sealed book


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sealed book

n
another term for closed book
References in classic literature ?
These dank walls had known the man whose dolorous story is a sealed book forever!
Science is, as I understand, a sealed book to you; but you may congratulate yourself upon the hunting-field which awaits you.
Maggy was snoring already, and Little Dorrit was soon fast asleep with her head resting on that sealed book of Fate, untroubled by its mysterious blank leaves.
Henceforth our work is to be a sealed book to her, till at least such time as we can tell her that all is finished, and the earth free from a monster of the nether world.
The modern methods of psychology were then, to such women as Rose, a sealed book, but love and intuition taught her to apply them.
Let the whole incident be a sealed book, and do not allow it to affect your life."
Absorption in a beloved work is practically equivalent to the cleverest dissimulation, and thus it was that the opinions and ideas of Rabourdin were a sealed book to des Lupeaulx.
"The Book of Revelation tells of a sealed book that was opened only by the Messiah," Dr Margaret Barker, a former president of the Society for Old Testament Study, said.
Opening the Sealed Book: Interpretations of the Book of Isaiah in Late Antiquity, by Joseph Blenkinsopp.