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  • Read books that are true.
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  • He lifted the paper and started to read again.
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  • I read about it.
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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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  • Nearly four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare's works are read and studied around the globe.
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  • I read the whole account online.
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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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  • You're welcome to read anything in the house.
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  • Mary was still out, so she sat down and read the pamphlet.
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  • When left alone at last he opened and read his wife's letter.
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  • It read 6:23AM.
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  • I read in my books every day.
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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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  • Read about things that are beautiful and good.
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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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  • Now, Brother Felix says I can read almost as well as he.
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  • "Read, and you will know," said his mother.
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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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  • 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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  • Did you read any that looked promising?
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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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  • Many of his poems are still read and loved by children as well as by grown up men and women.
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  • Now I'll read it.
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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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  • Three of us sat around the table while Quinn continued to read in a corner rocker.
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  • I managed, however, to read "Le Medecin Malgre Lui" again.
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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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  • 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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  • Read on to see how that momentum has built over time, and continues to build.
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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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  • Then he began with the first word on the first page and read the first story aloud without making one mistake.
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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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  • Carmen read to her from a book for a few minutes until she fell asleep and then turned the light off.
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  • I had read many books before, but never from a critical point of view.
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  • I read the license plate.
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  • It read, 'Croft's Feed, Alder's Bridge, West Virginia!
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  • Many boys and indeed many girls have read his story.
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  • If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.
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  • Did you get close enough to read the calendar?
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  • Once she had been unaware of his love, but now she had learned to read the signs.
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  • Howie thanked her while I practically jumped over the counter to read over the distressed clerk's shoulder as his fingers plodded over the computer keys.
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  • She rubbed her eyes and tilted her watch crystal around until the light reflected enough to read the dial.
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  • Princess Mary read it.
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  • He had read only a few lines when he turned pale and his eyes opened wide with fear and joy.
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  • She winced as she stood, and glanced up into blue eyes that gave every indication he could read her mind.
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  • In her spare time she read "The Lonely Hills."
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  • Read in order to become wise.
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  • I remember the surprise and the pain I felt as I noticed that they placed their hands over mine when I talked to them and that they read books with their fingers.
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  • The envelope had a mind of its own, and it drew her back to the coffee table - demanded that she tear it open and read the answer.
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  • He'd be able to read her mind and confirm she was indeed intent on destroying the gateway between the realms.
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  • I can read stories in my book.
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  • I do like to read in my book. you do love me.
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  • Today you may stand up before the school and read what you have written about the turnip.
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  • "I will give it to the one who first learns to read in it" she answered.
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  • Read, and you will know, my child.
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  • I'm sure he could read the frustration in my voice.
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  • I read Martha's note to us and brought Betsy up to date on my conversation with Julie.
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  • These birds were of enormous size, and reminded Zeb of the rocs he had read about in the Arabian Nights.
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  • The last words were read out in the midst of complete silence.
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  • Later I read the book again in French, and I found that, in spite of the vivid word-pictures, and the wonderful mastery of language, I liked it no better.
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  • From these relics I learned more about the progress of man than I have heard or read since.
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  • She read the words aloud and he snorted.
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  • Mr. Gilman read all the papers to me by means of the manual alphabet.
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  • Yes, mother, I will read and then I will know.
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  • I can read him like a book.
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  • After a solid hour of the child crying, I wondered if the mother read about the abandoned child, perhaps with a fleeting hint of sympathy.
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  • Edward could spell nearly all the words in his primer, and he could read quite well.
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  • Of course, if you wanted to print it out and read it, the stack of paper would be many miles high.
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  • He had died by the time I read that passage in one of his books, so I couldn't write him, as is my normal practice when an author's words puzzle me.
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  • Before the end of the first year I read "Wilhelm Tell" with the greatest delight.
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  • I could not read her lips easily; so my progress was much slower than in German.
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  • We read together, "As You Like It," Burke's "Speech on Conciliation with America," and Macaulay's "Life of Samuel Johnson."
