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  • He was always reading, learning, inquiring.

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  • I am reading a very sad story, called "Little Jakey."

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  • She was an open book to him and he was obsessed with the idea of reading it.

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  • They spent the rest of the spring reading and studying.

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  • The actual tip sounds like someone is reading it and it's always worded in the same format.

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  • I learned what I know of the world from reading in his library, and I learned to fight.

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  • You will sense without reading minds.

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  • She found him in the living room reading the newspaper.

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  • After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.

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  • Carmen sat down beside his bed and pulled out the horse book she had been reading to him.

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  • It was midnight, and he'd just finished reading Jenn's latest report.

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  • I'm reading their blogs.

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  • He recited a meticulous inventory of everything in the bedroom quarters, including the page number of a book his wife was reading as she remained in bed.

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  • Nobody I talked to ever heard of Dawkins, but Mrs. Worthington said she remembers reading about this Rowland guy.

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  • Cynthia asked, as if reading his mind.

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  • No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.

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  • Were you reading that?

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  • She sat running her finger over the braille manuscript, stopping now and then to refer to the braille notes on which she had indicated her corrections, all the time reading aloud to verify the manuscript.

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  • You can't go around reading other people's mail!

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  • She was lounging on the bed reading a magazine when someone knocked on the door.

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  • The silver of her eyes flared and swirled as she gazed at him, an indication she was reading either his future or his mind.

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  • He studied her over the rim of his reading glasses, and his eyes warmed with a smile.

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  • My eyes are tired from all this reading and culling, discarding the inappropriate ones.

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  • She wasn't actually tired, but reading was relaxing.

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  • On a third estate the priest, bearing a cross, came to meet him surrounded by children whom, by the count's generosity, he was instructing in reading, writing, and religion.

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  • For a whole evening she will sit at the table writing whatever comes into her busy brain; and I seldom find any difficulty in reading what she has written.

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  • The Watcher returned his gaze to his phone, reading a text.

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  • Reading their minds confirmed they were considering the demons' offers.

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  • Reading, I think, should be kept independent of the regular school exercises.

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  • Unable to sit still he paced up and down the room holding the letter and reading it.

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  • Sofi's skill relied mostly on reading the future of a specific soul by touching them, and he'd not let her within miles of a vamp since taking over her guardianship.

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  • I hope that, after reading this far, you appreciate that for our age, this is no idle boast.

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  • She almost gasped, wondering if he was reading her mind.

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  • She bends over her book with a look of intense interest, and as the forefinger of her left hand runs along the line, she spells out the words with the other hand; but often her motions are so rapid as to be unintelligible even to those accustomed to reading the swift and varied movements of her fingers.

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  • When she got to the room, Alex was sitting on the love seat reading a newspaper.

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  • Of course my instructors had had no experience in teaching any but normal pupils, and my only means of conversing with them was reading their lips.

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  • But before he had finished reading, a stentorian major-domo announced that dinner was ready!

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  • He began reading about the sufferings and virtuous struggles of a certain Emilie de Mansfeld.

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  • She collected what she could find and perched in a chair, reading until sundown, when the hunger pangs hit her again.

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  • "I saw that you shared his history …" She stopped, not sure how comfortable he was with a stranger reading his mind.

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  • He turned on some music with weak intentions of continuing his sheriff reading but instead just sat there, finishing the last of the merlot.

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  • He went on reading to the end, without raising his eyes at the opening of the door and the sound of footsteps.

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  • But the author himself took the verses and began reading them aloud.

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  • And he began reading Bilibin's letter which was written in French.

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  • No, she was reading too much into an innocent good night kiss.

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  • "You are recorded," he stated, reading the words.

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  • One reading was sufficient to stamp every detail of the story upon my memory forever.

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  • I do not think I have told you that my dear teacher is reading "The Faery Queen" to me.

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  • History, Poetry, Mythology!--I know of no reading of another's experience so startling and informing as this would be.

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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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  • He folded it up without reading it and reread his father's letter, ending with the words: "Gallop off to Korchevo and carry out instructions!"

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  • Two were reading different sections of a newspaper while Roger was stirring his coffee and chatting, although no one seemed to be listening.

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  • and Count Rostov, glancing angrily at the author who went on reading his verses, bowed to Bagration.

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  • Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.

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  • An ukase, they are reading an ukase!

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  • Later that evening, Carmen was reading a book to Destiny and Jonathan was sprawled out on the window seat, reading a book about horses.

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  • We have reading lessons every day.

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  • It was the eldest who was reading--the one who had met Anna Mikhaylovna.

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  • As she read she glanced at the sleeping Natasha, trying to find in her face an explanation of what she was reading, but did not find it.

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  • What Russian, reading the account of the last part of the campaign of 1812, has not experienced an uncomfortable feeling of regret, dissatisfaction, and perplexity?

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  • They were sitting beside each other, reading when she began the inquest.

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  • If Howie drops into ten or twenty minutes of anyone's life, chance are all he sees is them picking their nose, reading a book or working.

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  • Right now, she didn't want him reading her mind.

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  • And so William Jones went on reading and learning.

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  • Processing aurally was familiar to Augustine while reading silently was revelatory, so noteworthy that he wrote it in his autobiography.

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  • It seems strange that my first reading of Shakespeare should have left me so many unpleasant memories.

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  • I was reading the following paragraph to her:

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  • He learns not by reading what he understands, but by reading and remembering words he does not understand.

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  • Pierre reaching the house first went into Prince Andrew's study like one quite at home, and from habit immediately lay down on the sofa, took from the shelf the first book that came to his hand (it was Caesar's Commentaries), and resting on his elbow, began reading it in the middle.

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  • On Christmas Eve, we sit in front of the fire and take turns reading Christmas stories.

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  • It was a hoot at first, reading that stuff, but it got boring in a hurry.

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  • She was reading a paperback and he was relaxing, with his eyes closed.

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  • Because television was radio with pictures, the first television shows were simply men in suits standing in front of microphones reading the news.

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  • When the reading which lasted more than an hour was over, Langeron again brought his snuffbox to rest and, without looking at Weyrother or at anyone in particular, began to say how difficult it was to carry out such a plan in which the enemy's position was assumed to be known, whereas it was perhaps not known, since the enemy was in movement.

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  • Dean knew from reading their newspaper comments and hearing of their exploits that age had in no way diminished their faculties.

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  • Can any one doubt after reading these questions that the child who was capable of asking them was also capable of understanding at least their elementary answers?

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  • There is a work in several volumes in our Circulating Library entitled "Little Reading," which I thought referred to a town of that name which I had not been to.

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  • One who has just come from reading perhaps one of the best English books will find how many with whom he can converse about it?

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  • Or suppose he comes from reading a Greek or Latin classic in the original, whose praises are familiar even to the so-called illiterate; he will find nobody at all to speak to, but must keep silence about it.

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  • After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.

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  • All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.

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  • Of course, she, a handsome young woman without any definite position, without relations or even a country, did not intend to devote her life to serving Prince Bolkonski, to reading aloud to him and being friends with Princess Mary.

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  • Vera, Natasha, Sonya, and Petya now entered the room, and the reading of the letter began.

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  • After reading a few lines, he glanced angrily at Berg, then, meeting his eyes, hid his face behind the letter.

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  • "Why 'What the devil'?" said Boris, picking it up and reading the address.

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  • If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.

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  • After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.

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  • This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.

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  • The Grand Master began reading the statutes.

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  • He was seized with alarm lest something should have happened to the child while he was reading the letter.

