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  • Read books that are true.

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  • I read about it.

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  • He lifted the paper and started to read again.

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  • Does your Mom know you read her letter?

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  • Don't you ever read the Bible?

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  • Do not read bad books, they will make you bad.

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  • I read in my books every day.

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  • I read the whole account online.

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  • Nearly four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare's works are read and studied around the globe.

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  • You're welcome to read anything in the house.

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  • Pierre was always astonished at Prince Andrew's calm manner of treating everybody, his extraordinary memory, his extensive reading (he had read everything, knew everything, and had an opinion about everything), but above all at his capacity for work and study.

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  • Read about things that are beautiful and good.

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  • When left alone at last he opened and read his wife's letter.

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  • Mary was still out, so she sat down and read the pamphlet.

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  • One time she was crying so when she went to the bathroom, I read it.

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  • He opened the envelope and read the note, his lips thinning down almost to nonexistence.

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  • Betsy read a notice on the Internet a day later that the culprit was beaten and in serious condition, after allegedly resisting arrest.

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  • For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.

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  • Entering the drawing room, where the princesses spent most of their time, he greeted the ladies, two of whom were sitting at embroidery frames while a third read aloud.

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  • Now I'll read it.

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  • Did you read any that looked promising?

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  • Many of his poems are still read and loved by children as well as by grown up men and women.

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  • I can read stories in my book.

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  • Now, Brother Felix says I can read almost as well as he.

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  • I had read many books before, but never from a critical point of view.

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  • Three of us sat around the table while Quinn continued to read in a corner rocker.

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  • You read my report.

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  • The mother sat down in the shade of a tree and began to read in a new book which she had bought the day before.

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  • He felt little concern, however; let the old man read about a real mystery instead of his fictional sleuth sto­ries.

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  • I read about it in the paper.

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  • We read about it in vivid detail, from around the year 900, in the writings of the Persian physician Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi.

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  • Read on to see how that momentum has built over time, and continues to build.

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  • The libraries that existed, such as the one at Alexandria, contained reading rooms because when you read a book, you read it aloud.

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  • In the French course I read some of the works of Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Alfred de Musset and Sainte-Beuve, and in the German those of Goethe and Schiller.

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  • Betsy read it aloud.

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  • Sackler crossed the room to the trashcan, retrieved the prior day's edition of the Parkside Sentinel and read aloud.

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  • Fred had spotted the World Wide files and had begun to read them, as Dean suspected he would.

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  • I didn't think any of the Wassermanns could read, much less work for a newspaper.

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  • I even read the list to Mrs. Byrne over the phone.

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  • I read about him!

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  • Every emotion lay there waiting to be read.

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  • Cicero states that from the earliest period down to the pontificate of Publius Mucius Scaevola (c. 131 B.C.), it was usual for the pontifex maximus to record on a white tablet (album), which was exhibited in an open place at his house, so that the people might read it, first, the name of the consuls and other magistrates, and then the noteworthy events that had occurred during the year (per singulos dies, as Servius says).

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  • Mass communication means we no longer read a number like "a million dead"—we actually see them, see pictures of them.

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  • I managed, however, to read "Le Medecin Malgre Lui" again.

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  • I began to read the Bible long before I could understand it.

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  • Was it because all the stupid clones out there who read this trash lack the brains to come close to finding her?

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  • The immortal mating script clearly read, Gabriel.

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  • Even knowing their relationship, he was hard to read.

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  • Not even the commuters who lied to themselves and everyone else by saying the hour and a half at each end of the day was a pleasurable time to relax and read the paper.

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  • She seemed to read his mind and smiled.

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  • I've read about it lots of times.

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  • You read the newspaper—not the New York Times—you read the Parkside Sentinel.

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  • We're not looking for stuff we can read in the phone book or the newspaper.

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  • Fred, you ought to write your mystery books, not just read them.

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  • What's your read on why Nota busted into my place?

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  • Mom let me read your report.

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  • Did you read the Philadelphia newspaper this morning?

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  • He reached down and read the notice.

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  • It was hard to read his expression in the waning light.

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  • She glanced around to see if anyone was looking and then read the rest of the sentence.

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  • Finally, when he sat down to read the paper, he revealed what had been on his mind all evening.

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  • Sometimes she was afraid he could read her mind.

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  • They retired to the living room and he read a book while she knitted until bedtime.

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  • The last vamp whose mind I read was convinced it was a treasure hunt.

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  • She couldn't read his thoughts, but she saw the shadows in his eyes.

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  • I read that there aren't any mountain lions in Arkansas.

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  • It seems I read that somewhere too.

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  • Gerald was hard to read.

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  • He frowned as he read the headstones.

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  • I guess I'll read this for a little while before I go to bed.

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  • You didn't come out here to read.

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  • The angle through which the arm was moved, or, in the latter case, the angle between the two arms, was read off upon a finely graduated arc. With such means no very high accuracy was possible.

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  • The same firm is also constructing a micrometer in which the readings of the head are printed on a band of paper instead of being read off at the time of observation.

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  • In delicate researches two divisions of the scale should always be read, not merely for increased accuracy but to obtain the corrections for " run " from the observations themselves.

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  • The Alexander legend was the theme of poetry in all European languages; six or seven German poets dealt with the subject, and it may be read in French, English, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, Flemish and Bohemian.

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  • The Septuagint translators did not read the clause which speaks of "priests and Levites," and 2 Chron.

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  • Two needles (for some letters, one only) were acted upon at the same time, and the letter at the point of intersection of the direction of the indexes was read.

