September 19, 2011

first line quiz answers

Here are the answers to the First Line quiz posted this morning:

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

“Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Miss Jane Marple was sitting by her window.
The Mirror Crack’d by Agatha Christie

Janie finished her essay.
The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney

Jacob Marley was dead as a doornail.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Only three people were left under the red and white awning of the grease joint: Grady, me, and the fry cook.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments, and gray, stepple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

It was love at first sight.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

They’re out there.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

It became their motto, and Jonesy couldn’t for the life of him remember which of them started saying it first.
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King

OK. Don’t panic.
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Call me Ishmael.
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were.
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

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

My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie.
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

When I was seventeen, my life changed forever.
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

All this happened, more or less.
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

“Where’s papa going with that ax?” said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast.
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

I hope this gave you something good to think about or at least was a fun activity.

Check back tomorrow for the first post in the Project Best Friends Forever series.

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