Overall Rank: 307
"Hot, thought the Parisians."
Overall Rank: 159
"The men at work at the corner of the street had made a kind of a camp for themselves, where, marked out by tripods hung with red hurricane-lamps, an abyss in the road led down to a network of..."
Overall Rank: 85
"I am extremely concerned, my dearest friend, for the disturbances that have happened in your family."
Overall Rank: 128
"It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills."
Overall Rank: 149
"They made a silly mistake, though," the Professor of History said, and his smile, as Dixon watched, gradually sank beneath the surface of his features at the memory.
Overall Rank: 260
"In the Year 1815 Monseigneur Charles-François-Bienvenu Myriel was Bishop of Digne."
Overall Rank: 345
"The Rev. Septimus Harding was, a few years since, a beneficed clergyman residing in the cathedral town of ---; let us call it Barchester."
Overall Rank: 1
"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."
Overall Rank: 67
"Okonkwo was well-known throughout the nine villages and even beyond. His fame rested on solid personal achievements. As a young man of eighteen he had brought honour to his village by throwing..."
Overall Rank: 113
"Selden paused in surprise."