Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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variegated

It was a C-shape, roughly, variegated gray along the shoreline, grass-green above that, then the moss and dung and black peak.

—p.60 The Station (59) by Granta
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winsome

She looked like the thick-waisted but winsome model who would appear in a magazine next to the words fabulous at any age.

this made me laugh

—p.40 Hold Your Fire (19) missing author
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usufruct

It’s associated with the shared use or enjoyment of something, with a common relation to property along the lines of a right of use, usufruct

—p.56 by Jodi Dean
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acedia

a process of empathy whose origin is the indolence of the heart, acedia, which despairs of grasping and holding the genuine historical image as it flares up briefly.

—p.256 Theses on the Philosophy of History (253) by Walter Benjamin
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paratactic

Suffice it to recall the endless succession of "soit que . . : ," by means of which an action is shown in an exhaustive, depressing way in the light of the countless motives upon which it may have been based. And yet these paratactic sequences reveal the point at which weakness and genius coincide in Proust

i forgot

—p.213 The Image of Proust (201) by Walter Benjamin
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