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  • n. Plural form of omnibus.


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  • Tracking down classics for omnibuses is much more random, since publishers rarely submit forty-year-old books to the SFBC.

    INTERVIEW: Andrew Wheeler

  • Often what we do with omnibuses is catch series that we missed to begin with -- either we weren't paying attention at all (like Jim Butcher's Dresden Files series, which I took a look at after I was on a Worldcon panel with Jim) or we didn't find room for Book One when it was originally published.

    INTERVIEW: Andrew Wheeler

  • I counted 181 anthologies on my "brag shelf" (which are actually 8 shelves), not including variant editions (for instance, the Italian editions of the SWORD & SORCERESS series were in omnibuses that reprinted two volumes at once) as separate entires.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • As we face each other in omnibuses and underground railways we are looking into the mirror; that accounts for the vagueness, the gleam of glassiness, in our eyes.

    Monday or Tuesday

  • I rush out and ride in omnibuses; I go about the house sorting up, or as the American Ladies say, "reconciling things."

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Meanwhile Mr.C. walks, and - rides in omnibuses!! and finds the variety amusing.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Of all the sights of London streets, this procession of the omnibuses is the most impressive, and the common herd of

    London Films

  • London, where, upon one occasion, I stepped into one of those popular modes of conveyance called omnibuses, would be much more suitable for a mode of progression than the animal's neck.

    Glyn Severn's Schooldays

  • Will publishers start publishing hardcover 'omnibuses' just so they can sell the same book as two or more separate books on Kindle?

    E-book pricing

  • The gift shop was locked, but he could see the things pressing against the glass from inside, the collection of shiny synthetic stuffed animals and jumbo find-a-word omnibuses, none of which had ever saved a single person’s life.

    The Position


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