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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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"Come, you two, don't quarrel over Eaton's catalogue," said Anne gaily.
"And as for those catalogues of theirs, they're the Avonlea girls' Bible now, that's what.
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."
[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.
This conclusion served to link the "Theogony" to what must have been a distinct poem, the "Catalogues of Women".
This summary shows the general principle of arrangement of the "Catalogues": each line seems to have been dealt with in turn, and the monotony was relieved as far as possible by a brief relation of famous adventures connected with any of the personages -- as in the case of Atalanta and Hippomenes (frag.
Several poems are ascribed to Hesiod, such as the "Epithalamium of Peleus and Thetis", the "Descent of Theseus into Hades", or the "Circuit of the Earth" (which must have been connected with the story of Phineus and the Harpies, and so with the Argonaut-legend), which yet seem to have belonged to the "Catalogues".
I am very busy preparing for Christmas, but have often locked myself up in a room alone, shutting out my unfinished duties, to study the flower catalogues and make my lists of seeds and shrubs and trees for the spring.
Grill, his description in the catalogues being specially fascinating, and no doubt I deserved the snubbing I got.

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