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catalogue

(US), catalog
1. a book, usually illustrated, containing details of items for sale, esp as used by mail-order companies
2. US and Canadian a publication issued by a university, college, etc., listing courses offered, regulations, services, etc.
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amused ten children without the aid of Eaton's catalogue," said Mrs.
Grill, his description in the catalogues being specially fascinating, and no doubt I deserved the snubbing I got.
The whole of his life was devoted to the happiness of his wife and the culture of flowers, in the latter of which occupations he was so successful that a great number of his varieties found a place in the catalogue of Holland.
However, the English of this catalogue is at least as happy as that which distinguishes an inscription upon a certain picture in Rome--to wit:
No; YOU get the paper, and the pencil, and the catalogue, and George write down, and I'll do the work.
To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
They called to mind, also, a long catalogue of foregone presentiments and predictions made at various times by the Delaware, and, in their superstitious credulity, began to consider him a veritable seer; without thinking how natural it was to predict danger, and how likely to have the prediction verified in the present instance, when various signs gave evidence of a lurking foe.
There is a master of scoffing, that in his catalogue of books of a feigned library, sets down this title of a book, The Morris-Dance of Heretics.
4] This was described in Christie's catalogue as follows: "A nude woman, a native of the Society Islands, is lying on the ground beside a brook.
You'd better see what it says," he remarked, as he ran his fingers through the wrapper of a catalogue of second-hand books.