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apprehend
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Nicholas Nickleby
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apprehend
Used in
Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Oh!' said Mrs Wititterly, 'I apprehend you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr Squeers, still half stunned, was hurried off with a stolen deed in his possession, and Mrs Sliderskew was apprehended likewise.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With his heart beating violently, and apprehending he knew not what disaster, Nicholas returned to where he had left Smike.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This possessed him with the idea that, perhaps, Peg Sliderskew had been apprehended for the robbery, and that Mr Squeers, being with her at the time, had been apprehended also, on suspicion of being a confederate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This possessed him with the idea that, perhaps, Peg Sliderskew had been apprehended for the robbery, and that Mr Squeers, being with her at the time, had been apprehended also, on suspicion of being a confederate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The monster having sasiated his thirst for blood ran away, taking with him a boy of desperate character that he had excited to rebellyon, and a garnet ring belonging to my ma, and not having been apprehended by the constables is supposed to have been took up by some stage-coach.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This taunt brought such an expression into the face of Nicholas, that Arthur Gride plainly apprehended it to be the forerunner of his putting his threat of throwing him into the street in immediate execution; for he thrust his head out of the window, and holding tight on with both hands, raised a pretty brisk alarm.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: apprehend the situation
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