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- n. Alternative spelling of bookshop.
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Visitors to St. John may some day enquire about a book shop kept in the '60's by' Messrs. Fillimore and De Mille. '
You must know, just as you was gone, I happened to be in the book shop when she came in, and asked for a book; the Peruvan Letters she called and it was not at home, and she looked quite vexed, for she said she had looked the catalogue up and down, and saw nothing she'd a mind to; so I thought it would be a good opportunity to oblige her, and be a way to make a prodigious genteel acquaintance besides; so I took down the name, and I found out the lady that had got the book, and I made her