Overall Rank: 147
"This is the showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos so that neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works great and marvellous, which have been..."
Overall Rank: 9
"Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting."
Overall Rank: 365
"It was a short one-paragraph item in the morning edition."
Overall Rank: 1
"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."
Overall Rank: 52
"Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."
Overall Rank: 377
"There was once a boy named Milo who didn't know what to do with himself—not just sometimes, but always."
Overall Rank: 167
"My name is Ruth."
Overall Rank: 385
"Linderwall was a large kingdom, just east of the Mountains of Morning, where philosophers were highly respected and the number five was fashionable. The climate was unremarkable. The knights kept..."
Overall Rank: 137
"It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York."
Overall Rank: 192
"Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream."