dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #747
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Wed Nov 12 21:12:45 EST 2003
> One of my English professors told me that the idea one should not move
> one's lips while reading silently is of fairly modern vintage.
> Apparently it used to be normal, and... oh, bugger, I can't remember
> WHO, it's Christopher Milne and Little Lord Fauntleroy all over again...
> okay, I THINK it was Sir Isaac Newton who was remarked upon for NOT
> doing it.
You're a _little_ bit off. St. Augustine remarked upon the fact
that St. Ambrose didn't do it. C.S. Lewis makes this point several
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