first line

first line (incipit) of a poem, first sentence of a novel, speech, etc.

  • incipit
  • first verse
  • first sentence
  • opening line
  • fl
  • 1st line
  • 1st sentence

Data type

Monolingual text


Ἄνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον, ὃς μάλα πολλὰ (Ancient Greek)
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Ich weiß nicht, was soll es bedeuten (German)
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Я памятник себе воздвиг нерукотворный (Russian)
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La lumière agonise et meurt à tes genoux (French)
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Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. (English)
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It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. (English)
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