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Quotes of Islands

  1. Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack. – Jack Adams
  2. The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands Those attacks had a great effect on morale. – Jack Adams
  3. The Japanese invaded Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands on May 4. – Jack Adams
  4. Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow. – Richard Burton
  5. The other exception where we did not at all restore the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands Before we installed our fabric, we had our workers remove 42 tons of garbage off the beaches of those islands We never brought the garbage back. – Christo
  6. Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey. – Godfried Danneels
  7. I don't want to go to the Bahamas on holiday. I hate islands I want to go to Brittany, where it's cold and raining, and there's nothing fancy about it. – Julie Delpy
  8. A nice pop star would do you nice on one of those deserted islands – Tom Felton
  9. No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated. – Robert Fortune
  10. I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands – Gina Gershon
  11. My boyhood saw Greek islands floating over Harvard Square. – Horace Gregory
  12. The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further, stopped for the night at Piper's landing, opposite another island. – Meriwether Lewis
  13. California is an island, and New York's an island. Maybe it's time for me to change islands – Paul Mazursky
  14. We got orders to strike the Marshall and Gilbert Islands We had a task force with the Enterprise. We had two or three cruisers and probably eight or 10 destroyers. – Barney Ross

Usage examples for Islands

  1. “ " I even discovered islands and things, I discovered a mountain once, up at Temple Camp, only somebody discovered it before I did. ” – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. His Majesty the King, he said, has wished to make a surprise visit to his people of The Islands and he is here in person with the Queen. ” – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  3. Both islands are low- not more than fifteen feet above sea- level- and are distant from one another about thirty- eight miles. ” – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  4. It was therefore sound policy to strike at those two islands – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  5. He had heard that most of the islands held by the Portuguese were discovered by following the flight of birds. ” – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  6. “ No good except for my business to the Islands – Command by William McFee
  7. This Point San Pablo has opposite it another point which we called San Pedro, and between them are two little islands – The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California by S. F. Cook
  8. We know, however, in general, that, in them, New Guinea, the islands called Solomon's, and several others, were discovered. ” – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  9. Wherever he dropped a little sand islands sprang up. ” – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  10. 60 Flip's " Islands of Providence" . ” – The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle by Annie Fellows Johnston
  11. On the light, sandy bar of thine islands afar, In banana- tree grove is the old tale of love Still told by the dusky brave. ” – The Song of the Exile--A Canadian Epic by Wilfred S. Skeats
  12. We were staying at Mackinac Island, but had gone over across to one of the islands on the Canadian shore. ” – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  13. Waves four feet high are rolling in, and there appear to be six or seven large islands but we cannot be certain about this number until we reach the south shore. ” – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  14. He lived in the little village of Thunder Bay, though his power was acknowledged by the Indians of the neighboring islands – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  15. I'm sure she wasn't in the islands – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  16. “ " In one of these islands said Thelma at last, very softly-" it was either Seiland or Soroe- they once found the tomb of a great chief. ” – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  17. There are still troubles ahead in the islands – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. “ I did not visit it, as it was not active while I was on the Islands though its fires were alive. ” – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  19. As they passed several low islands the natives of one of them came out in their canoes, and it was observed that they all spoke the language of Otaheite. ” – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  20. Only Gaelic was spoken, as if we were once more in the Western Islands – Our Journey to the Hebrides by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Rhymes for Islands