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While she should read well and wisely, the girl should not turn into a bookworm.
THE CANADIAN GIRL AT WORKMARJORY MACMURCHY
She was a good deal of a bookworm, and did a great deal of beautiful embroidery, and never said much.
WINONA OF THE CAMP FIREMARGARET WIDDEMER
A dull bookworm like me,—cochlea vitam agens, Mr. Squills,—leading the life of a snail!
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
To tell the truth, a bookworm such as he is is one of the most irritating persons in existence.
GIRLS OF THE FORESTL. T. MEADE
It is no chimera of the recluse or the bookworm, but a potent reality.
THE WORLD'S BEST BOOKSFRANK PARSONS
But what a pity that a pretty girl like Martine should turn into a bookworm!
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
He was a bookworm, a student, a scholar, and learned in the old sagas and eddas.
THE BONDMANHALL CAINE
If, therefore, one tries to read all books, one would become a mere bookworm and a good-for-nothing fellow.
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
But I was never a bookworm, though the love of knowledge and the special love of those books I have named is with me yet.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
Mr. Winthrop Adams was two good inches taller and stood up very straight in spite of his being a bookworm.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BOOKWORM

  • anthologies
  • bookworms
  • editors
  • elocutionists
  • lectors
  • lecturers
  • perusers
  • primers
  • proofreaders
  • reciters
  • scholars
  • academic
  • assiduous
  • bookish
  • bookworm
  • busy
  • careful
  • contemplative
  • diligent
  • eager
  • earnest
  • hard-working
  • industrious
  • intellectual
  • learned
  • lettered
  • meditative
  • reflective
  • sedulous
  • serious
  • thoughtful
  • well-informed
  • well-read
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