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  • Palestinians demanded that Israel halt construction in East Jerusalem.
  • He insists that Arabs and Israelis can find a way to get along in Jerusalem.
  • They told me they had come from Nazareth and was on their way to Jerusalem.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • I thought they might travel together, taking cruises or going sightseeing, but after the first visit to Jerusalem, my father always traveled alone.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • It has blurry photos of the fiery destruction of Jerusalem, Mecca, and the Vatican.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • "Now a certain man," she began, "went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves — " Suddenly she had an inspiration.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Joseph Medill, the forty-eight-year-old publisher of the Tribune, surveyed the scene and recalled "more widespread, soul-sickening desolation than mortal eye ever beheld since the destruction of Jerusalem.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • He asked to be buried in Jerusalem.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • It blew off somewhere on Jerusalem Avenue.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • "Like Mecca or Jerusalem," said Clary, thoughtfully.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones

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  • Jerusalem was … Wait a minute….
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • To Lucas, the religious zealot, the co-operative commonwealth was the New Jerusalem, the kingdom of Heaven, which is "within you."
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • And saintly men, who walk with God on earth, would fain be away, to walk with him on the golden pavements of the New Jerusalem.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • So now they and their church found it necessary to deny any other sect its freedom, lest their New Jerusalem be defiled and corrupted by wrong ways and deceitful ideas.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • An’ the place was that neglected that yer might ’ave smelled ole Jerusalem in it.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • He kin be de king uh Jerusalem fuh all Ah keer.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Like they have in Jerusalem.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • O, yes! he sings such beautiful things about the New Jerusalem, and bright angels, and the land of Canaan.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I made the sign of the Knights of the East and of Jerusalem, and he responded in the same manner, asking me with a mild smile what I had learned and gained in the Prussian and Scottish lodges.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Whisk–and those specks of antique dirt called Athens and Rome, Jerusalem and the Middle Kingdom–all were gone.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Great Jerusalem, they keep turnin’ up every ten minutes or so!
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • If Lakshmi, goddess of wealth, one day favours me bountifully, Oxford is fifth on the list of cities I would like to visit before I pass on, after Mecca, Varanasi, Jerusalem and Paris.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • He knew only that he would have to decide by the end of summer, because in the fall he was to depart on a long journey, a world tour of the holy shrines of all faiths, from Lourdes to Jerusalem to Mecca to Benares.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Thus we would often hum tunes evoking the calm waters of Jordan and the majestic sanctity of Jerusalem.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • "The Priory of Sion," he began, "was founded in Jerusalem in 1099 by a French king named Godefroi de Bouillon, immediately after he had conquered the city."
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Babylon violated lessens Alexander, Rome enchained lessens Caesar, Jerusalem murdered lessens Titus, tyranny follows the tyrant.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Finally, he reached the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, and three days later he died while praying at the Wall for the Messiah to come and redeem his people.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • A few years back he’d changed the end of the play-sort of followed it up with his own version, complete with old man Scrooge becoming a preacher and all, heading off to Jerusalem to find the place where Jesus once taught the scribes.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • ’ And there’s that glorious chapter in the book of Revelation that describes God’s throne: I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • In fact, all have equal rights with me—and _vive la guerre eternelle_—till the New Jerusalem, of course!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • At the middle point of this hemisphere stood Jerusalem, equidistant from the Pillars of Hercules on the West, and the Ganges on the East.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • Of the sixteen thousand Aryans remembered in Yad Vashem, the central Jewish place of remembrance in Jerusalem, one-third were Polish.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Longstreet said, "They never took Jerusalem."
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • We could go to Paris and to Rome or to Jerusalem.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • As perhaps our readers are not familiar with the slang of the Rue de Jerusalem, and as it is fifteen years since we applied this word for the first time to this thing, allow us to explain to them what is a mousetrap.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • And this knight was a great pilgrim, for every third year he would be at Jerusalem.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • …find a collection of his possessions spread across its ticking: a green plastic canteen; a tiny bottle of waterpurification tablets; a used-up cylinder of Chap Stick; a pair of insulated flight pants of the type sold in military-surplus stores; a paperback copy of the bestsellerO Jerusalem! its spine broken; wool mittens; a bottle of Muskol insect repellent; a full box of matches; and a pair of brown rubber work boots with the name Gallien written across the cuffs in faint black ink.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The story followed that of a suicide bombing in Jerusalem and the news that the government had appointed a commission to investigate the alleged formation of a new cartel within the construction industry.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • As a youth he had accompanied embassies to Versailles and Rome; he had fought in the wars in Austria; he had been in Jerusalem.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • At two, having eaten a lunch of fried eggs and Jerusalem artichokes, canned pears and bread spread with clover honey, he went out to change the oil in his tractor.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Next year in Jerusalem.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They longed for a Jerusalem to deliver.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • I want to be ready to walk in Jerusalem just like John.
    James Baldwin  --  Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • But the odd thing is that Jesus did not turn the disciples into storm troopers, burn down the Temple at Jerusalem, and fix the blame on Pontius Pilate.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • As you may recall, that story, from the New Testament Gospel of Luke, tells of a traveler who has been beaten and robbed and left for dead by the side of the road from Jerusalem to Jericho.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Boland, in fact, was said to have written on the slates in the yard a couplet about a classmate of his who often rode home from the college on a pony: As Tyson was riding into Jerusalem He fell and hurt his Alec Kafoozelum.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Even today the city of Jerusalem is a significant religious center for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Saint-Louis of France, my master, transgressed, with the same object, the church of Monsieur Saint-Paul; and Monsieur Alphonse, son of the king of Jerusalem, the very church of the Holy Sepulchre.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • She sprinkled the whole business with holy water that was supposed to have come from a well in Jerusalem from which it was said that Jesus had once quenched His thirst.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • As instructed, Deo read Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
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