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  • Transcribe the oral history of this tribe
  • I prefer to file my taxes electronically to minimize the chances of an IRS employee making an error while transcribing numbers into their computer.
  • I’ll transcribe them and email them to you."
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • But Mae was so entertained by it that she sought out Francis, who, by the time they saw each other, had already seen the note transcribed and posted onto a half-dozen subsites; one watcher in Missoula had already read it while wearing a powdered wig, the background filled with faux-patriotic music.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • I could conceivably transcribe a language I don’t even understand."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Sit down in my room and transcribe names and dates from the various envelopes into a notebook.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • The secretary had not yet transcribed the shorthand, but she had read it through several times before hiding the notebook in a safe place.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • They’ll use tape recorders and conduct what he calls "oral histories," asking the person questions, transcribing the answers, and putting it together in chronological order as a narrative.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • And it has an electronic transcriber so it’ll automatically type out what I’ve recorded by voice.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The passage a while back about her early life in Cracow, for example—the soliloquy which I have tried to transcribe as accurately as I have been able to remember it—is, I am now certain, made up mostly of the truth.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • Below Amra’s e-mail is pasted a short paragraph from Roshi, which Amra has transcribed.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Lynn Moody, the woman who had transcribed Louie’s broadcast, had arranged for a recording of it to be sent to the Zamperinis.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • I shall get my typewriter this very hour and begin transcribing.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Chapter 8 First Report of Dr. Watson >From this point onward I will follow the course of events by transcribing my own letters to Mr. Sherlock Holmes which lie before me on the table.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Background noises such as scuffling, hitting, and cursing by the two speakers have not been transcribed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • It is against the man who valued his pearls so little that he was willing to fling them into the muck and to let them become the occasion for a whole concert of grunting, transcribed by the court stenographer.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • And the reason is, that my secretary cannot transcribe Sweet, having been perforce taught in the schools of Pitman.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • We transcribe here a note made by his own hand:— NOTE ON THE REGULATION OF MY HOUSEHOLD EXPENSES.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Carter and Sadie Kane first made themselves known in a recording I received last year, which I transcribed as The Red Pyramid.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • He stared at the blank white expanse for a moment, then dipped a quill in ink and began to transcribe a column of glyphs.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She would be in demand among all the up-and-coming young men and she would transcribe letter after thrilling letter.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • — made her quite sorry to acknowledge that they had transcribed it some pages ago already.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • ’My response is being written with ink and paper in the glorious tradition of our ancestors and then transcribed by Ms. Vliegenthart into a series of 1s and 0s to travel through the insipid web which has lately ensnared our species, so I apologize for any errors or omissions that may result.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • A better book than I shall ever write was there; leaf after leaf presenting itself to me, just as it was written out by the reality of the flitting hour, and vanishing as fast as written, only because my brain wanted the insight, and my hand the cunning, to transcribe it.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • He had a rape case coming to fruition, the perp identified from a college face book and his statements transcribed and ready for the AG’s office.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • His conversation was in free and easy defiance of Murray’s Grammar,* and was garnished at convenient intervals with various profane expressions, which not even the desire to be graphic in our account shall induce us to transcribe.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • And in this chapter it was, headed, "Smeer," or "Fat," that I found a long detailed list of the outfits for the larders and cellars of 180 sail of Dutch whalemen; from which list, as translated by Dr. Snodhead, I transcribe the following: 400,000 lbs. of beef.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • They were signed by the radioman’s assistant, a Seaman Philip Milholland—he’d transcribed the radio transmissions.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • In class, he carefully transcribes the outline from the blackboard: Population divided into castes (social class, rank) 1.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • If you transcribed that person’s interactions with his clients, he would sound just like Tom Gau because he would be using all of Tom Gau’s words.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • There were few printing presses in the New World and the boys soon made a fair living transcribing comedies for the theater, ballads for the crowds, and advertisements for the merchants.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • She was transcribing names and phone numbers from an old book to a new one.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • I declare I swell with pride as these august names are transcribed by my pen, and I think in what brilliant company my dear Becky is moving.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • The Greek poems themselves, continuously transcribed and studied in Byzantium, reasserted their presence in Western Europe from the early Renaissance, first in Latin translations for writers like Boccaccio and Chaucer, and finally in the first published Greek text, printed at Florence in 1488.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • He recorded the conversations and transcribed them at night back at the Eye Care house.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Next he transcribed the message from the film to flash paper on his own portable typewriter, translating from the Russian as he went.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • When the memory of the first races felt itself overloaded, when the mass of reminiscences of the human race became so heavy and so confused that speech naked and flying, ran the risk of losing them on the way, men transcribed them on the soil in a manner which was at once the most visible, most durable, and most natural.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Mac ingeniously hid the transcribed version of the manuscript inside the binding of a number of notebooks he used for his studies.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • The clerk became the legislator, and those very peremptorily gave laws whose business it was, at first, only to transcribe them.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • …that translation from one language into another, if it be not from the queens of languages, the Greek and the Latin, is like looking at Flemish tapestries on the wrong side; for though the figures are visible, they are full of threads that make them indistinct, and they do not show with the smoothness and brightness of the right side; and translation from easy languages argues neither ingenuity nor command of words, any more than transcribing or copying out one document from another.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • …this account of the struldbrugs might be some entertainment to the reader, because it seems to be a little out of the common way; at least I do not remember to have met the like in any book of travels that has come to my hands: and if I am deceived, my excuse must be, that it is necessary for travellers who describe the same country, very often to agree in dwelling on the same particulars, without deserving the censure of having borrowed or transcribed from those who wrote before them.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • …are made to receive our opinions concerning the Institution, and Rights of Common-wealths, from Aristotle, Cicero, and other men, Greeks and Romanes, that living under Popular States, derived those Rights, not from the Principles of Nature, but transcribed them into their books, out of the Practice of their own Common-wealths, which were Popular; as the Grammarians describe the Rules of Language, out of the Practise of the time; or the Rules of Poetry, out of the Poems of Homer and…
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • …to his daughter, and, later, in the suffering which she had caused him; she could see the tortured expression which was never absent from the old man’s face in those terrible last years; she knew that he had definitely abandoned the task of transcribing in fair copies the whole of his later work, the poor little pieces, we imagined, of an old music-master, a retired village organist, which, we assumed, were of little or no value in themselves, though we did not despise them, because…
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • Langdon picked up the pencil and carefully transcribed Dürer’s numbered magic square onto the slip of paper, directly beside the lettered square.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • They asked me to come here to transcribe the Books.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • If it would be of any service your way I will get it transcribed and send it to you.
    Abigail Adams  --  Remember the Ladies
  • Ever transcribed 141 random bytes, one-half of a byte at a time?
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • The entry was transcribed from a journal’ entry Elias Bram had made during the winter of 1647.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Eddie and Stink offered a description, which Captain Rhallon painstakingly transcribed into his notebook.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • I’ll have them transcribed for study—all I have so far are the coded summaries Comrade Stuart sent up.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
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