1 I fear it was no dream, and must act on this surmise.
2 To her I have explained my situation, but without the horrors which I may only surmise.
3 My surmise was not finished, could not be; for I caught sight in the mirror of the red mark upon my forehead; and I knew that I was still unclean.
4 A hint, a surmise, a doubt as to what might be in the box, would destroy him.
5 Secondly we must see, as well as we can surmise it from the facts we know of, what he has done here.
6 My surmise is, this: that in London the Count decided to get back to his castle by water, as the most safe and secret way.
7 We have now passed into the Bistritza; and if we are wrong in our surmise our chance is gone.
8 I've told you all I know myself now, for the rest is mere surmise and conjecture.
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9 It was imputed to very reasonable weariness, and she was thanked and pitied; but she deserved their pity more than she hoped they would ever surmise.
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10 Say not a word of it; hear nothing, surmise nothing, whisper nothing till I write again.
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11 But more than that we were never destined to know, though there was much which we might surmise.
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12 The tragedy has been so uncommon, so complete and of such personal importance to so many people, that we are suffering from a plethora of surmise, conjecture, and hypothesis.
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13 So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
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14 It were perhaps vain to surmise exactly why it was, that as respecting Starbuck, Ahab thus acted.
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15 From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every surmise about him, and every practical question, was referred to me.
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