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: 36
"A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green."
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: 30
"Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo...."
Overall Rank: 6
"It was love at first sight."
Overall Rank: 13
"A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories."
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: 42
"Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton."
Overall Rank: 62
"Jewel and I come up from the field, following the path in single file."
Overall Rank: 78
"In the late summer of that year we lived in a house in a village that looked across the river and the plain to the mountains."