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Anna Karenina
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  • There, too, she descried Stiva, and there she saw the exquisite figure and head of Anna in a black velvet gown.

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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

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