Every one has his and her own way of keeping a commonplace-book.
I have a commonplace-book for facts, and another for poetry.
She has evidently just taken up this study; her exercises show the same thoroughness she exhibited in her German commonplace-book.
Mr. Monroe took up his commonplace-book, and made memorandums of my statements respecting the mines.
Distrust the gentleman in the plush terminations; he, too, is a penny-a-liner, and keeps a commonplace-book in the pantry.
I did this in thirty pages of closely written matter, of which a pressed copy remains in my commonplace-book.
It is possible Elizabeth Eliza may have taken the remaining sheets of her commonplace-book abroad with her.
"I have my trade, a lame leg and the marks of smallpox—and I never was good-looking, anyway," he wrote in his commonplace-book.
The recipe for keeping a commonplace-book may, however, it is to be hoped, be repeated without giving offence to any one.