GAME: Opening Lines
1. The sun was already sinking into the deep green of the hills of the west of the valley, the red and gray-pink of its shadows touching the comers of the land, when Flick Ohmsford began his descent. The Sword Of Shannara by Terry Brooks - got by Mathgan
2. I am a very old man; how old I do not know.
3. I am Basil Elton, keeper of the North Point light that my father and grandfather kept before me.
4. "I've watched through his eyes, I've listened through his ears, and tell you he's the one."
5. Billy Ray Cobb was the younger and smaller of the two rednecks. A Time To Kill by John Grisham - got by Mathgan
6. The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. Neuromancer by William Gibson - got by Mathgan
7. This darkness troubles me.
8. It was seven o'clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day's rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws one after the other to get rid of the sleepy feeling in the tips. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - got by cramoukji
9. Rayford Steele's mind was on a woman he had never touched. Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins - got by Mathgan
10. The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn.
11. Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - got by Penny
12. Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes. Animal Farm by George Orwell - got by Imposter
13. TRUE! nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why WILL you say that I am mad? The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe - got by tdunnie
14. This is a story about something that happened long ago when your grandfather was a child. The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis - got by Penny
15. Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself.
16. Jack Torrance thought: Officious little prick. The Shining by Stephen King - got by AJDaGreat
17. A spot of light appeared on the deep red rug which covered the raw rock of the cave floor.
18. The scent and smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming - got by 1922
19. Mr. Hungerton, her father, really was the most tactless personupon earth,--a fluffy, feathery, untidy cockatoo of a man,perfectly good-natured, but absolutely centered upon his ownsilly self.
20. Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens - got by bertie
21. In your schooldays most of you who read this book made acquaintance with the noble building of Euclid’s geometry, and you remember—perhaps with more respect than love—the magnificent structure, on the lofty staircase of which you were chased about for uncounted hours by conscientious teachers.
22. When we compare the individuals of the same variety or sub-variety of our older cultivated plants and animals, one of the first points which strikes us is, that they generally differ more from each other than do the individuals of any one species or variety in a state of nature. On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin - got by cramoukji
23. A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shining amid the straw.
24. As I walk’d through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and as I slept, I dreamed a Dream.
Ignoring intro notes and forwards, etc.