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slim volume

noun

a thin book, esp. of poetry

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  • A slim volume—published, at her wish, in 1916—had attracted no small attention in the critical world.

    Far to Seek Maud Diver
  • There are poems in this slim volume which seem as if they had been woven out of the gushing flood of moonlight.

    Paul Verlaine Stefan Zweig
  • One slim volume, more attractively bound than the others, drew her attention for a moment, and she turned idly to the title-page.

    Consequences E. M. Delafield
  • Perhaps the work in which they are least obvious is the slim volume of Miss Ella Young.

  • A slim volume contained all that could be derived from references in the Old Testament and the compilations of classical writers.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
  • It needed re-kindling, and he hunted in his pockets for paper, finding only the slim volume lettered Whorls.

    Huntingtower John Buchan

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