Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

loud, reverberating, and often melancholy

Highlighted phrases

plangent
plangency



the plangent but self-mocking lilt

—p.242 Short Shrift (239) by George Steiner
notable
4 years, 6 months ago


Some of these have a plangency and luster we haven't expected

—p.xi Foreword (vii) by Louise Glück
notable
2 years ago


clinical depressives sent out their most plangent screams

—p.71 by David Foster Wallace
notable
3 years, 11 months ago


her high-school-girlish prose could evoke with plangent strength

—p.249 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
2 years, 2 months ago

His plangent tonalities I shall never forget, nor shall I ever forgive myself the ill-tempered review in which I attacked him for trivial faults in his unfledged verse

—p.287 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
2 years, 2 months ago