1. Grab the nearest book;
2. Open the book to page 123;
3. Find the fifth sentence;
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions;
5. Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest;
The closest book to me is Volume 1 of Shakespeare (the comedies). The sentances are from 'Much Ado about nothing'. For the record its close by as I was looking for the exact quote from one of the plays a couple of days ago.
Beatrice. What pace is this thay thy tongue keeps?
Margaret. Not a false gallop
Ursula Madam, withdraw : the prince, the count, Signior Benedict, Don John, and all the gallants of the town are come to fetch you to church.
Well - at least it wasn't one of my computer manuals. The sendmail manual would give some strange sentances for sure.