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  • The King added, "He loves what is right; he is truly virtuous, and does not want under standing."

    The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete | Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  • Be ye not as the horse and mule, which have no under standing.

    Bible Animals; | J. G. Wood
  • There was a perfect under standing between these kindred spirits now, and no words were needed on either side.

    Captain Fracasse | Theophile Gautier
  • Cerf Volant entered readily into friendship, upon an under-standing of an additional half-fish at supper every evening.

    The Great Lone Land | W. F. Butler
  • Be prepared to admit none but the Royal Reserves, who are under standing orders to report there in time of need.

    Truxton King | George Barr McCutcheon

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