dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #747

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Wed Nov 12 21:12:45 EST 2003


Sarah wrote:

> 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
times.

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