16 May 2007

Nearest Book, Fifth Full Sentence Meme

From a Random Blog:

Grab the nearest book.

1. Open it to page 161.
2. Find the fifth full sentence.
3. Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
4. Don’t search around looking for the coolest book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.

I actually have 4 books on my desk, and they're pretty much all equidistant from me: that is, they touch me as I type. So, I guess I get to do all 4.

From "A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations:"

The Fujiwara were a family of civilian aristocrats who preferred intrigue to war and shared the disdain for the military that was prevalent among the Heian aristocracy.

From "Around the World in 80 Days:"

A quarter of an hour later he stopped before a large cabin, adorned with several clusters of streamers, the exterior walls of which were designed to represent, in violent colors and without perspective, a company of jugglers.

From "How to Photograph Absolutely Everything:"

The best results are achieved when clouds partially obscure the sun or when the sun is at the edge of a cloud.

From "This is Your Brain on Music:"

Have you ever been walking down the stree and suddenly smelled an odor that you hadn't smelled in a long time, and that triggered a memory of some long-ago event?

If you're participating in this blog, make another post! Those of you without blogs, just post your 5th your sentence in our comments! And those of you with blogs – tag, you’re it!

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