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The supernaturalist alleges that religion was revealed to man by God, and that the form of this revelation is a sacred book.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The new creed, called the King's Book, approved by the houses of convocation, and made the standard of English orthodoxy.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO THROW THE BOOK AT

  • amerce
  • castigate
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • condemn
  • correct
  • discipline
  • dock
  • fine
  • handicap
  • hit with
  • impose penalty
  • inflict handicap
  • judge
  • mulct
  • put at disadvantage
  • scold
  • slap with
  • throw the book at
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION