GUESS THE CLASSIC NOVEL BASED ON ITS SECOND SENTENCE

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    There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France.
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    That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly.
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    It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.
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    To her son these words conveyed an extraordinary joy, as if it were settled, the expedition were bound to take place, and the wonder to which he had looked forward, for years and years it seemed, was, after a night's darkness and a day’s sail, within touch.
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    Everything was in confusion in the Oblonskys’ house.
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    However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.
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    The plows crossed and recrossed the rivulet marks.
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    In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish father.
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    A yellow dressinggown, ungirdled, was sustained gently behind him on the mild morning air.
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    My sin, my soul.
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    ‘Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,’ he told me, ‘just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.’
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    They were coming toward where the flag was and I went along the fence.
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    The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide.
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    Though he had taken off his school sweater and trailed it now from one hand, his grey shirt stuck to him and his hair was plastered to his forehead.
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    Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were booming the find, thousands of men were rushing into the Northland.
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    I’m stupid about executions.
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    No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms.
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    With the ring of light from his lantern dancing from side to side, he lurched across the yard, kicked off his boots at the back door, drew himself a last glass of beer from the barrel in the scullery, and made his way up to bed, where Mrs. Jones was already snoring.
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    I had just gotten over a serious illness that I won’t bother to talk about, except that it had something to do with the miserably weary split-up and my feeling that everything was dead.
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    Some shady trees leaned over it, and rushes and water-lilies grew at the deep end.
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    "Out to the hoghouse," replied Mrs. Arable. “Some pigs were born last night."
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    It stood on its own and looked over a broad spread of West Country farmland.
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    In the first forty days a boy had been with him.