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READING. The act of making known the contents of a writing or of a printed document.
     2. In order to enable a party to a contract or a devisor to know what a paper contains it must be read, either by the party himself or by some other person to him. When a person signs or executes a paper, it will be presumed that it has been read to him, but this presumption may be rebutted.
     3. In the case of a blind testator, if it can be proved that the will was not read to him, it cannot be sustained. 3 Wash. C C. R. 580. Vide 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2012.

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I shall go on with my reading, Henry--and see what justification there may be for that confident conclusion of yours.
There were certain books, despite my reading stupor, that instantly grabbed my attention, pulling me right into their surreptitious worlds (Chris Van Allsburg's Jumanji and The Polar Express, Tomie dePaola's The Clown of God, Jane Yolen's Owl Moon, to name a few).
What if the lifelong love of reading that teachers hope to instill never takes root?
This study aims to identify the similarities and differences in cognitive and metacognitive skills employed by native English (NE) speakers and English (L2) learners at the elementary school level, and how these skills relate to their reading proficiency levels.
NEWHALL - After the 7-year-old girl had finished reading aloud she concluded that her companion liked the story, especially the phrase ``I am not your mother, I am a dog.
Although the NBA has been working with programs like Reading Is Fundamental for about 15 years, in 2001 the league launched its own Read to Achieve program to combat some of the criticism that it was not doing enough to encourage literacy.
Next, the first reading is chosen, usually from one of the books of the Old Testament, or from the Acts of the Apostles in Eastertime.
At 2 1/2, he placed letter-emblazoned blocks in alphabetic order and corrected his mother, by moving her hand, when she pointed to the wrong line of text while reading to him.
Meters can be read by on-site meter readers who use a reading gun up against the DEP Remote Scan Pad placed on the outside of every building.
And in so filing, Reading became the first school district in the nation to sue a state education department over the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.
If someone is writing words on a chalkboard in front of you, you are probably reading along as they am writing, but you probably are not reading out loud.
McManus aims to redress the balance by exploring the "interplay" between Spenser and the entire class of courtly ladies who formed a significant part of the reading audience and whose character, along with that of gentlemen, the poem also seeks to fashion.

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