Read On.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, … we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the ot...
I t was a bright cold day in April,  and the clocks were striking thirteen.
As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump,  on the back of his head, behind  Christopher Robin.
If music be the food of love,  play on,  give me excess of it…
I am an invisible man.
The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting.
It was love at first sight.
All this happened, more or less.
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents...
This minute of silence
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Read On.
These  first lines were from the following books: It was the best of times - - Charles Dickens,  A Tale of Two Cities It w...
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  1. 1. Read On.
  2. 2. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, … we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way...
  3. 3. I t was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
  4. 4. As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.
  5. 5. Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin.
  6. 6. If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it…
  7. 7. I am an invisible man.
  8. 8. The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting.
  9. 9. It was love at first sight.
  10. 10. All this happened, more or less.
  11. 11. It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents...
  12. 12. This minute of silence
  13. 13. has been brought to you on behalf of
  14. 14. a neighborhood public library
  15. 15. to whom $20 has been donated.
  16. 16. Read On.
  17. 17. These first lines were from the following books: It was the best of times - - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. -- George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning…- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now…- A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh If music be the food of love, play on, … - William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night I am an invisible man. -- Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army -- Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage It was love at first sight. -- Joseph Heller, Catch-22 All this happened, more or less. -- Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five It was a dark and stormy night -- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, Paul Clifford (1830)
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