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  • Up to too words per minute the signals are easily readable, but beyond that speed they are more difficult to translate, although experts can read them when received at zoo words per minute.

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  • These indications form the telegraph alphabet and are read in the same manner as in the case of the " single needle " instrument used on land.

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  • In the light it was no easier to read his expression.

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  • She sits with me when I read.

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  • They studied each other, trying to read one another.

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  • She hesitated then took it, trying not to act too eager to read its secrets.

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  • Jenn flipped to the string and read the short entry.

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  • Now, read my entry from the day I met Xander, four weeks ago today.

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  • Claire searched his face, trying to read him.

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  • He didn't have time to read, yet he felt drawn to it the same way he was drawn to her.

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  • Even if I did, she could never read it.

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  • She gazed up at him, trying to read his expression.

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  • After supper the twins and Destiny crawled into his lap and listened quietly as he read them a story.

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  • Alex looked down at her, but it was difficult to read his expression in the dim light.

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  • For a moment he stared at her, his expression difficult to read, but obviously he was upset.

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  • They read for about an hour before Carmen decided to turn in.

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  • Would it be read in Spanish or English?

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  • Muldrow's neck turned read and his eyes bugged out.

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  • She stared boldly at him as he read from the book in his lap.

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  • For the rest of the trip she read her book or gazed out the window.

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  • The doors and windows securely closed and locked, she settled down on the bedroll to read a book.

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  • She lifted the hair off the back of her neck and read on, but the sticky heat was too distracting.

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  • The thermometer nailed to the porch read eighty-five degrees.

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  • Would he read it... or toss it in the trash?

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  • She leaned back to read his expression and his hand gently braced her back.

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  • He didn't need to read Jonny's mind to know the young Black God was reliving something.

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  • Her eyes flickered to Jessi, who couldn't quite read the expression on her face.

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  • She read the paper again, struggling to digest that she just saw someone disappear.

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  • Read the seven rules CAREFULLY!!!!!!!!!

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  • She found herself counting how many exclamation points Ingrid used before she read through the rules.

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  • Don't drink the wine and don't let the cat in X's room, Jessi read aloud.

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  • She sat down to read, growing more puzzled as she did.

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  • Because I can't read your mind.

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  • Except, for the first time in his existence, Xander wasn't able to read the mind of the only person who knew why.

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  • He wasn't able to read her mind, but she didn't look like someone there to betray him.

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  • As in, I can't read her mind.

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  • If he bit her, would he be able to read her mind finally?

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  • Even them, he was able to read, if he was willing to expend the effort needed to do so.

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  • She sucked in a sharp breath, wondering if Jule really was able to read her mind after telling her he couldn't.

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  • If I'm the first person whose mind you can't read, doesn't it scare you that you can't tell what I'm thinking?

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  • Can you read her?

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  • It sucks not being able to read the minds of those around you.

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  • Right now, I'd like nothing better than to read your mind, he said.

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  • She pulled it free to read the message.

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  • Jessi studied her, nervous around the woman who read her entire life the last time they interacted.

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  • Her eyes slid from Damian to him, and he gazed back, unable to read what she was thinking.

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  • These creatures couldn't read her mind, which meant they'd never know that she hid the real one in a shoebox.

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  • I can't read your mind.

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  • He soon began to attract attention by the memoires which he read before his colleagues - papers which formed the first draft of his comprehensive work on ideology.

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  • Peter Bayle is severe on certain historical inaccuracies of Davila, and it is true that Davila must be read with due remembrance of the fact that he was not only a Catholic but the especial protege of Catherine de' Medici, but it is not to be forgotten that Bayle was as strongly Protestant.

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  • A book of stories of adventure on the sea, which he read over and over again when a boy, had filled him with a longing for a seafaring life.

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  • The total number of revolutions is read off by a scale attached to the side of the box, but not seen in the figure.

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  • Its fundamental principle is that, by a combination of glass scales with a micrometer screw, " the chief part of the distance to be measured is read off on the scale; the fractional part of the scalespace is not estimated but measured by the screw."

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  • Still, the percentage of those unable to read and write is 72.8, while for the whole of Italy it is 56 o.

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  • Thereupon, in full council and in the king's presence, Roland read his letter aloud.

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  • Occasionally, however, he appears to hold a brief for the defence, and, though the picture is comparatively true, this Life (1871) should be read with caution.

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  • Following Cellarius, some authorities read Manduria or Mandyrium.

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  • Artisans came from a great distance to view and honour the image of the popular writer whose best efforts had been dedicated to the cause and the sufferings of the workers of the world; and literary men of all opinions gathered round the grave of one of their brethren whose writings were at once the delight of every boy and the instruction of every man who read them.

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  • Under him Avicenna read the Isagoge of Porphyry and the first propositions of Euclid.

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  • In modern times it has been more criticized than read.

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  • Later traditions may be read in Carpzov's Introductio, pars 3, cap. xvi.

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  • Deacons, in addition to having charge of the poor and sick, might catechize, and occasionally offer public prayer or read a written sermon.

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  • The total school population of Argentina in 1900 (6 to 14 years) was 994,089, of which 45% attended school, and 13% of those not attending were able to read and write.

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  • The census of 1901 showed that about 83% of the whole population and more than 91% of the population over five years of age could read and write.

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  • According to Edmund Waller he was "very well read in the Greek and Roman story."

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  • Though entered as a student at Trinity College, Dublin, Tone gave little attention to study, his inclination being for a military career; but after eloping with Matilda Witherington, a girl of sixteen, he took his degree in 1786, and read law in London at the Middle Temple and afterwards in Dublin, being called to the Irish bar in 1789.

