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  • Some cities have taken longer than expected to evacuate all the Nephilim—the Shadowhunters of London, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo, Istanbul, and Taipei remain.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • "Let’s have Camera 8 in Cairo."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The next day, they were having a World War II spy marathon (Cairo, The Hidden Enemy, Code Name: Emerald) that I really wanted to stay home and see.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Or the three months in Cairo in the basement of a ramshackle tenement run by a hashish-addicted landlord.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • It went to Cairo.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • You were in Cairo with him.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Like the time gunmen stormed our hotel in Cairo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • We shall lose a fine opportunity if I put off going to Cairo, and I am very much afraid I must go, Handel, when you most need me.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • She had been raised by a German family in Cairo, Illinois, and had come to St. Louis at the turn of the century to study nursing.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Especially after Cairo.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl

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  • Eventually, the Dikoris made it to Cairo, where they connected with friends.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The lights of New York blurred and faded, and I found myself in a familiar underground chamber: the Hall of Ages, in the House of Life’s main headquarters under Cairo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And then, in May 1933 he took off in his tiny airplane and set a course for Everest by way of Cairo, Tehran, and India.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • There’s Egypt in your dreamy eyes, A bit of Cairo in your style….
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • How could they! — when you were off to Tanganyika in ’98, Cairo in 1812, Florence in 1492!?
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Here was the India of my books in the curious bazaar with its Shivas and elephant-gods; there was the land of the Pyramids concentrated in a model Cairo with its mosques and its long processions of camels; yonder were the lagoons of Venice, where we sailed every evening when the city and the fountains were illuminated.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • It matters when they reach Cairo and the Ohio empties into the big river; it matters when they reach the Deep South, because Jim is running away in the worst possible direction.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • From Entebbe, Deo flew to Cairo, then to Moscow.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • This obelisk, larger even than Cairo’s or Alexandria’s, rose 555 feet into the sky, more than thirty stories, proclaiming thanks and honor to the demigod forefather for whom this capital city took its newer name.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • A report from Beirut, via Cairo, says that Syrian tanks of the most modern Russian design have crossed the Jordanian frontier.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Together, he and Hermione started to read: Now approaching his eighteenth birthday, Dumbledore left Hogwarts in a blaze of glory — Head Boy, Prefect, Winner of the Barnabus Finkley Prize for Exceptional Spell-Casting, British Youth Representative to the Wizengamot, Gold Medal-Winner for Ground-Breaking Contribution to the International Alchemical Con-ference in Cairo.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • , and Cairo, Ill.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • We had leave to make a party and go up to Cairo and the Pyramids.
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • In Cairo, the day after a private meeting with the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, I was scheduled to address a large meeting in a local hall.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Then the British and Americans intervened and made that demonstration flight over Cairo.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • She took the little local packet at Cairo, and now she was on the homestretch.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • MYTH OR MONSTER For over a decade, the name "Carlos" has been whispered in the back streets of such diverse cities as Paris, Teheran, Beirut, London, Cairo, and Amsterdam.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • On a little table of dark perfumed wood thickly encrusted with nacre, a present from Lady Radley, his guardian’s wife, a pretty professional invalid, who had spent the preceding winter in Cairo, was lying a note from Lord Henry, and beside it was a book bound in yellow paper, the cover slightly torn and the edges soiled.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • I do not allude to the impulse it received as she gazed at the Pyramids in the course of an excursion from Cairo, or as she stood among the broken columns of the Acropolis and fixed her eyes upon the point designated to her as the Strait of Salamis; deep and memorable as these emotions had remained.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • They were exchanging jocular reminiscences of the donkeys in Cairo.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • Or our cities get what Mexico City, Shanghai and Cairo got.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Omar was telling Max about his baby brother back in Cairo when the boat pitched wildly.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • 15 june 1908-cairo, egypt I cannot imagine any place hotter in all the world than Cairo in June.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • hadn’t lost the Milky Way she ate in Cairo.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • She believed it just as she believed that the confluence of the waters was still happening at Cairo.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • Another week went by and I wondered if maybe Jacob Marcus was out of the country, possibly Cairo, or maybe Tokyo.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Jet flights from Rome, London, Frankfurt, Nairobi, Cairo, and Bombay to Addis made it easy for tourists to visit.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • His father told, in turn, the plan his corporation was considering, of putting in an electric railway plant in Cairo.
    Willa Cather  --  Paul’s Case
  • He could still hear Svensson’s low, grinding voice that late night seven years earlier as they overlooked Cairo.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • There was even an Arabic book, featuring a similar mix of American and Middle Eastern authors, which sold thirty thousand copies in Cairo in just three days.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • For him, it was not the name of a university—it was rich magic, wealth, elegance, joy, proud loneliness, rich books and golden browsing; it was an enchanted name like Cairo and Damascus.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • As a cook in the middle of the desert, just outside Cairo, I’d work ten to twelve hours in furnace-like heat during the day, then in bone-chilling temperatures at night, without any breaks.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • At one of the two tables that occupied all the remaining space beyond the half-circle round the bar, a naval officer, with a girl on each side of him, was describing to a fat, red-faced man a typhus epidemic at Cairo.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • The Street in Cairo exhibit alone employed nearly two hundred Egyptians and contained twenty-five distinct buildings, including a fifteen-hundred-seat theater that introduced America to a new and scandalous form of entertainment.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • If the Ebola Sudan virus had managed to spread out of central Africa, it might have entered Khartoum in a few weeks, penetrated Cairo a few weeks after that, and from there it would have hopped to Athens, New York, Paris, London, Singapore—it would have gone everywhere on the planet.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • … ’Cairo’ and ’Tel Aviv’-fires everywhere, bombs everywhere!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I do not allude to the impulse it received as she gazed at the Pyramids in the course of an excursion from Cairo, or as she stood among the broken columns of the Acropolis and fixed her eyes upon the point designated to her as the Strait of Salamis; deep and memorable as these emotions had remained.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • I walked her back toward the Washington Monument and lectured her on the Egyptian obelisk and phallic symbols and classical mythology and ancient Rome and the difference between the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire and the nobility of men like Cincinnatus, emphasizing that he was the man for whom Cincinnati was named, while Troy, New York, was named after a mythical city in Homer, and Cairo, Illinois, after a real city in Egypt.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Now I can promise you, that a Frenchman might show himself in public, either in Tunis, Constantinople, Bagdad, or Cairo, without being treated in that way.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • You plague-swarms in Madras, Nankin, Kaubul, Cairo!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
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