The practice of commonplacing is the act of a reader recording meaningful phrases, sentences, and paragraphs of text or "commonplaces," a practice that has been observed for centuries by great minds such as Caesar, Milton, Locke, Jefferson, and Emerson as well as literary figures such as Sherlock Holmes. Traditionally, these commonplaces were generally gathered from books, but a commonplace in... Continue Reading →
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