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as in:  highlighted with a yellow marker


The previous owner of the book highlighted with a yellow marker, so I’m using a green one.
  to mark important text in a book to reinforce memory of it and for review at a later time; or the text that is marked
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Typically text is highlighted with a fluorescent marker.
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Samples:
  • The previous owner of the book highlighted with a yellow marker, so I’m using a green one.
  • She highlighted this quote:  "He who hurries through life hurries to his grave."
  • What are the most highlighted quotes from the book according to Kindle’s e-reader?
  • Chastity and moral purity were qualities McCandless mulled over long and often. Indeed, one of the books found in the bus with his remains was a collection of stories that included Tolstoy’s "The Kreutzer Sonata," in which the nobleman-turned-ascetic denounces "the demands of the flesh." Several such passages are starred and highlighted in the dog-eared text, the margins filled with cryptic notes printed in McCandless’s distinctive hand.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild

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  • Leo Tolstoy, "family happiness" passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • In the chapter titled "Higher Laws," in which Thoreau ruminates on the morality of eating, McCandless highlighted, "when I had caught and cleaned and cooked and eaten my fish, they seemed not to have fed me essentially."
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
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