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  • He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov's attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.

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  • His hospital companions, who had gathered round Rostov--a fresh arrival from the world outside--gradually began to disperse as soon as Denisov began reading his answer.

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  • In the middle of the reading, the Uhlan interrupted Denisov.

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  • Denisov interrupted him, went on reading his paper.

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  • A trained midwife was engaged for Bogucharovo at his expense, and a priest was paid to teach reading and writing to the children of the peasants and household serfs.

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  • From reading he passed to sleeping, from sleeping to gossip in drawing rooms of the club, from gossip to carousals and women; from carousals back to gossip, reading, and wine.

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  • Boris read 'Poor Liza' aloud to her, and more than once interrupted the reading because of the emotions that choked him.

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  • When Michael Ivanovich returned to the study with the letter, the old prince, with spectacles on and a shade over his eyes, was sitting at his open bureau with screened candles, holding a paper in his outstretched hand, and in a somewhat dramatic attitude was reading his manuscript-- his "Remarks" as he termed it--which was to be transmitted to the Emperor after his death.

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  • Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.

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  • Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.

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  • Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.

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  • Reading an ukase! cried voices in the crowd, and the people rushed toward the reader.

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  • This reading, as was always the case at Anna Pavlovna's soirees, had a political significance.

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  • To such customary routine belonged his conversations with the staff, the letters he wrote from Tarutino to Madame de Stael, the reading of novels, the distribution of awards, his correspondence with Petersburg, and so on.

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  • "There, they kept telling us: 'It's dangerous, it's dangerous,'" said the officer, addressing the esaul while Denisov was reading the dispatch.

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  • At home Natasha placed herself in the position of a slave to her husband, and the whole household went on tiptoe when he was occupied--that is, was reading or writing in his study.

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  • To Pierre's timid look of inquiry after reading the letter she replied by asking him to go, but to fix a definite date for his return.

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  • How could I convince my reading public I heard it from the horse's mouth?

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  • At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.

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  • Molly was seated in our living room, reading a book when I arrived.

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  • "Sofia, Han tells me you've gotten quite good at reading people," he said.

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  • Frantically, she tried to recall anything anyone might've told her about suppressing information from someone reading her mind.

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  • You've been reading my mind from the beginning, haven't you?

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  • Claudia introduced the men, reading from printed biographies.

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  • He made the mistake before of not reading her mind when he should have.

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  • Shutting off the reading lamp, he backed out of the room and silently shut the door.

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  • He searched her face, reading it like a book.

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  • Alex was sitting in his chair, reading a magazine and glanced up when she spoke.

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  • Alex dropped his mind reading gaze on her.

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  • After a while she stopped reading, staring at a picture.

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  • He glanced up from the book he was reading and followed her gaze to the picture in her hand.

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  • It is fascinating reading to this day because the things he notes about the American character are still very much with us.

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  • Maybe you will agree it to be possible, but after reading this chapter, you will likely think it is improbable.

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  • After reading this, I decided I concur.

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  • Instead of reading words on a page and trying to imagine a concept, we can see it, as the old expression goes, in Technicolor.

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  • Ambrose replied that he was looking at the words and reading them that way.

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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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  • When you reach a step you do not understand, do you not start reading out loud really slowly?

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  • In the second case, the technique of reading without vocalizing allowed for faster reading and a new, visual way to process verbal information—again, a net gain.

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  • In reading my teacher's lips I was wholly dependent on my fingers: I had to use the sense of touch in catching the vibrations of the throat, the movements of the mouth and the expression of the face; and often this sense was at fault.

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  • I go to school every day I am studying reading, writing, arithmetic, geography and language.

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  • At Anna Pavlovna's on the twenty-sixth of August, the very day of the battle of Borodino, there was a soiree, the chief feature of which was to be the reading of a letter from His Lordship the Bishop when sending the Emperor an icon of the Venerable Sergius.

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  • I could not be despondent while I anticipated the delight of talking to my mother and reading her responses from her lips.

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  • I often amused myself by reading Latin passages, picking up words I understood and trying to make sense.

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  • In my college reading I have become somewhat familiar with French and German literature.

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  • I trust that my readers have not concluded from the preceding chapter on books that reading is my only pleasure; my pleasures and amusements are many and varied.

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  • I enjoy having a play described to me while it is being acted on the stage far more than reading it, because then it seems as if I were living in the midst of stirring events.

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  • I have been reading in my book about astronomers.

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  • What a nice time I shall have reading them!

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  • In reading this letter about Niagara one should remember that Miss Keller knows distance and shape, and that the size of Niagara is within her experience after she has explored it, crossed the bridge and gone down in the elevator.

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  • I have just finished reading "Ivanhoe."

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  • In French Teacher is reading "Columba" to me.

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  • In Latin, I am reading Horace's odes.

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  • Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.

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  • She had evidently been reading, and fallen asleep.

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  • This morning Helen was reading for the first time Bryant's poem, "Oh, mother of a mighty race!"

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  • She had met with the expression Mother Nature in the course of her reading, and for a long time she was in the habit of ascribing to Mother Nature whatever she felt to be beyond the power of man to accomplish.

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  • She recognized that others used their lips; she "saw" her father reading a paper and when he laid it down she sat in his chair and held the paper before her face.

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  • In reading the lips she is not so quick or so accurate as some reports declare.

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  • Yet I sustained myself by the prospect of such reading in future.

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  • After reading the letter Natasha sat down at the writing table to answer it.

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  • I love him! thought Natasha, reading the letter for the twentieth time and finding some peculiarly deep meaning in each word of it.

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  • The man in the frieze coat was reading the broadsheet of August 31.

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  • On reading that letter (she always read her husband's letters) Natasha herself suggested that he should go to Petersburg, though she would feel his absence very acutely.

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  • I'm sure of it! exclaimed Natasha, reading confirmation in Anna Mikhaylovna's face.

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  • "Next Monday," he answered, not taking his eyes off the book he was reading.

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  • Among Mrs. Marsh's attributes was mind reading.

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  • He didn't feel the Dark One in his mind, but he was there, reading his weaknesses.

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  • Destiny gradually relaxed and Carmen stopped reading.

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  • He asked, and started reading.

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  • Carmen grabbed a chair and sat down beside him, reading as he typed.

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  • Clicking on the desktop icon labeled 'Carmen' she started reading.

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  • I've been reading up on it...

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  • Gabe pried the knife free and tossed it on the bed, reading the message.

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  • "Bingo," he said, reading the expression on her face.

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  • Rhyn stood and crossed to the iPad, reading quietly.

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  • He returned to his underworld, reading the information on the iPad as he walked.

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  • There were six students around five-years-old and an older boy on the verge of puberty sitting around a beautiful blond, who was reading a book out loud.

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  • He had no intention of reading it, but he liked how soft the cover was.

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  • He turned to her twice and pointed out the window as the scenery whizzed, but she ignored him, reading instead.

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  • She marched to her bathroom and yanked out the five pill bottles, reading the labels.

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  • "I've claimed you as my blood slave," he said, as if reading her mind.

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  • She sensed he was reading her thoughts, and she wondered what he was thinking.

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  • She made a show of reading the back of a box of tampons until the Immortals left.

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  • As if reading her intentions, Hannah forced herself out of her shock and hurried to the low-burning hearth.

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  • The town of Ouray, while only a century and a quarter old, was rich in history and Fred O'Connor, together with a cadre of widows with similar interests, spent many hours reading Ouray's old newspapers and written accounts.