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  • This collection, which has been widely read, is a pendant to the Historia Lausiaca of Palladius and the monkish tales of Sozomen.

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  • His command of the art is such that his plays read like original works, and it may be at least said that some of his characters stand out so vividly from his canvas that they have ever since served as representatives of certain types of humanity, e.g.

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  • The distortion of the spring determines the actual force which the wind is exerting on the plate, and this is either read off on a suitable gauge, or leaves a record in the ordinary way by means of a pen writing on a sheet of paper moved by clockwork.

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  • Operators who used the recorder soon learned to read the message by the click of the armature against its stop, and as this left the hands and eyes free to write, reading by sound was usually preferred.

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  • Thus, when it is not necessary to keep a copy, a much simpler instrument may be employed and the message read by sound.

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  • In this manner the signals are read by ear.

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  • The number of persons unable to read and write has gradually decreased, both absolutely and in proportion to the number of inhabitants.

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  • The suffrage is extended to all citizens over twenty-one years of age who can read and write and have either attained a certain standard of elementary education or are qualified by paying a rent which varies from 6 in communes of 2500 inhabitants to 16 in communes of 15p,ooo inhabitants, or, if peasant farmers, I6s.

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  • Yet she kept the Adriatic free of pirates, notably by suppressing the sea-robbers called Uscocchi (1601-1617), maintained herself in the Ionian Islands, and in 1684 added one more to the series of victorious episodes which render her annals so romantic. In that year Francesco Morosini, upon whose tomb we still may read the title Peloponnesiacus, wrested the whole of the Morea from the Turks.

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  • On the 2gth of June 1881 the Chamber adopted a Franchise Reform Bill, which increased the electorate from oo,ooo to 2,000,000 by lowering the fiscal qualification from 40 to 19.80 lire in direct taxation, and by extending the suffrage to all persons who had passed through the two lower standards of the elementary schools, and practically to all persons able to read and write.

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  • On the 23rd of November the report of the commission was read to the Chamber amid intense excitement.

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  • Presented to parliament in November 1898, the bill was read a second time in the following spring, but its third reading was violently obstructed by the Socialists, Radicals and Republicans of the Extreme Left.

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  • He obtained a seat in parliament; and in spite of Danby's endeavour to seize his papers by an order in council, on the 10th of December 1678 caused two of the incriminating letters written by Danby to him to be read aloud to the House of Commons by the Speaker.

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  • Laymen may read the book of nature, and Man himself is the most important " leaf " in it.

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  • He spoke, read and wrote twentyfive languages.

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  • As to suffragan bishops in the province of Canterbury, see Read v.

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  • His position, indeed, often necessitated his presence at games and shows, but on these occasions he occupied himself either in reading, in being read to, or in writing notes.

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  • He must read Dioscorides.

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  • The results arrived at may be read as a sequel to the article on PALAEOBOTANY.

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  • He graduated at Harvard in 1777, read law at Newburyport, Mass., with Theophilus Parsons, and was admitted to the bar in 1780.

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  • His repute as a commentator on the Scriptures is still high; in the 17th and 18th centuries he was much read by Christians such as Buxtorf.

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  • The deputies of the lower house are elected for three years directly by the people, one deputy for every 3000 male adults who can read and write.

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  • The gospel and epistle are still read from the ambo in the Ambrosian rite at Milan.

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  • The second stage was for the sub-deacon who read the epistle (facing the altar); and the third for the subordinate clergy who read other parts of scripture.

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  • A council is mentioned, in which a letter was read, expounding the opinion of the Eutychians for the first time.

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  • It is fallen man whom he pursues with his fierce scorn; his view of man's nature - intellect as well as character - is to be read in the light of his unflinching Augustinianism.

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  • He wrote for that work the Discours preliminaire on the rise, progress and affinities of the various sciences, which he read to the French Academy on the day of his admission as a member, the 18th of December 1754.

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  • They read letters which they said had fallen from heaven, and which threatened the earth with terrible punishments if men refused to adopt the mode of penance taught by the flagellants.

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  • Lines representing efficiency ratios of o 6, 0.5 and 0.4 are plotted on the diagram, so that the efficiency ratios corresponding to the various experiments plotted may be readily read off.

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  • We also read of the " evil spirit " that came upon Saul.

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  • Wellhausen's Prolegomena and Jiidische Geschichte should be read both for criticism and Hebrew history generally.

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  • In accordance with his general method these notes were in turn read over to him until he had completely mastered them, when they were worked up in his memory to their final shape.

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  • Although during the composition of the Ferdinand and Isabella it had been of very intermittent service to him, it had so far improved that he could read with a certain amount of regularity during the writing of the Conquest of Mexico, and also, though in a less degree, during the years devoted to the Conquest of Peru.

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  • In the Latin elegiacs of the Stultifera Navis (1497) of Jacob Locher the book was read throughout Europe.

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  • At this early period he seems already to have adopted in some degree the plan of study he followed in after life and recommended in his Essai sur l'etude - that is, of letting his subject rather than his author determine his course, of suspending the perusal of a book to reflect, and to compare the statements with those of other authors - so that he often read portions of many volumes while mastering one.

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  • He also read largely, though somewhat indiscriminately, in French literature, and appears to have been particularly struck with Pascal's Provincial Letters, which he tells us he reperused almost every year of his subsequent life with new pleasure, and which he particularly mentions as having been, along with Bleterie's Life of Julian and Giannone's History of Naples, a book which probably contributed in a special sense to form the historian of the Roman empire.

