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  • Ghada was from Lebanon but had lived in South America for many years and so was fluent in Spanish, with pretty tenuous English.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • A series of flags appeared, representing Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, the UAE.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Hassan had attended a Quaker school in Lebanon, and then college in the United States at the State University of New York in Oswego—"the same college as Jerry Seinfeld," he liked to tell people.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • ’We’ve got cedars from Lebanon due at the sawmill in Oslo to be turned into shingles for the builder in Cape Cod.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • Harry had gone in the Marine Corps, had landed in Lebanon when President Eisenhower had decided to help out over there.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Other voices began to transmit in static bursts: officers stating their positions in town; the on-duty supervisor trying to coordinate manpower and calling for mutual aid from Hanover and Lebanon.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The trees of the Lord are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon which he hath planted; Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • On the front page of the paper she read something about the Norwegian UN battalion in Lebanon.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Then in ’fifty-eight, after the Iraq king was assassinated, we grabbed the initiative and landed Marines in Lebanon.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • It grieved Josie, and great awkward John walked nine miles every day to see his little brother through the bars of Lebanon jail.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk

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  • Cedar came: from the Amanus mountains in north Syria and south Turkey, and perhaps from the Lebanon and from south-east Persia… It is written of Sargon that he made a victorious campaign through the northern lands; and Dagon his god gave him the ’upper region’ as far as the ’Cedar Forest’ and the ’Silver Mountain’.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Ahmad, nine years older, had brought Zeitoun on as a crewman, taking him to Greece, Lebanon, South Africa.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Reported Seen in London Since then Carlos has been reported seen in London and in Beirut, Lebanon.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Two swallows were making passes over the fountain, and a chiffchaff’s song was piercing the air from within the sinewy gloom of the giant cedar of Lebanon.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer’s day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded: the love-tale Infected Sion’s daughters with like heat, Whose wanton passions in the sacred porch Ezekiel saw, when, by the vision led, His eye surveyed the dark idolatries Of alienated Judah.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • Then came a five-minute segment of Lebanese news because the Shiite Moslems in Lebanon are a strong and violent faction backed by Iran, loyal to the Ayatollah Khomeini and a three-minute wrap-up of world news, which meant some negative report about America.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • 3:9 King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.
    The Bible  --  Song of Solomon
  • There was an explosion in the barracks, Lebanon or some place like that, and he was blinded.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Slam!
  • 29:5 The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • I turned on the radio and found a news station—tuned in right in the middle of a story about the war in Lebanon.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • Teagarten was forever sounding off about sending NATO forces into Lebanon and leveling every suspected Palestinian enclave.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • It was in this office, upstairs in Lebanon Seminary, that she learned the extent of the network of stops on the Underground Railroad.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • In late 1960 a former collaborator of ours approached an Englishman in the Lebanon known to be in contact with their Intelligence Service.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • His work wasn’t as grueling as it had been in his early years in Lebanon, Laos, Central America, but his pattern hadn’t changed.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • , Lebanon, Centre, Franklin, Fayette, Montgomery, Luzerne, Dauphin, Butler, Alleghany, Columbia, Northampton, Northumberland, and Philadelphia, for the year 1830.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • There were children from Lebanon, Cambodia, Kosovo, Brazil, Norway, Yemen, Mozambique, Palestine, Guatemala, the U.S. (New York), South Africa, Peru, Northern Ireland, India, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, to name a few.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • We are ordinary people: My friend Jemma, from Armenia; Paul, from Canada; Kosal, a landmine survivor from Cambodia; Haboubba, from Lebanon; Christian, from Norway; Diana, from Colombia; Margaret, another landmine survivor, from Uganda; and thousands more.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • One night the count went out to smoke one of his Oriental cigarettes, specially imported from Lebanon— wherever that was, as Trueba always said—and to inhale the scent of the flowers, which rose in great mouthfuls from the garden, filling every room in the house.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • She was to me more than the Shulamite to the singing king, fairer, more spotless; a fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Much of the revelation was to come through the stamp collection Pierce had left, his substitute often for her— thousands of little colored windows into deep vistas of space and time: savannahs teeming with elands and gazelles, galleons sailing west into the void, Hitler heads, sunsets, cedars of Lebanon, allegorical faces that never were, he could spend hours peering into each one, ignoring her.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • I took the paper from him and read as follows: "TO THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE: On account of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of £4 a week for purely nominal services.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Likewise, two of the places in the Arab world that have given girls the most education were Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, yet the former has been a vortex of conflict and the latter a breeding ground for violent fundamentalists.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The assassin himself has vanished-perhaps in Lebanon, the French police believe.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • 29:6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • The vice president—whose Secret Service code name is Volunteer—now stands up in the front seat of a convertible in Beirut, Lebanon.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • If this joker really was in Lebanon, how had he gotten hold of Sophie’s address?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He had won races in Syria, Lebanon, and Italy.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • I was detained by hostile troops in Lebanon.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • A teenager wearing a "Champion Spark Plugs" cap is told that the United States stands behind the "liberty and integrity" of Lebanon.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "Lebanon … Lebanon … Lebanon … They are all postmarked in Lebanon," Joanna discovered.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • As a teenager Mahmoud began crewing on shipping routes between Lebanon and Syria, on large sail-powered cargo boats, bringing timber to Damascus and other cities along the coast.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • "Lebanon … Lebanon … Lebanon … They are all postmarked in Lebanon," Joanna discovered.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Lebanon … Lebanon … Lebanon … They are all postmarked in Lebanon," Joanna discovered.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Lebanon … Lebanon … Lebanon … They are all postmarked in Lebanon," Joanna discovered.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • If there is one thing I’m going to remember from these months in Lebanon, it’s all this waiting.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • But they are all out of white doves in Lebanon.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • You don’t actually think the cards come fluttering out of the mirror the minute they are stamped in Lebanon?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Luckily she found no early morning postcard from Lebanon.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Sophie recalled what Hilde’s father had written about war-torn Lebanon, and she realized how lucky she was to have been born in a peaceful country.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
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