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Lisbon


I’ve been to Lisbon, but that’s it.
Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal
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  • I’ve been to Lisbon, but that’s it.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • On the way we stopped in Lisbon, Portugal and Dakar, Senegal.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • From Tripolis, from Mexico, and England, From Lisbon, Barbary, and India?
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • To be brief, I bought a settlement next door to an honest and kind neighbour, born at Lisbon, of English parents, whose plantation joining to mine, we improved it very amicably together.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe

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  • We arrived at Lisbon, Nov. 5, 1715.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • There was vodka, rum and Lisbon wine, all of the poorest quality but in sufficient quantity.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Use the money from the Portuguese anchovies we’re selling back to Lisbon to pay for the Egyptian cotton we’ve got coming back to us from Mamaroneck and to pick up as many oranges as you can in Spain.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • At the end of two months, being obliged to go to Lisbon about some mercantile affairs, he took the two philosophers with him in his ship.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • Equipment was then on its way from Lewis-ton, Auburn, Lisbon, and Brunswick, but nothing arrived until one o’clock.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Her story was as full of desperation and despair as her limited acquaintance with those uncomfortable emotions enabled her to make it, and having located it in Lisbon, she wound up with an earthquake, as a striking and appropriate denouement.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • Had they left their comrade and pushed on forthwith, there was nothing at that time between them and London but batteries of twelve-pounder guns, and they would certainly have reached the capital in advance of the tidings of their approach; as sudden, dreadful, and destructive their advent would have been as the earthquake that destroyed Lisbon a century ago.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • I have crossed the Atlantic four times, and have been once to the East Indies, and back again, and only once; besides being in different places about home: Cork, and Lisbon, and Gibraltar.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • So too did Mr. Lisbon, whose eyes had a kindly look to them.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • The boat, she learned, was fairly unique in that it was made entirely of wood and had first been manufactured in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1927.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Unmonied young doctors sent out from Lisbon to complete their residencies here.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Many he knew from his old life in Idris—the Penhallows, the Lightwoods, the Ravenscars—and just as many he had just met, like the Monteverdes, who ran the Lisbon Institute and spoke in a mixture of Portuguese and English, or Nasreen Chaudhury, the stern-featured head of the Mumbai Institute.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Word goes out in Amsterdam and Berlin, Geneva and Lisbon, London and right here in Paris.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • …story, and there you are at once with another famous annotation, setting forth—The river Tagus was so called after a King of Spain: it has its source in such and such a place and falls into the ocean, kissing the walls of the famous city of Lisbon, and it is a common belief that it has golden sands, etc. If you should have anything to do with robbers, I will give you the story of Cacus, for I have it by heart; if with loose women, there is the Bishop of Mondonedo, who will give you…
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Then she took a look at Brest and at Lisbon, and by that time she was running out ofstores and her crew were in pretty bad shape, so she went back to Rio.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • He felt as though he had just met a beautiful woman on a railway platform, and before he could say anything to her, she had stepped into a sleeping car on its way to Istanbul or Lisbon.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • A section which interested him particularly was devoted to Tibetiana, if it might be so called; he noticed several rarities, among them the Novo Descubrimento de grao catayo ou dos Regos de Tibet, by Antonio de Andrada (Lisbon, 1626); Athanasius Kircher’s China (Antwerp, 1667); Thevenot’s Voyage à la Chine des Pères Grueber et d’Orville; and Beligatti’s Relazione Inedita di un Viaggio al Tibet.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Two women and a man, the women from Marrakesh and Lisbon, the man from West Berlin.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Do you know about the Lisbon earthquake?
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Spies will be looking for us in Lisbon.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • From Spain he would travel to Lisbon, and from Lisbon he intended to take a boat to Chile, where his father’s cousin lived.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • He and his three brothers and two sisters had grown up in a ramshackle ’poor white trash’ house on the outer Sabbatus Road in the town of Lisbon.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • His wife, a devoted Catholic like himself, went to church every day and kept their home, a bright two-story cottage on a sunny side street up from the Lisbon docks, in perfect order.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • It is a hundred and eight degrees out on the street, a hundred and ten, a hundred and twelve, and I go to the airport and fly to Lisbon and Madrid, or I stand in the living room and look at the books.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • …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
  • Plenty of times I’d seen people flare their nostrils when they were angry; Mr. Lisbon did it all the time when he and Chef Vlad were arguing.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • While he reasoned, the sky darkened, the winds blew from the four quarters, and the ship was assailed by a most terrible tempest within sight of the port of Lisbon.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • 3 KATE I was in the kitchen, preparing the breakfast trolley for the Topkapi stateroom, when Mr. Lisbon, the chief steward, came to tell me the captain wished to speak with me.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • As soon as they recovered themselves a little they walked toward Lisbon.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • He had some kind of Transylvanian accent, and Mr. Lisbon, the chief steward, had a completely different accent, just as thick.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • If there is a volcano at Lisbon it cannot be elsewhere.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • "You want that I what?" he had whispered politely to Mr. Lisbon.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • Mr. Lisbon began to explain.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • Problem, Mr. Lisbon, is this.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • Mr. Lisbon had insisted that duck was, in fact, on the menu.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • Mr. Lisbon here, sir.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • In Lisbon?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • He was just going to jump after him, but was prevented by the philosopher Pangloss, who demonstrated to him that the Bay of Lisbon had been made on purpose for the Anabaptist to be drowned.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • The city of Lima, in America, experienced the same convulsions last year; the same cause, the same effects; there is certainly a train of sulphur under ground from Lima to Lisbon.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • How is it possible, said I, that the beloved Candide and the wise Pangloss should both be at Lisbon, the one to receive a hundred lashes, and the other to be hanged by the Grand Inquisitor, of whom I am the well-beloved?
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • When Cain moved to Europe, he did not know that his activities were uncovered in Berlin, Lisbon, Amsterdam … as far away as Oman.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I even checked the transfers from London, Lisbon, Stockholm and Amsterdam-nothing.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I’m talking about the one that ravaged Lisbon in the year 1755.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Vienna, Paris, Lisbon and Istanbul.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Baz’s playing got more and more passionate, and there was ragtime and honky-tonk, and then Mr. Lisbon whispered in his ear, and Baz began playing Bach funeral music, sitting stiff and waxy and doing his best to look like a cadaver.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • After a hurried breakfast in the crew’s mess, the chief steward, Mr. Lisbon, told me to get some sleep.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
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