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  • With all his devotion to study at Lausanne' (he read ten or twelve hours a day), he still found some time for the acquisition of some of the lighter accomplishments, such as riding, dancing, drawing, and also for mingling in such society as the place had to offer.

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  • I also read and meditated Locke Upon the Understanding."

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  • I also read Tibullus, Catullus, Propertius, Horace (with Dacier's and Torrentius's notes), Virgil, Ovid's Epistles, with l"leziriac's commentary, the Ars amandi and the Elegies; likewise the Augustus and Tiberius of Suetonius, and a Latin translation of Dion Cassius from the death of Julius Caesar to the death of Augustus.

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  • It was during this period that he read Homer and Longinus, having for the first time acquired some real mastery of Greek; and after the publication of the Essai, his mind was full of projects for a new literary effort.

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  • He executed the first book in French; it was read (in 1767), as an anonymous production, before a literary society of foreigners in London, and condemned.

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  • The volumes, however, were bought and read with silent avidity.

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  • They met with a quick and easy sale, were very extensively read, and very liberally and deservedly praised for the unflagging industry and vigour they displayed, though just exception, if only on the score of good taste, was taken to the scoffing tone he continued to maintain in all passages where the Christian religion was specially concerned, and much fault was found with the indecency of some of his notes.'

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  • Thus the later part of the Decline and Fall, while the narrative of certain episodes will always be read with profit, does not convey a true idea of the history of the empire or of its significance in the history of Europe.

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  • In 1847 Lightfoot went up to Trinity College, Cambridge, and there read for his degree with Westcott.

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  • Within the seven years next following he failed twice as a storekeeper and once as a farmer; but in the meantime acquired a taste for reading, of history especially, and read and re-read the history of Greece and Rome, of England, and of her American colonies.

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  • His boyhood was spent with a grandmother in Middletown, Connecticut; and prior to his entering college he had read widely in English literature and history, had surpassed most boys in the extent of his Greek and Latin work, and had studied several modern languages.

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  • Immediately after taking his degree, he read to the Cambridge Philosophical Society a very novel memoir, " On the Transformation of Surfaces by Bending."

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  • He was also the author of many papers on general statistics and on life-tables for insurance, some read before the Royal Statistical Society, of which he was president in 1871 and 1872, some contributed to the Lancet and other periodicals.

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  • We read the history from the point of view of prophets.

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  • Israel was once more in league with Damascus and Phoenicia, and the biblical records must be read in the light of political history.

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  • It is from this narrower standpoint of an exclusive and confined Judah (and Benjamin) that the traditions as incorporated in the late recensions gain fresh force, and in Israel's renunciation of the Judaean yoke the later hostility between the two may be read between the lines.

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  • It passed through several editions, and was performed at the theatre in Edinburgh; its title is still known in every corner of Scotland, even if it be no longer read.

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  • In addition to the ordinary suffrage qualifications of age, sex, and residence, the voter must have paid all taxes due from him for the two years immediately preceding the election, and he must be able to read any section of the constitution or "be able to understand the same when read to him, or give a reasonable interpretation thereof."

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  • Several aged men also testified that they had heard a declaration of_independence read at Charlotte, the county-seat, in May 1775; and one of them stated that he had carried it to the Continental Congress.

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  • In the Historia brittonum we read of several princes of the northern Britons.

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  • He studied history and humanities at the university of Moscow, and, after having gone through his military training in a grenadier regiment, left for Germany where he read political economy in Berlin under Prof. Schmoller.

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  • Almost all Asiatic countries have a literature, but it is often not indigenous and consists of foreign works, chiefly religious, read either in translations or the original.

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  • Many of the subjects of discussion were drawn from Hume's speculations; and during the last years of his stay in Aberdeen Reid propounded his new point of view in several papers read before the society.

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  • He went over every part of the translation with me, observed on every passage in which justice was not done to the thought or the force of the expression lost, and made many useful criticisms. During this occupation we had occasion to see one another often, and became very intimate; and, as he had read much, had seen a great deal of the world, was acquainted with all the most distinguished persons who at that time adorned either the royal court or the republic of letters in France; had a great knowledge of French and Italian literature, and possessed very good taste, his conversation was extremely interesting and not a little instructive.

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  • He had read a pamphlet published in America attacking the proposed order, which was to form a bond of association between the officers who had fought in the American War of Independence against England; the arguments struck him as true and valuable, so he re-arranged them in his own fashion, and rewrote them in his own oratorical style.

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  • The whole of this Memoire should be read to get an adequate idea of Mirabeau's genius for politics; here it must be summarized.

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  • Dumont was a Genevese exile, and an old friend of Romilly's, who willingly prepared for him those famous addresses which Mirabeau used to make the Assembly pass by sudden bursts'of eloquent declamation; Claviere helped him in finance, and not only worked out his figures, but even wrote his financial discourses; Lamourette wrote the speeches on the civil constitution of the clergy; Reybaz not only wrote for him his famous speeches on the assignats, the organization of the national guard, and others, which Mirabeau read word for word at the tribune, but even the posthumous speech on succession to the estates of intestates, which Talleyrand read in the Assembly as the last work of his dead friend.

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  • John Tyler, who succeeded to the presidency, was soon "read out of his party," and all his cabinet except Webster resigned.

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  • He quotes, as if he were familiarly acquainted with their writings, a number of Greek and Roman writers, of whom it is almost certain that he had not read more than one or two.

