Overall Rank: 37
"Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see..."
Overall Rank: 48
"Nous étions à l'Etude, quand le Proviseur entra suivi d'un "nouveau" habillé en bourgeois et d'un garçon de classe qui portait un grand pupitre.We were in study hall when the headmaster walked in,..."
Overall Rank: 118
"This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve."
Overall Rank: 45
"Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do; once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or..."
Overall Rank: 38
"“Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug."
Overall Rank: 285
"Let the reader be introduced to Lady Carbury, upon whose character and doings much will depend of whatever interest these pages may have, as she sits at her writing-table in her own room in her own..."
Overall Rank: 22
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. (C. Garnett, 1946) and (J. Carmichael, 1960)All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy..."
Overall Rank: 294
"Was she beautiful or not beautiful? and what was the secret of form or expression which gave the dynamic quality to her glance?"
Overall Rank: 114
"Alexey Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, a landowner well known in our district in his own day, and still remembered among us owing to his tragic and obscure..."
Overall Rank: 56
"Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. There are circumstances in which, whether you partake of the..."