Overall Rank: 30
"Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo...."
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: 76
"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."
Overall Rank: 79
"Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen sat one morning in the window-bay of their father’s house in Beldover, working and talking. Ursula was stitching a piece of brightly-coloured embroidery, and Gudrun was..."
Overall Rank: 280
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"Even Camilla had enjoyed masquerades, of the safe sort where the mask may be dropped at the critical moment it presumes itself as reality."
Overall Rank: 32
"The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it..."
Overall Rank: 6
"It was love at first sight."
Overall Rank: 3
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."