The Meme Progresses

(via Caterina)

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

And the winner is:

The liberal party maintained that marriage was an obsolete institution and that it was necessary to reform it, and indeed married life gave Oblonsky very little pleasure and forced him to tell lies and dissemble, which was so contrary to his nature.

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. I can’t claim to be reading this right now, it was simply the closest on my bookshelf.