Some careful reading of good books there must have been, however, for in spite of pervading illiteracy, common in that age, in matters of grammar and spelling, he acquired a dignified and effective English style..
There are also many Good Books available, tho they go out-of-date quickly.
The reason why she read to her pupil so many good books is due, in some measure, to the fact that she had so recently recovered her eyesight.
After the first year or so of elementary work she met her pupil on equal terms, and they read and enjoyed good books together.
There is in this town, with a very few exceptions, no taste for the best or for very good books even in English literature, whose words all can read and spell.