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Perhaps you understand the compass, and lay down the watercourses and mountains of the wilderness on paper, in order that they who follow may find places by their given names?
My dear cousin, you may as well understand, once for all, that we masters are divided into two classes, oppressors and oppressed.
At least it is what I think he says, though I never can understand him quite clearly.
When she first came here she could speak no English; now she can make shift to talk it a little: I don't understand her, she mixes it so with French; but you will make out her meaning very well, I dare say.
I couldn't quite understand why Peggotty looked so queer, or why she was so ready to go back to the crocodiles.
I can help you to understand it if you will stay with me a few days.
The task is not an easy one; I quite understand the nature of it.
The man who understands those principles best will be least likely to resort to oppressive expedients, or sacrifice any particular class of citizens to the procurement of revenue.
By changes in the material conditions of existence, this form of Socialism, however, by no means understands abolition of the bourgeois relations of production, an abolition that can be effected only by a revolution, but administrative reforms, based on the continued existence of these relations; reforms, therefore, that in no respect affect the
thought the old maid, "all is well; he understands me.
So far as the Monarch understands them at all, he accepts them as his own -- for he cannot conceive of any other except himself -- and plumes himself upon the variety of 'Its Thought' as an instance of creative Power.
Suppose the world is unjust, suppose that no one understands you, you have still a duty to yourself.