Overall Rank: 19
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
Overall Rank: 100
"A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the..."
Overall Rank: 364
"Well, Piotr, not in sight yet?" was the question asked on May the 20th, 1859, by a gentleman of a little over forty, in a dusty coat and checked trousers, who came out without his hat on to the...
Overall Rank: 112
"In the time of Spanish rule, and for many years afterwards, the town of Sulaco—the luxuriant beauty of the orange gardens bears witness to its antiquity—had never been commercially anything more..."
Overall Rank: 8
"124 was spiteful. Full of baby's venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children."
Overall Rank: 108
"Dusk - of a summer night."
Overall Rank: 5
"Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth."
Overall Rank: 65
"The two women were alone in the London flat."
Overall Rank: 85
"I am extremely concerned, my dearest friend, for the disturbances that have happened in your family."
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...."