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  • That Martin had to work, Clif never comprehended.
  • When he comprehended that apparently they very much had discharged him, he was shamed that he should have given them a chance to kick him.
  • He discovered that Duer had enthusiasm for two composers, called Bach and Beethoven, presumably Germans, and that he himself did not yet comprehend all the ways of the world.
  • Yet this afternoon he read steadily at the section on the lymphatic system, and he muttered the long and perfectly incomprehensible words in a hum which made drowsier the dusty room.
  • Martin found himself in a confusion of little chairs and vast gilded arches, of polite but disapproving ladies with programs in their laps, unromantic musicians making unpleasant noises below and, at last, incomprehensible beauty, which made for him pictures of hills and deep forests, then suddenly became achingly longwinded.
  • They were silent together, and when his hand crept to hers they sat unimpassioned, comprehending, free to talk of what they would.
  • He could not comprehend that he was really going to a place of palm trees and brown faces and languid Christmas Eves.
  • He began, incredulously, to comprehend his freedom.
  • "And you really would have me give up my work—" He saw that with all her eager complaisances she had never understood what he was up to, had not comprehended one word about the murderous effect of the directorship on Gottlieb.

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  • I don’t think she comprehends how dangerous this has become.
  • Washington fails to comprehend the change in China’s strategy.

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