n. written words; book prepared for use in schools or colleges
A controversial new edition of a Japanese history text book has been chosen by a public school board for use in its schools.
Sentence in Classic:
It was a text which might seem to the casual observer at variance with the lofty morality elsewhere preached by Jesus Christ.
Such a book being there was wonderful enough; but still more astounding were the notes penciled in the margin, and plainly referring to the text.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
He seemed to like to give to his thoughts for text these funereal psalmodies filled with the vision of the other world.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The most sagacious, the calmest, the most profound, decipher slowly, and when they arrive with their text, the task has long been completed; there are already twenty translations on the public place.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
One, the most ancient, a number of the Drapeau Blanc of the 25th of July, 1823, the text of which can be seen in the first volume, established the identity of M.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The text cannot be altered, and the various opinions are often no more than an expression of despair over it.
If she entered a church, trusting to share the Sabbath smile of the Universal Father, it was often her mishap to find herself the text of the discourse.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context