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  • As I have said, I did not study regularly during the early years of my education; nor did I read according to rule.
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  • It was during my first visit to Boston that I really began to read in good earnest.
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  • During the next two years I read many books at my home and on my visits to Boston.
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  • Teacher told me about kind gentleman I shall be glad to read pretty story I do read stories in my book about tigers and lions and sheep.
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  • When I came home teacher read to me "The School-boy," for it is not in our print.
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  • She started to toss the letter aside, and then something made her read on.
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  • Do you read what I write?
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  • If my reasoning stopped there, you would probably start fishing around for the receipt for this book and read up on your bookseller's return policy.
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  • I began to read the Bible long before I could understand it.
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  • Perhaps you would like to read those funny verses.
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  • I read the histories of Greece, Rome and the United States.
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  • Mr. Irons also read with me Tennyson's "In Memoriam."
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  • Mr. Gilman sat beside me and read the paper through first, then sentence by sentence, while I repeated the words aloud, to make sure that I understood him perfectly.
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  • The college authorities did not allow Miss Sullivan to read the examination papers to me; so Mr. Eugene C. Vining, one of the instructors at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was employed to copy the papers for me in American braille.
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  • Indeed, I am not sure now that I read all the signs correctly.
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  • It is impossible, I think, to read in one day four or five different books in different languages and treating of widely different subjects, and not lose sight of the very ends for which one reads.
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  • I read my first connected story in May, 1887, when I was seven years old, and from that day to this I have devoured everything in the shape of a printed page that has come within the reach of my hungry finger tips.
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  • I think that was all; but I read them over and over, until the words were so worn and pressed I could scarcely make them out.
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  • And read I did, whether I understood one word in ten or two words on a page.
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  • The name of the story was "Little Lord Fauntleroy," and she promised to read it to me the following summer.
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  • Before we began the story Miss Sullivan explained to me the things that she knew I should not understand, and as we read on she explained the unfamiliar words.
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  • I read them in the intervals between study and play with an ever-deepening sense of pleasure.
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  • I read La Fontaine's "Fables" first in an English translation, and enjoyed them only after a half-hearted fashion.
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  • Jackson read the shocked look on my face.
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  • I was familiar with the story of Troy before I read it in the original, and consequently I had little difficulty in making the Greek words surrender their treasures after I had passed the borderland of grammar.
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  • Since Bishop Brooks died I have read the Bible through; also some philosophical works on religion, among them Swedenborg's "Heaven and Hell" and Drummond's "Ascent of Man," and I have found no creed or system more soul-satisfying than Bishop Brooks's creed of love.
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  • I and teacher did go to church sunday mr. lane did read in book and talk Lady did play organ.
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  • And I am sure that I never read any memorable news in a newspaper.
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  • It was not what he had read that vexed him, but the fact that the life out there in which he had now no part could perturb him.
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  • He read, and read everything that came to hand.
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  • He swung the car off the road and under an arch that read "Ambrosia Acres."
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  • It read, "Don't call me for any reason for ten days."
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  • From what I read between the lines, the stepfather has no use for Howie, so Howie's presence isn't giving him any comfort.
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  • I hoped he could read the tone of my voice.
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  • Then I read about this other murder, maybe after I was in a year or so.
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  • These poems were read and admired by many people.
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  • In the finals, no one read my work over to me, and in the preliminaries I offered subjects with some of which I was in a measure familiar before my work in the Cambridge school; for at the beginning of the year I had passed examinations in English, History, French and German, which Mr. Gilman gave me from previous Harvard papers.
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  • I read it as much as possible without the help of notes or dictionary, and I always like to translate the episodes that please me especially.
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  • I did read in my book about fox and box. fox can sit in the box.
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  • She blinked and read it again, counting the zeros to assure that she had read it properly.
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  • When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
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  • It must be written down so that people in other places and in other times may hear it read and sung.
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  • I called him Black Beauty, as I had just read the book, and he resembled his namesake in every way, from his glossy black coat to the white star on his forehead.
