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The consonants were reproduced but the reader was forced to guess at the vowels.

But we forget that the reader has not yet been made acquainted with the guest.

What that truth may be, we leave to the intelligence of the reader to divine.

One purpose of this introduction is to prepare the reader for such a shock.

It is for the reader to say whether Shakespeare blurred the picture, or bettered it.

The youth vanishes; no reader can find a trace of him, or even an allusion to him.

Again and again the reader asks himself why Iago is so venomous.

For further information the reader is referred to other writers.

To a reader the mere mention of a book brings up recollections.

And, for his history, let not the reader apprehend an empty repetition of ding-dong-bell.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English rædere "person who reads aloud to others; lector; scholar; diviner, interpreter," agent noun from rædan (see read (v.)). Cf. Dutch rader "adviser," Old High German ratari "counselor." Old English fem. form was rædistre.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.