IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS

2. Conventional means; written language

Book.

[Nouns] booklet; writing, work, volume, tome, opuscule; tract, tractate; livret; brochure, libretto, handbook, codex, manual, pamphlet, enchiridion, circular, publication; chap book.

part, issue, number, livraison; album, portfolio; periodical, serial, magazine, ephemeris, annual, journal.

paper, bill, sheet, broadsheet; leaf, leaflet; fly leaf, page; quire, ream

chapter, section head, article, paragraph, passage, clause.

folio, quarto, octavo; duodecimo, sextodecimo, octodecimo.

encyclopedia; encompilation; library, bibliotheca; press (publication) [more].

writer, author, litterateur, essayist, journalism; pen, scribbler, the scribbling race; literary hack, Grub-street writer; writer for the press, gentleman of the press, representative of the press; adjective jerker, diaskeaus, ghost, hack writer, ink slinger; publicist; reporter, penny-a-liner; editor, subeditor; playwright [more]; powt [more].

bookseller, publisher; bibliopole, bibliopolist; librarian; bookstore, bookseller's shop.

knowledge of books, bibliography; book learning (knowledge) [more].

[Phrases] "among the giant fossils of my past" [E. B. Browning]; craignez tout d'un auteur en courroux; "for authors nobler palms remain" [Pope]; "I lived to write and wrote to live" [Rogers]; "look in thy heart and write" [Sidney]; "there is no Past so long as Books shall live" [Bulwer Lytton); "the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writers" [Disraeli]; �volumes that I prize above my dukedom" [Tempest].

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