Thesaurus / bookish

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This, in the calendar of bookish misdemeanors, is the crime of crimes.

The Unpublishable MemoirsA. S. W. Rosenbach

Art this one, science that; to Joe adventure, to Tom a bookish habit.

This FreedomA. S. M. Hutchinson

To a bookish man—I mean a man who can manage to collect books—there is no tax.

Above all, they objected to the bookish education which she was giving to her son, the young King.

The Letters of CassiodorusCassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)

I do not mean that he is boorish or eccentric, merely that he is bookish and self-absorbed.

Perhaps it was his nearly bald scalp, perhaps the thick, bookish glasses in heavy brown frames.

VigorishGordon Randall Garrett

The world of books and bookish folk is very vague, more like a dream memory than an actuality.

The Sea-WolfJack London

He's vulgar and hysterical and bookish, but don't think that sums him up.

Howards EndE. M. Forster

For I was a self-conscious, bookish child, and my days of real friendship with him were still far ahead.

Let me touch you at least on your bookish side and the others may bristle with heroics.

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