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  • Harriet had not surmised her own danger, but the idea of it struck her forcibly.
  • Emma saw its artifice, and returned to her first surmises.
  • —she was more and more convinced that Mrs. Weston was quite mistaken in that surmise.
  • There were wishes at Randalls respecting Emma’s destiny, but it was not desirable to have them suspected; and the quiet transition which Mr. Knightley soon afterwards made to "What does Weston think of the weather; shall we have rain?" convinced her that he had nothing more to say or surmise about Hartfield.
  • — She may not have surmised the whole, but her quickness must have penetrated a part.
  • —To that surmise, you say nothing, of course; but confess, Emma, that you did want him to marry Harriet.
  • He could now, without the drawback of a single unpleasant surmise, without a glance forward at any possible treachery in his guest, give way to all his natural kind-hearted civility in solicitous inquiries after Mr. Frank Churchill’s accommodation on his journey, through the sad evils of sleeping two nights on the road, and express very genuine unmixed anxiety to know that he had certainly escaped catching cold—which, however, he could not allow him to feel quite assured of himself…

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  • He has surmised that this is not a friendly visit.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • After texting his mom, he started the truck and peeled out of the parking lot, making it back to the ranch a little after four a.m. Seeing the lights on in the main house, he surmised that his mom had either risen early or. more likely, hadn’t gone to bed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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