"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."
"London. Michaelmas term lately over, and the Lord Chancellor sitting in Lincoln's Inn Hall."
"In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."
"This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve."
"It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills."
"The book was thick and black and covered with dust."
"Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him.Hale knew they meant to murder him before he had been in Brighton three hours. [1956 ed.]"
"Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table. I stood upon the hearth-rug and..."
"I am nothing but a corpse now, a body at the bottom of a well."