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

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a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain

154

Most gardens are palimpsests of previous gardens

—p.154 The Rosary (146) by Alexander Chee
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Most gardens are palimpsests of previous gardens

—p.154 The Rosary (146) by Alexander Chee
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(noun) a eulogistic oration or writing / (noun) formal or elaborate praise

176

the first thing I did with my money was part rebellion, part panegyric

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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the first thing I did with my money was part rebellion, part panegyric

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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(adjective) of, relating to, or constituting a portent / (adjective) eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious / (adjective) being a grave or serious matter / (adjective) self-consciously solemn or important; pompous / (adjective) ponderously excessive

176

she said portentously

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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she said portentously

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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an intense carbon arc lamp especially used in filmmaking

221

The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights

—p.221 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights

—p.221 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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(noun) an ode or song recanting or retracting something in an earlier poem / (noun) a formal retraction

233

Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.

—p.233 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.

—p.233 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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the clandestine copying and distribution of literature banned by the state, especially formerly in the communist countries of eastern Europe

273

The point of writing in the face of the problem was the point of samizdat, readers and writers meeting secretly all across the Soviet Union to share forbidden books

—p.273 On Becoming an American Writer (251) by Alexander Chee
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The point of writing in the face of the problem was the point of samizdat, readers and writers meeting secretly all across the Soviet Union to share forbidden books

—p.273 On Becoming an American Writer (251) by Alexander Chee
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