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Anna Karenina
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  • She saw the look and correctly divined its meaning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He listened and talked, and all the while he was thinking of her inner life, trying to divine her feelings.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Stepan Arkadyevitch gave him no time for reflection, and, as though divining his doubts, he scattered them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I gave that life up long ago," said he, wondering at the change in her face, and trying to divine its meaning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vronsky at once divined that Golenishtchev was of this class, and therefore was doubly pleased to see him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was struck at first by the idea that the apprehension of divine truths had not been vouchsafed to man, but to a corporation of men bound together by love—to the church.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With his characteristic quickwittedness he caught the drift of each innuendo, divined whence it came, at whom and on what ground it was aimed, and that afforded him, as it always did, a certain satisfaction.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It'll be all the better, Agafea Mihalovna, it won't mildew, even though our ice has begun to thaw already, so that we've no cool cellar to store it," said Kitty, at once divining her husband's motive, and addressing the old housekeeper with the same feeling; "but your pickle's so good, that mamma says she never tasted any like it," she added, smiling, and putting her kerchief straight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "For you, for other people," said Anna, as though divining her thoughts, "there may be reason to hesitate; but for me….  (not reviewed by editor)

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