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  • Claire Quincy had donned reading glasses and was scrutinizing the letters as Fred O'Connor followed his notes and explained the information on Annie Quincy he had gathered at the library.

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  • Dean put on his reading glasses.

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  • "That's great," Dean said, reading the century-old writing.

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  • It's like reading a novel!

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  • Makes reading Annie Quincy's journal a bit more interesting, doesn't it?

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  • Dean looked up at his wife after reading the strange lines.

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  • Dean said after reading Cynthia's latest translations.

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  • No. But it's so sad reading about it.

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  • I'm about to go blind reading them old microfilm newspapers.

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  • I guess after reading this here notebook, it was a fool's errand.

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  • No, you're just not reading that.

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  • I'm trying to teach one of the Roma girls her letters as she knows nothing of reading or writing.

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  • Fred O'Connor finished reading the latest pages as Mrs. Lincoln crawled onto his lap.

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  • Fred wandered into the kitchen as Dean was reading the label of a Campbell's soup can in hopes of creating an exotic sauce for his broiling fish.

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  • It'll be just like reading a cheap thriller.

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  • Then, with a total change of subject she rambled forward, I've been reading about Annie.

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  • I was reading them the riot act and they weren't believing it any more than they ever do, except for maybe the first-timers.

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  • Effie told me about the prostitute whose diary you're reading.

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  • I'm not sure I'm reading it at all.

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  • "I saved your butt," Fred muttered, as if reading his mind.

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  • She reached over and picked up the translated pages of Annie Quincy's notebook and began reading aloud.

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  • She was sitting up in bed reading.

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  • When Sarah and Connor entered the drawing room, Jackson and Elisabeth were sitting on the sofa reading.

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  • Sarah sat in the drawing room reading.

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  • Alex was lounging on the couch, reading a book when she entered the house.

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  • Will I be reading another report about you smacking someone?

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  • She glanced up at the screen, feeling uneasy about reading messages the dead man had sent.

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  • I've been reading the reports from both sides.

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  • Another corner contained crates full of sleeping babies while older children sat reading antique books in the center of the room.

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  • Brady asked, reading the blond woman's face.

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  • She felt nauseous again.  As if reading it in her features, he smiled.

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  • "You remember," Death said, reading his features.

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  • Dean remem­bered reading about Adolph Messner, a craftsman of the old school who was a stickler for perfection, if not business acumen.

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  • Those glasses are only for reading, Fred replied, without looking up.

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  • That's what reading does for me.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • A slow-moving car on his side of the street blocked him from reading the license number or giving chase.

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  • The Ice Lady, Linda Segal, was going full bore at the Sentinel, trying to convince her reading public that the poor lad might have been saved had the local police properly conducted the search for the missing boy in a timely fashion.

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  • I think you ought to stick to reading mysteries instead of inventing them.

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  • It was strange reading your report on Jeff—hearing what everyone thought of him.

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  • While killings in Philadelphia were fun reading, a murder in Parkside was a far different matter.

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  • Dean recalled reading the same article in his copy.

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  • "Ginger Ale," she said, as if reading his mind.

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  • With crochet needles in her lap, Mums eyed Carmen over the rim of her reading glasses.

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  • After he brought everything in, he sat quietly in his chair, reading a newspaper.

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  • Reading tire tracks in the dirt.

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  • No television, no light for reading – the only thing she could do was cook.

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  • He was in the living room when she arrived, sitting in his chair reading the newspaper.

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  • He had been incredibly good at reading her so far, but this was different.

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  • He walked over to examine the crosses and then squatted beside them, rifle across his knees, reading.

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  • His attention returned to the book, but she could tell he wasn't reading.

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  • After supper, Alex and Jonathan were sitting on the couch reading a book while she did the dishes.

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  • After reading the note, Jonny, too, Traveled elsewhere.

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  • Jonny wasn't trained in reading minds; his entrance into hers was like taking a machete to a piñata.

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  • He began to read, stumbling over the words after years without reading his native tongue.

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  • "Memon has shifted another handful of men to the north, but nothing to equal what we were told," he said, reading with a frown.

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  • "You are only now reading it," the warrior said.

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  • You'll have to develop some skill in reading people if you want to make this a business.

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  • Jonathan had band practice with his friends and Alex was in his recliner, reading a letter from a wildlife management area in Colorado.

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  • Gerald's gaze shifted briefly to Alex, who continued reading as if he hadn't heard their conversation.

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  • When Felipa returned with the children, he was in his chair, reading the paper and Carmen was in the kitchen fixing supper.

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  • He opened his book and began reading.

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  • Thus they stood and waited for what appeared to be the reading of a will.

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  • If so, it was strange that so much fuss would be made over the reading of a foreman's will.

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  • When everyone had settled down, he began reading in Spanish.

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  • The man began reading again and all eyes went to Alondra.

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  • I was reading a book in Texas and it gave me an idea.

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  • He enjoyed coming home and sitting in his chair, relaxing and reading the newspaper while she put supper on the table.

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  • Later, after the children had gone to bed and they were enjoying a little time reading, he closed his book and looked at her.

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  • The airplane trip to Arkansas seemed like an opportunity to catch up on reading, but his mind kept drifting away from the book.

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  • Megan pulled the list from her pocket and started reading off the supplies.

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  • Slowly the strength ebbed from her body and reading became a chore.

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  • She stooped and picked it up, reading aloud.

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  • After reading my note, you still think you're the only one with feelings?

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  • As if reading his mind, the stranger spoke.

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  • She imagined him snarling over the book she pushed in and replacing the one she'd been reading.

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  • I got here early and was reading the highlighted portions of one of your psychology books.

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  • She went to the iPad and tried to focus on reading her rules.

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  • Xander watched, reading their movements before they occurred.

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  • She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.

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  • The two books mentioned remained unnoticed by the reading public, and Lotze first became known to a larger circle through a series of works which aimed at establishing in the study of the physical and mental phenomena of the human organism in its normal and diseased states the same general principles which had been adopted in the investigation of inorganic phenomena.

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  • There he passed nine studious years, chiefly devoted to classical reading, Plato and Tacitus being his favourite authors, because "the former described the ideal man, and the latter man as he really is."

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  • Apart from the question of reading in iv.

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  • In all modern reading micrometers the cross webs of fig.

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  • Repsolds employ for the micrometers of their reading microscopes the form of construction shown in fig.

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  • If the reading for coincidence of the movable with the fixed webs is known, we then obtain from the single reading of S the difference from coincidence of the divisions of the two scales.

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  • The excellent manner in which the scales and micrometers are mounted, the employment of a compound microscope for viewing the scales, with its ingeniously arranged and admirably efficient reversing prism, and the perfection of its slow motions for focusing and reading, combine to render this a most accurate and convenient instrument for very refined measures, although too slow for work in which the measures must depend on single pointings in each of two reversed positions of the plate, and where speed of working is essential.

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  • She was to a considerable extent selftaught; and her love of reading made her acquainted first with Plutarch - a passion for which author she continued to cherish throughout her life - thereafter with Bossuet, Massillon, and authors of a like stamp, and finally with Montesquieu, Voltaire and Rousseau.

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  • The Geometry of Descartes, unlike the other parts of his essays, is not easy reading.

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  • Innocent, like his predecessor, hated heresy, and in the bull Summis desiderantes (5th of December 1484) he instigated very severe measures against magicians and witches in Germany; he prohibited (1486) on pain of excommunication the reading of the propositions of Pico della Mirandola; he appointed (1487) T.