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  • Incidentally, he supposedly came on the radar as a result of a tip from this man or woman everyone's read about; the so-called psychic tipster person.
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  • The girl or the ability to read minds?
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  • She'd always been grateful to him for accepting her and her gift, but he'd always refused to tell her what exactly he was and how he seemed to be able to read her mind sometimes.
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  • He could read minds.
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  • She read the names of everything, until she found the eggs.
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  • She read the sign.
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  • I read the paper!
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  • Haven't you read your own report?
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  • You must read it.
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  • "The barbarian can read," he assessed.
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  • She picked the book up and read the title.
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  • Didn't you read that book on Arkansas wildlife?
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  • Anyone who read an article about him knew his reputation as the king of one-night stands.
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  • She pushed one book in then tugged out another to read until it was time to feed the cat.
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  • Can you read mine?
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  • Too aware of his scrutiny, she cleared her throat and pretended to read the iPad.
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  • Read the tabloids next time you go to the store.
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  • From what I read, the cooking show was an accident.
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  • She read until she started to doze.
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  • Unable to read her mind, he almost understood what might be more than one night of fun about the woman.
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  • The idea he was able to read minds was bizarre; the idea he couldn't read her mind was so satisfying, she was proud of herself.
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  • He was looking her direction, impossible to read.
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  • She can read souls, so she knows basically everything about you in two seconds.
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  • By some means, however, he learned to read; and after that he loved nothing so much as a good book.
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  • Still there is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelled me to read it through from beginning to end.
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  • But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
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  • Of all the French writers that I have read, I like Moliere and Racine best.
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  • Of course the little ones cannot spell on their fingers; but I manage to read their lips.
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  • I had often read the story, but I had never felt the charm of Rip's slow, quaint, kind ways as I did in the play.
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  • He had a book of his poems in raised print from which I read "In School Days."
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  • Then I asked many questions about the poem, and read his answers by placing my fingers on his lips.
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  • One does not need to read "A Boy I Knew" to understand him--the most generous, sweet-natured boy I ever knew, a good friend in all sorts of weather, who traces the footprints of love in the life of dogs as well as in that of his fellowmen.
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  • I read from Mark Twain's lips one or two of his good stories.
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  • I do read stories in my book about lions and tigers and bears.
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  • I read pretty stories in the book you sent me, about Charles and his boat, and Arthur and his dream, and Rosa and the sheep.
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  • Yesterday I read "In School Days" and "My Playmate," and I enjoyed them greatly.
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  • I have already read Sara Crewe.
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  • I have read that the English and Americans are cousins; but I am sure it would be much truer to say that we are brothers and sisters.
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  • My friends have told me about your great and magnificent city, and I have read a great deal that wise Englishmen have written.
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  • I have begun to read "Enoch Arden," and I know several of the great poet's poems by heart.
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  • But when I read "Spring Has Come," lo!
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  • I used to think, when I read in my books about your great city, that when I visited it the people would be strangers to me, but now I feel differently.
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  • The reports which you have read in the paper about me are not true at all.
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  • I did not like to trouble them while I was trying to get money for poor little Tommy, for of course it was more important that he should be educated than that my people should have books to read. 4.
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  • I have lately read "Wilhelm Tell" by Schiller, and "The Lost Vestal."...
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  • Teacher has read me his lively stories about his boyhood, and I enjoyed them greatly.
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  • Have you read the beautiful poem, "Waiting"?
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  • I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.
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  • I have read "Le Medecin Malgre Lui," a very good French comedy by Moliere, with pleasure; and they say I speak French pretty well now, and German also.
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  • Of course you have read about the "Gordon Memorial College," which the English people are to erect at Khartoum.
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  • No one can have read Miss Keller's autobiography without feeling that she writes unusually fine English.
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  • The reason why she read to her pupil so many good books is due, in some measure, to the fact that she had so recently recovered her eyesight.
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  • After the first year or so of elementary work she met her pupil on equal terms, and they read and enjoyed good books together.
