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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
And better had they ne’er been born,
Who read to doubt or read to scorn.  Walter Scott.
By reading a man antedates his life and makes himself contemporary with ages past.  Collier.  2
He that can read and meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.  3
Read and you will know.  Mother of Sir William Jones.  4
Reading between the lines.  5
Reading maketh a full man, conversation a ready man, and writing an exact man.  Bacon.  6

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