To be sure, “the guilt of the West is beyond anything that has been recorded in films and tomes and painting,” he said.
Greece, out of all her tomes, has left us but a few ill-written p. 77papyri.
Indeed, the Sheikh is right; most of these tomes are good for nothing else.
By the antiquary and the poet these tomes may be often opened.
The room is pitch-dark always, and it is full of tables and tomes.
It will not take him long to run through two or three tomes.
Other tomes, whose use is past, they bear off to the shades below.
He himself would often steal some tomes of that fine edition which was so magnificently bound.
Understanding, he shifted his tomes to his left breast and saluted the second carriage.
We have however divided his two tomes, for greater convenience, into three volumes of as nearly as possible equal size.
1510s, from Middle French tome, from Latin tomus "section of a book, tome," from Greek tomos "volume, section of a book," originally "section, piece cut off," from temnein "to cut," from PIE *tom-/*tem- "to cut" (cf. second element in Latin aestimare "to value, appraise," Old Church Slavonic tina "to cleave, split," Middle Irish tamnaim "I cut off," Welsh tam "morsel"). Originally "a single volume of a multi-volume work;" sense of "a large book" is attested from 1570s.