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  • I see Bedouins in the Sahara and the French Foreign Legion, cowboys on the American prairie.†   (source)
  • In a movement so nonchalant, it signaled he was impervious to temperatures only known in the Sahara Desert, he leaned his hip against the counter.†   (source)
  • I was thinking of heading to the Sahara kickoff thing.†   (source)
  • To be as thirsty as I was, you'd have to be in the French Foreign Legion and lost somewhere out in the Sahara for a week.†   (source)
  • The last time he said that, he created the Sahara.†   (source)
  • From there she had looked down on all the people in the square, and had floated on and on over the globe that was her home, over the North Sea and Europe, down over the Sahara and across the African savanna.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, air-conditioning hadn't been quite as important to him, and in the summer, the temperature was somewhere between the Mojave and the Sahara.†   (source)
  • "It's hot, you're in the Sahara, a beautiful man is bringing you a pina colada," or, "Somewhere, the only true love of your life is freezing to death in Antarctica.†   (source)
  • She felt the thirst of the Sahara and called out for water.†   (source)
  • CHRIS HUNTINGTON has worked in France and Taiwan and has taught English in the Sahara and Gabon for the Peace Corps.†   (source)
  • Archie asked, getting down to business without preliminaries, keeping his voice flat and dry as the Sahara.†   (source)
  • As Finn cooked the bacon and pancakes, he tried to keep me distracted by chattering about his years as an apprentice chef at an emir's palace in the middle of the Sahara Desert.†   (source)
  • Five acres of Vermont became a Sahara of raw responsibility.†   (source)
  • My father had become obsessed with gardening, more so than she'd ever been, and she monitored the time he spent out there, especially now that the days were dry and hot; the remainder of spring and the long summer stretched ahead of us like the Sahara.†   (source)
  • Pan Africa was awarded shots into Lake Victoria, still-desert part of Sahara, one on Drakensberg in south, one offset twenty kilometers due west of Great Pyramid—and urged to follow Chad not later than midnight Thursday, Greenwich.†   (source)
  • But black-faced Mount Zion, across the tracks in Texana, North Carolina, was as different as the Rocky Mountains are from the Sahara.†   (source)
  • THE desert was neither flat nor monotonous; nor was it like so many other deserts - the Gobi, the Steppes, or certain parts of the Sahara - featureless and devoid of colour.†   (source)
  • Ida, cold-natured and crotchety when the thermometer dipped below fifty degrees, had her heater turned up high enough to simulate high noon on the Sahara Desert.†   (source)
  • And in general it's all quite pointless-writing, Sahara, and all that.†   (source)
  • Do you know the preferred form of transportation in the Sahara Desert?†   (source)
  • You can't have a herring trade in the Sahara, or grow dates in northern Norway.†   (source)
  • She'd missed the Sahara kickoff and already regretted it.†   (source)
  • Mae had read an InnerCircle notice about it, some plan to count the grains of sand in the Sahara.†   (source)
  • Leaves you standing there tilted in the Sahara.†   (source)
  • In the Sahara they'll fester and rot and fall out of your head.†   (source)
  • But what did Psyollos expect, planting crops at the edge of the Sahara?†   (source)
  • …improving lectures illustrated by lantern slides — the hardy, amiable travellers to Paris and Greece and even India, the Sweden-borgians, the Fabians, the Vegetarians, all the various promoters of self-improvement, with once in a while something truly outré — a missionary to Africa, or the Sahara, or New Guinea, describing how the natives practised witchcraft or hid their women behind elaborate wooden masks or decorated the skulls of their ancestors with red paint and cowrie shells.†   (source)
  • Outside, a huge caravan was being prepared for a crossing of the Sahara, and was scheduled to pass through Al-Fayoum.†   (source)
  • Once again, we disappointed, admitting that we had electricity, that we did not own a tent, and that the Sahara was on another continent.†   (source)
  • I know that your cameras are mapping out these areas as they have mapped the Amazon, Antarctica, the Sahara, etc. But at least I'll have a head start.†   (source)
  • And then there was everyone's favorite project, in the works for months now: the counting of the sands in the Sahara.†   (source)
  • That's an application to join the White Fathers, missionaries to the nomadic tribes of the Sahara and chaplains to the French Foreign Legion.†   (source)
  • You hear about this Sahara thing?†   (source)
  • In the Sahara?†   (source)
  • And so, throughout the fall, with a bit of theatricality—they dragged out the process longer than necessary, for it only took them three weeks to count—they finally revealed the number of grains of sand in the Sahara, a number that was comically large and did not, immediately, mean much to anyone, beyond the acknowledgment that the Circle did what they said they would do.†   (source)
