Category Archives: Famous Openings

Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do…

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The Cremation of Sam McGee

There are strange things done in the midnight sun     By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales     That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,     … Continue reading

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Call me Ishmael.

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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