1 With the sudden perception of the point to which his madness had carried him, the madness fell and he saw his life before him as it was.
2 This attribute was common to most of Lily's set: they had a force of negation which eliminated everything beyond their own range of perception.
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3 The perception of this fact helped her to answer gaily: "It's not often I have the chance."
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4 His voice had a note of conjugal familiarity: Miss Bart fancied she detected in Rosedale's eye a twinkling perception of the fact, and the idea turned her dislike of him to repugnance.
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5 In the silence Lily had a clear perception of what was passing through his mind.
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6 What confused her during the three or four months after her marriage was not lack of perception that she must be definite, but sheer careless happiness of her first home.
7 The tall soldier burst into praises of what he thought to be his powers of perception.
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8 He thought it would prove, in a manner, that he had fled early because of his superior powers of perception.
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9 Marie was in utter despair at the entire want of moral perception evinced in this reply.
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10 It seemed to me that the mists in my own mind were gradually clearing away, and I began to have a dim, vague perception of the truth.
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11 He was not naturally acute of perception, but those too much undervalued his understanding who deemed that this flattering compliment would obliterate the sense of the prior insult.
12 At first, it was a sort of stupefaction; but every moment was quickening her perception of the horrible evil.
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13 The elderly female was a woman of wisdom and experience; she knew what was good for children; and she had a very accurate perception of what was good for herself.
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14 They asked her,' said Noah, who, as he grew more wakeful, seemed to have a dawning perception who Sikes was, 'they asked her why she didn't come, last Sunday, as she promised.
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15 Mrs Smith would hardly have believed so soon in Mr Elliot's failure, but from the perception of there being a somebody else.