26 November 2008

fun book meme! yay!

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence along with these instructions in a note to your blog. (Or post a comment here)
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

It is also easy to see why only persons of means could patronize a temple involving sixty-four or more divinities.

Indeed. from Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet, the catalog for the Walters Art Museum South Asia collection. There's a pretty picture of a goddess on p. 57. I get to look at pretty pictures for a living. hee hee

aur aap?
amdana ti?
und Sie?


Transient Gadfly said...

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(I'm still at work, which limits my book selection quite a bit. Also, I had to extrapolate the definition of "sentence" a little bit).

Daniel said...

"Though men and women alike constantly exercise themselves in military training on fixed days, lest they should be unfit for war when need requires, they do not undertake it lightly."

Jeb said...

"Thus, we would have to fall back on the anthropic principle to explain why the electron has the mass and charge that it does."

tenaciousmcd said...

"As rumors of the militant commotion at the Common filtered back to the college, Dr. Myles Cooper must have been appalled that the orphan whom he had treated so indulgently was now fraternizing with disreputable elements."

Jack said...

(p. 56 had a large illustration with only one sentence. No apparent rule for that eventuality, but here it is.)

"The overhangs help shade a large expanse of glass, making the house cooler in summer but still allowing filtered sunlight inside."