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- The people look for great things from you, apprehending that another year may come about and find their pastor gone.Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (91% in)
apprehending = understanding or thinking
- We have had, and may still have, worse things to tell of him; but none, we apprehend, so pitiably weak; no evidence, at once so slight and irrefragable, of a subtle disease that had long since begun to eat into the real substance of his character.Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (15% in)
apprehend = understand
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