Overall Rank: 5
"Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth."
Overall Rank: 75
"Where's Papa going with that ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast."
Overall Rank: 320
"I've been called Bone all my life, but my name's Ruth Anne."
Overall Rank: 121
"I first heard of Ántonia on what seemed to me an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America. I was ten years old then; I had lost both my father and mother within a year,..."
Overall Rank: 60
"On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York."
Overall Rank: 172
"1. THE SPY He rode into the dark of the woods and dismounted."
Overall Rank: 117
"Here is an account of a few years in the life of Quoyle, born in Brooklyn and raised in a shuffle of dreary upstate towns."
Overall Rank: 110
"Garp's mother, Jenny Fields, was arrested in Boston in 1942 for wounding a man in a movie theater."
Overall Rank: 14
"Yes, of course, if it's fine tomorrow," said Mrs. Ramsay. "But you'll have to be up with the lark," she added.
Overall Rank: 306
"Who is John Galt?"