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  • A consort Antum (or as some scholars prefer to read, Anatum) is assigned to him, on the theory that every deity must have a female associate, but Antum is a purely artificial product - a lifeless symbol playing even less of a part in what may be called the active pantheon than Anu.

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  • When three years old he read eagerly such works as Rapin's History and began the study of Latin.

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  • This was an amending act and not a consolidating act; consequently it had to be read as if incorporated into the already existing acts.

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  • He had also read a great deal of history in English - Robertson's histories, Hume, Gibbon, Robert Watson's Philip II.

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  • His main reading was still history, but he went through all the Latin and Greek authors commonly read in the schools and universities, besides several that are not commonly read by undergraduates.

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  • He was not taught to compose either in Latin or in Greek, and he was never an exact scholar; it was for the subject matter that he was required to read, and by the age of ten he could read Plato and Demosthenes with ease.

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  • Copious extracts from a diary kept by him at this time are given by Bain; they show how methodically he read and wrote, studied chemistry and botany, tackled advanced mathematical problems, made notes on the scenery and the people and customs of the country.

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  • On his return in 1821 he added to his work the study of psychology, and that of Roman law, which he read with John Austin, his father having half decided on the bar as the best profession open to him.

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  • About the time of his entering the India House Mill read Dumont's exposition of Bentham's doctrines in the Traite de Legislation, which made a lasting impression upon him.

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  • His little cottage was filled with books and newspapers; the beautiful country round it furnished him with a variety of walks; he read, wrote, discussed, walked, botanized.

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  • They will be forgotten, and their books will not be read.

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  • Important as it was for thirty or forty years, it will soon be as little read as M'Culloch's Principles.

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  • This may serve to show that the ideals of our youth were not without justification; but the younger generation, which does not care about our ideals, and looks to the future rather than the past, will not read annotated editions of old books, however eminent their authors.

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  • We think that the decay of interest in these writers involves a real loss, and that students of modern problems may do worse than read Ricardo and his school.

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  • If we take, for example, the corner-stone of the British commercial system in the 19th century, namely, the policy of "free trade ", the public do not now read the economic works which supplied the theoretical basis of that policy, and, indeed, would not be convinced by them.

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  • At the same time he endeavoured to acquire a knowledge of Hebrew, in order to be able to read the Old Testament in the original.

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  • Nevertheless his writings were much read, especially in Palestine.

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  • For Austria we may read Prussia; for Ulm, Jena-Auerstadt; for the occupation of Vienna, that of Berlin; for Austerlitz, Friedland, which again disposed of the belated succour given by Russia.

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  • The works of Las Cases and Montholon should also be read with great caution.

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  • The former is intended for the living; the latter consists chiefly of prayers to be read at the burial of priests.

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  • The minute-book of the Linnean Society of London shows that his Prolusio was read at meetings of that Society between the 15th of November 1814 and the 21st of February 1815.

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  • Unfortunately none of these, however, can be compared for singularity with Archaeopteryx or with some American fossil forms next to be noticed, for their particular It is true that from the time of Buffon, though he scorned any regular classification, geographical distribution had been occasionally held to have something to do with systematic arrangement; but the way in which the two were related was never clearly put forth, though people who could read between the lines might have guessed the secret from Darwin's Journal of Researches, as well as from his introduction to the Zoology of the " Beagle" Voyage.

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  • They hold in their hands books turned upside down, and pretend to read through spectacles in which for glass have been substituted bits of orange-peel."

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  • He fulfilled the duties of secretary to the Royal Society during five years after the death of Henry Oldenburg in 1677, publishing in 1681-1682 the papers read before that body under the title of Philosophical Collections.

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  • His sources for the teachings of Jesus are the "Memoirs of the Apostles," by which are probably to be understood the Synoptic Gospels (without the Gospel according to St John), which, according to his account, were read along with the prophetic writings at the public services.

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  • The Scriptures read, if at all, in the erroneous versions were being deserted for the Sentences of Peter Lombard.

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  • That on geography is particularly good, and is interesting as having been read by Columbus, who lighted on it in Petrus de Alliaco's Imago Mundi, and was strongly influenced by its reasoning.

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  • From the age of sixteen to nearly twenty his health was so unsatisfactory that he attended neither school nor college, bilt worked at Chaldee and Syriac, began to read Arabic, and mastered 'S Gravesande's Natural Philosophy, together with various textbooks of logic and metaphysics.

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  • For thirty years (1842-1872) Pittsfield was the home of the Rev. John Todd (1800-1873), the author of numerous books, of which Lectures to Children (1834; 2nd series, 1858) and The Student's Manual (1835) were once widely read.

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  • Pico's works cannot now be read with much interest, but the man himself is still interesting, partly from his influence on Reuchlin and partly from the spectacle of a truly devout mind in the brilliant circle of half-pagan scholars of the FlOrentine renaissance.

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  • He taught in a country school for a year, read law for a short time, worked in a newspaper office, and in 1884 became editor and proprietor of the Marion Star.

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  • Such restriction is clearly implied in the words "except when that (Benedictus) shall happen to be read in the chapter for the day, or for the Gospel on Saint John Baptist's day," which were inserted in 1662.

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  • An army of cosmopolitan adventurers, led by the Cardinal Caesarini, joined the 1 The dream of a Crusade to Jerusalem survived de Mezieres; a society which read "romaunts" of the Crusades, could not but dream the dream.

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  • A large proportion of the people can read and write Sesuto (as the Basuto language is called) and English, and speak Dutch, whilst a considerable number also receive higher education.

