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).

(noun) the quality or state of being importunate (i.e., persistent, especially to the point of annoyance)

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wearies the doorkeeper by his importunity

I stupidly confused importune with inopportune so I was confused but this makes total sense lol

—p.3 Before the Law (3) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

wearies the doorkeeper by his importunity

I stupidly confused importune with inopportune so I was confused but this makes total sense lol

—p.3 Before the Law (3) default author
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(noun) a row of balusters topped by a rail / (noun) a low parapet or barrier

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If people must build such huge squares from sheer wantonness, why don't they build a balustrade across them as well?

—p.37 Description of a Struggle (9) default author
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If people must build such huge squares from sheer wantonness, why don't they build a balustrade across them as well?

—p.37 Description of a Struggle (9) default author
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a type of building designed by English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century; allows all (pan-) inmates to be observed (-opticon) by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell whether or not they are being watched

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And have they a highly popular panopticon there containing nothing but trees

on Paris

—p.44 Description of a Struggle (9) default author
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And have they a highly popular panopticon there containing nothing but trees

on Paris

—p.44 Description of a Struggle (9) default author
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(noun) a vehicle used to haul goods / (noun) a strong cart or wagon without sides / (verb) to haul on a dray; cart / (noun) a horse adapted for drawing heavy loads

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A dray also went by; on the driver's seat, which was stuffed with straw, sat a man

—p.57 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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A dray also went by; on the driver's seat, which was stuffed with straw, sat a man

—p.57 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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(noun) a small goatlike bovid (Rupicapra rupicapra) of mountainous regions from southern Europe to the Caucasus / (noun) a soft pliant leather prepared from the skin of the chamois or from sheepskin

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daring as chamois in the mountains

—p.58 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

daring as chamois in the mountains

—p.58 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(adjective) deficient in color; wan / (adjective) lacking sparkle or liveliness; dull

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the sky closed over him in pallid darkness

—p.65 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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the sky closed over him in pallid darkness

—p.65 Wedding Preparations in the Country (55) default author
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(verb) to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of; appease

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Gregor must now try to propitiate his father

—p.128 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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Gregor must now try to propitiate his father

—p.128 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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(adjective) unreasonably and inflexibly obstinate

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With a kind of mulishness his father persisted in keeping his uniform on even in the house

—p.132 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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With a kind of mulishness his father persisted in keeping his uniform on even in the house

—p.132 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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a feeling of offense or deep resentment

135

she rushed in high dudgeon into the living room

—p.135 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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she rushed in high dudgeon into the living room

—p.135 The Metamorphosis (95) default author
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(noun) a cultivating implement set with spikes, spring teeth, or disks and used primarily for pulverizing and smoothing the soil / (verb) to cultivate with a harrow / (verb) torment, vex; pillage, plunder

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'Yes, the Harrow', said the officer, 'a good name for it. The needles are set in like the teeth of a harrow and the whole thing works something like a harrow [...]'

realised I had no clue what 'a harrow' was

—p.152 In the Penal Colony (150) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

'Yes, the Harrow', said the officer, 'a good name for it. The needles are set in like the teeth of a harrow and the whole thing works something like a harrow [...]'

realised I had no clue what 'a harrow' was

—p.152 In the Penal Colony (150) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago