Near and on speedy foot; the main descry Stands on the hourly thought.
It was great ignorance, Gloster’s eyes being out, To let him live: where he arrives he moves All hearts against us: Edmund, I think, is gone, In pity of his misery, to despatch His nighted life; moreover, to descry The strength o’ the enemy.
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She tries to descry purpose in the disasters of a purposeless world.
I never saw him afterwards, but I sometimes imagine that I descry a faint reflection of him in John Browdie.
Dickens, Charles -- The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby