Overall Rank: 123
"The Signora had no business to do it," said Miss Bartlett, "no business at all. She promised us south rooms with a view close together, instead of which here are north rooms, looking into a...
Overall Rank: 388
"The drought had lasted now for ten million years, and the reign of the terrible lizards had long since ended. Here on the Equator, in the continent which would one day be known as Africa, the..."
Overall Rank: 109
"The station wagons arrived at noon, a long shining line that coursed through the west campus."
Overall Rank: 141
"At sixty miles per hour, you could pass our farm in a minute, on County Road 686, which ran due north into the T intersection at Cabot Street Road."
Overall Rank: 453
"The old woman remembered a swan she had bought many years ago in Shanghai for a foolish sum."
Overall Rank: 131
"The hotel and its bright, tan prayer rug of a beach were one.On the pleasant shore of the French Riviera, about half way between Marseilles and the Italian border, stands a large, proud,..."
Overall Rank: 38
"“Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug."
Overall Rank: 46
"He lay flat on the brown, pine-needled floor of the forest, his chin on his folded arms, and high overhead the wind blew in the tops of the pine trees."
Overall Rank: 467
"When I was little I would think of ways to kill my Daddy."
Overall Rank: 471
"Three weeks after Granny Blakeslee died, Grandpa came to our house for his early morning snort of whiskey, as usual, and said to me, "Will Tweedy? Go find your mama, then run up to yore Aunt Loma's..."