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  • The attendants then withdrew, and while Henry was reading the letters Clement mortally wounded him with a dagger which had been concealed beneath his cloak.

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  • Educated at Reading school and at Winchester college, Henry Vansittart joined the society of the Franciscans, or the "Hellfire club," at Medmenham, his elder brothers, Arthur and Robert, being also members of this fraternity.

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  • On his deathbed remorse seized him; he bestowed his goods on the poor, restored unjust gains, freed his slaves, and every third day till his death listened to the reading of the Koran.

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  • There are Turkish primary and secondary schools in some of the towns; in the village mosques instruction in the Koran is given by the imams, but neither reading nor writing is taught.

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  • The Story of Thebes, for instance, was doubtless suggested by the "romance" which Cressida and her companions are represented as reading when interrupted by Pandarus (Troilus and Cressida, II.

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  • He connects the Christian ministry, not with the worship of the Temple, in which were priests and sacrificial ritual, but with that of the synagogue, which was a local institution providing spiritual edification by the reading and exposition of Scripture.'

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  • It consists of reading of Holy Scripture, psalmody, non-liturgical prayer and preaching.

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  • The mean winter reading of the thermometer is 54.7, and accompanied as this is by clear skies and an absence of snow, the season is both pleasant and invigorating.

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  • He also studied the first six books of Euclid and some algebra, besides reading a considerable quantity of Hebrew and learning the Odes of Horace by heart.

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  • Modern mathematicians may find on reading this brilliant summary a good many dicta which they will call in question, but, whatever its defects may be, Peacock's report remains a work of permanent value.

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  • In preparation for these he spent the winter of 1877-1878 in reading up original treatises like those of Laplace and Lagrange on mathematics and mechanics, and in attending courses on practical physics under P. G.

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  • One of the oldest and most widespread methods of divining the future, both among primitive people and among several of the civilizations of antiquity, was the reading of omens in the signs noted on the liver of the animal offered as a sacrifice to some deity.

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  • On the 30th of December he moved to the second reading of Strode's bill for annual parliaments.

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  • by Valesius (1693) and Reading (1720).

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  • He stood between Scotland and France and Germany and France; and, though his expositions are vitiated by loose reading of the philosophers he interpreted, he did serviceable, even memorable work.

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  • A simple, but important, addition to enable the reading from the instrument to be effected by sound is shown in fig.

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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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  • Dots and dashes are distinguished by the interval between the sounds of the instrument in precisely the same way as they are distinguished when reading from the recorder by sound.

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  • There is a various reading «aµuAos (cable) for Ka/lfXos (camel), but Cheyne, in the Ency.

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  • Frequently half his nights were spent in reading, after the labour of his most strenuous days.

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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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  • After a series of scenes and scuffles the bill was promulgated by royal decree, the decree being postdated to allow time for the third reading.

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  • The younger generation, in view of the requirements and criticism of a reading public, cultivated the art of composition and rhetorical embellishment.

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  • Its most important feature on the theological as distinct from the political side was the endeavour to promote the circulation of the Bible in the vernacular, by encouraging translation and procuring an order in 1538 that a copy of the Bible in English should be set up in every church in a convenient place for reading.

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  • Four of them are attributed to the archbishop himself - those on Salvation, Faith, Good Works and the Reading of Scripture.

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  • Mill boldly affirmed that there might be remote realms in space where 2+2 did not make 4 but some different total, even empiricists may hestitate to concur; and yet Mill's assertion is at least the most obvious empiricist reading of the situation.

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  • Realist make him almost if not quite intuitionalist; while there is also an idealist reading possible.

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  • " If there is a reading of the new theories of evolution in nature which revives rather than darkens hope in immortality and faith in God, Tennyson gave an early sketch of that tentative modern theism.

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  • The student will rarely lose by reading Gifford Lectures; but it will not always be upon theism that he finds himself better informed.

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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 treated them all with forbearance, and it is said that when the correspondence of Cassius was brought him he burnt it without reading it.

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  • The word signifies horned cattle, and is found in Shakespeare's own writing, in the restored line "It is the pasture lards the rother's sides" (Timon of Athens), '' where "brother's" was originally the accredited reading.

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  • Their long lists of the occurrences of words and forms fixed with accuracy the present (Masoretic) text, which they had produced, and were invaluable to subsequent lexicographers, while their system of vowel-points and accents not only gives us the pronunciation and manner of reading traditional about the 7th century A.D., but frequently serves also the purpose of an explanatory commentary.

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  • The inconvenience of having a single ambo led to the substitution of two separate ambones, between which these various functions were divided, one on the south side of the chancel being for the reading of the gospel, and one on the north for reading the epistle.

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  • The last name is commonly written Boethius, from the idea that it is connected with the Greek (30rtOos; but the best manuscripts agree in reading Boetius.

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  • The schools under the Synod are themselves divided into two categories: parish schools and reading schools of an inferior grade.

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  • It reached second reading but was not proceeded with.

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  • The mere reading of accounts of seances developed the peculiar susceptibility in some persons, while others, who became mediums ultimately, did so only after prolonged and patient waiting.

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  • 13 the verse is cited, but reading dirar-ats ("deceits") for ay6 rats, and the oldest MSS.

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  • His writing apparatus - a noctograph - lay before him, and he kept his ivory style in his hand to jot down notes as the reading progressed.

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  • Cyprian had none of that character which makes the reading of Tertullian, whom he himself called his magister, so interesting and piquant, but he possessed other qualities which Tertullian lacked, especially the art of presenting his thoughts in simple, smooth and clear language, yet in a style which is not wanting in warmth and persuasive power.

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  • Meanwhile his indiscriminate appetite for reading had begun to fix itself more and more decidedly upon history; and the list of historical works devoured by him during this period of chronic ill-health is simply astonishing.

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  • He soon learned to call to his aid the subsidiary sciences of geography and chronology, and before he was quite capable of reading them had already attempted to weigh in his childish balance the competing systems of Scaliger and Petavius, of Marsham and Newton.

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  • Under the judicious regulations of his new tutor a methodical course of reading was marked out, and most ardently prosecuted; the pupil's progress was proportionably rapid.

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  • His reading was largely designed to enable him fully to profit by the long-contemplated Italian tour which began in April 1764 and lasted somewhat more than a year.

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  • The Kennet and Avon Canal, between Reading and the Avon, follows the river closely from Bradford down to Bath, where it enters it by a descent of seven locks.

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  • In March 1679 he protested against the second reading of the bill for disabling Danby.

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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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  • Then, poor but not discouraged, he resolved to be a lawyer, and after reading Coke upon Littleton and the Virginia laws for a few weeks only, he strongly impressed one of his examiners, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twentyfour, on condition that he spend more time in study before beginning to practise.

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  • Instead of reading Aristotle and other naturalists, people went for information to commonplace books like those of Aelian, in which scraps of folk-lore, travellers' tales and fragments of misapprehended science were set forth in an elegant style.

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  • As he was reading the Law at the feast of tabernacles he burst into tears at the words " Thou mayest not set a stranger over thee which is not thy brother "; and the people cried out, " Fear not, Agrippa; thou art our brother."

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  • In any case, only the eastern districts would have been affected by invaders from over the Rhine, the chief seat of the Belgae proper being in the west, the country occupied by the Bellovaci, Ambiani and Atrebates, to which it is probable (although the reading is uncertain) that Caesar gives the distinctive name Belgium (corresponding to the old provinces of Picardy and Artois).

