Excerpt from How to ReadIt is the purpose of this little book to give to the reader, in a short space and brief manner, important suggestions as to how to read. To comprehend these suggestions inevitably involves some understanding of the humanMoreExcerpt from How to ReadIt is the purpose of this little book to give to the reader, in a short space and brief manner, important suggestions as to how to read. To comprehend these suggestions inevitably involves some understanding of the human mind.I intend to present the public, in the near future, a book on The Mind.
It will state the whole subject in its general scope and essential features.However, to know how to read requires an understanding of some of the functions and faculties of the mind. To that extent I shall go into the subject in this book.On Christmas day in the year 496 Bishop Reme of Rheims, in baptizing King Clovis said: Sicambrian, adore what thou hast burned and burn what thou hast adored.Likewise the modern American, in order to learn how to read, must unlearn much that he has been taught or to which he has become habituated.
First of all he must learn:1. To give proper attention.2. To develop his reflective faculties.My suggestion to American Christians is to adapt to themselves Remes advice to Clovis.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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