1 If I was smart like her, I'd be at my books day and night.
2 She cut squares of cotton cloth and we sewed them together into a book.
3 She carried them all in her mind as if they were characters in a book or a play.
4 In the corner at my right were all my books, in shelves I had made and painted myself.
5 For two days I sat at the dining-room table, pasting this book full of pictures for Yulka.
6 I turned back to the beginning of the third book, which we had read in class that morning.
7 He play horn and violin, and he read so many books that the priests in Bohemie come to talk to him.
8 I had wanted to get some picture books for Yulka and Antonia; even Yulka was able to read a little now.
9 I propped my book open and stared listlessly at the page of the 'Georgics' where tomorrow's lesson began.'
10 As we sat down to the table, it occurred to me that he liked to look at us, and that our faces were open books to him.
11 In the evening, as I sat staring at my book, the fervour of his voice stirred through the quantities on the page before me.
12 Sylvester dallied about Lena until he began to make mistakes in his work; had to stay at the bank until after dark to make his books balance.
13 THE DAY AFTER COMMENCEMENT I moved my books and desk upstairs, to an empty room where I should be undisturbed, and I fell to studying in earnest.
14 Before I got into the wagon, he took a book out of his pocket, opened it, and showed me a page with two alphabets, one English and the other Bohemian.
15 As I sat down to my book at last, my old dream about Lena coming across the harvest-field in her short skirt seemed to me like the memory of an actual experience.
16 Jake bought everything the newsboys offered him: candy, oranges, brass collar buttons, a watch-charm, and for me a 'Life of Jesse James,' which I remember as one of the most satisfactory books I have ever read.
17 Of course, if Mr. Harling was at home, if his shadow stood out on the blind of the west room, I did not go in, but turned and walked home by the long way, through the street, wondering what book I should read as I sat down with the two old people.
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