1 It was as if his very passivity and prostitution to the Magna Mater gave him insight into material business affairs, and lent him a certain remarkable inhuman force.
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2 She had a singular insight into life, considering that she had never mixed with it.
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3 I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
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4 You will excuse me, Musgrave, if I say that your butler appears to me to have been a very clever man, and to have had a clearer insight than ten generations of his masters.
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5 But perhaps my brother's penetration may enable him to have some insight into his character.
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6 He recalled his own criticisms of Tyndall of his complacent satisfaction in the cleverness of his experiments, and for his lack of philosophic insight.
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7 It was no good for him to use his insight.
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8 His mind turned to Gerty Farish's words, and the wisdom of the world seemed a groping thing beside the insight of innocence.
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9 A long and confidential communication now succeeded, during which the young man received some additional insight into his duty, from the experience and native acuteness of his commander, and then the former took his leave.
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10 There was no deep insight into causes and effects necessary to foresee that such a situation of things was likely to prove highly prejudicial to their future movements.
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11 Therefore, if he who rules a principality cannot recognize evils until they are upon him, he is not truly wise; and this insight is given to few.
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12 The coming of Christmas, that first year of our residence in Alabama, gave us an opportunity to get a farther insight into the real life of the people.
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13 This first visit which General Armstrong made to Tuskegee gave me an opportunity to get an insight into his character such as I had not before had.
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14 In short, one needs, before doing this, to carry out a prolonged probing with the aid of an insight sharpened in the acute school of research.
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15 On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because.
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