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First Lines of Famous Novels

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Match the quote to the novel that it begins.

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Which novel begins with the line "Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton."?
Which novel begins with the line "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."?
Which novel begins with the line "'The Signora had no business to do it,' said Miss Bartlett, 'no business at all.'"?
Which novel begins with the line "On the 24th of February, 1815, the watch-tower of Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the arrival of the three-master Pharaon, from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples."?
Which novel begins with the line "The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest."?
Which novel begins with the line "As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place, where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep: And as I slept, I dreamed a Dream."?
Which novel begins with the line "There was no possibility of taking a walk that day."?
Which novel begins with the line "It was love at first sight."?
Which novel begins with the line "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." ?
Which novel begins with the line "In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."?
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