"The Sisters - There was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.An encounter: It was Joe Dillon who introduced the Wild West to us.Araby: North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet..."
"I owe the discovery of Uqbar to the conjunction of a mirror and an encyclopedia."
"Manuel Garcia climbed the stairs to Don Miguel Retana's office. (THE UNDEFEATED)."
"The strange thing was, he said, how they screamed every night at midnight."
"Old Dudley folded into the chair he was gradually molding to his own shape and looked out the window fifteen feet away into another window framed by blackened red brick."
"The writer, an old man with a white mustache, had some difficulty in getting into bed. The windows of the house in which he lived were high and he wanted to look at the trees when he awoke in the..."
"When the sweet showers of April have pierced/ The drought of March, and pierced it to the root,/ And every vein is bathed in that moisture/ Whose quickening force will engender the flower;/ And..."
"This is a story about love and death in the golden land, and begins with the country."