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 for To know of
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Know \Know\, v. i.
     1. To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception;
        to possess wisdom, instruction, or information; -- often
        with of.
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              Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
                                                    --Is. i. 3.
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              If any man will do his will, he shall know of the
              doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak
              of myself.                            --John vii.
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              The peasant folklore of Europe still knows of
              willows that bleed and weep and speak when hewn.
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     2. To be assured; to feel confident.
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     To know of, to ask, to inquire. [Obs.] " Know of your
        youth, examine well your blood." --Shak.
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