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LibroIpsum is a simple placeholder text generator similar to other lorem ipsum tools. LibroIpsum differs from traditional lorem ipsum in that it can be used to generate random phrases from any source text, using character distribution analysis to generate new phrases.

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Use LibroIpsum from Node.js, RequireJS, or directly in the browser.


npm install libroipsum


function(LibroIpsum) {
    // ...


<script src="path/to/libs/LibroIpsum.js"></script>


new LibroIpsum(sourceText).generate(numberOfWords[, keyLength]);
  • sourceText: String representation of text from which phrases are to be generated
  • numberOfWords: Number of words to be generated
  • keyLength: Length of key (integer), where larger number will create phrase more similar to original text (optional, defaults to 6)


The following texts where generated from texts available at Project Gutenberg and the Commission on Presidential Debates, using a key length of 7 with 80 words generated each.

The Republic by Plato

Certainly not. Neither purposes? At any rate let us place, and five of the bodily strength at the greatest repugnance to be what were we not say heavenly light? Perfectly unjust will not be creditable than an instrument which imitations and justice, if they will fancying that you are them bad? Assuredly no one knows, and who see the vision about as Stesichorus says that he.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Grangerfords used to be all right. We'll send you worry; these thing down there we could get the thing he'd struck into the worst; one thing, and down from St. Petersburg. Goshen. Testament. So she hollow; but about yo' pints. I wish to be treated bad, and said if we minded our legs was taking the ordered and be a fool uv ole Jim's a night come look oncommon servants. It warn't hardly wait.

Obama-Romney Debates (October 2012)

Veterans who were out the public lands than a year or two ago, we went first lady has said that lead nowhere it is also this debates, months with unemployed right that will always be the governor Romney because I think it's more that America as the same as Simpson as a man for you absolutely think interesting here. And when I sit down artificially our very expenses when the side of the hands of criminals, that we're.


Copyright (c) 2013 Andrew Duthie

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