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  • The instrument therefore does not begin to read from zero current, but from some higher limit which, generally speaking, is about one-tenth of the maximum, so that an ammeter reading up to io amperes will not give much visible indication below i ampere.

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  • Such instruments can be made to have equidivisional scales and to read from zero upwards.

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  • This theory would reconcile the conflicting evidence, that of those who saw Charles writing parts and read the MS. before publication, and the deliberate statements of Gauden.

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  • A change of the Hebrew text seems necessary; possibly we should read S1p $t"', "low is the voice," instead of 51p$ o'p', "he rises up at the voice."

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  • In 1798 his father, Matthias Corwin (1761-1829), removed to what later became Lebanon, Ohio, where the son worked on a farm, read much, and in 1817 was admitted to the bar.

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  • His father was a poor farm labourer, and could not afford to send him to school long enough even to learn to read and write.

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  • By the side of the niche was the pulpit (minbar), and sometimes in front of the latter a platform (dikka) raised on columns, from which chapters from the Koran were read to the people.

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  • The distribution of weight in chemical change is readily expressed in the form of equations by the aid of these symbols; the equation 2HC1+Zn =ZnCl2+H2, for example, is to be read as meaning that from 73 parts of hydrochloric acid and 65 parts of zinc, 136 parts of zinc chloride and 2 parts of hydrogen are produced.

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  • Wagner was always an omnivorous reader, and books were then, as now, both cheaper than music and easier to read.

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  • The vast myth of the Ring is related in full several times in each of the three main dramas, with ruthless disregard for the otherwise magnificent dramatic effect of the whole; hosts of original dramatic and ethical ideas, with which Wagner's brain was even more fertile than his voluminous prose works would indicate, assert themselves at all points, only to be thwarted by repeated attempts to allegorize the philosophy of Schopenhauer; all efforts to read a consistent scheme, ethical or philosophical, into the result are doomed to failure; but all this matters little, so long as we have Wagner's unfailing later resources in those higher dramatic verities which present to us emotions and actions, human and divine, as things essentially complex and conflicting, inevitable as natural laws, incalculable as natural phenomena.

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  • He appeared on her behalf before the legates at Blackfriars; and wrote a treatise against the divorce that was widely read.

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  • Not only should the names be carefully selected with special reference to the objects which the map is intended to serve, and to prevent overcrowding by the introduction of names which can serve no useful object, but they should also be arranged in such a manner as to be read easily by a person consulting the map. It is an accepted rule now that the spelling of names in countries using the Roman alphabet should be retained, with such exceptions as have been familiarized by long usage.

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  • Accepting the Jewish apocalypses as sacred books of venerable antiquity, they read them eagerly, and transferred their contents bodily to Christianity.

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  • The Apocalypse of Hermas was much read till far through the middle ages, and has also kept its place in some Bibles.

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  • There he became fellow in 1818, and after some time spent abroad he began to read law in London in the following year.

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  • He read plays, attended the village fairs, shot plovers in the fenland, and enjoyed a dance with his sisters.

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  • They read the Greek Testament and the classics; fasted on Wednesday and Friday; received the Lord's Supper every week; and brought all their life under review.

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  • William Law's books produced a great impression on Wesley, and on his advice the young tutor began to read mystic authors, but he saw that their tendency was to make good works appear mean and insipid, and he soon laid them aside.

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  • This book was widely read by Christians; it was rendered into various languages, and in 1650 was translated into English by Edward Chilmead.

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  • The constitution requires that a voter must (in addition to other qualifications) either be able to show conclusively ability to read and write, or be the owner of property within the state assessed at not less than $300, on which, if personalty, all taxes are paid.

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  • In 1907 the census showed 56.6% (43.3 in 1899) of persons above ten years who could read.

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  • Of the voting population 53.2% of native white, and 37.3% of coloured Cuban citizens, and 71.6% of Spanish citizens could read.

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  • He read considerably, wrote abundantly, thought actively if not widely, and came to know beasts, birds and fishes with an intimacy more extraordinary than was the case with St Francis of Assisi.

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  • He must always be read, whether lovingly or interestedly, for he has all the variable charm, the strange saturninity, the contradictions, austerities and delightful surprises, of Nature herself.

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  • The place-name "Gospel Oak," which occurs in London and elsewhere, is a relic of these rogation processions, the gospel of the day being read at the foot of the finest oak the parish boasted.

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  • On the other hand, it is acknowledged that she was soon very little read.

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  • He must have had a corrupt copy, or read very carelessly.

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  • He also was well acquainted with Greek philosophy, and took a genial view of it; but he was not nearly so widely read as Clement.

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  • And in all cases it is plain that he not merely read but thought deeply on the questions which the civilization of the Greeks and the various writings of poets, philosophers and heretics raised.

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  • He was a saint up till the time of Benedict XIV., who read Photius on Clement, believed him, and struck the Alexandrian's name out of the calendar.

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  • Monks or bonzes are very numerous; they live by alms and in return they teach the young to read, and superintend coronations, marriages, funerals and the other ceremonials which play a large part in the lives of the Cambodians.

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  • At Sault Sainte Marie in 1671, before representatives of fourteen Indian nations, the Sieur de St Lusson read a proclamation asserting the French claim to all the territory in the region of the 'Great Lakes.

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  • His attainments included Latin, which he could both read and write; he knew something of the English laws and language, and it may have been from an interest in natural history that he collected, during his reign, the Woodstock menagerie which was the admiration of his subjects.

