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library

n. a bathroom; an outhouse. (Not a public restroom.) John is in the library at the moment.
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As Professor Muirhead continues to lend the distinction of his name to the Library of Philosophy it seemed not inappropriate to allow him to recall us to these aims in his own words.
I have also to acknowledge the help of the editor of this Library of Philosophy, Professor Muirhead, for several suggestions by which I have profited.
To Arnold's astonishment, Geoffrey coolly turned away to leave the library without uttering a word.
In 1731 the house in which the library was took fire, and more than a hundred books were burned, some being partly and some quite destroyed.
They talked about something else longer than they probably imagined, until the tropical night had come and a splendid moon painted the whole scene with silver; but before it was bright enough to see by Fisher had already noted that the lights in the library had been abruptly extinguished.
In the library Dorothea observed that he had newly arranged a row of his note-books on a table, and now he took up and put into her hand a well-known volume, which was a table of contents to all the others.
My aunt's correspondence of the morning--including the six awakening letters which I had posted overnight--was lying unopened on the library table.
I shall be glad to have the library to myself as soon as may be.
The larger he locked up together; generally, but not always, in one of the drawers of the library table.
When young Rockwall entered the library the old man laid aside his newspaper, looked at him with a kindly grimness on his big, smooth, ruddy countenance, rumpled his mop of white hair with one hand and rattled the keys in his pocket with the other.
Dear Sir: Complying with the request which you made of me when I saw you at your residence a few days ago, I now submit in writing an appeal for a library building for our institution.
He was poor, as to money, but very rich in his sweet young daughter Hildegarde and his library.
Medlock'd let thee go into th' library, there's thousands o' books there.
The silence that followed was broken by a knock at the library door.
He had stolen on us with his noiseless tread and his book in his hand from the library.
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