We know we have to read "between the lines" to get the most out of anything.Making up is also a useful practice,_1__ you shouldn't mark up a book which isn't yours.Librarian who_2__ you books them clean,and you should .If you decide that I am right about the usefulness of marking books,you will have to _3__ them.
There are two ways in _4__ one can own a book.The first is the property right you establish by _5__ it,just as you pay for clothes and furniture. But the act of purchase is only the prelude to __6_.Full ownership comes only when you have made it a _7__ of yourself,and the best way _8__ yourself a part of it is by writing in it.An illustration may make the point clear.You buy a beefsteak and transfer it __9_ the butcher's icebox to you own.But you don't own the beefsteak in the most important sense until you comsume it and get it _10__ your bloodstream.I am arguing that books,too,must be absored in tour bloodstream _11__ you any good.
There are three kinds of book owners.The first has all the standard sets and best sellers—unread,__12_.The second has a _13__ many books —few of them read__14_,most of them dipped into,but all of them as clean and shiny _15__ the day they were bought.The third has a few books or many—every one of them__16_ and dilapidated.
Why is __17_ a book indispensable to reading?First,it keeps you awake.I mean wide_18__.In the second place,reading if it is active,is thinking,and thinking __19_ express itself in words.Finally,writing helps you remember the thought you had,ot the thoughts the author _20__ .
1) A but B although C and D so 2) A borrow B borrrowed C lend D lent 3) A buying B buy C borrow D exchange 4) A which B that C what D there 5) A pay for B pay C paying D paying for 6) A possesses B possess C possession D possessions 7) A group B part C series D number 8) A to change B to make C making D changing 9) A from B into C to D form 10) A away from B out of C into D under 11) A having doing B doing C do D to do 12) A untouching B untouched C touching D touched 13) A great B large C big D greater 14) A on B aloud C through D about 15) A when B which C before D as 16) A dogearing B dogeared C to be dogeared D to dogear 17) A marking up B mark up C to mark up D to mark 18) A wake B wake up C awaking D awake 19) A tend to B tends to C tending to D tending 20) A expressing B to express C expressed D to expressing