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  • The reading in public of his two treatises De Potestate ecclesiastica and De Reformatione Ecclesiae revealed, besides ideas very peculiar to himself on the reform and constitution of the church, his design of reducing the power of the English in the council by denying them the right of.

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  • as have been adduced for this view are, however, based on the fallacy of reading into words (mitra, infula, &c.) used by early writers a special meaning which they only acquired later.

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  • Eckhart was a distinguished son of the Church; E but in reading his works we feel at once that we have passed into quite a different sphere of thought from that of the churchly mystics; we seem to leave the cloister behind and to breathe a freer atmosphere.

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  • The " cave " is also spoken of as a " hold " or fortress, and this is everywhere the true reading.

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  • i reads " Gath and her dependent villages "; the original reading is a matter for conjecture.

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  • Reid graduated at Aberdeen in 1726, and remained there as librarian to the university for ten years, a period which he devoted largely to mathematical reading.

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  • His first publication, however, dealt with a question of philosophical method suggested by the reading of Hutcheson.

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  • The "Essay on Quantity, occasioned by reading a Treatise in which Simple and Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit," denies the possibility of a mathematical treatment of moral subjects.

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  • It is served by the Lehigh Valley and the Philadelphia & Reading railways, and by the electric lines of the Schuylkill Railway Company and the Shamokin & Mount Carmel Transit Company.

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  • In later life he was accustomed to say that he knew as much about mathematics when he was eighteen as ever he knew; but his reading embraced nearly the whole round of knowledge - history, travels, poetry, philosophy and the natural sciences.

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  • graduale or gradale) is used of a service book or antiphonal of the Roman Catholic Church containing certain antiphons, called "graduals," sung at the service of the Mass after the reading or singing of the Epistle.

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  • This antiphon received the name either because it was sung on the steps of the altar or while the deacon was mounting the steps of the ambo for the reading or singing of the Gospel.

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  • His wide reading and capacious memory enabled him to carry in his mind the materials of a sound historical theology, but these materials were unsifted by criticism.

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  • His father, who was a wealthy man and possessed at any rate a smattering of Greek, Latin and French, was thought to have demeaned himself by marrying the daughter of an Andover tradesman, who afterwards retired to a country house near Reading, where young Jeremy spent many happy days.

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  • He spent his time in making chemical experiments and in speculating upon legal abuses, rather than in reading Coke upon Littleton and the Reports.

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  • In 1882, at Reading, a gold medal was given for a cream separator for horse power, whilst a prize of roo guineas offered for the most efficient and most economical method of drying hay or corn crops artificially, either before or after being stacked, was not awarded.

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  • In some instances colleges are supported entirely by one county, as is the Holmes Chapel College, Cheshire; in others a college is supported by several affiliated counties, as in the case of the agricultural department of the University College, Reading, which acts in connexion with the counties of Berks, Oxon, Hants and Buckingham.

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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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  • His father's History of India was published in 1818; immediately thereafter, about the age of twelve, John began a thorough study of the scholastic logic, at the same time reading Aristotle's logical treatises in the original.

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  • He engaged in set discussions at a reading society formed at Grote's house in 1825, and in set debates at a Speculative Society formed in the same year.

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  • In the course of the next few years he wrote comparatively little, but he continued his reading, and also derived much, benefit from discussions held twice a week at Grote's house in Threadneedle Street.

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  • It was in 1837, on reading Whewell's Inductive Sciences and re-reading Herschel, that Mill at last saw his way clear both to formulating the methods of scientific investigation and joining on the new logic as a supplement to the old.

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  • Though Mill appears here purely as the disciple of Ricardo, striving after more precise statement, and reaching forward to further consequences, we can well understand in reading these essays how about the time when he first sketched them he began to be conscious of power as an original and independent thinker.

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  • Languages he disliked, but he spent much of his spare time in reading history, especially Plutarch.

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  • His last act was to listen while on his death-bed to the reading of the preliminaries of the treaty of Paris.

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  • He developed this line of argument when moving the second reading of the Home Rule bill in April, and at Dundee in the autumn outlined a general policy under which England would be cut up into self-governing areas.

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  • This knowledge, joined to what he had gathered by historical reading of equally unusual extent, he carefully digested and gave to the world in his Biographisch-literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der exacten Wissenschaften, containing notices of the lives and labours of mathematicians, astronomers, physicists, and chemists, of all peoples and all ages.

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  • In reading the service he altered or omitted phrases which seemed to him untrue, and in reading the Scriptures pointed out errors in the translation.

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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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  • Direct reading equidivisional movable coil ammeters can be made in various portable forms, and are very much employed as laboratory instruments and also as ammeters for the measurement of large electric currents in electric generating stations.

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  • It has the disadvantage of not being direct reading when made in the usual form, but can easily be converted into a direct reading instrument by appropriately dividing the scale over which the index of the torsion head moves.

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  • Each of these balances is made to cover a certain range of reading.

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  • A steady continuous current is then passed through the ammeter and low resistance, placed in series with one another and adjusted so as to give any required scale reading on the ammeter.

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  • This can be then compared with the observed scale reading and the error of the ammeter noted.'

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  • In the use of ammeters in which the control is the gravity of a weight, such as the Kelvin ampere balances and other instruments, it should be noted that the scale reading or indication of the instrument will vary with the latitude and with the height of the instrument above the mean sea-level.

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  • After serving for a short time in the artillery, he was appointed in 1797 professor of mathematics at Beauvais, and in 1800 he became professor of physics at the College de France, through the influence of Laplace, from whom he had sought and obtained the favour of reading the proof sheets of the Mecanique celeste.

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  • For the reading "Baal" in the Amarna tablets (Palestine, about 1400 B.C.) see Knudtzon, Beitr.

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  • Save for the barest rudiments of reading and writing, he tells us that he had no master; yet we find him at Verona in 1521 an esteemed teacher of mathematics.

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  • As soon as he had learnt the elements of reading and writing, he was sent as a page to the court of Ferdinand and Isabella; afterwards, until his twenty-sixth year, he took service with Antonio Maurique, duke of Nagera, and followed the career of arms. He was free in his relations with women, gambled and fought; but he also gave indications of that courage, constancy and prudence which marked his after life.

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  • His main offence was that he attacked the monks and clergy, and that he advocated the reading of the Scriptures by the people in the vulgar tongue.

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  • Gowen (1836-1889), president of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, sent James McParlan, an Irish Catholic and a Pinkerton detective (who some thirty years later attracted attention in the investigation of the assassination of Governor Steunenberg of Idaho), to the mining region in 1873; he joined the order, lived among the "Molly Maguires" for more than two years, and even became secretary of the Shenandoah division, one of the most notoriously criminal lodges of the order.

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  • In later Jewish custom the one-year cycle of reading of sections from the Pentateuch ends on the concluding day of Tabernacles, which is therefore known as the Rejoicing of the Law (Simhat Torah).

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  • 25 (reading Gibeon for Geba).

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  • The ordinary variation is from 3 to 4 degrees, the mean maximum reading in the shade in a cooler district being about 105° as against 108° in the hotter ones for the month of May, and 79° as against 83° for the month of December.

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  • His French style, based partly on his Latin reading, has, together with its undeniable vigour and picturesqueness, the characteristic redundance and rhetorical quality of the Burgundian school.

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  • The movement began in Birmingham in 1845, in an attempt Educa- to help the loungers at street corners; reading and tion.

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  • Colman of Norwich, contain monthly reviews of Wesley's reading.

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  • No man in the 18th century did so much to create a taste for good reading and to supply it with books at the lowest prices.

