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- Men who before this change seemed to have been hid in caves dispersed themselves and were employed in various arts of cultivation.Chapter 12 (96% in)
dispersed = spread out (scattered)
- During the morning I attended the motions of the cottagers, and when they were dispersed in various occupations, I slept; the remainder of the day was spent in observing my friends.Chapter 12 (79% in)
- As the night advanced, a fierce wind arose from the woods and quickly dispersed the clouds that had loitered in the heavens; the blast tore along like a mighty avalanche and produced a kind of insanity in my spirits that burst all bounds of reason and reflection.Chapter 16 (34% in)
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