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1  But nothing of the sort could be discerned.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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2  The same yawn was discernible in the buildings, for not a roof was there but had a gaping hole in it.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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3  More, however, Chichikov could not discern, for his eyelids were as heavy as though smeared with treacle.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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4  All that Chichikov could discern through the thick veil of pouring rain was something which resembled a verandah.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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5  Indeed, even before coming to table, it was possible to discern to what department of human accomplishment their bent was turned.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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6  Above them, on the box seat, were seated a coachman and a valet, while behind, again, there could be discerned a gentleman in a scarf and a fur cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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7  Behind the hearse walked the whole body of tchinovniks, bare-headed; and though, for a moment or two, Chichikov feared that some of their number might discern him in his britchka, he need not have disturbed himself, since their attention was otherwise engaged.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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8  Yes, out of a dim, remote distance the road comes towards one, and while nothing save the sky and the light clouds through which the moon is cleaving her way seem halted, the brief glimpses wherein one can discern nothing clearly have in them a pervading touch of mystery.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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9  And if, in addition, one discerns the end to which everything is moving, and the manner in which the things of earth are everywhere multiplying and multiplying, and bringing forth more and more fruit to one's profiting, I cannot adequately express what takes place in a man's soul.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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10  An instance of this is seen in the fact that he conceived against Thedor Thedorovitch Lienitsin, Director of one of the Departments which was quartered in the splendid range of offices before mentioned, a dislike which proved the cause of his discerning n the man a host of hitherto unmarked imperfections.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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11  Finally, on the far horizon a range of chalk-topped hills gleams white, even in dull weather, as though it were lightened with perpetual sunshine; and here and there on the dazzling whiteness of its lower slopes some plaster-like, nebulous patches represent far-off villages which lie too remote for the eye to discern their details.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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12  The same expression may be discerned on the faces of subordinate officials when, the newly arrived Director having made his inspection, the said officials are beginning to get over their first sense of awe on perceiving that he has found much to commend, and that he can even go so far as to jest and utter a few words of smiling approval.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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13  With no little curiosity did Chichikov gaze at the interior of the mansion inhabited by the man who received an annual income of two hundred thousand roubles; for he thought to discern therefrom the nature of its proprietor, even as from a shell one may deduce the species of oyster or snail which has been its tenant, and has left therein its impression.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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14  Presently they reached an elevation whence the distant flashing of a river, with its flood waters and subsidiary streams, caught the eye, while, further off, a portion of General Betristchev's homestead could be discerned among the trees, and, over it, a blue, densely wooded hill which Chichikov guessed to be the spot where Tientietnikov's mansion was situated.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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