  • 8-degree rise in temperature over the last one hundred years, which foretold Sahara-like consequences throughout the United States, or (b) how global warming might cause the next ice age and turn the United States into an icy tundra.†   (source)
  • If we don't get burped to death by the cows we'll end up like the Sahara Desert, says my father cheerfully, finishing up the meatloaf.†   (source)
  • Every now and then while Beth and Logan were engaged in keeping up their elaborate facade, Nana would mutter something nonsensical like "camels in the Sahara" or "it's like hair and slippers."†   (source)
  • Lunar Authority was invited to gather at one spot well away from other people, say in unirrigated part of Sahara, and receive one last barge of grain free—straight down at terminal velocity.†   (source)
  • The storm clouds inside burned away, leaving nothing but red dust and shimmering heat, like mirages on the Sahara.†   (source)
  • At the end of the evening he started to say how bereaved he would feel when his two young friends left Moscow-the town would be like a desert, a Sahara; but he became so sentimental that he began to sob, and he had to start: all over from the beginning.†   (source)
  • ON February 13, 1960, France tested a nuclear weapon in the Sahara.†   (source)
  • She only walked across the court, to sit on the bench in the feathery shade of the mimosa, but I watched her as though the court were as wide as the Sahara and she were dwindling into distance.†   (source)
  • I'll do anything if you'll let me stop a bit, for it's as dull as the Desert of Sahara down there.†   (source)
  • I liked her better in the Desert of Sahara.†   (source)
  • Or perhaps this IS the Desert of Sahara!†   (source)
  • Perhaps you will think it passing strange this regret for a savage who was no more account than a grain of sand in a black Sahara.†   (source)
  • On the edge of the Sahara we ran into a plague of locusts and the chauffeur explained kindly that they were bumble-bees.†   (source)
  • Probably therefore a man whose social position needs constant and scrupulous affirmation without regard to climate: one who would dress thus for the middle of the Sahara or the top of Mont Blanc.†   (source)
  • Once she had seen a band of nomad robbers in the Sahara, and somehow was reminded of them by this motley outlaw troop.†   (source)
  • While they could locate the Desert of Sahara or the capital of China on an artificial globe, I found out that the girls could not locate the proper places for the knives and forks on an actual dinner-table, or the places on which the bread and meat should be set.†   (source)
  • I knew he had lately been offered a situation in the Great Sahara, where lions and sandflies made the hermit-life peculiarly attractive and difficult, and had gone to Africa to take possession, so I thought I would look in and see how the atmosphere of this den agreed with its reputation.†   (source)
  • There it lay stretching out into one interminable line of dust and sand, with its sides bordered by tall, meagre trees, altogether presenting so uninviting an appearance, that no one in his senses could have imagined that any traveller, at liberty to regulate his hours for journeying, would choose to expose himself in such a formidable Sahara.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless the sun hides not Virginia's Dismal Swamp, nor Rome's accursed Campagna, nor wide Sahara, nor all the millions of miles of deserts and of griefs beneath the moon.†   (source)
  • When Phaeton, wishing to prove his heavenly birth by his beneficence, had the sun's chariot but one day, and drove out of the beaten track, he burned several blocks of houses in the lower streets of heaven, and scorched the surface of the earth, and dried up every spring, and made the great desert of Sahara, till at length Jupiter hurled him headlong to the earth with a thunderbolt, and the sun, through grief at his death, did not shine for a year.†   (source)
  • 'Desert of Sahara,' sighed another.†   (source)
  • The gushing fountains which sparkle in the sun, must not be stopped in mere caprice; the oasis in the desert of Sahara must not be plucked up idly.'†   (source)
  • But Miss Mills, mistrusting the acceptability of her presence to the higher powers, had not yet gone; and we were all benighted in the Desert of Sahara.†   (source)
  • When Miss Mills undertook the office and returned with Dora, exhorting us, from the pulpit of her own bitter youth, to mutual concession, and the avoidance of the Desert of Sahara!†   (source)
  • But when society is the name for such hollow gentlemen and ladies, Julia, and when its breeding is professed indifference to everything that can advance or can retard mankind, I think we must have lost ourselves in that same Desert of Sahara, and had better find the way out.†   (source)
  • At first Miss Mills thought it was a quarrel, and that we were verging on the Desert of Sahara; but she soon found out how matters stood, for my dear affectionate little Dora, embracing her, began exclaiming that I was 'a poor labourer'; and then cried for me, and embraced me, and asked me would I let her give me all her money to keep, and then fell on Miss Mills's neck, sobbing as if her tender heart were broken.†   (source)
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