Cannery Row - John Steinbeck

This quote was added by genevajmm
When you collect marine animals there are certain flat worms so delicate that they are almost impossible to capture whole, for they break and tatter under the touch. You must let them ooze and crawl of their own will onto a knife blade and then lift them gently into your bottle of sea water. And perhaps that might be the way to write this book - to open the page and to let the stories crawl in by themselves.

Train on this quote

Rate this quote:
4.3 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
nam_man 143.36 95.8%
wolfram 138.66 95.6%
ilovejujubee 136.72 97.4%
misson 131.84 97.4%
magnificentlyposh 125.51 96.3%
ksnapp87 124.30 97.2%
camofleur 123.45 97.6%
namtracire 121.98 98.3%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
garry.dorry 91.19 96.0%
user768028 27.97 87.1%
tww66 87.80 99.5%
mkeyes317 69.05 95.6%
jewels2002 34.69 95.6%
user58891 92.75 95.6%
user75527 46.06 85.5%
goodtimes9178 39.28 92.2%