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- I could not comprehend why the watchmen had taken no alarm.Chapter 23 — The Ebb-tide Runs (65% in)
comprehend = understand
- The arms are easy found, in the sand-hill, N. point of north inlet cape, bearing E. and a quarter N. J.F. That was all; but brief as it was, and to me incomprehensible, it filled the squire and Dr. Livesey with delight.Chapter 6 — The Captain's Papers (85% in)
- And then, of a sudden, I began to comprehend.Chapter 24 — The Cruise of the Coracle (95% in)
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