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Network how to get nth file filelist

hi all,
kindly help me in getting nth file from file list

ls load*.txt > filelist.txt
#filelist.txt contains list of files starts with load as filename

now i am required to get one by one from filelist.txt for further processing, kindly let me know how to get it.

thanks in advance
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