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  • I inquired of her where she had read this; she did not remember having read it, did not seem to know that she had learned it.
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  • In a letter to a friend at the Perkins Institution, dated May 17, 1889, she gives a reproduction from one of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, which I had read to her not long before.
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  • The original story was read to her from a copy of "Andersen's Stories," published by Leavitt & Allen Bros., and may be found on p. 97 of Part I. in that volume.
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  • Weyrother, with the gesture of a man too busy to lose a moment, glanced at Kutuzov and, having convinced himself that he was asleep, took up a paper and in a loud, monotonous voice began to read out the dispositions for the impending battle, under a heading which he also read out:
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  • Lisa retrieved the book from her room and decided to go read out on the patio.
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  • He may have spent time there or read about the place; we only had his word to the contrary.
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  • I'll tell you what's going on; he read about this place in a book, maybe a long time ago, and now he's dreaming about it.
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  • I read about the guy.
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  • Even with all his powers, his armies, his ability to read minds, he didn't know how to make things right with her.
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  • By the time Dean finished listing the information, Fred was gone and Cynthia was off to read in their quarters.
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  • Cynthia read his mind.
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  • I read all the weekly newspapers and there was no mention of any foul play, but this little ad caught my attention.
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  • He adjusted his glasses and read.
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  • If you were a novel, I wouldn't read you beyond the first page.
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  • It's not like you can read my mind or anything.
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  • "I can't read your mind," he said.
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  • Would you like to read his speech?
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  • Then, on Friday those who have done the best may stand up and read their compositions to the school.
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  • He then went into the house, and waited while the teacher read it.
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  • As soon as it was read to the school, he rubbed it off the slate, and it was forgotten.
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  • Some one asked me if I had read it in a book.
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  • It is certain that I cannot always distinguish my own thoughts from those I read, because what I read becomes the very substance and texture of my mind.
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  • I was just beginning to read Caesar's "Gallic War" when I went to my home in Alabama.
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  • I did read about cow and calf.
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  • "Oh my gosh!" she said, looking back at the photo to read the statistics.
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  • She watched anxiously as he read her temperature.
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  • Lisa started for her room to get a book to read and paused in the hallway to look at a photograph again.
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  • Ma won't even talk about it but I read some old newspapers.
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  • I read in the paper today they recovered another child and arrested the stupid abductor.
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  • In study hours she had to look up new words for me and read and reread notes and books I did not have in raised print.
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  • Of the time when I began to read connected stories I shall speak later.
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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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  • There's a TV in the family room or books you can read.
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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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  • 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 was hoping we'd get that caper soon as I read it in the paper," Fred said as he reached for a pad and pencil to take notes.
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  • If you read some of these here mystery books, you'd pick up lots of point­ers for that job of yours.
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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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  • 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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  • 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'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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  • I read about him!
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  • Fred, you ought to write your mystery books, not just read them.
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  • Byrne could read his own copy for at least another month.
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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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  • I ripped the envelope when I tore it open but I could read Burlington.
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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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  • The message was signed by Arthur Atherton but it read as if written by a ten-year-old.
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  • You read my report.
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  • Fred snapped off the tape, read the note and looked up at his stepson with a sober gaze.
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  • His digital speedometer read 54 miles an hour, faster than he had ever ridden in his life, and his eyes watered from the rush of cold air.
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  • Dean could read the bitterness in his voice.
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  • Every emotion lay there waiting to be read.
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  • "OK," Joan said, shifting in her chair as she read the tablet.
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  • In the light it was no easier to read his expression.
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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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  • Alex came out of his office, glanced at her and then retired to his recliner to read the newspaper.
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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 sits with me when I read.
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  • She couldn't read his thoughts, but she saw the shadows in his eyes.
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  • They studied each other, trying to read one another.
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  • "Midu, Tanna," she read the names of her parents out loud.
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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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  • "Read it aloud," Jonny ordered, leaning forward.
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  • Now, read my entry from the day I met Xander, four weeks ago today.
