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  • "He’ll wait us out," said a blond Shadowhunter from the Copenhagen Conclave.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The Circle had just purchased it from a three-person startup out of Copenhagen.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "It’s from Copenhagen.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • I show her photos of the commune I had joined briefly in Copenhagen, living alongside ripped-T-shirt-and-beanie-hat-wearing Danish beatniks who had built a self-governing community on a former military base.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • He still a young man but no longer a young diplomat, as he had entered the service at the age of sixteen, had been in Paris and Copenhagen, and now held a rather important post in Vienna.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I’ve studied signs, and know their marks; they were taught me two score years ago, by the old witch in Copenhagen.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Danes look a lot like Belgians, and if you were dropped on a street corner in Copenhagen, you wouldn’t find it all that different from a street corner in Brussels.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Most often the parcel was posted in Stockholm, but three times from London, twice from Paris, twice from Copenhagen, once from Madrid, once from Bonn, and once from Pensacola, Florida.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • They went in groups of five or six, hunting in packs like wolves over the countryside; moreover, they’re just as voracious as dogfish, if I can believe a certain Copenhagen professor who says that from one dolphin’s stomach, he removed thirteen porpoises and fifteen seals.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Her plan would start when he got to Copenhagen.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • …signed up with M & M Enterprises, Fine Fruits and Produce, Milo created a wholly owned subsidiary, M & M Fancy Pastry, and obtained more airplanes and more money from the mess funds for scones and crumpets from the British Isles, prune and cheese Danish from Copenhagen, eclairs, cream puffs, Napoleons and petits fours from Paris, Reims and Grenoble, Kugelhopf, pumpernickel and Pfefferkuchen from Berlin, Linzer and Dobos Torten from Vienna, Strudel from Hungary and baklava from Ankara.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • And, certainly, in foresight as to the larger issue of an encounter, and anxious preparations for it—buoying the deadly way and mapping it out, as at Copenhagen—few commanders have been so painstakingly circumspect as this same reckless declarer of his person in fight.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • High-school sophomores, we were getting too big for this sort of thing, but Santa Claus himself was enormous, a Swedish stoker and handyman, from the alley side of the store, a former iron-boat fireman from Duluth, with trellis-winding muscles and Neanderthal eye-sockets, hootch-shining lumps in his forehead and his beard-hidden lip packed with Copenhagen Seal snuff.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • One to Copenhagen and one to Helsinki.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • The label inside the jacket read The English House, Copenhagen.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • These days, Copenhagen is my brand of choice.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • There had been no real coffee in Copenhagen since the beginning of the Nazi occupation.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • She would say in Copenhagen, or in Barcelona; having, while making the tour of Europe, spent a couple of days at each of these places.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • In 1995, a crowd of four hundred Danish anarchists looted a McDonald’s in downtown Copenhagen, made a bonfire of its furniture in the street, and burned the restaurant to the ground.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • A sweet young thing of nineteen— everyone called her Elly—with flax-blond hair, a Danish girl, not even from Copenhagen, but from Odense on the island of Fyn, where her father owned a butter factory.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • But one thing struck his fancy, and that was a certain singular steeple situated on the Island of Amak, which is the southeast quarter of the city of Copenhagen.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • V. They really had, it seemed, to stay with the Principessa del Oltraggio (formerly Miss Lucy Deemy Bessy of Dayton), Madame des Basses Loges (Miss Brown of San Francisco), and the Countess of Marazion (who had been Mrs. Arthur Snaipe of Albany, and several things before that), but Joyce did go with him to see the great laboratories in London, Paris, Copenhagen.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • "They must be in a big hurry," he said, spitting a long stream of the Copenhagen chewing tobacco Mortenson had brought him from Montana out the window, "to become martyrs.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • …Zee or the Scheld, Others as comers and goers at Gibraltar or the Dardanelles, Others sternly push their way through the northern winter-packs, Others descend or ascend the Obi or the Lena, Others the Niger or the Congo, others the Indus, the Burampooter and Cambodia, Others wait steam’d up ready to start in the ports of Australia, Wait at Liverpool, Glasgow, Dublin, Marseilles, Lisbon, Naples, Hamburg, Bremen, Bordeaux, the Hague, Copenhagen, Wait at Valparaiso, Rio Janeiro, Panama.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Shouldn’t he have made for Malmö and the bridge to Copenhagen, or for one of the ferries?"
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • One day I put some Copenhagen in my mouth and joined the formation for a run.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Every time I came down from a push-up, I had to take a big bite of Copenhagen and swallow it.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I did almost puke—not from the Copenhagen but exhaustion.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The Copenhagen neighborhood was quiet; it looked the same as always: people coming and going from the shops, children at play, the soldiers on the corner.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • I was supposed to be staying another three weeks and then to take the night train to Copenhagen and continue by ferry across the sound—a relatively safe trip, even in wartime.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Annemarie’s thoughts turned to the real king, Christian X, and the real palace, Amalienborg, where he lived, in the center of Copenhagen.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • Each morning, he had come from the palace on his horse, Jubilee, and ridden alone through the streets of Copenhagen, greeting his people.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • There was no fuel now for the homes and apartments in Copenhagen, and the winter nights were terribly cold.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • No one in Copenhagen had taken a vacation at the seashore since the war began.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • Copenhagen had a curfew, and no citizens were allowed out after eight o’clock.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • She loved Tivoli Gardens, in the heart of Copenhagen; her parents had taken her there, often, when she was a little girl.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • Because Arne Saknussemm was persecuted for heresy, and in 1573 his works were publicly burnt at Copenhagen, by the hands of the common hangman.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • I had not taken lessons enough at the Frelser’s-Kirk of Copenhagen in the art of looking down from lofty eminences without blinking!
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Here we took another railway, which in three hours brought us to the capital, Copenhagen, where, scarcely taking time for refreshment, my uncle hurried out to present one of his letters of introduction.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "What!" cried M. Fridriksson; "why, we have eight thousand volumes of most rare and valuable works—some in the Scandinavian language, besides all the new publications from Copenhagen."
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • King Christian was getting old, and he had been badly injured last year in a fall from his horse, faithful old Jubilee, who had carried him around Copenhagen so many mornings.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • Standing behind Uncle Henrik’s house, north of Copenhagen, she had looked across the water— the part of the North Sea that was called the Kattegat to the land on the other side.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • He therefore handed him the letters from Copenhagen, and a brief conversation in Danish followed, to which I of course was a stranger, and for a very good reason, for I did not know the language in which they conversed.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "Ten thousand dollars in Copenhagen, forty thousand D-marks in Helsinki" Peters put down his pencil.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Copenhagen on the fifteenth of June.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • And he lives in Copenhagen.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • The night before, so shortened by the soldiers in the Copenhagen apartment, seemed long ago.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • Now and then he was able to send cheese into Copenhagen to his sister’s family.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • No one had called Copenhagen to say that there had been a death.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • In Copenhagen, she remembered, when Lise died, friends had come to their apartment every evening.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
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