1. 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.
2. The family of Dashwood had long been settled in Sussex.
3. When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator-skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister’s address in Van Buren Street, and four dollar in money.
4. 3 May. Bistritz.–Left Munich at 8:35 P.M., on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late.
5. No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water.
6. There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.
7. I call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space.
8. I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull.
9. “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
10. From the old and pleasantly situated village of Mayenfeld, a footpath winds through green and shady meadows to the foot of the mountains, which on this side look down from their stern and lofty heights upon the valley below.
1. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
2. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
3. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
4. Dracula by Bram Stoker
5. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
6. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7. Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
8. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
9. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
10. Heidi by Johanna Spyri