References in classic literature ?
Frome had been driving me over to the Flats for about a week when one morning I looked out of my window into a thick snow-fall.
The railroad's blocked by a freight-train that got stuck in a drift below the Flats," he explained, as we jogged off into the stinging whiteness.
He carried under his arm a flat, grey portfolio of black-and-white sketches, which he had sold with more or less success to publishers ever since his uncle (who was an admiral) had disinherited him for Socialism, because of a lecture which he had delivered against that economic theory.
He put a penny into the slot of the gas-meter, and soon the flat was reeking with metallic fumes.
He won't even let me smoke, and he's been in the flat all day to see I didn't.
The man with the flat voice was opening a new branch of the subject.
Ten feet high at the shoulder, with four legs on either side; a broad, flat tail, larger at the tip than at the root which it holds straight out behind while running; a mouth splitting its head from snout to the long, massive neck.
It rested upon the flat of its back, its legs were crossed and it was smoking a long pipe.
The great man-brute seated himself upon a flat rock--his throne, I imagine--just before the entrance to his lair.
I remember he could not walk on the flat of his foot.
As it was, he tied on his snowshoes, left the dogs curled in the snow and Kama breathing heavily under his rabbit skins, and climbed up to the big flat above the high earth-bank.
the lady voiced her flat conclusion in the form of a tentative query.
I don't mind floating down when there's two or three of us in the flat and we can sit up.
But the important point to notice, is that these cells are always made at that degree of nearness to each other, that they would have intersected or broken into each other, if the spheres had been completed; but this is never permitted, the bees building perfectly flat walls of wax between the spheres which thus tend to intersect.
Had the Queen of Sheba lived in the flat across the airshaft, Della would have let her hair hang out the window some day to dry just to depreciate Her Majesty's jewels and gifts.