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  • Augustine, Jerome, Ambrose and Gregory; though Bede's reading is very far from being limited to these.

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  • Cosimo employed almost the last hours of his life in listening to Ficino's reading of a treatise on the highest good; while Lorenzo, in a poem on true happiness, described him as the mirror of the world, the nursling of sacred muses, the harmonizer of wisdom and beauty in complete accord.

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  • In the age of the Father all that was necessary was obedience; in the age of the Son reading is enjoined; but the age of the Spirit was to be devoted to prayer and song.

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  • The works of Raoul Rochette display a comprehensive knowledge of the whole subject, extensive reading, and a thorough acquaintance with early Christian art so far as it could be gathered from books, but he was not an original investigator.

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  • " Just as we see in the firmament above, covering all things, different signs which are formed of the stars and the planets, and which contain secret things and profound mysteries studied by those who are wise and expert in these things; so there are in the skin, which is the cover of the body of the son of man, and which is like the sky that covers all things above, signs and features which are the stars and planets of the skin, indicating secret things and profound mysteries whereby the wise are attracted who understand the reading of 1 The view of a mediate creation, in the place of immediate creation out of nothing, and that the mediate beings were emanations, was much influenced by Solomon ibn Gabirol (1021-1070).

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  • (t) The words of several verses in the Hebrew Scriptures which are regarded as containing a recondite sense are placed over each other, and the letters are formed into new words by reading them vertically.

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  • First one man was trained for the work by himself, then he was sent to a district for six months, where, (for £8 a year) he taught gratis the children and young people (in fact, all comers) reading and Christian principles.

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  • Law's mystic tendencies divorced him from the practical minded Wesley, but in spite of occasional wild fancies the books are worth reading.

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  • The period of reading and writing was also a period of propaganda in which Lenin was not troubled by any scruples.

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  • Photius, probably on a careless reading of Clement, argued that he could not have believed in a real incarnation.

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  • Reading and assembly rooms adjoin the pump-room.

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  • In 1861 he was ordained deacon, but he never took priest's orders, possibly because of a stammer which prevented reading aloud.

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  • Henry died near Gisors on the 1st of December, 1135, in the thirty-sixth year of his reign, and was buried in the abbey of Reading which he himself had founded.

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  • At Pangbourne (804) the Thames receives the Pang on the right, and at Reading (742) the Kennet on the same side.

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  • After passing Reading it bends northward to Henley (65), eastward past Great Marlow (57) to Bourne End (54), and southward to Taplow and Maidenhead (494), receiving the Loddon on the right near Shiplake above Henley.

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  • The canals in use communicating with the Thames, in addition to the Thames and Severn canal, are the Oxford canal, giving communication from that city with the north, the Kennet and Avon canal from Reading to the Bristol Avon, the Grand Junction at Brentford, the Regent's canal at Limehouse, and the Grand Surrey canal at Rotherhithe.

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  • The regattas at Molesey, Kingston, Reading, Marlow and Oxford, as well as many others, attract numerous competitors and spectators.

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  • The principal associations are those at Oxford, Reading, Henley, Maidenhead and Windsor, and the Thames Angling Preservation Society, whose district is from Staines to Brentford.

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  • The scale is graduated in such a manner that by multiplying the reading by a simple factor (generally 10 or 2) the absolute value of the magnetization is obtained.

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  • To take a reading the torsion-head is turned until an aluminium pointer attached to the coil is brought to the zero position on a small scale; the strength of the field is then proportional to the angular torsion.

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  • Alexander Carlyle, the famous divine (1 77 2-1805), whose Memorials of his Times still affords fascinating reading, ministered for fifty-five years in the parish church, in the graveyard of which lies David Macbeth Moir (1798-1851), who under the pen-name of " Delta " wrote Mansie Wauch, a masterpiece of Scots humour and pathos.

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  • 314 the thirteenth canon of Ancyra (for the true reading see Bishop Wordsworth's Ministry of Grace, p. 140) assumes that city presbyters may with the bishop's leave ordain other presbyters.

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  • For the next few months he travelled to regain his health; and in the spring of 1836 returned to his cotton plantation, where for several years he devoted his time largely to reading political philosophy, political economy, public law and the English classics, and by careful management of his estate he acquired considerable wealth.

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  • The good doctor had travelled much, and the reading of his itineraries and note-books awakened such a longing for travel in the young Holberg that at last, at the close of 1704, having scraped together 60 dollars, he went on board a ship bound for Holland.

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  • But there is in some of the manuscripts the various reading of " indifferenter " for " individualiter," and this is accepted as giving the true sense of the passage by Cousin and Remusat (Haureau and Prantl taking, on different grounds, the opposite view).

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  • According to this reading, William sought to rectify his position by asserting, not the numerical identity of the universal in each individual, but rather its sameness in the sense of indistinguishable similarity.

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  • He was the son of a tailor; and the slight elementary instruction he obtained at the free school of his native town was supplemented by his own private reading.

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  • Bu.) The number of Magyar writers has since 1880 increased to an extent hardly expected by the reading public in Hungary itself.

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  • The Mecanique celeste is, even to those most conversant with analytical methods, by no means easy reading.

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  • The Coefficients In The Expansion Of (A A) N For Any Particular Value Of N Are Obtained By Reading Diagonally Upwards From Left To Right From The (N 1)Th Number In The First Column.

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  • But though he was thus able to carry the first reading of the new constitution by 227 to 93 votes, he was faced by the passive resistance of the great majority of Croats and Slovenes, who regarded with suspicion his " Great Serbian " and centralizing aims. It is significant that Protic, hitherto Pasic's most intimate associate, withdrew from the Radical party and from Parliament rather than sanction a constitution so inimical to provincial interests: while Trumbic, the foremost advocate of full national unity, recorded his vote against it.

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  • 1522), was essentially a compilation, more or less critical, of all such records, pictures and relations concerning beasts, birds, reptiles, fishes and monsters as could be gathered together by one reading in the great libraries of Europe, travelling from city to city, and frequenting the company of those who either had themselves passed into distant lands or possessed the letters written and sometimes the specimens brought home by adventurous persons.

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  • when the custom had arisen of substituting in reading the word Adonai.

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  • It is only the inveterate habit of reading Isa.

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  • which contain the Syriac Massorah or tradition of the reading of the text pass over Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, and in the case of the Nestorians also Esther.

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  • The word Hadadrimmon, for which the inferior reading Hadarrimmon is found in some MSS.

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  • For some time afterwards he lived at home, reading romantic and poetical literature, but in 1811 he set out for Italy, where he seems to have sojourned nearly two years.

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  • The four volumes of the Meditations, the Harmonies and the Recueillements, which contained the prime of his verse, are perhaps the most monotonous reading to be found anywhere in work of equal bulk by a poet of equal talent.

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  • After reading with Dean Vaughan at Llandaff he took orders, and in 1898 became a member of the Community of the Resurrection at Mirfield.

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  • The Henriade has by universal consent been relegated to the position of a school reading book.

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  • The middle of the altar was censed, according to Sarum, Bangor and Hereford, before the reading of the Gospel.

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  • In the next year the Danes went from Reading to London, and there took up their winter quarters.

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  • The son worked on his father's farm, and, though he received no systematic education, devoted much time to study and reading.

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  • In 1603, however, he resumed his theological reading at Jena, and in the following year received a new impulse from J.

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  • The standard of instruction, however, is very low, consisting only of reading and writing, though this is gradually being improved in very many monasteries.

