T5W: Memorable First Sentences !

Its Top 5 Wednesday today šŸ™‚ and its all about Favourite First sentences. I decided to interpret this as first lines I found memorable, be it the humorous ones, the ones that echo a universal truth or the ones that eventually influenced a childhood.

T5W is a meme created by Gingerreadslainey and is now hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes.

 

 

P&P is my favourite book of all time, and this line is one I cannot get out of my mind for an array of reasons.

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The Victorian era truly was a period of contrasts and contradictions and Dickens so perfectly captures this.

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Mr.Tolstoy sir, preach! Its wondrous to see the array of reactions one has to sadness and disappointment.

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How can one leave this out. The sentence that began the frenzy. The sentence that changed our lives.

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How can you forget this once you’ve read it!!!?

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What are your favourite first lines?