I looked for your books in the library, Miss Turnbull, but we couldn't find them.
Its trade also in books, hops, horses, and cloth is considerable, and a large banking and exchange business is done here.
I took the greatest delight in these German books, especially Schiller's wonderful lyrics, the history of Frederick the Great's magnificent achievements and the account of Goethe's life.
I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
He had died by the time I read that passage in one of his books, so I couldn't write him, as is my normal practice when an author's words puzzle me.
She gritted her teeth and forced her attention to the stack of books, jotting down notes on her notepad.
There appeared to be no such thing as a do-it-yourself manual for seeing the future, but the books had a few good—if bizarre—anecdotal stories that gave her ideas.
She had checked off three of the seven exercises she'd learned from the books she read.
Gabriel.s small cottage was lit by a single candle that cast light on a collection of weapons along one wall and a few books on a bookshelf on another.
There remained a second rope, various books on the sport of ice climbing and a few pitons.
It contained a sofa, two wing chairs, a queen size bed, a fully stocked wet bar, kitchenette, bathroom, wide screen TV, books, and magazines.
What did the books say to do in this situation?
Mismatched chairs, crates, and one couch had been arranged in two circles around stacks of antique books and lanterns.
Another corner contained crates full of sleeping babies while older children sat reading antique books in the center of the room.
A stack of books rested in front of her and she sipped a cup of black coffee.
The days following the incident, Dean had pored over more mug books, sure he would be able to identify at least one of the two hoods.
He studied the pictures and began puzzling through the words, determined to discover why a woman who could not read books chose to keep this one in her chamber.
Mahogany shelves full of dust free books surrounded them with the wisdom of many years.
Dropping to one of the benches, she opened one of the books and leafed through the colorful pages, pausing when she recognized a plant.
Bored after another tour around, she returned to the office to examine the books lining one wall.
Each shelf was labeled, the books alphabetized by shelf and each one perfectly perched on the edge.
Seeing even his books standing rigidly at attention made her uncomfortable.
The wicked side of her wanted to push in a few books next time he left, just to irk him.
Xander was everywhere, from posters on the wall, stacks of books he'd allegedly written, even a red carpet entrance flanked by adoring female fans and photographers.
The counter was stacked with books, and there was a single chair behind the stand for him to sit and sign.
Posing provocatively for pictures, signing books, small talk.
She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.
Chicheley appears in the Hall-books of New College up to the year 1392/93, when he was a B.A.
Her favourite books were Tasso, Atala and Paul et Virginie.
He translated into Hebrew a large number of Arabic books (including the Arabic form of Euclid).
This treatise is in two books, dedicated to Dositheus, and deals with the dimensions of spheres, cones, "solid rhombi" and cylinders, all demonstrated in a strictly geometrical method.
He was not strong enough to work on the farm like his brothers; but he loved books and study.
He worked many years as a blacksmith and studied books whenever he had a spare moment.
Books were very scarce and very precious, and only a few men could read them.
But after he had learned to read, she taught him to look in books for that which he wished to know.
Read books that are true.
Do not read bad books, they will make you bad.
Only after the public grew weary of this did printers go off in search of completely new books, called novels to mark their newness.
Since it debuted selling books in 1995, Amazon has expanded to sell all kinds of products.
What books are the professors reading?
The future German man will not just be a man of books, but a man of character.
I had read many books before, but never from a critical point of view.
In study hours she had to look up new words for me and read and reread notes and books I did not have in raised print.
The embossed books and other apparatus arrived, and I threw myself into the work with renewed confidence.
Just before the books came, Mr. Gilman had begun to remonstrate with Miss Sullivan on the ground that I was working too hard, and in spite of my earnest protestations, he reduced the number of my recitations.
When one enters the portals of learning, one leaves the dearest pleasures--solitude, books and imagination--outside with the whispering pines.
It is impossible, I think, to read in one day four or five different books in different languages and treating of widely different subjects, and not lose sight of the very ends for which one reads.
Indeed, books have meant so much more in my education than in that of others, that I shall go back to the time when I began to read.
At first I had only a few books in raised print--"readers" for beginners, a collection of stories for children, and a book about the earth called "Our World."
During the next two years I read many books at my home and on my visits to Boston.
