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- n. Plural form of bookmonger.
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This historical nugget of the Boston bookmongers of a century ago is so rare, that only two copies are known in public libraries, namely, in the
He was well acquainted with the writings of all the ancients -- nor did he just skim over the heads and contents of books as some do who ought not to be called learned men, but skilful bookmongers.
So I stuck to my low task-work; my penny-a lining in third-class newspapers; my translating from Frenchmen and Germans, and plagiarising from dead authors, to supply the raw material for bookmongering by more accomplished bookmongers than I.
I’m pretty good about my consumerism beyond the bookmongers, but when it comes to bookstores, I’m a slave to the page.