Overall Rank: 20
"The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon."
Overall Rank: 361
"Before: It unrolled slowly, forced to show its colors, curling and snapping back whenever one of us turned loose. The whole land was very tense until we put our four steins on its corners and laid..."
Overall Rank: 159
"The men at work at the corner of the street had made a kind of a camp for themselves, where, marked out by tripods hung with red hurricane-lamps, an abyss in the road led down to a network of..."
Overall Rank: 366
"'You won't be late?'"
Overall Rank: 42
"Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton."
Overall Rank: 373
"Mr. Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brother-in-law. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all..."
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: 158
"The Brangwens had lived for generations on the Marsh Farm, in the meadows where the Erewash twisted sluggishly through alder trees, separating Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire."
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: 130
"I am living at the Villa Borghese."