Grab the nearest book. Find the 5th sentence on page 23. Append it to the paragraph below. Append your name to the list below of people who have contributed to the paragraph. Post the result to your LJ.
They also talk of our being guilty of injustice, and their being the victims of an unjustifiable war. Brandy, and Tom got increasingly close-mouthed and sour. Although a certain sense of tripartite society survived down to Christian times, the three classes described in the Eddic poem “Rigdthula” bear little resemblance to Dumezil’s three. It is often argued, and still oftener thought, that none but bad men would desire to weaken these salutary beliefs; and there can be nothing wrong,it is thought, in restraining bad men, and prohibiting what only such men would wish to practice. At its nearest point the wall was little more than one league from the City, and that was south-eastward. When he saw Jack Hare jump towards the fire, and the Practical Man brandishing the toasting-fork, Sir Isaac grabbed the strings of gravitational force that bound Jack to his destiny and PULLED— That’s a seventy-four gun privateer, besides. To honour a group of British nobles, treacherously slain at a conference by Hengist’s guards, Aurelius decides to erect a great monument near Amesbury. That being so, he did not chortle when he went upstairs. Let stand. This ensures that when the garbage collector runs, it has complete access to the memory in the heap and can perform its tasks safely without the threat of being preempted by another thread. And then you may begin to laugh. The data are stored in Column 1 and renamed “Age.” Pull your hand back. I don’t remember that any secrets were revealed to me, nor do I remember any avid curiosity on my part to learn something I wasn’t supposed to–perhaps I was too young to know what to listen for. You don’t remember how awful it is being normal.
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Wouldn’t it be more interesting…?
…to also list what book was nearest to you when you picked it up to find the 5th sentence on page 23? I’d love to know what line yours came from, cat.
Mine was from “Business@the Speed of Thought by Bill Gates” and I SWEAR that’s the book closest to me. It was in a tie with “Zen--The Perfect Companion” in which sentence 5, page 23 would have been (and this was hard to figure out because of how the book was written)
“He then asked her, ‘Why do you have one mouth?’:
Re: Wouldn’t it be more interesting…?
I think the fun here is just the wierd paragraphs you end up constructing. But since you asked, my line came from “War For The Oaks” by Emma Bull, which I had just finished reading when I saw this meme.