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deserted island

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  • Subterfuge and deceit are as much at home in this deserted island as in Mayfair.

  • Would they be forced to spend the winter on this deserted island?

    Madge Morton's Secret Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • In a deserted island camp a half-grown girl was found alone with three little children.

  • Here I am at the heart of an all but deserted island, living on my own land.

    The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell
  • Next evening, from the receding schooner, the Editor looked back for the last time at the deserted island.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • I guess they'd be glad to leave me here if this is a deserted island.

    The Boy Scouts for Uncle Sam John Henry Goldfrap
  • Shikotan was a deserted island previous to these poor wretches being transplanted there by the Japanese Government.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • "We will seek some other deserted island," resumed Glenarvan, who could not help smiling at MacNabb's delicacy.

  • Upon a deserted island of the Pacific he established his dockyard, and there a submarine vessel was constructed from his designs.

    The Secret of the Island W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)

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