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39. Don't read everything at the same quick speed. You cannot speed-read through a Shakespearian play or through poetry. Difficult material of a highly technical or philosophical nature should not be read rapidly. Reading poetry quickly is like gulping down fine wine. The words should be formed on the tongue and savored carefully. You should listen to the sounds of the words as you speak them out loud.

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