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
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.