Page 123, sentence 5
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don’t search around and look for the “coolest” book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you. (I mean, if it has 123 pages and five sentences per page at least. Many of the books around here don’t meet those criteria.)
Governments may take some steps to pretect individuals’ privacy as might the people themselves. from the essay, “How is the Nil Like a Prison,” by Alan Wexelbait.
From the short story and essay collection - “True Names and the opening of the cyberspace frontier” story by Vernor Vinge. Edited by James Frenkel. See link in sidebar on the right.
“The cycles of the earth, which King Solomon described so eloquently in the book of Ecclesiastes more than three thousand years ago, are among its most intriguing characteristics. ” Actually from page 125 because pages 123 and 124 were photographs, The Art of God, The Heavens & The Earth, by Ric Ergenbright.
Oops. I posted on Jan’s blog before realizing you asked first. I’ll post again.
“It was the language of love, and it had shifted her made-up mind on its lifelong axis. [I have to include the next sentence, too. Vital.] What did it matter how you got to that moment, so long as you got there in time?” from Blessings by Anna Quindlen
“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of four artificial sweeteners - saccharin, aspartame, acesulfame postassium (acesulfame-K), and sucralose.”
- Undertanding Nutrition, 9th edition