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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • There was not a sound of life save that acme and sublimation of all dismal sounds, the bark of a fox, its three hollow notes being rendered at intervals of a minute with the precision of a funeral bell.

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  • A new Acme had opened, and the bakery section always had a tray of free samples sitting on the counter.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Mine has been a tale of horrors; I have reached their acme, and what I must now relate can but be tedious to you.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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