Overall Rank: 23
"Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes."
Overall Rank: 20
"The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon."
Overall Rank: 242
"The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call 'out there'."
Overall Rank: 65
"The two women were alone in the London flat."
Overall Rank: 25
"For a long time, I would go to bed early. [Fr., Longtemps, je me suis couche de bonne heure.]"
Overall Rank: 128
"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."
Overall Rank: 62
"Jewel and I come up from the field, following the path in single file."
Overall Rank: 42
"Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton."
Overall Rank: 129
"I, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus This-that-and-the-other (for I shall not trouble you yet with all my titles) who was once, and not so long ago either, known to my friends and relatives..."
Overall Rank: 104
"In the town there were two mutes, and they were always together."