Overall Rank: 179
"In Poland's deepest autumn, a tall young man in an expensive overcoat, double-breasted dinner jacket beneath it and - in the lapel of the dinner jacket - a large ornamental gold-on-black enamel ..."
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: 274
"Howard Roark laughed."
Overall Rank: 72
"riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs."
Overall Rank: 370
Overall Rank: 33
"Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself. For Lucy had her work cut out for her. The doors would be taken off their hinges; Rumpelmayer’s men were coming. And then, thought Clarissa..."
Overall Rank: 382
"Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer's wife."
Overall Rank: 145
"Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.Náš věk je v podstatě tragický, a tak ho odmítáme tragicky brát."
Overall Rank: 59
"'What's it going to be then, eh?'"
Overall Rank: 230
"A green and yellow parrot, which hung in a cage outside, kept repeating over and over: "Allez vous-en! Allez vous-en! Sapristi! That's all right!""