III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS
2. Conventional means; written language
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].