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commonplace

a passage in a book marked for inclusion in a commonplace book, etc.
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Based on the names given and the date of the letter, there can be little doubt that this manuscript is one of the commonplace books of Akmal al-Din Ibn Muflih.
When he discusses intertexual links to the Essayes in other printed texts or commonplace books, they are evidence of "extractive appropriation" (163) or even "aggressive borrowing" (163), and they often exhibit a "tendentious instrumentality" (81) that countermands their Montaignian origin.
My argument thus engages not only McGill's understanding of commonplace writing in terms of experience but also Cary Nelson's expansive understanding of that category of writing, namely, his statement that "[t]he commonplace book .
The emphasis on "man" highlights the way that the commonplace book was gendered masculine through its association with systems of rhetorical education, systems which prepared men for public life.
In this volume as well, Wilde's Commonplace Book is cited in the text as CB.
The Commonplace Book entry for "Moral Evil" is especially significant.
470, and Geoffrey Keynes, The Commonplace Book of Elizabeth Lyttelton, Daughter of Sir Thomas Browne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1919).
The text printed below survives in a single manuscript; a fifteenth-century commonplace book compiled by a Cheshire gentleman, Humphrey Newton of Newton and Pownall (1466-1536), who entitled the text he copied A Vision in a Trance of John Newton.
Writing in his commonplace book in 1882, the young Sutherland quoted the following: "Natural liberty is the right which nature gives to all mankind of disposing of their persons and property after the manner they judge most convenient to their happiness, on the condition.
Burstein also read and analyzed the entries in Jefferson's Literary Commonplace Book, a scrapbook of quotations that Jefferson began during his college days at William and Mary.
Problems occur within the larger editorial context, in the unanswered questions regarding the poem's provenance and its relation to other texts in the commonplace book in which it was found.
Kate Lebo, A Commonplace Book of Pie (Chin Music Press)