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Can you name the novel from its first sentence?
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
After all, tomorrow is another day.
He turned out the light and went into Jem's room. He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.
The eyes and faces all turned themselves towards me, and guiding myself by them, as by a magical thread, I stepped into the room.
The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.
Very few castaways can claim to have survived so long at sea as Mr. Patel, and none in the company of an adult Bengal tiger.
But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.
[Title Character] was dreaming about the lions.
... and they were both ever sensible of the warmest gratitude towards the persons who, by bringing her into Derbyshire, had been the means of uniting them.
He loved Big Brother.
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. [Title Character] was both.
It's funny. Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
Later on he will understand how some men so loved her, that they did dare much for her sake.
... and sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper waiting for him—and it was still hot.
But I don't think us feel old at all. And us so happy. Matter of fact, I think this the youngest us ever felt.
... startled by the overhead light, flew a large nocturnal butterfly that began circling the room. The strains of the piano and violin rose up weakly from below.
There was some open space between what he knew and what he tried to believe, but nothing could be done about it, and if you can't fix it, you've got to stand it.
That might be the subject of a new story, but our present story is ended.
Oh, my girls, however long you may live, I never can wish you a greater happiness than this.'
From the Land of Oz,' said Dorothy gravely. 'And here is Toto, too. And oh, Aunt Em! I'm so glad to be at home again!'
A LAST NOTE FROM YOUR NARRATOR. I am haunted by humans.
There was the hum of bees, and the musky odor of pinks filled the air.
All was well.
He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and distance.
And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea.
Are there any questions?
It was the devious-cruising Rachel, that in her retracing search after her missing children, only found another orphan.
Curley and Carlson looked after them. And Carlson said, 'Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin' them two guys?'
I just waited a bit, then turned back to the car, to drive off to wherever it was I was supposed to be.
At that, as if it had been the signal he waited for, Newland Archer got up slowly and walked back alone to his hotel
The knife came down, missing him by inches, and he took off.
It begins like this: Barrabás came to us by sea…
But this is how Paris was in the early days when we were very poor and very happy.
He turned away to give them time to pull themselves together; and waited, allowing his eyes to rest on the trim cruiser in the distance.
She looked up and across the barn, and her lips came together and smiled mysteriously.
Here she is with another hour before her. 'Come in, Mrs. Brown,' she says. 'Everything's ready.'
... as cornice and facade flowed smoothly once more from left to right, post and tree, window and doorway and signboard each in its ordered place.
... there was no other care than to make this stone long enough and narrow enough to cover a man. No name can be read there.
... then paused, and, after a few seconds, turned as unhurriedly back towards the left. South-south-west, south, south-east, east ...
I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before.
Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.
... the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were fully answered in the perfect happiness of the union.
One bird said to Billy Pilgrim, 'Poo-tee-weet?'
Might I trouble you then to be ready in half an hour, and we can stop at Marcini’s for a little dinner on the way?
I wish you all a long and happy life.
... and the tranquil waterway leading to the utmost ends of the earth flowed sombre under an overcast sky — seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness.
Whatever our struggles and triumphs, however we may suffer them, all too soon they bleed into a wash, just like watery ink on paper.
... planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.
Hazel followed; and together they slipped away, running easily down through the wood, where the first primroses were beginning to bloom.
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