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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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catch sight of
  • To the east the outflung arm of the mountains marched to a sudden end, and far lands could be descried beyond them, wide and vague.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — Lothlorien (3% in)
  • Later as the sun was setting, and the Company was stirring and getting ready to start again, he descried a dark spot against the fading light: a great bird high and far off, now wheeling, now flying on slowly southwards.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — The Great River (37% in)

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