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  • On the Tabula Peutingeriana appear the "Chamavi qui et Pranci," which should doubtless read " qui et Franci "; these Chamavi apparently dwelt between the Yssel and the Ems. Later, we find them a little farther south, on the banks of the Rhine, in the district called Hamalant, and it is their customs which were brought together in the 9th century in the document known as the Lex Francorum Chamavorum.

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  • Marriott's Vestiarium Christianum (1868), though it must now be read with caution, is still of much value, notably the second part, which gives texts (with translations) of passages bearing on the subject taken from early and medieval writers, with many interesting plates.

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  • Exile to Siberia began in the first years of its discovery, and as early as 1658 we read of the Exiles.

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  • If the determinant is transformed so as to read by columns as it formerly did by rows its value is unchanged.

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  • The philosophy of history, by which Hebrew prophets could read a deep moral significance into national disaster and turn the flank of resistless attack, became one of the most important elements in the nation's faith.

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  • On the r4th of February Mgr Amette, the new archbishop of Paris, prohibited his diocesans to read or defend the two books, which "attack and deny several fundamental dogmas of Christianity," under pain of excommunication.

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  • These are the great classic preachers whose discourses continue to be read, and to form an inherent pare of the body of French literature.

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  • This Biblical city, Akkad, was most probably identical with the northern Babylonian city known to us as Agade (not Agane, as formerly read), which was the principal seat of the early Babylonian king Sargon I.

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  • The personal character of Michaelis can be read between the lines 1 By a strange fortune of war it was the occupation of Gottingen by the French in the Seven Years' War, and the friendly relations he formed with the officers, that procured him the Paris MS. from which he edited Abulfeda's description of Egypt.

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  • Education, in those parts of Latvia where it was standardized by the Protestant Church and Baltic regime, remained on a higher level than in Latgalia with only 38% able to read.

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  • In 1546 the council of Trent adopted the canon of Augustine, declaring " He is also to be anathema who does not receive these entire books, with all their parts, as they have been accustomed to be read in the Catholic Church, and are found in the ancient editions of the Latin Vulgate, as sacred and canonical."

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  • The director, Schmalfuss, encouraged him in his mathematical studies by lending him books (among them Leonhard Euler's works and Adrien Marie Legendre's Theory of Numbers), which Riemann read, mastered and returned within a few days.

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  • Elie de Beaumont's name is widely known to geologists in connexion with his theory of the origin of mountain ranges, first propounded in a paper read to the Academy of Sciences in 1829, and afterwards elaborated in his Notice sur le systeme des montagnes (3 vols., 1852).

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  • The second book among the minor prophets in the Bible is entitled The word of Yahweh that came to Joel the son of Pethuel, or, as the Septuagint, Latin, Syriac and other versions read, Bethuel.

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  • The arbitral judgment is read out at a public sitting of the tribunal, the counsel and agents having been duly summoned to hear it.

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  • Education is in a backward condition, and it is estimated that 80% of the population can neither read nor write.

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  • The Commons had ordered to be printed, among other papers, a report of the inspectors of prisons on Newgate, which stated that an obscene book, published by Stockdale, was given to the prisoners to read.

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  • The Anglican Church is content with the threefold ministry of bishops, priests and deacons, but in recent times the bishops have appointed lay-readers, licensed to read prayers and preach in buildings which are not consecrated.

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  • The spread of the Amalrican doctrine led to fierce persecutions, and the provincial council which met at Paris in 1209 expressly decreed " that neither the books of Aristotle on natural philosophy, nor commentaries on the same, should be read, whether publicly or privately, at Paris."

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  • When the clerk read the orders of the day Lord Palmerston rose, and in impressive and solemn tones declared "it was not.possible for the House to proceed to business without every member recalling to his mind the great loss which the House and country had sustained by the event which took place yesterday morning."

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  • But having failed, he allowed the paper, and also a second by Chevenix of the same tenor in 1805, to be read without avowing that it was he himself who had originally detected the metal, although he had an excellent opportunity of stating the fact in 1804 when he discussed the substance in the paper which announced the discovery of rhodium.

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  • Although great improvements have been effected in the educational system of the country since 1867, Hungary is still backward in the matter of general education, as in 1900 only a little over 50% of the population could read and write.

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  • Instead of presenting the Go vern- usual programme, the new premier read to the arliament.

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  • Every male Hungarian citizen, able to read and write, was to receive the vote at the beginning of his twenty-fifth year, subject to a residential qualification of twelve months.

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  • The sum and product of two quaternions are defined by the formulae mi ase + F+lases = (a s + 133) es 2arer X ZO,es = Fiarfseres, where the products e,e, are further reduced according to the following multiplication table, in which, for example, the eo e1 e2 e3 second line is to be read eieo = e1, e 1 2 = - eo, e i e 2 = es, eie3 = - e2.

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  • Soon after 1 The names are read in various ways; it is impossible to establish the correct forms.

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  • At one time the Turkish script was altered, with the result that officers were unable to read their reports or orders; then the Enverie, a highly unpractical head-covering, reminiscent of a child's paper hat, was invented and introduced; in March 1914 he demanded and obtained the hand of Princess Nadjie, the Sultan's niece, made himself general of a division, and began, moreover, to take thought for his financial future.

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  • But this translation was not written all at once, and its history is obscure; we only know from the prologue to Ecclesiasticus that the Hagiographa, and doubtless therefore the Psalter, were read in Greek in Egypt about 130 B.C. or somewhat later.'

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  • A friend has written to the author that for we ought perhaps to read already existed in their place in our Psalter, or that Ps.

