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25 March 2006 @ 08:57 pm
First book meme  
Gakked from panthology,

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Do what's actually next to you.

It was sticking out of the shelf, and so...

For that city [Washington], and the name it was destined to carry, symbolized the conspiracy that threatened, so Jefferson and his followers thought, all that Virginia stood for.

From Founding Brothers: the Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis.

Which I have out, coincidentally enough, as a resource for my Jeremiah fic, Panth!