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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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After they had left the station they had driven through a tiny village and she had seen whitewashed cottages and the lights of a public house.
I always thought the station on this river useless, and they just fit the station
I was met at the station at Lowell by a gentleman intimately connected with the management of the factories there; and gladly putting myself under his guidance, drove off at once to that quarter of the town in which the works, the object of my visit, were situated.
There are few men who would not feel much less zeal in the discharge of a duty when they were conscious that the advantages of the station with which it was connected must be relinquished at a determinate period, than when they were permitted to entertain a hope of obtaining, by meriting, a continuance of them.
Everything else in the station was in a muddle,-- heads, things, buildings.
All of this together made a disagreeable impression on Katavasov, and when the volunteers got out at a station for a drink, Katavasov would have liked to compare his unfavorable impression in conversation with someone.
Instead of taking the way which led to the station, the chaise pursued the westward road to the market-town.
We got to the station in good time, and being under shelter the lady stood a good while talking to Jerry.
The answer to the telegram sent from the railway station had not arrived, when Alban took his departure for London.
Phileas Fogg and his servant seated themselves in a first-class carriage at twenty minutes before nine; five minutes later the whistle screamed, and the train slowly glided out of the station.
The station, like the scenery, like Helen's letters, struck an indeterminate note.
There were half a dozen flies or more from the Woking station standing in the road by the sand pits, a basket- chaise from Chobham, and a rather lordly carriage.