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STATION, civil law. A place where ships may ride in safety. Dig. 49, 12, 1, 13; id. 50, 15, 59.

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He slept in the office that was unspeakably dirty and dined at Biff Carter's lunch room in a small frame building opposite the railroad station.
Several stations which had lately been erected in the country were continually infested with savages, stealing their horses and killing the men at every opportunity.
The station was a small one and nobody but themselves seemed to be getting out of the train.
Meanwhile, spectators of every description thronged forward to occupy their respective stations, and not without many quarrels concerning those which they were entitled to hold.
In a letter written to some English capitalists in 1878, he said: "It is possible to connect every man's house, office or factory with a central station, so as to give him direct communication with his neighbors.
The noise, and bustle and confusion of the English railway station frightened her.
When the young man on board saw this person approach, he left his station by the pilot, and, hat in hand, leaned over the ship's bulwarks.
I shall try and get on to one of those stations myself at midnight.
To many the elevated railroad was the Rialto, on the stations of which uniformed men sat and made chop suey of your tickets.
The Company never provisions the stations fully, and the agents required those local supplies to live.
The train calls at stations in the woods, where the wild impossibility of anybody having the smallest reason to get out, is only to be equalled by the apparently desperate hopelessness of there being anybody to get in.
John could now be hurried forward and forced into the position of head of the family several years sooner than had been anticipated, so Hannah's husband was obliged to exercise great self-control or he would have whistled while he was driving Rebecca to the Temperance station.