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) defense of God's goodness and omnipotence in view of the existence of evil

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the formal term for the attempt to reconcile the suffering and meaninglessness of life with the notion of a providential, benign and powerful deity. Theodicy is a project at times ingenious, bleak, necessary, magnificent and platitudinous.

—p.5 Why? (1) default author
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the formal term for the attempt to reconcile the suffering and meaninglessness of life with the notion of a providential, benign and powerful deity. Theodicy is a project at times ingenious, bleak, necessary, magnificent and platitudinous.

—p.5 Why? (1) default author
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(adjective) deadly or pernicious in influence / (adjective) foreboding or threatening evil

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in order to deliver this baleful, Kierkegaardian news

—p.6 Why? (1) default author
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in order to deliver this baleful, Kierkegaardian news

—p.6 Why? (1) default author
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causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

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the vertiginous sensation of possessing Jesus's power

—p.14 Why? (1) default author
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the vertiginous sensation of possessing Jesus's power

—p.14 Why? (1) default author
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(verb) to give a false impression of / (verb) to present an appearance not in agreement with / (verb) to show (something) to be false or wrong / (verb) to run counter to; contradict / (verb) disguise

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This is religious time, and is belied by the novel itself, which tells us in its every comic, secular scene that Mr Biswas's life cannot be comprehended in one glance. The novel asks us to rise up against its own determinism

—p.21 Why? (1) default author
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This is religious time, and is belied by the novel itself, which tells us in its every comic, secular scene that Mr Biswas's life cannot be comprehended in one glance. The novel asks us to rise up against its own determinism

—p.21 Why? (1) default author
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calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

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his more stolid brother

—p.24 Why? (1) default author
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his more stolid brother

—p.24 Why? (1) default author
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the leaf or leaflike part of a palm, fern, or similar plant

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frondy purple tassels

—p.40 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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frondy purple tassels

—p.40 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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an excessive amount of something

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suffering from a surfeit of bloody pungency

—p.44 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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suffering from a surfeit of bloody pungency

—p.44 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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intervened with, through an intermediary

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looking is always mediated by other representations of looking

—p.46 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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looking is always mediated by other representations of looking

—p.46 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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(adverb) by physical coercion / (adverb) by force of circumstances

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heaven must perforce be a place of serious noticing

—p.58 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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heaven must perforce be a place of serious noticing

—p.58 Serious Noticing (29) default author
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(noun) a lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested / (noun) temporary inactivity; suspension

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the mind putting 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.84 Using Everything (61) default author
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the mind putting 'understanding' into abeyance

—p.84 Using Everything (61) default author
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