1 Susan had read nothing, and Fanny longed to give her a share in her own first pleasures, and inspire a taste for the biography and poetry which she delighted in herself.
2 In this case I found her biography sandwiched in between that of a Hebrew rabbi and that of a staff-commander who had written a monograph upon the deep-sea fishes.
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3 They were of great service to me, and especially that one incidentally truthful piece of biography of Stapleton's.
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4 There was a bookcase in the room; I saw from the backs of the books, that they were about evidence, criminal law, criminal biography, trials, acts of Parliament, and such things.
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5 Though Levin was not interested in the biography, he could not help listening, and learned some new and interesting facts about the life of the distinguished man of science.
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6 The kind of reading that I have the greatest fondness for is biography.
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7 The biographies and special national histories are like paper money.
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8 He drew up prospectuses, translated newspapers, annotated editions, compiled biographies, etc.
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