Warren, at the time of Franklin’s arduous mission to Montreal in 1776, Adams had written : Franklin’s character you know.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Once or twice she went to Montreal, which worried me a little, because whenever she called to say she was fine I would hear the sound of French in the background, all breezy and guttural.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • In his white shirt, tie and best jacket, he was as impressive as any Montreal executive, and cast in bronze his head would not have been out of place in that museum room reserved for the busts of the ancient Romans.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • …the presidents and speakers of the provincial legislatures, members of the executive councils of the provinces, the chief justice, the judges of the Supreme and Exchequer Courts, the judges of the Supreme Courts of Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the judges of the Courts of Appeal of Manitoba and British Columbia, the Chancery Court of Prince Edward Island, and the Circuit Court of Montreal—these, and no more.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Probably one of your rich Canadian guests, perhaps a Frenchie from Montreal who came out of the Résistance and who thought of you-
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • From London, he went to New York, to Montreal.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • His vehicle had been hemmed in by a slow-moving car in front and another car behind; all three vehicles were moving along the narrow space on Montreal Road at a crawl.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Her circles in Montreal expanded, the summers taken up with jobs in and outside the university.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • It was Davis who, nearly a year ago, sent two agents to Montreal with a fund of $1 million in gold.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Aunt Emily is calling from the airport in Calgary, where she’s waiting for Stephen’s flight from Montreal.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • She had lived in Calgary with her parents and two brothers until she was eighteen, when she went to McGill University in Montreal and the beginnings of a life she had never contemplated.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I want to go to Montreal for a while, and then anywhere you want to.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • You can see Montreal and New York, and then if you don’t want to stay you can go back.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He was paid in gold, credited to the Bank of Montreal.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Montreal and New York!
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He wondered now why he had not asked whether this train went on through to Montreal or some Canadian point.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • "Does any part of this train go to Montreal?" he asked.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • "I think we had better go right on through to Montreal," he said to Carrie.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • "The next train for Montreal leaves when?" he asked.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • "You’ll feel better when we reach Montreal," he said.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Montreal was too warm for him.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Suddenly he thought of his experience in Montreal.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
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