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Offline Alice, a Country Gal

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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2013, 01:40:01 PM »
Hey guys, this isn't the trademark or copyright thread . . .

It is "Favorite Opening Lines" thread. Can you please stick to the topic? There are lots of other thread to play around in.
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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2013, 02:05:47 PM »
Sorry Alice. B
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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2013, 03:29:45 PM »
You know, some of my all time favorite first lines are from the books of my childhood.  Case in point-

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There was once a boy named Milo who didn't know what to do with himself-not just sometimes, but always.
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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2014, 02:51:19 PM »
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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #34 on: July 21, 2014, 10:26:28 AM »
“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

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Re: Favorite Opening Lines?
« Reply #35 on: July 21, 2014, 01:18:34 PM »
^ ^ from: Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina


Charles Howard had the feel of a gigantic onrushing machine: You had to either climb on or jump out of the way.

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