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  • The report of the commission of excise, dealing with glass, published in 1835 is curious and interesting reading.

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  • It must be remembered that the reading of most of the early Sumerian proper names is merely provisional, as we do not know how the ideographs of which they are composed were pronounced in either Sumerian or Assyrian.

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  • Gobryas was now made governor of the province of Babylon, and a few days afterwards the son of Nabonidus, according to the most probable reading, died.

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  • and VIII.; for the reading of the figure giving the length of the former is disputed, and the summary at the close of the latter omits to state its length.

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  • The reading of " 9 soss and 36 years," which gives the total 576 years, he suggested was a scribal error for " 6 soss and 39 years "; he thus reduced the length of Dynasty III.

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  • - In the early days of the decipherment of the cuneiform inscriptions, the reading of the proper names borne by Babylonians and Assyrians occasioned great difficulties; and though most of these difficulties have been overcome and there is general agreement among scholars as to the principles underlying both the formation and the pronunciation of the thousands of names that we encounter in historical records, business documents, votive inscriptions and literary productions, differences, though mostly of a minor character, still remain.

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  • The main difficulty in the reading of Babylonian and Assyrian proper names arises from the preference given to the " ideographic " method of writing them.

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  • Until, therefore, through parallel passages or through explanatory lists prepared by the Babylonian and Assyrian scribes in large numbers as an aid for the study of the language, 5 the exact phonetic reading of these divine names was determined, scholars remained in doubt or had recourse to conjectural or provisional readings.

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  • Ninib, the phonetic reading of which is still unknown or uncertain.

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  • Certain classes of names being explained in this way, legitimate and fairly reliable conclusions can be drawn for many others belonging to the same class or group. The proper names of the numerous business documents of the Khammurabi period, when phonetic writing was the fashion, have been of special value in resolving doubts as to the correct reading of names written ideographically.

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  • In the case of texts from the oldest historical periods we encounter hundreds of names that are genuinely Sumerian, and here in view of the multiplicity of the phonetic values attaching to the signs used it is frequently difficult definitely to determine the reading of the names.

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  • It is therefore not surprising that scholars should differ considerably in the reading of Sumerian names, where we have not helps at our command as for Babylonian and Assyrian names.

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  • Changes in the manner of reading the Sumerian names are frequent.

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  • At times too a doubt may exist in regard to a name whose bearer was a Semite, whether the signs composing his name represent a phonetic reading or an ideographic compound.

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  • The direction of reading is towards any faces which may be shown among the pictographs.

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  • His system, however, like all others, is built in the main upon hypotheses incapable at present of quite satisfactory verification, such, for example, as the conjectural reading " Gargamish " for a group of symbols which recurs in inscriptions from Jerablus and elsewhere.

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  • Tamaqua is served by the Central railroad of New Jersey, by the Philadelphia and Reading railway and by an electric line connecting with Mauch Chunk, Pottsville, and other places.

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  • On the 12th Germinal he was in the tribune, reading a report on the food supplies, when the hall of the Convention was invaded by the rioters, and when they withdrew he quietly continued where he had been interrupted.

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  • But Lightfoot's reading of the apocalyptic passage in ch.

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  • A fine hotel, owned by the railway company, and an excellent golf course are the chief features, together with a town-hall with public reading room, and the place is much frequented for golf and sea-bathing.

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  • If we hold a common reading lens (a magnifying lens) in front of a lamp or some other bright object and at some distance from it, and if we hold a sheet of paper vertically at a suitable distance behind the lens, we see depicted on the paper an image of the lamp. This image is inverted and perverted.

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  • It is served by the Central of New Jersey, the Lehigh Valley, the Perkiomen (of the Reading system) and the Philadelphia & Reading railways.

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  • " Jehovah " is a modern mispronunciation of the Hebrew name, resulting from combining the consonants of that name, Jhvh, with the vowels of the word ¢donay, " Lord," which the Jews substituted for the proper name in reading the scriptures.

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  • The reading of the names is, however, extremely uncertain, not to say improbable, and the far-reaching inferences drawn from them carry no conviction.

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  • In a tablet attributed to the 14th century B.C. which Sellin found in the course of his excavations at Tell Ta'annuk (the Taanach of the O.T.) a name occurs which may be read Ahi-Yawi (equivalent to Hebrew Ahijah); 6 if the reading be correct, this would show that Yahweh was worshipped in Central Palestine before the Israelite conquest.

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  • The reading is, however, only one of several possibilities.

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  • The fact that the full form Yahweh appears, whereas in Hebrew proper names only the shorter Yahu and Yah occur, weighs somewhat against the interpretation, as it does against Delitzsch's reading of his tablets.

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  • His reading ranges from Arabian philosophers and naturalists to Aristotle, Eusebius, Cicero, Seneca, Julius Caesar (whom he calls Julius Celsus), and even the Jew, Peter Alphonso.

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  • Even as a boy he had intense pleasure in reading St Thomas Aquinas and the Arab commentators of Aristotle, was skilled in the subtleties of the schools, wrote verses, studied music and design, and, avoiding society, loved solitary rambles on the banks of the Po.

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  • Nevertheless the reading of the bull in the duomo with the appropriate, terrifying ceremonial made a deep impression on the Florentines.

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  • Concave lenses should never be used for work within the far point; but they may be used in all cases to improve distant vision, and in very short-sighted persons to remove the far point so as to enable fine work such as sewing or reading to be done at a convenient distance.

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  • These may be conveniently combined, as in Franklin glasses, where the upper half of the spectacle frame contains a weak lens, and the lower half, through which the eye looks when reading, a stronger one.

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  • becomes impossible, convex lenses should be used for reading of such a strength as to enable the eye to see clearly about 8 in.

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  • After he had acquired what he considered to be a sufficient stock of material, and this happened before he had completed the Positive Philosophy, he abstained from reading newspapers, reviews, scientific transactions and everything else, except two or three poets (notably Dante) and the Imitatio Christi.

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  • At this time Tennyson was brooding much upon the ancient world, and reading little but Milton, Homer and Virgil.

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  • He retained his intellectual lucidity and an absolute command of his faculties to the last, reading Shakespeare with obvious appreciation until within a few hours of his death.

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  • Cymbeline, the play he had been reading on the last afternoon, was laid in his coffin, and on the 12th he was publicly buried with great solemnity in Westminster Abbey.

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  • Under the influence of this reading he now finally broke with classicism and became one of the leaders of the new Sturm and Drang movement.

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  • Lord Halifax (1800-1885) used to say, with reference to the increase in the amount of reading requisite for the highest honours: " My double-first must have been a better thing than Peel's; Gladstone's must have been better than mine."

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  • They were defeated on the second reading of the bill, Gladstone voting with them.

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  • The speech in which he wound up the debate on the second reading was one of the finest, if not indeed the very finest, which he ever delivered.

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  • Gladstone was implored to withdraw them, or substitute a resolution in favour of Irish autonomy; but he resolved to press at least the Home Rule Bill to a second reading.

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  • It passed the House of Commons, but was thrown out by the House of Lords on the second reading on the 8th of September 1893.

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  • The immediate source of this version is the poem of Wolfram von Eschenbach, though the Grail, of course, is represented in the form of the Christian relic, not as the jewel talisman of the Parzival; but the psychological reading of the hero's character, the distinctive note of von Eschenbach's version, has been adapted by Wagner with marvellous skill, and his picture of the hero's mental and spiritual development, from extreme simplicity to the wisdom born of perfect charity, is most striking and impressive.