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  • "He promised to take me to the immortal records when he finds the door to the immortal realm, the ones that will tell me about the Grey God," she read.
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  • "You think I missed that thought when I read your mind?" he demanded, stalking to her.
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  • Claire searched his face, trying to read him.
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  • He began to read, stumbling over the words after years without reading his native tongue.
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  • He studied the pictures and began puzzling through the words, determined to discover why a woman who could not read books chose to keep this one in her chamber.
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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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  • The more he read, the harder it was to stop.
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  • Knocking jarred him as he read, and he hid the book beneath a pillow before allowing Hilden's chosen messenger to enter.
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  • "You read it," Taran said.
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  • You read her father's words: her fate was decided before her birth.
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  • I forbade her from learning to read, so she never learned of the demon.
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  • She picked up a book to read to them and rested her back against the wall.
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  • Matthew whined a little, but finally settled down, lulled by the sound of her voice as she read.
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  • Carmen and Jonathan folded clothes while they listened to him read.
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  • Sinking to the window seat, she watched him read the paper.
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  • He used to be able to read her every thought, but lately he seemed to do more misreading than anything else.
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  • She gazed up at him, trying to read his expression.
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  • From what she had read and gleaned from conversations with mothers of teen boys, Jonathan was typical for his age.
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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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  • 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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  • I guess I'll read this for a little while before I go to bed.
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  • They read for about an hour before Carmen decided to turn in.
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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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  • You didn't come out here to read.
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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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  • "Sofi read her," Jenn said.
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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 read your diaries.
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  • "Since you can't read my mind, and we have eternity together …" He kissed her hungrily, robbing her of resistance and breath.
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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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  • She read widely though unsystematically, studying philosophy in Aristotle, Leibnitz, Locke and Condillac, and feeding her imagination with Rene and Childe Harold.
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  • Leslie Stephen advised Thomas Hardy, then an aspiring contributor to the Cornhill, to read George Sand, whose country stories seemed to him perfect.
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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 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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  • 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 image of the star is set updn the intersections of the lines of the central cross, and the positions of the reseau-lines are read off by estimation to - of a division on the glass scale.
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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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  • Then he completed the plan: he read the letter to the Assembly; it was ordered to be printed, became the manifesto of disaffection, and was circulated everywhere.
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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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  • square surrounded by colonnades, in which were placed the offices of the various collegia or guilds of boatmen, raftmen and others, which had a special importance at Ostia; the names of the guilds may still be read in inscriptions in the mosaic pavements of the chambers.
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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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  • Ellis offered the suggestion of a much higher pitch for this Cammerton in his lecture "On the History of Musical Pitch," read before the Society of Arts, London (Journ.
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  • 21, 22), but the more refined So we must read (as Robertson Smith has pointed out) in xxii.
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  • on Ezek.) the Jewish youth were forbidden to read the mysterious first chapter (called the markaba, the " chariot ") and the concluding section (x1.-xlviii.) till they reached the age of thirty years.
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  • 3 read: " there was a cedar in Lebanon ") and to the dragon of the Nile, and the picture of his 1 In viii.
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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 Septuagint translators did not read the clause which speaks of "priests and Levites," and 2 Chron.
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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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  • Whilst under the first of these tutors, in nine months he read all Thucydides, Sophocles and Sallust, twelve books of Tacitus, the greater part of Horace, Juvenal, Persius, and several plays of Aeschylus and Euripides.
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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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  • At a scientific meeting of the Zoological Society of London, on the 17th of December 1901, Mr Oldfield Thomas read a letter from Mr G.
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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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  • "To read Plautus is to be once for all disabused of the impression that Latin is a dry and uninteresting language" (Skutsch, in Die Cultur der Gegenwart; 1905).
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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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  • "I buried myself," he says, "in my laboratory, and in fourteen months read a course of chemical lectures to a very full audience."
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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Soon the gloomy fortress of Triana, on the opposite bank of the Guadalquivir, was prepared as the palace of the Holy Office; and the terror-stricken Sevillianos read with dismay over the portals the motto of the Inquisition: "Exsurge, Domine, Judica causam tuam, Capite nobis vulpes."
