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  • "A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross."

    Looking at War From Many Angles

  • The truth is, I was rather glad when she seemed to get bored with that mission because the memoir shape-shifts into something more of a day-book, and Silko herself becomes a sort of Thoreau of the Southwest.

    Book Review: 'The Turquoise Ledge'

  • Evidence of Eaton's business attempt remained in the home as well: a bound volume of The President, a ledger, and a day-book.

    Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840

  • So that when I came back to the office after my visit at home, and took my seat at the old day-book opposite the dingy window that looks into Birchin Lane, I pretty soon let the fellows know that

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond

  • Roundhand shook me, too, warmly by the hand, when he came round to look over my day-book, said I wrote a capital hand (and indeed I believe I do, without any sort of flattery), and invited me for dinner next

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond

  • Certain marvellous syndicate articles such as the “fur coat + the worlds series” + the “celebrities day-book” should be saved for the “My Life and Loves” volume.13 Do read Seldes14 on Ring in “The Seven Lively Arts.”

    A Life in Letters

  • And here is poor Henry passing his evenings on my intellectual husks, which the professors masticated; keeping the accounts of the estate — all wrong I have no doubt — I keep no check, beyond a very rough one; marching in with a cloudy brow, and the day-book under his arm; tackling decimals, coming with cases of conscience — how would an

    Vailima Letters

  • “That they may be regularly transferred to the day-book and ledger,” answered Owen: “I am glad Mr. Francis is so methodical.”

    Rob Roy

  • English, p. 53 in HDAS The phraseology of Edison, to judge from his day-book records, is synthetic, strongly descriptive, and quaint...

    languagehat.com: HIGH-TECH DICTIONARY.

  • The secret of Jane Galbraith and the cursed entry in the day-book closed his mouth.

    The Body-Snatcher

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