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  • But he did more than interpret to his age the significance of man's ultimate theistic beliefs, he gave them vitality by reading them through the consciousness of Jesus Christ.

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  • Their volumes make profoundly dry reading.

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  • According to his own account, the Lord filled him with His spirit to teach the doctrines of the New Church by the word from Himself; He commissioned him to do this work, opened the sight of his spirit, and so let him into the spiritual world, permitting him to see the heavens and the hells, and to converse with angels and spirits for years; but he never received anything relating to the doctrines of the church from any angel but from the Lord alone while he was reading the word (True Christian Religion, No.

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  • The present article chiefly deals with publications devoted to general literature, literary and critical reviews and magazines for the supply of miscellaneous reading.

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  • Although the frequenters of the clubs and coffee-houses were the persons for whom the essay-papers were mainly written, a proof of the increasing refinement of the age is to be found in the fact that now for the first time were women specially addressed as part of the reading public. The Taller was commenced by Richard Steele in 1709, and Tatler, &c. issued thrice a week until 1711.

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  • The political agitation of 1831 led to a further popular demand, and a supply of cheap and healthy serials for the reading multitude commenced with Chambers's Journal (1832), the Penny Magazine (1832-1845) of Charles Knight, and the Saturday Magazine (1832-1844), begun by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

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  • St James's Magazine (1861), Belgravia (1866), St Paul's (1867-1874), London Society (1862), and Tinsley's (1867) were devoted chiefly to novels and light reading.

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  • The Cornhill followed the same example in 1883, reducing its price to sixpence and devoting its pages to light reading.

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  • P. Courtney's Register of National Bibliography (1905, 2 vols.), and the List of Books forming the Reference Library in the reading room of the British Museum (4th ed.

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  • About this period arose a great number of weekly serials for popular reading, known as " Sonntagsblatter," of which the Gartenlaube (1858) and Daheim (1864) are surviving examples.

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  • One of the most successful Russian reviews has been the Biblioteka dl'ya Tchtenia (1834) or " Library of Reading."

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  • In 1725 appeared A New Voyage round the World, apparently entirely due to the author's own fertile imagination and extensive reading.

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  • The reading of books was restricted and certain books were prohibited.

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  • He thus became the inventor of a new form of literature; and, if in his hands the satura was rude and indeterminate in its scope, it became a vehicle by which to address a reading public on matters of the day, or on the materials of his wide reading, in a style not far removed from the language of common life.

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  • Although literature had not as yet become a trade or profession, an educated reading public already existed, and books and intellectual intercourse filled a large part of the leisure of men actively engaged in affairs.

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  • Opposite them stood another semicircular basis which carried the statues of the Argive kings, whose names are cut on the pedestal in archaic characters, reading from right to left.

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  • high, contain assembly and reading rooms. Of the schools the most notable is the Academy (rebuilt in 1880), which in 1764 superseded the grammar school of the burgh, which existed in the 13th century.

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  • The Talmudic tradition, however, is, doubtless, correct in connecting the origin of Targums with the custom of reading sections from the Law at the weekly services in the synagogues, since the need for a translation into the vernacular must first have arisen on such occasions.

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  • As we know from the New Testament, the custom of reading in the synagogues both from the Law 4 and from the Prophets 5 was well established in the 1 st century A.D.: its introduction, therefore, will date from a much earlier period.

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  • In India itself opinion was more divided, both among the English and among the Indians; but there was a large moderate section among both which welcomed the proposed reforms. In Dec. 1919 he had the satisfaction of passing the Government of India bill, embodying the recommendations of the report, through Parliament, and on its third reading he described it as a step in the discharge of our trusteeship for India; the ultimate justification of our rule would be in the capacity of the Indian peoples to govern themselves.

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  • When Lord Reading, the Lord Chief Justice of England, also a Jew, was appointed Viceroy of India in 1921, there was some public criticism, and it was suggested that Mr. Montagu might be moved to another office; but no change took place.

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  • Both at King's College and at Cambridge Maurice gathered round him a band of earnest students, to whom he directly taught much that was valuable drawn from wide stores of his own reading, wide rather than deep, for he never was, strictly speaking, a learned man.

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  • His mother, Mary, daughter of Henry Leroy Hunter, of Beech Hill, Reading, was of a family said to be of French extraction.

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  • 57, " I believe that Jesus is the Son of God," since the reading was known to Irenaeus, probably represents the form of baptismal confession used in some church of Asia Minor, and supplies us with the type of a primitive creed.

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  • Arioch, king of Ellasar, has been connected with Eriaku of Larsa - the reading has been questioned - a contemporary with Khammurabi.

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  • In 1533 a decree of the Scottish clergy, prohibiting the reading of the New Testament by the laity, drew from Alesius a defence of the right of the people, in the form of a letter to James V.

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  • Some: light is thrown upon the lost plays by Dio Chrysostom, who in one of his discourses (52) describes his reading of the three tragedies, and in another (59) gives a prose version of the opening of the Philoctetes of Euripides.

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  • The parents and guardians were called upon to select whether each child should learn English or Italian next after learning reading, writing and arithmetic in Maltese.

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  • The invectives against idolatry of the early Jewish and Christian apologists, of Philo, Minucius Felix, Tertullian, Arnobius, Lactantius and others, are very good reading and throw much light on the question how an ancient pagan conceived of his idols.

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  • Her dramatic genius gave a new reading to the parts, and during these years the admirers of the two leading actresses of Europe practically constituted two rival schools of appreciation.

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  • reading in which the word does not occur is to be preferred.

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  • The great qualities displayed in this work have been universally acknowledged - conscientiousness, accuracy, judgment and enormous reading.

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  • by weighing in mercury; below this mark it was calibrated in the ordinary way so that a scale reading gave the volume at once.

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  • It had scarcely been opened, and the rearadmiral was probably just reading his telegrams, when at 1:50 P.M.

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  • His works show wide reading in the Latin and Italian classics, but it is almost certain that he had not mastered the Greek language.

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  • His reading in Livy taught him to admire the Roman system of employing armies raised from the body of the citizens; and Cesare Borgia's method of gradually substituting the troops of his own duchy for aliens and mercenaries showed him that this plan might be adopted with success by the Italians.

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  • His power of work was unbounded, and he had an absolute love of reading, annotating and drafting despatches.

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  • Its railway mileage in January 1907 was J33.6 m.; the Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington (Pennsylvania system), the Baltimore & Philadelphia (Baltimore & Ohio system), and the Wilmington & Northern (Philadelphia & Reading system) cross the northern part of the state, while the Delaware railway (leased by the Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington) runs the length of the state below Wilmington, and another line, the Maryland, Delaware & Virginia (controlled by the Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic railway, which is related to the Pennsylvania system), connects Lewes, Del., with Love Point, Md., on the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • vii.), and leads up to the reading of the Law by Ezra, a great national confession of guilt, and a solemn undertaking to observe the new covenant, the provisions of which are detailed (x.

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  • 47) are adjusted, and the event of the seventh month is not the reading of the Law amid the laments of the people (Neh.

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  • He loved the reading of histories and astronomy, and by questioning travellers gained some knowledge of distant parts of the earth.

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  • In this instrument a considerable linear relative movement of the divided lens corresponds with a comparatively small separation of the double image, so that simple verniers reading to 6 1 0 in.

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  • The reading micrometers e, f also serve to measure, independently, the separation of the segments, by scales attached to the slides; such measurements can be employed as a check on those made by the screws.

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