Solomons


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Synonyms for Solomons

the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea

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Woodford, Resident Commissioner of the British Solomons. He was back at his post, after a long furlough to England, where he had entered his son into Oxford.
Other friends, with whom I have sat at dinner in the brave, rollicking days in the Solomons have since passed out--by the same way.
Berande, bar none, is by far the worst plantation in the Solomons so far as the labour is concerned.
It has been a hard fight, for we were, and are to this day, considered the worst plantation in the Solomons from the standpoint of labour.
"And if Jerry won from the Solomons to California, then is there anything more remarkable in Michael so winning?--Oh, listen!"
But perhaps the best thing I can do is to tell you the legend of Solomon's Mines as I know it, you passing your word not to reveal anything I tell you without my permission.
It was such a man as this who first told me the legend of Solomon's Mines, now a matter of nearly thirty years ago.
But in this conclusion they were at one with Solomon and Jane; also, some nephews, nieces, and cousins, arguing with still greater subtilty as to what might be done by a man able to "will away" his property and give himself large treats of oddity, felt in a handsome sort of way that there was a family interest to be attended to, and thought of Stone Court as a place which it would be nothing but right for them to visit.
"Look at your night-gown, if you don't believe me," Solomon said, and with staring eyes Peter looked at his night-gown, and then at the sleeping birds.
"Don't call me Solomon. Do you want to be the death of me?" asked the man, in a furtive, frightened way.
'He's waiting here, I suppose,' said Solomon, 'to take Mr Haredale's horse.'
Every where about the Mosque of Omar are portions of pillars, curiously wrought altars, and fragments of elegantly carved marble--precious remains of Solomon's Temple.
'If you ever find Solomon's ring and get possession of it, then come back to me, that I may explain the inscription on the ring to you, for there is no one else in the world who can do this.'
Solomon Rout (frequently alluded to as Long Sol, Old Sol, or Father Rout), from finding himself almost invariably the tallest man on board every ship he joined, had acquired the habit of a stooping, leisurely condescension.
The most wonderful thing was a place called Solomon's House.