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The year is gone, we still unite To joke and laugh and read, And tread the path of literature That doth to glory lead.
I didn't know you were going to make us read the things out loud," said Rebecca with an embarrassed smile of recollection.
As a young boy he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where he learned to read and write, with the assistance of his master's wife.
If I had read all this in a book, Harry, I think I would have wept over it.
Read your book again, Barbara, and follow my advice, and make an old man happy.
To good reading, however, she had been long used: her uncle read well, her cousins all, Edmund very well, but in Mr.
I have had some opportunities of studying the conditions under which Nietzsche is read in Germany, France, and England, and I have found that, in each of these countries, students of his philosophy, as if actuated by precisely similar motives and desires, and misled by the same mistaken tactics on the part of most publishers, all proceed in the same happy-go- lucky style when "taking him up.
Yes, I hear him trying to spell and read to himself, and pretty blunders he makes
But on the curate observing that it was the books of chivalry which Don Quixote had read that had turned his brain, the landlord said:
She did not read from the book (for little Alice had not much skill in reading), but told the story out of her own heart and mind.
Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.
Because they are not clever enough for you -- gentlemen read better books.