- He had promised to commence his lessons at the little house in the lagune to- day. - "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.
- Only in the deceptive dream of the mirage would they appear once more, looming in a pearl- coloured shaking veil like a fluid on the edge of some visionary lagune. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
- My bedroom window commands a perfect view: the still, grey lagune, the few sea- gulls flying, the islet of S. Giorgio in deep shadow, and the clouds in a long purple rack, behind which a sort of spirit of rose burns up till presently all the rims are on fire with gold, and last of all the orb sends before it a long column of its own essence apparently: so my day begins. - "Robert Browning", Edward Dowden.