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).

(adjective) of or relating to shepherds or herdsmen; pastoral / (adjective) relating to or typical of rural life / (adjective) idyllic

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the residential care facility with the bucolic name

—p.10 Apricots (1) by Rebecca Solnit
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the residential care facility with the bucolic name

—p.10 Apricots (1) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) a building or chamber in which bodies or bones are deposited

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He confesses, "I collected bones from charnel houses [...]"

I feel like I see this word everywhere. Can't believe I didn't know it before

—p.44 Ice (37) by Rebecca Solnit
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He confesses, "I collected bones from charnel houses [...]"

I feel like I see this word everywhere. Can't believe I didn't know it before

—p.44 Ice (37) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) excessive or ostentatious pride especially in one's achievements / (noun) vain display or show; vanity

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He learns from Frankenstein's mistake of vainglorious isolation

—p.53 Ice (37) by Rebecca Solnit
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He learns from Frankenstein's mistake of vainglorious isolation

—p.53 Ice (37) by Rebecca Solnit
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of, relating to, or occurring during childbirth

70

the puerperal fever that killed her

of Mary Wollstonecraft (mother of Mary Shelley)

—p.70 Flight (55) by Rebecca Solnit
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the puerperal fever that killed her

of Mary Wollstonecraft (mother of Mary Shelley)

—p.70 Flight (55) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body

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The process is called "hematopoiesis," from the ancient Greek words for blood and for making.

—p.72 Flight (55) by Rebecca Solnit
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The process is called "hematopoiesis," from the ancient Greek words for blood and for making.

—p.72 Flight (55) by Rebecca Solnit
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a still life that contains collections of objects symbolic of the inevitability of death and the transience and vanity of earthly achievements and pleasures; it exhorts the viewer to consider mortality and to repent; most notable during the 16th/17th centuries in Flanders and the Netherlands

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The still life with lobster by Abraham van Beyeren is supposed to be a vanitas painting because of the pocket watch

defined as "about the futility of human cravings, aspirations, and attachments in the face of the transience of all things"

—p.87 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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The still life with lobster by Abraham van Beyeren is supposed to be a vanitas painting because of the pocket watch

defined as "about the futility of human cravings, aspirations, and attachments in the face of the transience of all things"

—p.87 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) an incidental right (as a right-of-way) attached to a principal property right and passing in possession with it / (noun) a subordinate part or adjunct / (noun) accessory objects; apparatus

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domestic scenes with the appurtenances of still life

used like "accessories" here

—p.88 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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domestic scenes with the appurtenances of still life

used like "accessories" here

—p.88 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) a minute, usually microscopic organism

89

Dutchmen looking through the first microscopes were discovering the world of animalcules

—p.89 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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Dutchmen looking through the first microscopes were discovering the world of animalcules

—p.89 Breath (77) by Rebecca Solnit
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(verb) to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of; appease

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I propitiated the knife-wielding deities with presents of books.

Referring to her surgeons

—p.120 Knot (117) by Rebecca Solnit
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I propitiated the knife-wielding deities with presents of books.

Referring to her surgeons

—p.120 Knot (117) by Rebecca Solnit
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(noun) deceitfulness; untrustworthiness

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Even after losing the perfidious boyfriend

—p.122 Knot (117) by Rebecca Solnit
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Even after losing the perfidious boyfriend

—p.122 Knot (117) by Rebecca Solnit
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