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Böök

(buk),
Jan A., 20th-century Swedish geneticist. See: Böök syndrome.
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Concerning the old carpenter who fixed the bed for the writer, I only mentioned him because he, like many of what are called very common people, became the nearest thing to what is understandable and lovable of all the grotesques in the writer's book.
Dobbins fingered his book absently for a while, then took it out and settled himself in his chair to read
It will be impossible for anyone who has read this book not to believe in the existence of the pushmi-pullyu, who would be credible enough even were there no drawing of it, but the picture on page 145 settles the matter of his truth once and for all.
Another book was opened, and they saw it was entitled, "The Knight of the Cross.
Just when I was about to replace the book I heard a noise in the corridor outside, and the sound of footsteps approaching.
The Other Professor instantly rose to his feet, and carried the book away to the end of the room, where he put it back in its place in the book-case.
How many young men have been drawn to sea by this book is a question of interest.
And this is so true, that not only every religious symbol, but every human thought, has its page and its monument in that immense book.
His heart beat with excitement at the pictures of mosques and rich palaces; but there was one, in a book on Constantinople, which peculiarly stirred his imagination.
There was a delightful history of Ohio, stuffed with tales of the pioneer times, which was a good deal in the hands of us boys; and there was a book of Western Adventure, full of Indian fights and captivities, which we wore to pieces.
Nevertheless she had an ear for the door, for when I bounced in she had been too clever for me; there was no book to be seen, only an apron on her lap and she was gazing out at the window.
It seems the jolly old fellow made hosts of friends in the first Oz book, in spite of the fact that he frankly acknowledged himself "a humbug.