I carried them, one after another, to a bookstall
in the City Road - one part of which, near our house, was almost all bookstalls
and bird shops then - and sold them for whatever they would bring.
He cared for nothing else but reading, and once when his father was ill and unable to attend to his bookstall
, he asked his son to do it for him.
There were two flies waiting, two porters, a bookstall
, and a refreshment room with a neglected beauty pining behind the bar.
Every detail of the day had been so carefully thought out that the young couple, after the wedding-breakfast, had ample time to put on their travelling-clothes, descend the wide Mingott stairs between laughing bridesmaids and weeping parents, and get into the brougham under the traditional shower of rice and satin slippers; and there was still half an hour left in which to drive to the station, buy the last weeklies at the bookstall
with the air of seasoned travellers, and settle themselves in the reserved compartment in which May's maid had already placed her dove-coloured travelling cloak and glaringly new dressing-bag from London.
There he paused at the bookstall
to add to his light luggage a number of cheap murder stories, which he read with great pleasure, and without any premonition that he was about to walk into as strange a story in real life.
I picked it up on a bookstall
in London--very cheap, too.
I just happened to buy the thing at a bookstall
, and thought it would make a good play.
Newman hastened, with joyful steps, to inform Mrs Kenwigs of his friend's acquiescence, and soon returning, brought back word that they would be happy to see him in the first floor as soon as convenient; that Mrs Kenwigs had, upon the instant, sent out to secure a second-hand French grammar and dialogues, which had long been fluttering in the sixpenny box at the bookstall
round the corner; and that the family, highly excited at the prospect of this addition to their gentility, wished the initiatory lesson to come off immediately.
She bought paper and pencil at the bookstall
, and entered an A.
My original aim was to write a book that would sell on airport bookstalls
," he told reporters at the time.
She said she and her father visited several times the bookstalls
prior to start of the current session but the two textbooks were not available in the market.
The event was inaugurated by Dean Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), Dr Kamran Asdar Ali, who also visited various bookstalls
along with Dr Nadeem Siddique, Manager LUMS Library.