Bookstall in a sentence

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Definition of Bookstall

  • A stall or stand where books are sold.
  • a shop where books are sold

How to use bookstall in a sentence. Bookstall pronunciation.

At Paddington I bought a label at the bookstall and wrote it for him.
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A little further on is the Rue des Gres, narrow, crowded, picturesque, one uninterrupted perspective of bookstalls and bookshops from end to end.
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Poring over the bookstalls in the Place du Pantheon or the Rue des Gres-hurrying along towards this or that college with a huge volume under each arm, about nine o'clock in the morning-haunting the cafes at midday and the restaurants at six-swinging his legs out of upper windows and smoking in his shirt-sleeves in the summer evenings-crowding the pit of the Odeon and every part of the Theatre du Pantheon-playing wind instruments at dead of night to the torment of his neighbors, or, in vocal mood, traversing the Quartier with a society of musical friends about the small hours of the morning-getting into scuffles with the gendarmes-flirting, dancing, playing billiards and the deuce; falling in love and in debt; dividing his time between Aristotle and Mademoiselle Mimi Pinson ... here, and here only, in all his phases, at every hour of the day and night, he swarmed, ubiquitous.
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I'll tell you how it happened: I chanced to be at the station bookstall when the train came in.
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As might have been expected from his childish antecedents, he had been soon laid hold of by the old bookstalls, had read at them on his way from work, had spent on them all that he could persuade himself to spare from his hoard, and in a year from the time he entered Manchester, thanks to wits, reading, and chance friendships, was already a budding bibliophile.
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But in the columns of a 'lady's paper' she had often bought from the station bookstall at Clough End she had devoured nothing more eagerly than the Paris letter, with its luscious descriptions of 'Paris fashions,' whereby even Lancashire women, even Clough End mill-hands in their Sunday best, were darkly governed from afar.
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At every grated window, Unshaven faces glare; There's Puke, the judge of Tennessee, And Lynch, of Delaware; And Batter, with the long black beard, Whom Hartford's maids know well; And Winkinson, from Fish Kill Reach, The pride of New Rochelle; Elkanah Nutts, from Tarry Town, The gallant gouging boy; And 'coon-faced Bushwhack, from the hills That frown o'er modern Troy; Young Julep, whom our Willis loves, Because, 'tis said, that he One morning from a bookstall filched The tale of "Melanie;" And Skunk, who fought his country's fight Beneath the stripes and stars,- All thronging at the windows stood, And gazed between the bars.
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I bought a label at the bookstall and wrote it for him.
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Then, sir, I would advise you to lose no time in doing so; you must visit all the bookstalls, sir, especially those in the by-streets and blind alleys.
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That frown o'er modern Troy; Young Julep, whom our Willis loves, Because, 'tis said, that he One morning from a bookstall filched The tale of "Melanie;" And Skunk, who fought his country's fight Beneath the stripes and stars,- All thronging at the windows stood, And gazed between the bars.
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He re-entered the station, strolled to the bookstall, and bought a Glasgow Herald.
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There's Papers, for instance,-my honourable friend, if he will allow me to call him so,-him as belongs to Smith's bookstall.
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He stood to listen to a loud-voiced man who was selling secondhand clothes, and then, turning away, found himself standing before a bookstall.
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He made his way towards Smithfield and stopped in front of a bookstall.
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He saw her go down the steps and take her place in the queue of people purchasing tickets, and he walked across to the bookstall and stood there until she had obtained her ticket.
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He felt as certain that his novel would not be published as he felt that Eleanor would not be at the bookstall at Charing Cross station when he arrived there.
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He would go to Charing Cross station and he would stand patiently in front of the bookstall, but Eleanor would not come to meet him.
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He would stand there for an hour, for two hours ... until his legs began to ache with the pain of standing in one place for a long time ... and then, when it was apparent that waiting was useless and he had, perhaps, aroused the suspicions of policemen and railway porters concerning his purpose in loitering thus so persistently in front of the bookstall, he would go home in his misery to a contemptuous Hinde!...
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And while these bitter thoughts poured through his mind, he entered Charing Cross station, and there in front of the bookstall was Eleanor Moore.
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He felt so certain that his novel would be published that he could almost see it stacked on the bookstall behind Eleanor.
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Examples of Bookstall

Example #1
He went round and round my leg looking for me.
Example #2
And he went mad again.
Example #3
Here the bookseller occasionally pursues a two-fold calling, and retails not only literature but a cellar of_ petit vin bleu_; and here, overnight, the thirsty student exchanges for a bottle of Macon the "Code Civile" that he must perforce buy back again at second-hand in the morning.
Example #4
A sombre mediaeval gloom pervades that ancient quadrangle; scant tufts of sickly grass grow here and there in the interstices of the pavement; the dust of centuries crust those long rows of windows never opened.
Example #5
And here, too (a necessary sequence), flourished the fair and frail grisette.
Example #6
Latiniste pur sang_, lived and had his being.