Blind reader


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blind reader A post-office clerk whose duty is to decipher obscure addresses.
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In literature:

Now he was not a very good reader, and, what with blindness and spectacles, and poor light, would sometimes lose his place.
"Sir Gibbie" by George MacDonald
Every reader must remember the celebrated Blind Jack of Knaresborough, who lived by laying out roads.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
It is a two-fold art, including the art of writing for blind readers and the ordinary Roman script.
"The World As I Have Found It" by Mary L. Day Arms
Dr. Bushnell's theory did not blind the ordinary reader.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
May God help every reader to do all that the poor blind beggar did, and all that Joseph did!
"Men of the Bible" by Dwight Moody
The poetical reader cannot admire the hero who is subject to such blind fortuity.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
Poor critics, publishers, and readers; what a set they were, how blind, how asinine, how spiteful!
"Helena Brett's Career" by Desmond Coke
There are even, in some cases, departments for blind readers.
"The Library and Society" by Various
In 1662 he was for six weeks reader to Milton, who was then blind, and living in London, in Jewin Street.
"John Greenleaf Whittier" by W. Sloane Kennedy
The reader is never allowed to wander into a blind alley.
"Charlotte Brontë" by T. Wemyss Reid
Whom weeping blinds, best reader here appears.
"The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume II (of 2)" by Richard Crashaw

In news:

Readers sound off about the gathering oil slick , amensty for illegal immigrants and driving blind.
With SAM Vibe, blind or visually impaired users use a screen reader to upload and play music on "their" radio station.
Bring Joys of a Great Book to Blind and Visually Impaired Readers.
Reader's inquiry stops drivers from getting blinded .
Reader's inquiry stops drivers from getting blinded.
Bringing Joys of a Great Book to Blind and Visually Impaired Readers.
Bringing Joys of a Great Book to Blind and Visually Impaired Readers 355.

In science:

Applying deletion on identity blindly to the whole message list might make the generated text incomprehensible because readers might have to recover too much implicit information from the sentence.
Conciseness through Aggregation in Text Generation