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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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  • B): "Fools, you are treading in the footsteps of the fox; can you not read the hidden meaning of these charming words ?"
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  • In the first method, which is practically universal in Great Britain and is also employed to 1 See a full account of steel sleepers in a paper read by A.
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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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  • 20 we read that a massebah or sacred pillar was erected at Rahel's tomb.
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  • Abijah) to Ishtar-wasur, in which the following remarkable phrases are read: " May the Lord of the gods protect thy life.
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  • 5 (E) we read that Moses simply commissioned young men to offer sacrifices.
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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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  • In January 1756 he says: " I determined to read over the Latin authors in order, and read this year Virgil, Sallust, Livy, Velleius Paterculus, Valerius Maximus, Tacitus, Suetonius, Quintus Curtius, Justin, Florus, Plautus, Terence and Lucretius.
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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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  • - Last year and this I read St John's Gospel, with part of Xenophon's Cyropaedia, the Iliad, and Herodotus; but, upon the whole, I rather neglected my Greek."
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  • " I am not conscious," says he, " of having ever bought a book from a motive of ostentation; every volume, before it was deposited on the shelf, was either read or sufficiently examined "; he also mentions that he soon adopted the tolerating maxim of the elder Pliny, that no book is ever so bad as to be absolutely good for nothing.
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  • " In England," he says, " it was received with cold indifference, little read, and speedily forgotten.
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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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  • For instance, Mirabeau wrote thus to Sir Samuel Romilly: " I have never been able to read the work of Mr Gibbon without being astounded that it should ever have been written in English; or without being tempted to turn to the author and say, ` You an Englishman ?
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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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  • (4) doms of Upper and Lower Egypt, to be read stni, " butcher(?)" and byti, " beekeeper(?)" The personal name of the king followed (4), and was enclosed in a cartouche OI apparently symbolizing the circuit of the sun which alone bounded the king's rule.
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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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  • Wine and myrtle were tabooed in the cult of this deity, and myths grew up to explain these features of the cult, of which an account may be read in W.
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  • 'PHYSIOLOGUS, the title usually given to a collection of some fifty Christian allegories much read in the middle ages, and still existing in several forms and in about a dozen Eastern and Western languages.
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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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  • On his arrival the people were gathered together, and in due course he read the " book of the Law of Moses " daily for seven days (Neh.
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  • The proposal to read " Edomites " for " Syrians " in the list of bands which troubled Jehoiakim (2 Kings xxiv.
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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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  • The famous declaration read by Gramont in the Chamber on the 6th of July, the "threat with the hand on the sword-hilt," as Bismarck called it, was the joint work of the whole cabinet; the original draft presented by Gramont was judged to be too "elliptical" in its conclusion and not sufficiently vigorous; the reference to a revival of the empire of Charles V.
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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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  • Four years later (so read in xv.
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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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  • 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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  • "Every sensation," says Professor James, "presents itself as an indivisible unit; and it is quite impossible to read any clear meaning into the notion that they are masses of units combined."
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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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  • "Which of us," asks Jerome, "can read all that he has written ?"
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  • Nevertheless his writings were much read, especially in Palestine.
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  • He read much of the pamphlet literature then flooding the country, but he still preferred the, more general studies in history and literature, Plutarch, Caesar, Corneille, Voltaire and Rousseau being his favourite author:.
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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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  • " Observations on the Natural Affinities that connect the Orders and Families of Birds," read before the Linnean Society of London in 1823, and afterwards published in its Transactions (xiv.
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  • Notice has next to be taken of a Memoir on the Employment of Sternal Characters in establishing Natural Families among Birds, which was read by De Blainville before the Academy of Sciences of Paris in 1815, 5 but not published in full for more than five years later (Journal de physique.
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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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  • Slavery was forbidden by the sixth article of the ordinance; and the third article read: "Religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall for ever be encouraged."
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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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