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Böök

(buk),
Jan A., 20th-century Swedish geneticist. See: Böök syndrome.
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Furuseth was right; I was abnormal, an "emotionless monster," a strange bookish creature, capable of pleasuring in sensations only of the mind.
Friend," said the trapper, a little positively, "would the tail of a beaver make the worse dinner for calling it a mink; or could you eat of the wolf, with relish, because some bookish man had given it the name of venison?
Here we have bookish dreams, a heart unhinged by theories.
At 44, with a few gray hairs the only change in his bookish appearance, Hershiser eventually will be able to use his success with the Rangers pitchers as a springboard to a bigger job, especially in a few years when younger son Jordan, 15, joins Quinton, 19, in college and Orel and wife Jamie worry less about residential stability.
The bookish young hero, who is never named, rather encouraging the idea that this is an autobiographical figure, appears to have come to just the right place: for his teachers and fellow pupils, writers enjoy just as much prestige and even glamour as any sports star.
But while the name-dropping may have changed, Band's take on group dynamics among a circle of 20-something gay men has proved surprisingly resilient, It's no coincidence that both Hearts and Punks (each appearing at gay film festivals this summer, then opening in the fall) borrow Band's birthday party premise for their opening scenes, Crowley's play--an immediate hit when it first opened off-Broadway in 1968--serves up a veritable roll call of timeless gay types: the self-pitying party host, Michael; his bookish, self-reliant confidant, Donald; the flamingly nelly Emory; the sharp-tongued Harold; "straight-acting" teacher Hank and his sometimes--straying lover, Larry; sexy, black Bernard; twinkle-hustler Cowboy; and married closet case Alan.
Francesca writes under a man's name toargue for women's rights and dresses in male attire to fight her battles - complete with a hairy upper lip and bookish glasses.
For instance, in the fourth chapter, "The Priority of the Text" - in this reader's opinion the best in the volume - Bono deals with bookish culture and contrasts the hermeneutic practices of Fernel and Harvey, two major practitioners of theoretical medicine in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
WITH GIANNI VERSACE referring to Nietzsche and Proust in a recent interview, Karl Lagerfeld talking about Ovid, and Valentino speculating in The New Yorker that his obsession with the perfect tray is sick, it wouldn't be long before this bookish Jewesse wound up doing runway during Fashion Week.
They unclog a pipe at the Funny Bone; match Mickey Hollandaise's bad jokes with even worse punch lines; hop on spinning walnuts to keep from getting dunked in the caramel pit; and search the library for an important manual without getting caught by the bookish and cranky garlic librarian.
20pm) A bookish woman agrees to take her father's place as prisoner of a fearsome monster living in a castle deep in the forest.
5/10 ANNE Hathaway and Jim Sturgess take the leads as bookish Yorkshire lass Emma Morley and charming ladies' man Dexter Mayhew, who have a drunken encounter on their graduation on St Swithin's Day in 1988, and make a pact to remain friends.