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  • Bonaparte in particular discerned the advantages which peace would bring in the consolidation of his position.
  • The water is so transparent that the bottom can easily be discerned at the depth of twenty-five or thirty feet.
  • But in 1858 were discerned in the Upper Greensand of Cambridgeshire remains which are now known as Enaliornis.
  • The improvement may be discerned by a skilful critic in the Journey to the Hebrides, and in the Lives of the Poets is so obvious that it cannot escape the notice of the most careless reader.
  • The story is well known; two years before his death Francis went up Mount Alverno in the Apennines with some of his disciples, and after forty days of fasting and prayer and contemplation, on the morning of the 14th of September 1224 (to use Sabatier's words), "he had a vision: in the warm rays of the rising sun he discerned suddenly a strange figure.
 

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