Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lectionary.
- n. A book containing selections to be used as exercises in reading.
“In "V for Vendetta" the cop uses a anti-bugging device, I have the exact same thing, except mine is a single LED reading-book lamp... mister_matthew”
“The story of Zeyn Alasnam (No. 191) is derived from the same source as that of the Fourth Durwesh, in the well-known Hindustani reading-book, the Bagh o Bahar.”
“We can take pencils and sketch - books, and any interesting reading-book we like; and of course we shall take something to eat.”
“He was an angry and impatient teacher64 and flung the reading-book at my head, and next Sunday I decided to go to church.”
“The difference may not be great between the two; but one would hardly recommend to a learner of English, Burns's _Poems_ as a reading-book.”
“Do we believe -- not that the world -- but that this particular heathen as he stands before us in his blue blouse, or sits at our side with his reading-book, is as dear to our heavenly Father as you and I are?”
“Smith's Leading Cases is an excellent reading-book of this kind.”
“Written in a simple but charming manner, and illustrated by beautiful pictures, so that a youngster just past the first reading-book would appreciate every word.”
“The reading-book will afford excellent practice in finding heads for paragraphs.”
“Any reading-book or history will furnish good material for such practice.”
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