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a shelf on which to keep books

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"Bog-lights, vapours of mysticism, psychic overtones, soul orgies, wailings among the shadows, weird gnosticisms, veils and tissues of words, gibbering subjectivisms, gropings and maunderings, ontological fantasies, pan-psychic hallucinations--this is the stuff, the phantasms of hope, that fills your bookshelves. Look at them, all the sad wraiths of sad mad men and passionate rebels-- your Schopenhauers, your Strindbergs, your Tolstois and Nietzsches.
So I stood looking wistfully at the long bookshelves where they groaned under their weight of volumes.
I laughed on the way home, and I laughed again for sheer satisfaction when we reached the garden and drove between the quiet trees to the pretty old house; and when I went into the library, with its four windows open to the moonlight and the scent, and looked round at the familiar bookshelves, and could hear no sounds but sounds of peace, and knew that here I might read or dream or idle exactly as I chose with never a creature to disturb me, how grateful I felt to the kindly Fate that has brought me here and given me a heart to understand my own blessedness, and rescued me from a life like that I had just seen--a life spent with the odours of other people's dinners in one's nostrils, and the noise of their wrangling servants in one's ears, and parties and tattle for all amusement.
I remained in the same vague state of mind until ten o'clock or thereabouts, when going below, I found suspended on either side of the cabin, three long tiers of hanging bookshelves, designed apparently for volumes of the small octavo size.
We called him "Bob the Librarian," because he always imagined vain rats behind the bookshelves, and in hunting for them would drag out half the old newspaper-files.
"If not, I have only to go to those bookshelves, and you have only to read the passages which I can point out to you."
Summary: In April 2017, he started a community initiative 'Read Swap Repeat', installing bookshelves in six locations in the UAE.
These lovely crafted book albums will enhance your bookshelves, as well as orderly store your photos and memories.
Spruce up your bookshelves and turn them into design elements.
He said that a few more similar type bookshelves would also be installed in different lobbies of the centre as to benefit the students for their general reading wherever they sit and read.
He said that a few more similar type bookshelves would also be installed in different lobbies of the center as to benefit the students for their general reading wherever they sit and read.
Summary: The bookshelves aim to encourage people to pick up a book and read while waiting for a service at a salon or cafe
It discusses famous bookshelves, famous owners of bookshelves, quotes about bookshelves, the evolution of the bookshelf, and more.
The newly designed libraries needed bookshelves that could accommodate rapidly growing collections.
Inspired by the colour of book pages, Golcar student Ellie Smith, 20, crafted the piece which is now hanging above the real bookshelves.