Overall Rank: 262
"When the Goddess Nugua undertook to repair the Dome of Heaven, she fashioned at the Great Mythical Mountain under the Nonesuch Bluff 36,501 pieces of stone, each 120 feet high and 240 feet around...."
Overall Rank: 485
"While Pearl Tull was dying, a funny thought occurred to her."
Overall Rank: 374
"We are at rest five miles behind the front."
Overall Rank: 495
"His mother who died delivering him, and his father who was killed in Mesopotamia, might have been figures in a legend as far as Sriram was concerned."
Overall Rank: 302
"I was set down from the carrier's cart at the age of three; and there with a sense of bewilderment and terror my life in the village began."
Overall Rank: 57
"Someone must have been telling lies about Joseph K., for without having done anything wrong he was arrested one fine morning.Jemand mußte Josef K. verleumdet haben, denn ohne daß er etwas Böses..."
Overall Rank: 6
"It was love at first sight."
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: 125
"They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did."
Overall Rank: 265
"If there was a bishop, my mother would have him to tea."