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General Crossword Questions for “reads”

  • Studies marsh grasses, we hear


  • During Canada Reads, five personalities champion five different books, each champion extolling the merits of one of the titles. The seventh edition of Canada Reads was broadcast on February 25 to February 29, 2008 and for the first time it was available as a podcast. — “Canada Reads - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Quick Reads are a collaboration between leading publishers, supermarkets, bookshops, libraries, government departments, the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), Arts Council England, the BBC, World Book Day, National Book Tokens and more. — “Quick Reads Initiative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • A dirty read occurs when a transaction reads data from a row that has Dirty reads work similarly to non-repeatable reads, however the second transaction would not need to be committed for the first query to return a different result. The only thing that may be prevented in the READ UNCOMMITTED mode. — “Isolation (database systems) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • If by accident they fall first into his own hand, being used to trust somebody to read them to him; he reads extempore what he thinks fit, and often makes such a one ask him pardon who abuses and rails at him in his letter. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Who reads the name Of man upon his forehead, there the M Had trac'd most plainly. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • I went up to him as he was singing a love ditty and looking tenderly at a lady, and interrupted him exactly in the middle of the second couplet. 'Monsieur,' said I, 'does it still displease you that I should frequent a certain house of La Rue Payenne? And would you still cane me if I took it into my head to disobey you? The officer looked at me with astonishment, and then said, 'What is your business with me, monsieur? I do not know you.' 'I am,' said I, 'the little abbe who reads LIVES OF THE SAINTS, and translates Judith into verse.' 'Ah, ah! I recollect now,' said the officer, in a jeering tone; 'well, what do you want with me?' 'I want you to spare time to take a walk with me.' 'Tomorrow morning, if you like, with the greatest pleasure.' 'No, not tomorrow morning, if you please, but immediately.' 'If you absolutely insist.' 'I do insist upon it.' 'Come, then. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Her glance was loving–but 'twas not for me; Her step was slow–'twas grace, not coquetry; Her speech was short–to her detaining friend. In things like these love reads a selfish end! — “The Recognition of Sakuntala” by Kalidasa
  • And now how gladly would I come down from this mast-head and sit on the hatches there where you sit, and listen as you listen, while some one of you reads ME that other and more awful lesson which Jonah teaches to ME, as a pilot of the living God. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • But I know that when I came out of it she was saying: "Oh, where are all the bright, happy, innocent beings in the world? Where's happiness? One reads of it in books!" — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford


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