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His hero, Gulliver, discovers race after race of beings who typify the genera in his classification of mankind.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It beats punching cows, though—that is, when a fellow discovers that he isn't a successful cowpuncher.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mèste Ramoun discovers the flight of the unhappy maiden, and with all his family starts in pursuit.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
He discovers that no amount of austerities will extinguish desire, or produce ecstatic contemplation.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
To him he discovers himself; he orders him to renounce the worship of his fathers, and embrace a new religion.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
By dint of imposture, he outwits them; yet, in consequence of his miracles and illusions, he at length discovers himself.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
For a moment I was as dumbfounded as the bridegroom who discovers a plait of hair on his brides dressing table.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Commanding Officer draws aside tent of waggon and discovers fat and hearty old woman.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
He keeps about however, but his fond Mama discovers great anxiety.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
Afterwards he assumes a disguise, enters Seringapatam, and at last he discovers his father in the great stronghold of Savandroog.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY

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