If you come across a passage you like, copy it out into a commonplace book.
We must anticipate some years to find a comment in the commonplace book of a Connecticut girl.
For what though his head be empty, provided his commonplace book be full?
It is a very useful kind of commonplace book, and soon becomes as fascinating as autumn and spring catalogues.
I suppose because nothing really worth noting has occurred, and it is not for nothing that a diary is called a commonplace book.
In his commonplace book, begun in 1783, we have ever-recurring hints of his devoting himself to poetry.
A commonplace book contains many notions in garrison, whence the owner may draw out an army into the field on competent warning.
He was calm in the conviction that he could measure and calculate the universe, and draw its plan in his commonplace book.
And yet it appears to have been deliberately copied with some amplification from an entry in his last year's commonplace book.
She had copied them into her commonplace book, doubtless without guile.