For what though his head be empty, provided his commonplace book be full?
It is a very useful kind of commonplace book, and soon becomes as fascinating as autumn and spring catalogues.
In his commonplace book, begun in 1783, we have ever-recurring hints of his devoting himself to poetry.
I suppose because nothing really worth noting has occurred, and it is not for nothing that a diary is called a commonplace book.
A commonplace book contains many notions in garrison, whence the owner may draw out an army into the field on competent warning.
And yet it appears to have been deliberately copied with some amplification from an entry in his last year's commonplace book.
Elizabeth Eliza's Commonplace Book has been found among the family papers, and will be published here for the first time.
He entered it in his commonplace book within thirty years of Shakespeare's death.
Each girl brought a commonplace book to the recitation room to take notes as I talked.
When our visitor was silent Holmes stretched out his hand and took down letter "S" of his commonplace book.