On a Book Close At Hand

Stolen from Keith:

  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.

Nearest book? American Aurora, by Richard Rosenfeld.
Page 161? A letter from Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, written on June 21st, 1798.
The fifth sentence on the page? “This was seized by the war hawks and given out as a secret mission for the Jacobins here to solicit an army for France, instrust them as to their landing, &c.”

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