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 renounce upon oath / (verb) to reject solemnly / (verb) to abstain from; avoid

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the early writings, which were disparaged by his Party and which he had himself abjured

on Lukács

—p.151 Reconciliation under Duress (151) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago


Suspense, shocks, surprises are mostly abjured in favor of a steady, inexorable plot.

—p.216 The imagination of disaster (209) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


Localism, in all its forms, represents an attempt to abjure the problems and politics of scale involved in large systems such as the global economy, politics and the environment.

—p.43 Why Aren’t We Winning? A Critique of Today’s Left (25) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


abjure the temptation to tie in one's moral responsibilities to other people with one's relation to whatever idiosyncratic things or persons one loves with all one's heart and soul and mind

—p.13 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

He is in a mood of wry abjuration

—p.132 The Pragmatist's Progress: Umberto Eco on Interpretation (131) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago


Abjuring friendship, Linda had plowed through the English major requirements in two years.

—p.76 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


I urge your watchers, your seminar attendees, to abjure this habit

—p.115 The interview (23) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


Contemporary attempts to revive the communist hypothesis typically abjure state control and look to other forms of collective social organisation to displace market forces and capital accumulation as the basis for organising production and distribution

—p.225 What is to be Done? And Who is Going to Do It? (215) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago