Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(verb) to wear off the skin of; abrade / (verb) to censure scathingly

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the novelist's radical, "excoriating purpose"

—p.7 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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the novelist's radical, "excoriating purpose"

—p.7 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or suggestive of marble or a marble statue especially in coldness or aloofness

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"marmoreal purity"

—p.7 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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"marmoreal purity"

—p.7 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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relating to stone and gems and the work involved in engraving, cutting, or polishing

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"lapidary concision"

—p.8 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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"lapidary concision"

—p.8 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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(adjective) shut off from the light; dark murky / (adjective) hard to understand; obscure / (adjective) causing gloom

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"with the tenebrous incense of the oracular"

quoting Steiner

—p.9 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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"with the tenebrous incense of the oracular"

quoting Steiner

—p.9 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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(noun) a servant slave; bondman / (noun) serf / (noun) a person in moral or mental servitude / (noun) a state of servitude or submission / (noun) a state of complete absorption / (verb) enthrall enslave

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Elias Canetti described the true writer as "the thrall of his time"

—p.10 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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Elias Canetti described the true writer as "the thrall of his time"

—p.10 Introduction by Robert Boyers (1) default author
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(noun) an intimate and often exclusive group of persons with a unifying common interest or purpose

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These works "cannot reach more than the limited coterie of aesthetes".

Quoting Anthony Blunt

—p.13 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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These works "cannot reach more than the limited coterie of aesthetes".

Quoting Anthony Blunt

—p.13 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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(noun) historically, a high government bureaucrat of the Chinese Empire OR a pedantic or elitist bureaucrat OR senior person of influence in academia or literary circles / (adj) deliberately superior or complex; esoteric, highbrow, obscurantist

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the fiercely mandarin Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

I knew it had something to do with Chinese bureaucrats but wasn't sure of the adjectival meaning

—p.18 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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the fiercely mandarin Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

I knew it had something to do with Chinese bureaucrats but wasn't sure of the adjectival meaning

—p.18 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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a hardening of tissue and other anatomical features / becoming rigid and unresponsive; losing the ability to adapt

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against the cant of a sclerotic state religion

—p.21 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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against the cant of a sclerotic state religion

—p.21 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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(noun) a series of columns set at regular intervals and usually supporting the base of a roof structure

21

To whom do we assign this colonnade or that vestibule?

—p.21 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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To whom do we assign this colonnade or that vestibule?

—p.21 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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(adj) fitting, appropriate, deserved, especially denoting punishment

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He seems to have taken the news with condign aplomb

—p.27 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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He seems to have taken the news with condign aplomb

—p.27 The Cleric of Treason (13) default author
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