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Red Sea


A path opens for us, like we’re the Israelites crossing the Red Sea.
Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal
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  • A path opens for us, like we’re the Israelites crossing the Red Sea.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Are miracles something like the Red Sea parting or more like Evan Walker finding me locked in a block of ice in a wilderness of white?
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • I close my eyes, think of pain as big as the ocean, think of a blood-red sea.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • The crew gathered for a hurried meeting on the foredeck—mostly because Percy was keeping an eye on a giant red sea serpent swimming off the port side.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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  • The Red Sea was calm, unremarkable from this height.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • But the sea of fighting figures seemed to have fallen away from them on either side like the Red Sea parting, leaving a clear space around her and Jace.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • A number of fishing-smacks and coasting boats, some retaining the fantastic fashion of ancient galleys, were discernible on the Red Sea.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • He started forward in a straight line, and the wall of officers before him parted like the Red Sea.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Dramatic: ’When it bleeds, what a Red Sea!’
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • "That was like the parting of the Red Sea out there," I said.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen

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  • Everyone turned and stared at Stevie Rae as if she’d just parted the Red Sea or something.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Like Moses parting the Red Sea, Gramps didn’t have to wait amid the throng to offer his compliments.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Every year they put on their Christmas pageant at the Beaufort Playhouse, which was actually a play that had been written by Hegbert Sullivan, a minister who’d been with the church since Moses parted the Red Sea.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • Jerry’s progress through the corridor was like the parting of the Red Sea.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • Except that this time Pharaoh shows up on the doorstep threatening to drag them back across the Red Sea.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Sand in the Red Sea done that.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Let Libya with her sand vaunt herself no more; for though she brings forth chelydri, jaculi, and phareae, and cenchri with amphisboena, she never, with all Ethiopia, nor with the land that lies on the Red Sea, showed either so many plagues or so evil.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • But not to speak of the passage through the whole length of the Mediterranean, and another passage up the Persian Gulf and Red Sea, such a supposition would involve the complete circumnavigation of all Africa in three days, not to speak of the Tigris waters, near the site of Nineveh, being too shallow for any whale to swim in.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I stared with the fiercest, most righteous anger and hatred as Jeb Batchelder easily moved through the crowd of Erasers, parting them as if he were Moses and they were the Red Sea.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • The Shadow-hunters who had been clustered around the benches drew back, like the waves of the Red Sea parting for Moses, leaving a clear path down the center of the room.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • ) the Angel that went before the Army of Israel to the Red Sea, and then came behind it, is (verse 19.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • The crowd parted like the Red Sea as he led her to his shaking red chariot.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • He parted the Red Sea.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • Langdon often reminded his students that most modern religions included stories that did not hold up to scientific scrutiny: everything from Moses parting the Red Sea . to Joseph Smith using magic eyeglasses to translate the Book of Mormon from a series of gold plates he found buried in upstate New York.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • His name was familiar at Government House owing to poor Adela, and now Mrs. Moore would stamp it on Lady Mellanby’s imagination, as they journeyed across the Indian Ocean and up the Red Sea.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Moses led them to the Red Sea, where they made unleavened bread, which is bread made without any ingredients.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • That meant, apparently, that he had twice jumped off the deck of a troopship to rescue what the girl called "Tommies", who had fallen overboard in the Red Sea and such places.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • I’ll mention chiefly some trunkfish unique to the Red Sea, the sea of the East Indies, and that part of the ocean washing the coasts of equinoctial America.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • As it turned out it was hours before her ordeal was over, and during her pains she talked on and on in the emergency room about the parting of the Red Sea and staffs that turned into snakes, so that the doctor began to question his decision to give her painkillers.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • I saw him pray to God at the edge of the Red Sea, and I saw the Red Sea parted to give free passage, a deep road between piled-up mountains of water (the confirmation classes conducted by the clergy to see this religious film could argue without end as to how the film people managed this).
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Like the parting of the Red Sea.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • As they walked, people quieted and moved off to the side, like the Red Sea parting for Moses.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • In a number of texts Mary’s motherhood is compared to the crossing of the Red Sea by the Jews.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • The Fairy Godmother Department watched over me across the Indian Ocean, up the Red Sea, and clear to Napoli.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Hema traced the Gate of Tears as it widened from a hairline crack to become the Red Sea, spooling north to the horizon.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • And anyway, who were they to say— Suddenly, the bathing suit rack before me parted right down the middle, like the Red Sea.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • With the possible exception of that scene in The Ten Commandments where Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea, Marley had presented the biggest logistical nightmare in the history of cinema.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • She held on straight for the Red Sea under a serene sky, under a sky scorching and unclouded, enveloped in a fulgor of sunshine that killed all thought, oppressed the heart, withered all impulses of strength and energy.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • He swung the wheel as he began the next verse, and lightning illuminated a path across the restless wave—and there, in the light of the burning sky, was a gap, a valley or cleft in the wall of rock, like the miracle of the Red Sea, thought Captain Roberts, only, of course, the other way around.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • India and the far East received the children of the first; the descendant of the youngest, through the North, streamed into Europe; those of the second overflowed the deserts about the Red Sea, passing into Africa; and though most of the latter are yet dwellers in shifting tents, some of them became builders along the Nile.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Yes, my God is a mighty God
    Lord, deliver
    And he set old Israel free
    Swallowed that Egyptian army
    Lord, deliver
    With the waves of the great Red Sea
    Etta glanced at Mattie, who was swaying and humming, and she saw that the lines in her face had almost totally vanished.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • Beyond it, the wine-red sea glimmered with the last rays of the dying sunset.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The whitewashed brick plantation house seemed an island set in a wild red sea, a sea of spiraling, curving, crescent billows petrified suddenly at the moment when the pink-tipped waves were breaking into surf.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • You have heard his name from your parents, for it was he who led them to the path, guiding them like a great captain; like that great pilot of ancient times who led his people safe and unharmed across the bottom of the blood-red sea.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • I’m small and all I remember are dreams of blood, me drowning in a red sea, blood on sheets, on the walls,splashing against the white pail in streams out of my mother’s ankle.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • A rose-red sea, the cloud-layer rolled sluggishly beneath him.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • In the red sea of sunlit eyelids his spirit sickeningly rolled and dipped.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • From the flat red sea of sand rose great rock mesas, generally Gothic in outline, resembling vast cathedrals.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • 106:7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red sea.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • 10:19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.
    The Bible  --  Exodus
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Red Sea [5] , Black Sea [5] , Bering Sea [7] , Caspian Sea [7] , Mediterranean Sea [7] , Aegean Sea [8] , Baltic Sea [8] , South China Sea [8] , Yellow Sea [8] , Adriatic Sea [9] , Coral Sea [9]
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