- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
"Taking Burgundy and Provence peaceably by marriage, he proceeded to make Italy the fulcrum of his new empire."
The quote comes from
A Mighty Fortress: A New History of the German People by Steven Ozment.