Circumscribed as my life was in so many ways, I had to look between the covers of books for news of the world that lay outside my own.
I do not remember a time since I have been capable of loving books that I have not loved Shakespeare.
I trust that my readers have not concluded from the preceding chapter on books that reading is my only pleasure; my pleasures and amusements are many and varied.
There was an odour of print and leather in the room which told me that it was full of books, and I stretched out my hand instinctively to find them.
I received from them gifts that have the gentle concurrence of the heart, books containing their own thoughts, soul-illumined letters, and photographs that I love to have described again and again.
I read in my books every day.
I am sorry that you have no little children to play with you sometimes; but I think you are very happy with your books, and your many, many friends.
There are many new books in the library.
I used to think, when I read in my books about your great city, that when I visited it the people would be strangers to me, but now I feel differently.
It is because my books are full of the riches of which Mr. Ruskin speaks that I love them so dearly.
The Japanese books are very odd.
Several hundred books, including many fine ones, were sent to me in a short time, as well as money and encouragement.
They have now about 100 books and about $55 in money, and a kind gentleman has given us land on which to erect a library building.
But in the meantime the club has rented a little room in a central part of the town, and the books which we already have are free to all. 3.
I did not like to trouble them while I was trying to get money for poor little Tommy, for of course it was more important that he should be educated than that my people should have books to read. 4.
I do not know what books we have, but I think it is a miscellaneous (I think that is the word) collection....
He has lately had several books printed in England for me, "Old Mortality," "The Castle of Otranto" and "King of No-land."...
You will be glad to hear that the books from England are coming now.
I already have the seventh and eighth books of the "Aeneid" and one book of the "Iliad," all of which is most fortunate, as I have come almost to the end of my embossed text-books.
As to the two-handed alphabet, I think it is much easier for those who have sight than the manual alphabet; for most of the letters look like the large capitals in books; but I think when it comes to teaching a deaf-blind person to spell, the manual alphabet is much more convenient, and less conspicuous....
I am now the proud owner of about fifteen new books, which we ordered from Louisville.
Perhaps next week I shall have some more books, "The Tempest," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and possibly some selections from Green's history of England.
I do believe I sleep on books every night!
The latter wished to send her some books; but she could not find anything simple enough for her!
The books are large, about the size of a volume of an encyclopedia.
The books are not heavy, because the leaves with the raised type do not lie close.
Books for the blind are very limited in number.
We gladly allowed her to use freely our library of embossed books, our collection of stuffed animals, sea-shells, models of flowers and plants, and the rest of our apparatus for instructing the blind through the sense of touch.
In selecting books for Helen to read, I have never chosen them with reference to her deafness and blindness.
She always reads such books as seeing and hearing children of her age read and enjoy.
The attitude of the child toward his books should be that of unconscious receptivity.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
Books supplemented, perhaps equaled in importance the manual alphabet, as a means of teaching language.
Books are the storehouse of language, and any child, whether deaf or not, if he has his attention attracted in any way to printed pages, must learn.
The reason why she read to her pupil so many good books is due, in some measure, to the fact that she had so recently recovered her eyesight.
In Captain Keller's library she found excellent books, Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare," and better still Montaigne.
After the first year or so of elementary work she met her pupil on equal terms, and they read and enjoyed good books together.
The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':
Careful examination was made of the books in raised print in the library of the Perkins Institution to learn if any extracts from this volume could be found there; but nothing was discovered.
They are regarded generally as far more appropriate in books and in public discourses than in the parlor or at the table.
They strut about on the stage of the play like they were very famous actors.
In most books, the I, or first person, is omitted; in this it will be retained; that, in respect to egotism, is the main difference.
I read one or two shallow books of travel in the intervals of my work, till that employment made me ashamed of myself, and I asked where it was then that I lived.
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any exercise which the customs of the day esteem.
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Books, the oldest and the best, stand naturally and rightfully on the shelves of every cottage.
The best books are not read even by those who are called good readers.
There is in this town, with a very few exceptions, no taste for the best or for very good books even in English literature, whose words all can read and spell.
One who has just come from reading perhaps one of the best English books will find how many with whom he can converse about it?
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
I did not read books the first summer; I hoed beans.
