Phrases with "catalogues"

Andrew Lang Lastly, the collector should acquire such books as Lowndes’s “Bibliography,” Brunet’s “Manuel,” and as many priced catalogues as he can secure. The Library by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang He reads the booksellers’ catalogues eagerly, he marks his chosen sport with pencil, he writes by return of post, or he telegraphs to the vendor. The Library by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang The catalogues of Mr. Quaritch, Mr. Bohn, M. Fontaine, M.M. Morgand et Fatout, are excellent guides to a knowledge of the market value of books. The Library by Andrew Lang

Willa Cather A visitor’s book and a pile of catalogues lay on a deal table, together with a bottle of ink and some rusty pens. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

Virginia Woolf But, alas, that these catalogues of youthful beauty cannot end without mentioning forehead and eyes. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Andrew Lang Dr. Nevius catalogues the symptoms of possession thus: 1. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Maria Edgeworth In the mean time Jacob was employed by Mr. Montenero in making out catalogues of his books and pictures, arranging his library and cabinet of medals, &c. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

The touts from the Christmas card firms used to come round with their catalogues as early as June. A phrase from one of their invoices sticks in my memory. Collected Essays by George Orwell

I find on looking at the booksellers’ catalogues that one Bigel, or Bigelius, to speak more classically, has been at various times publishing Homoeopathic books for some years. Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions by Oliver Wendell Holmes [1842]

G. K. Chesterton The rest were catalogues of old books, and pamphlets, like one entitled “The Use of Sarum,” one glance at which was sufficient both for the colonel and the schoolboy. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton

Ralph Waldo Emerson In physics, when this is attained, the memory disburthens itself of its cumbrous catalogues of particulars, and carries centuries of observation in a single formula. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

Andrew Lang The study of old booksellers’ catalogues is full of instruction as to the changes of caprice. The Library by Andrew Lang

Hahnemann and his disciples give catalogues of the symptoms which they affirm were produced upon themselves or others by a large number of drugs which they submitted to experiment. Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions by Oliver Wendell Holmes [1842]

In reality it is but a sham, a bauble, a dodge, whereby to decorate the catalogues of schools and colleges. Memories and Studies by William James

Henry David Thoreau The State wanted complete catalogues of its natural riches, with such additional facts merely as would be directly useful. Natural History of Massachusetts by Henry David Thoreau [1842]

Elizabeth Von Arnim The hours fly by shut up with those catalogues and with Duty snarling on the other side of the door. Elizabeth and her German Garden by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1898]

Now observe: there is a catalogue in the Iliad—there is a catalogue in the Paradise Lost. And, like a river of Macedon and of Monmouth, the two catalogues agree in that one fact—viz. A Brief Appraisal of the Greek Literature in its Foremost Pretensions by Thomas De Quincey [1838]