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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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relating to stone and gems and the work involved in engraving, cutting, or polishing

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lapidary



the psychologistic subjectivism and ahistorical romanticism which he believed he could see beneath the dense and lapidary brilliance of Benjamin's text

—p.102 Presentation III (100) by Bertolt Brecht, Ernst Bloch, Fredric Jameson, György Lukács, Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin
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4 years, 2 months ago


very lapidary prose

—p.93 by David Foster Wallace
uncertain
4 years, 8 months ago


I feel nothing lapidary inside.

—p.238 Chapter 7 (227) by David Foster Wallace
strange
4 years, 7 months ago


I type it with a jeweler's lapidary care

—p.287 Being Who You Are Is Not a Disorder (267) by Mary Karr
notable
4 years, 5 months ago


Her writing style is at once free-ranging and lapidary

—p.137 The Material Image (136) by Tony Wood
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4 years, 3 months ago


If I turn in this pellucid, lapidary marvel

—p.44 The interview (23) by David Foster Wallace
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4 years, 3 months ago


An ice storm coats the town in a lapidary crust

—p.159 TRUNK (153) by Richard Powers
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1 year, 9 months ago


A series of aphorisms that here outline a critical argument, there advance a lapidary proposition and what is, at times, almost a slogan.

—p.13 Changing the World: From Praxis to Production (13) by Étienne Balibar
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4 years, 3 months ago


McCarthy is capable of lifting out of this hypnotic and lapidary directness into high Faulknerian crash-and-burn

—p.429 Cormac McCarthy's Trilogy; or, The Puritan Conscience and the Mexican Dark (421) by Robert Hass
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1 year, 12 months ago