Overall Rank: 125
"They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did."
Overall Rank: 109
"The station wagons arrived at noon, a long shining line that coursed through the west campus."
Overall Rank: 532
"One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away. A mist of fine snowflakes was curling and eddying about the..."
Overall Rank: 130
"I am living at the Villa Borghese."
Overall Rank: 133
"No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as..."
Overall Rank: 338
"He was an inch, perhaps two, under six feet, powerfully built, and he advanced straight at you with a slight stoop of the shoulders, head forward, and a fixed from-under stare which made you think..."
Overall Rank: 552
"Olive will come down in about ten minutes; she told me to tell you that."
Overall Rank: 108
"Dusk - of a summer night."
Overall Rank: 323
"One summer evening in the year 1848, three Cardinals and a missionary Bishop from America were dining together in the gardens of a villa in the Sabine hills, overlooking Rome."
Overall Rank: 49
"The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring- cleaning his little home. "