Overall Rank: 52
"Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."
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: 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: 241
"Once upon a time when the world was young there was a Martian named Smith."
Overall Rank: 136
"A green hunting cap squeezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a head. The green earflaps, full of large ears and uncut hair and the fine bristles that grew in the ears themselves, stuck out on..."
Overall Rank: 15
"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—...
Overall Rank: 50
"We slept in what had once been the gymnasium."
Overall Rank: 4
"Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed."
Overall Rank: 42
"Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton."
Overall Rank: 34
"All this happened, more or less."