Friday, May 11, 2007

The Quick Book Meme

Grab the nearest book.
Open it to page 161.
Find the fifth full sentence.
Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
Don't search around looking for the coolest book you can find. Do what's actually next to you.

Mine is The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by A.J. Church which I just bought at a homeschool get-together yesterday (one mom brought a couple of boxes of used books to peruse).

"Nevertheless there is still something which I can do."

Courtesy of the Cabbage Patch


DO said...

"For an instant there was an ominous stillness, quieter and more silent than ever before, as if even the air was holding its breath."

(The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster)

Love2Learn Mom said...

Now that's a terrific book to have nearby! :)

Margaret in Minnesota said...

I love it...and can relate to the sentiment expressed.