There is no woman’s sides Can bide the beating of so strong a passion As love doth give my heart: no woman’s heart So big to hold so much; they lack retention.
A witchcraft drew me hither: That most ingrateful boy there, by your side From the rude sea’s enraged and foamy mouth Did I redeem; a wreck past hope he was: His life I gave him, and did thereto add My love, without retention or restraint, All his in dedication: for his sake, Did I expose myself, pure for his love, Into the danger of this adverse town; Drew to defend him when he was beset: Where being apprehended, his false cunning,— Not meaning to partake with me in danger,— Taught…
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The school is trying to improve freshman retention.
Retention of what is read improves when students cultivate an interest in what they are reading.