Oh how often have knowledge and keen wits and understandings/ Been as deadly as brigands or ghouls to the wayfarer.
It is an official Egyptian document laying out the understandings Cairo reached separately with each side.
“Russia is governed by understandings,” ponyatiye in Russian criminal jargon.
Then he had aftertastes of understandings tolerably independent of words.
It is clear that there are great differences in the understandings of men.
He made it the very ground for exposing the still smaller pretensions of the souls and understandings of his deriders.
You and my aunt and he have the most evident of understandings.
We must learn to use, not our eyes and our ears only, but our understandings—our thinkers.
The truth rests in their understandings, and cannot gain admission into their hearts.
To write down to children's understandings is a mistake; set them on the scent and let them puzzle it out.