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  • Orleanist, nor an Anarchist; he was a bouquinist, a collector of old books.

    Les Miserables

  • Like all the rest of the world, he possessed the termination in ist, without which no one could exist at that time, but he was neither a Royalist, a Bonapartist, a Chartist, an Orleanist, nor an Anarchist; he was a bouquinist, a collector of old books.

    Les Miserables, Volume III, Marius

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  • Make sure it serves tea. :-)

    September 24, 2007

  • Stolen, favouritized, and dusted for a possible sale in a musty warehouse in small Victorian shop with wooden stairs.

    September 24, 2007

  • a person who deals in second-hand books.

    March 3, 2007