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  • I never read a novel till I got 'Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall' out of the library at Curlew.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They bathed in the surf and climbed foothills and danced, they saw a polo game and the making of motion-pictures, they sent one hundred and seventeen souvenir post-cards to Gopher Prairie, and once, on a dune by a foggy sea when she was walking alone, Carol found an artist, and he looked up at her and said, "Too damned wet to paint; sit down and talk," and so for ten minutes she lived in a romantic novel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What I like in books is a wholesome, really improving story, and sometimes——Why, once I started a novel by this fellow Balzac that you read about, and it told how a lady wasn't living with her husband, I mean she wasn't his wife.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In Gopher Prairie the only ardent new topics were prohibition, the place in Minneapolis where you could get whisky at thirteen dollars a quart, recipes for home-made beer, the "high cost of living," the presidential election, Clark's new car, and not very novel foibles of Cy Bogart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One small square table contained a card-receiver of painted china with a rim of wrought and gilded lead, a Family Bible, Grant's Memoirs, the latest novel by Mrs. Gene Stratton Porter, a wooden model of a Swiss chalet which was also a bank for dimes, a polished abalone shell holding one black-headed pin and one empty spool, a velvet pin-cushion in a gilded metal slipper with "Souvenir of Troy, N. Y.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • We`re looking for novel advertising ideas.

  • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

  • She both fits in perfectly yet remains slightly novel.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake

  • My dad taught this to us by example, but he also looked for novel ways to teach it to others.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

  • “A Novel Technique for Transforming the Theft of Mortal Human Cells into Praiseworthy Federal Policy”
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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