Savory Sentences

Some sentences are sublime; they roll off the page and the tongue and can be savored like a gourmet meal and fine wine. I'm collecting sentences I find savory.  Amuse-bouche ...

We began when the sky was clean and ready for the sun and you could see your breath and smell traces of the night.
                                                  From West With the Night, Beryl Markham

Sometimes all we need is a concrete reminder to recognize we are surrounded by the sacred.
                        From Redeeming the BVM in The Waiting Place, Eileen Button

The velvet is rare, and seductive, and irresistible, and it makes Martha nervous.
                    From Things We Used to Believe in Ordinary Life, Elizabeth Berg