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deserted island

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

    Madge Morton's Secret

    Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • And as for peace, it was as undisturbed as a deserted island.

    Bird Stories Edith M. Patch
  • We are on a deserted island twelve miles from the mainland, without a boat.

    The Wreck of The Red Bird George Cary Eggleston
  • Here I am at the heart of an all but deserted island, living on my own land.

    The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell
  • I was as startled as though I had come across a footprint on a deserted island.

    In the Fog Richard Harding Davis
  • 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
  • Subterfuge and deceit are as much at home in this deserted island as in Mayfair.

  • Prospero's deserted island does not admit of the like translation.

  • Next evening, from the receding schooner, the Editor looked back for the last time at the deserted island.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad

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