Overall Rank: 38
"“Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug."
Overall Rank: 51
"On an evening in the latter part of May a middle-aged man was walking homeward from Shaston to the village of Marlott, in the adjoining Vale of Blakemore or Blackmoor."
Overall Rank: 6
"It was love at first sight."
Overall Rank: 239
"William Shakespeare's date of birth is not precisely known, but it probably preceded his baptism on April 26, 1564, in Stratfordon-Avon, by only a few days."
Overall Rank: 43
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."
Overall Rank: 47
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to..."
Overall Rank: 80
"The boulevard du cange was a broad, quiet street that marked the eastern flank of the city of Amiens."
Overall Rank: 7
"If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they...
Overall Rank: 257
"PROLOGUE - Clare: It's hard being left behind.FIRST DATE, ONE Saturday, October 26, 1991 (Henry is 28, Clare is 20) Clare: The library is cool and smells like carpet cleaner, although all I can see..."
Overall Rank: 21
"Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not..."