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1  It was like something in a book.
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2  We have all his poetry at home in a book.
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3  There was a book in the library about Holland.
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4  A thick book, opened at the frontispiece, lay before him on the wooden rest.
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5  The class must be doing the themes or perhaps Father Arnall was reading out of the book.
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6  He laid his book on the counter and passed out, his well-shod feet sounding flatly on the floor.
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7  All the descriptions of fierce love and hatred which he had met in books had seemed to him therefore unreal.
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8  He had learnt what little he knew of the laws of Latin verse from a ragged book written by a Portuguese priest.
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9  He had tried to spell out the headline for himself though he knew already what it was for it was the last of the book.
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10  Stephen, scarlet with shame, opened a book quickly with one weak hand and bent down upon it, his face close to the page.
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11  A thing like that had been done before by somebody in history, by some great person whose head was in the books of history.
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12  When he had written this title and drawn an ornamental line underneath he fell into a daydream and began to draw diagrams on the cover of the book.
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13  The book which he used for these visits was an old neglected book written by saint Alphonsus Liguori, with fading characters and sere foxpapered leaves.
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14  From time to time also he balked them by a sudden effort of the will, as by lifting them suddenly in the middle of an unfinished sentence and closing the book.
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15  The commonwealth fell, the loan bank closed its coffers and its books on a sensible loss, the rules of life which he had drawn about himself fell into desuetude.
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16  While he prayed he knelt on his red handkerchief and read above his breath from a thumb blackened prayer book wherein catchwords were printed at the foot of every page.
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17  were written at the foot of the page, and, having hidden the book, he went into his mother's bedroom and gazed at his face for a long time in the mirror of her dressing-table.
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18  As soon as the boys had turned into Clonliffe Road together they began to speak about books and writers, saying what books they were reading and how many books there were in their fathers' bookcases at home.
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19  Aristotle's entire system of philosophy rests upon his book of psychology and that, I think, rests on his statement that the same attribute cannot at the same time and in the same connexion belong to and not belong to the same subject.
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20  There, by reason of the great number of the damned, the prisoners are heaped together in their awful prison, the walls of which are said to be four thousand miles thick: and the damned are so utterly bound and helpless that, as a blessed saint, saint Anselm, writes in his book on similitudes, they are not even able to remove from the eye a worm that gnaws it.
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