It was pleasant to see my whole household effects out on the grass, making a little pile like a gypsy's pack, and my three-legged table, from which I did not remove the books and pen and ink, standing amid the pines and hickories.
Up comes the cotton, down goes the woven cloth; up comes the silk, down goes the woollen; up come the books, but down goes the wit that writes them.
He, too, has heard of Homer, and, "if it were not for books," would "not know what to do rainy days," though perhaps he has not read one wholly through for many rainy seasons.
They never consulted with books, and know and can tell much less than they have done.
She sat down at her writing table, on which stood miniature portraits and which was littered with books and papers.
Before returning to Bilibin's Prince Andrew had gone to a bookshop to provide himself with some books for the campaign, and had spent some time in the shop.
Young men read books before attending Helene's evenings, to have something to say in her salon, and secretaries of the embassy, and even ambassadors, confided diplomatic secrets to her, so that in a way Helene was a power.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
Princess Mary spent half of every day with little Nicholas, watching his lessons, teaching him Russian and music herself, and talking to Dessalles; the rest of the day she spent over her books, with her old nurse, or with "God's folk" who sometimes came by the back door to see her.
"Eh, books, books!" said another peasant, bringing out Prince Andrew's library cupboards.
Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position--at the Shevardino Redoubt--and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.
His major-domo came in a second time to say that the Frenchman who had brought the letter from the countess was very anxious to see him if only for a minute, and that someone from Bazdeev's widow had called to ask Pierre to take charge of her husband's books, as she herself was leaving for the country.
Of all the affairs awaiting Pierre that day the sorting of Joseph Bazdeev's books and papers appeared to him the most necessary.
"I will come in all the same, I have to look through the books," said Pierre.
That night the doors were again broken open, the padlocks smashed, the books mutilated, and other disorders perpetrated.
The books he read were chiefly historical, and on these he spent a certain sum every year.
He was collecting, as he said, a serious library, and he made it a rule to read through all the books he bought.
Moreover, certain men wrote some books at that time.
My books and pages were rattled off quickly while Martha had pointed to twenty different words listed in a large dictionary.
No picture books for Molly O'Malley.
I read a couple of books today.
"It's like these books and when you open them, these movies spring up," she said, motioning with her hands.
The walls were filled with books while plants added to the warm and homey atmosphere.
Nearby were more of the assassin.s belongings: a few books in a large crate full of dark clothes.
He grabbed one of the Immortal books, fingering the soft, leather-like cover and transparent pages.
A true introduction to Colorado mountain winters, the ones you read about in the books and think are the exaggeration of some faulty memory.
Just west of the intersection, he pulled up to Cimarron Books, a small combination bookstore and coffee shop.
There's a TV in the family room or books you can read.
"We have books," she said.
If you read some of these here mystery books, you'd pick up lots of pointers for that job of yours.
Fred, you ought to write your mystery books, not just read them.
In his books the villains always order cheap whiskey and need a shave.
As she ascended the porch steps, she noticed two books lying in the rocker.
The two books mentioned remained unnoticed by the reading public, and Lotze first became known to a larger circle through a series of works which aimed at establishing in the study of the physical and mental phenomena of the human organism in its normal and diseased states the same general principles which had been adopted in the investigation of inorganic phenomena.
Via books, ideas became mobile—or as we would say today, went viral—spreading to other villages and other countries and to multiple places around the world simultaneously.
If you had access to a library, its stock of medical books and journals was very small.
All books are being scanned.
I have an extensive library of very old recipe books, including several "autographs"—original, handwritten, unpublished, personal cookbooks—that date back to the early 1700s.
I remember the surprise and the pain I felt as I noticed that they placed their hands over mine when I talked to them and that they read books with their fingers.
Everything I found in books that pleased me I retained in my memory, consciously or unconsciously, and adapted it.
The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, the high desk for writing while standing up, on which lay an open exercise book, and the lathe with tools laid ready to hand and shavings scattered around--all indicated continuous, varied, and orderly activity.
I sat at a table after randomly pulling half dozen books from the shelf.
One day they were sitting at the table working on coloring books when Alex came home early.
"It's like these books and when you open them, these movies spring up," she said, motioning with her hands.