peruse

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She seized, with an unsteady hand, the precious manuscript, for half a glance sufficed to ascertain written characters; and while she acknowledged with awful sensations this striking exemplification of what Henry had foretold, resolved instantly to peruse every line before she attempted to rest.
This sympathy comes to us, however, as we peruse the Everhard Manuscript.
So many times did he peruse and re-peruse it, that Newman considered it expedient to remind him of his presence.