There is in this town, with a very few exceptions, no taste for the best or for very good books
even in English literature, whose words all can read and spell.
there's good books
eneugh if ye'll read 'em: sit ye down, and think o' yer sowls!"
Poor Mark will be glad of the half-crown, and perhaps of the good book
too; and if the Rector does steal Miss Rosalie's heart, it will only humble her pride a little; and if they do get married at last, it will only save her from a worse fate; and she will be quite a good enough partner for him, and he for her.'
It is taken from a poem called the Deity, published about nine years ago, and long since buried in oblivion; a proof that good books
, no more than good men, do always survive the bad.
Am now going down stairs to meditate against it in solitude--to fortify myself against it by good books
. Lord be merciful to me a sinner!)"
It is a good joke for your worship to try and persuade me that everything these good books
say is nonsense and lies, and they printed by the license of the Lords of the Royal Council, as if they were people who would allow such a lot of lies to be printed all together, and so many battles and enchantments that they take away one's senses."
"As for me, my dear Arribas, I remained in deep agitation, an attentive spectator of the scene; and while Justin and Norine, set both alike in the winepress of sorrow, le pressoir de la douleur, as your good books
express it, murmured to each other their broken consoling words, I saw them again, in thought, young, handsome, in the full flower of life, under the cherry-trees, the swarming goldfinches, of blind Barthelemy Jalaguier.
Reading good books
of morality, is a little flat and dead.
He is in my good books
. Is there anything I can do for you, Gerald?
"I remember hearing grandpa say that a love for good books
was one of the best safeguards a man could have," began Archie, staring thoughtfully at the fine library before him.
"I am going to try to improve my mind by reading good books
and listening to older people," wrote Cecily.
'Then I tell you what, Mr Noggs, if you want to keep in the good books
in that quarter, you had better not call her the old lady any more, for I suspect she wouldn't be best pleased to hear you.
A good book
is a totally immersive process superior to any visual experience because it takes place inside your own imagination.
Welcome to your fantastic Weekend magazine 'Tis that season fast approaching - to cwtch up with a good book
"The Good Book
: 40 Chapters That Reveal the Bible's Biggest Ideas" by Deron Spoo (who is the Pastor of First Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma) offers a user-friendly guide to the Bible's biggest ideas.