Here are the first few lines from Some of Your Blood by Theodore Sturgeon:
...but first a word:
You know the way. You have the key. And it is your privilege.
The Friday 56 is a bookish meme sponsored by Freda's Voice. It is really easy to participate. Just grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56. Find a sentence that grabs you and post it.
Here is the mine from Some of Your Blood by Theodore Sturgeon:
Sometimes they saw each other at the grange or in town and talked, but everybody knew everybody and no one thought anything of it. And the way people like to talk, to do matchmaking and all, they still never thought anything about George and Anna.