The unsuspecting thing was pleased at this speech: he played with Heathcliff's whiskers, and stroked his cheek; but I divined
its meaning, and observed tartly, 'That boy must go back with me to Thrushcross Grange, sir.
Sounds that he was not afraid of, for he divined
their meaning, then began to be audible.
I saw his bed rolled up in a corner; and what plates and dishes and pots he had, on a shelf; and I divined
(God knows how) that though the two girls with the shock heads of hair were Captain Hopkins's children, the dirty lady was not married to Captain Hopkins.
Joe, throwing the door wide open, and finding an obstruction behind it, immediately divined
the cause, and applied Tickler to its further investigation.
Bryce of course divined
that Dunstan wanted to sell the horse, and Dunstan knew that he divined
it (horse-dealing is only one of many human transactions carried on in this ingenious manner); and they both considered that the bargain was in its first stage, when Bryce replied ironically--
Both men were plainly the worse of drink, and they were still drinking, for even while I was listening, one of them, with a drunken cry, opened the stern window and threw out something, which I divined
to be an empty bottle.