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Opening Lines

Opening lines of books

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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.
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
It was a dark and stormy night. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle
Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
All children, except one, grow up. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The Book of John in The Bible
Marley was dead, to begin with. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Who's there? Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Created by: rderich