friday 56

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link up at Freda’s site

Today’s sentence comes from Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope.

“The poor lecturer, as he seated himself, made some remark such as those he had been making for the last two days-for out of a full heart the mouth speaketh. But he spoke to an impatient listener. ‘D— the South Sea Islanders,’ said Mr. Sowerby. ‘You’ll have it all your own way in a few minutes, like a bull in a china-shop; but for Heaven’s sake let us have a little peace till that time comes.’ “

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link up at Freda’s site

Today’s sentence comes from Evelina by Fanny Burney.

“She was attended by a French gentleman, whom she introduced by the name of Monsieur Du Bois: Mrs. Mirvan received them both with her usual politeness; but the Captain looked very much displeased; and after a short silence, very sternly said to Madame Duval, ‘Pray who asked you to bring that there spark with you?’ ”

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link up at Freda’s site

Today’s sentence comes from The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy.

“ ‘Mr. Errington?’ asked the coroner casually. ‘Who is Mr. Errington?’

But this Emma found difficult to explain. Mr. Errington was – Mr. Errington, that’s all.”

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link up at Freda’s site

Today’s sentence comes from A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie.

“Now, as she looked out in the fading light, she noticed a man’s figure just disappearing round the yew hedge”

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link up at Freda’s site

Today’s sentence comes from The Lodger by Marie Adelaide Belloc.

“Bunting smiled nervously. ‘They don’t look dead somehow. They looks more as if they were listening,’ he said.”