Thesaurus / closed books
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other words for closed books
- closed book
- sixty-four-thousand-dollar question
- tough nut to crack
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They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And now I can recall that his eyes closed, and from his lips I caught a sigh, and then he rolled to the floor.
The next instant the door closed softly behind them, and she went out of his life as a wife forever.
He looked up through half closed eyes to see the Reverend standing over him.
And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The exchanges had closed in previous years, but never for the reasons which now controlled them.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Old Holmes furrowed his brow and closed one eye, seeking with the other the inspiration of the sky.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
People have not only ceased to purchase those old-fashioned things called books, but even to read them!
Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON