memorandum-book love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A book in which memoranda are written; a note-book.


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  • “There is among the ruins of the western end of the Abbey church,” said he, looking up to me, yet keeping the memorandum-book half open, and occasionally glancing at it, as if to refresh his memory,

    The Monastery

  • Vendale stopped, and referred to a memorandum-book by his side.

    No Thoroughfare

  • There is a little memorandum-book in the drawer, in which he enters on one page, the money he receives; on the opposite, the money he takes out: and when I want money, I have recourse to my key.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • And here the Prefect, producing a memorandum-book, proceeded to read aloud a minute account of the internal, and especially of the external appearance of the missing document.

    The Purloined Letter

  • * The Lady mentions, in her memorandum-book, that she had no other way, as is apprehended, to save herself from instant dishonour, but by making this concession.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Beneath the shade of this tree I reposed myself a little, read some of Milton, and made a note in my memorandum-book that I would remember this tree, which had so charitably and hospitably received under its shade a weary traveller.

    Travels in England in 1782

  • Yet I have sometimes seen some members draw a kind of memorandum-book out of their pockets, like a candidate who is at a loss in his sermon.

    Travels in England in 1782

  • Your kind present of the garnet bracelets, I shall keep as carefully as I preserve my own life; and I beg you will accept, in return, my heart-housewife, with the tortoise-shell memorandum-book, as a trifling pledge of my unalterable affection.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • Bozzle copying down the figures painfully from his memorandum-book, with his head much inclined on one side.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Very likely Falsten wrote them upon a leaf torn from his memorandum-book.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor


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