"I have never seen anything like it: two little discs of glass suspended in front of his eyes in loops of wire. Is he blind?"
"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..."
"Even Camilla had enjoyed masquerades, of the safe sort where the mask may be dropped at the critical moment it presumes itself as reality."
"The Prince had always liked his London, when it had come to him; he was one of the modern Romans who find by the Thames a more convincing image of the truth of the ancient state than any they have..."
"I've been called Bone all my life, but my name's Ruth Anne."
"The sea which lies before me as I write glows rather than sparkles in the bland May sunshine."
"Was anyone hurt?"
"He walks down the street."
"May in Ayemenem is a hot, brooding month.Maj je v Ajemenemu vroč, morast mesec."
"In the last years of the Seventeenth Century there was to be found among the fops and the fools of the London coffee-houses one rangy, gangling flitch called Ebenezer Cooke, more ambitious than..."