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  • It did not, however, obtain ecclesiastical currency - the old versions holding their ground, just as English churchmen still read the Psalms in the version of the " Great Bible " printed in their Prayer Book.

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  • At the same census 95% of the white population over 21 were able to read and write; of the whites between the ages of 5 and 14 59% could read and write.

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  • I-II ought undoubtedly to be read in immediate connexion with chap. vii.; it presupposes the alliance of Syria and northern Israel, whose destruction it predicts, though opening a door of hope for a remnant of Israel.

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  • The text of the Gospels underlying it " represents the Greek text as read in Rome about A.D.

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  • Its text " represents, where it differs from the Diatessaron, the Greek text as read in Antioch about A.D.

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  • Rabbi - la's text of the Gospels " represents the Greek text as read in Antioch about A.D.

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  • A more important work is The Book of Chastity, by Isho`denah, who according to `Abadisho` was bishop of Kasrabut read Basra - about the end of the 8th century.

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  • His education, begun under a private tutor, was continued (1712) at Trinity Hall, Cambridge; here he remained little more than a year and seems to have read hard, and to have acquired a considerable knowledge of ancient and modern languages.

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  • During the twenty years of life that followed this episode, Chesterfield wrote and read a great deal, but went little into society.

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  • The "Gospel and Apostle" was a comprehensive term for the whole of the New Testament (except perhaps Revelation), as read in church.

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  • Thus in Nuremberg a regular saffron inspection was held, and in the 15th century we read of men being burned in the market-place along with their adulterated saffron, while on another occasion three persons convicted of the same crime were buried alive.

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  • Mignet was read on the 2nd of May 1857.

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  • But the character being ideographic, the words which express them are dissimilar in the two languages, and official text is read in Chinese by a Chinese, in Annamese by an Annamese.

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  • Terence's earliest play was the Andria, exhibited in 166 B.C. A pretty, but perhaps apocryphal, story is told of his having read the play, before its exhibition, to Caecilius (who, after the death of Plautus, ranked as the foremost comic poet), and of the generous admiration of it manifested by Caecilius.

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  • Living in the interval between Ennius and Lucilius, whose original force and genius survive only in rude and inartistic fragments, he produced six plays, which have not only reached our time in the form in which they were given to the world, but have been read in the most critical and exacting literary epochs, and still may be read without any feeling of the need of making allowance for the rudeness of a new and undeveloped art.

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  • Measures inaccurately taken, or wrongly read off, could seldom, if ever, be corrected, and these persistent errors defeated all chance of successful search.

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  • Then in April 1688 he took the suicidal step of issuing a proclamation to force the clergy and bishops to read the Declaration in their pulpits, and thus personally advocate a measure they detested.

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  • Blumenthal returned and read the letter, and without troubling to disturb his chief he dealt with the matter himself in what is certainly one of the most remarkable documents ever issued in a grave crisis by a responsible staff officer.

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  • Yet all that we read of Syracusan military and naval action during the former part of the Athenian siege shows how Syracuse had lagged behind the cities of old Greece, constantly practised as they were in warfare both by land and sea.

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  • It was not meant for the physicians, and was certainly little read by them, as Celsus is quoted by no medical writer, and when referred to by Pliny, is spoken of as an author not a physician.

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  • Since then, however, he has been almost up to our own times the most popular and widely read of all medical classics, partly for the qualities already indicated, partly because he was one of the few of those classics accessible to readers of Latin, and partly also because of the purity and classical perfection of his language.

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  • His friend and pupil AvERROES of Cordova (q.v.), so well known for his philosophical writings, was also an author in medical subjects, and as such widely read in Latin.

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  • He began his lectures at Basel by burning the books of Avicenna and others; he afterwards boasted of having read no books for ten years; he protested that his shoe-buckles were more learned than Galen and Avicenna.

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  • In this Italy, and especially the renowned school of Padua, took the first step, where Giovanni De Monte (Montanus), (1498-1552), already mentioned as a humanist, gave clinical lectures on the patients in the hospital of St Francis, which may still be read with interest.

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  • Reinhard, who considered Arthur O'Connor "a far abler man," accurately read the character of Lord Edward Fitzgerald as that of a young man "incapable of falsehood or perfidy, frank, energetic, and likely to be a useful and devoted instrument; but with no experience or extraordinary talent, and entirely unfit to be chief of a great party or leader in a difficult enterprise."

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  • For a time Voltaire submitted, and read law at least nominally.

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  • The fourth division of Voltaire's work, the historical, is the bulkiest of all except his correspondence, and some parts of it are or have been among t1' most read, but it is far from being even among the best.

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  • While it was being mixed, holy writings were read to those engaged in the operation.

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  • And less than two centuries afterwards we read an order in one of the capitularies of Hincmar of Reims, to the effect that every priest ought to be provided with a censer and incense.

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  • His father advised him to revise his philological and philosophical studies, and read over Calvin's Institutions, before finally determining.

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  • Compared with other Indian provinces, and even with some of the countries of Europe, Burma takes a very high place in the returns of those able to both read and write.

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  • The electromotive force thus generated is measured by a galvanometer, the scale of which is divided and figured so that the temperature may be-directly read.

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  • Read has pointed out a curious feature in the construction of the enamelled beakers.

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  • In his later years he published an address read before the members of the Edinburgh Philosophical Institution (1868), one on Design in Nature, for the Christian Evidence Society, which reached a fifth edition, various charges and pastoral addresses, and he was one of the projectors of The Speaker's Commentary, for which he wrote the "Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels."