"I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me; had they duly considered how much...
"Strether's first question, when he reached the hotel, was about his friend; yet on his learning that Waymarsh was apparently not to arrive till evening he was not wholly disconcerted."
"I am extremely concerned, my dearest friend, for the disturbances that have happened in your family."
"General Mills with his gaudy uniform and spirited charger was the center for all eyes especially as his steed was extremely restless."
"Two mountain chains traverse the republic roughly from north to south, forming between them a number of valleys and plateaus."
"For a man of his age, fifty-two, divorced, he has, to his mind, solved the problem of sex rather well."
"The station wagons arrived at noon, a long shining line that coursed through the west campus."
"Here is an account of a few years in the life of Quoyle, born in Brooklyn and raised in a shuffle of dreary upstate towns."
"If I am out of my mind, it's all right with me, thought Moses Herzog."
"They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did."