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The Two Towers
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  • Dimly through the mists they could descry the long arm of the mountains rising on their left.
  • There it seemed to Frodo that he descried far off, floating as it were on a shadowy sea, the high dim tops and broken pinnacles of old towers forlorn and dark.

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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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