Friday, September 24, 2010

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish mem which I have seen credited to Storytime with Tonya and The Bookaholic Zone. Whoever's responsible, it's really easy (and fun!) to participate.

*Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
*Turn to page 56 and Find the fifth sentence.
*Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section below.
*Post a link along with your post back to this blog and either Storytime with Tonya or The Bookaholic Zone (or both, if you like).
*Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST

Here's mine from my current read The Divine Comedy II: Purgatory by Dante Alighieri (trans by Dorothy L Sayers). For the purposes of this meme, I am using page 56 of the actual text by Dante rather than material from the long introduction:

Look at the angel over there, and how
He moves to come to us; look how the day's
Sixth handmaiden resigns her office now.

Adorn with reverence both thy mein and face,
That he may joy to speed us up the mount;
Think that it dawns but once, this day of grace.

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