Overall Rank: 43
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."
Overall Rank: 40
"Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million..."
Overall Rank: 427
"I can feel the heat closing in, feel them out there making their moves, setting up their devil-doll stool pigeons, crooning over my spoon and dropper I throw away at Washington Square station,..."
Overall Rank: 64
"When I reached C Company lines, which were at the top of the hill, I paused and looked back at the camp, just coming into full view below me through the grey mist of early morning."
Overall Rank: 79
"Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen sat one morning in the window-bay of their father’s house in Beldover, working and talking. Ursula was stitching a piece of brightly-coloured embroidery, and Gudrun was..."
Overall Rank: 472
"A destiny that leads the English to the Dutch is strange enough; but one that leads from Epsom into Pennsylvania, and thence into the hills that shut in Altamont over the proud coral cry of the..."
Overall Rank: 194
"The strange thing was, he said, how they screamed every night at midnight."
Overall Rank: 510
"I was born in San Francisco, California."
Overall Rank: 248
"Samuel Spade's jaw was long and bony, his chin a jutting v under the more flexible v of his mouth."
Overall Rank: 254
"Nobody could sleep. When morning came, assult craft would be lowered and a first wave of troops would ride through the surf and charge ashore on he beach at Anopopei. All over the ship, all through..."