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perceive
used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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perceive
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • You have had your bottle, I perceive, Sydney.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I perceive your tongue is," returned madame; "and what the tongue is, I suppose the man is."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The sagacity of the man of business perceived an advantage here, and determined to hold it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here, Mr. Lorry perceived the reflection on the wall to elongate, and Mr. Cruncher rose and stepped forward.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Madame Defarge was not likely to follow these idiomatic remarks in detail; but, she so far understood them as to perceive that she was set at naught.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A very few French leagues of his journey were accomplished, when Charles Darnay began to perceive that for him along these country roads there was no hope of return until he should have been declared a good citizen at Paris.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I perceive that, happily for me, the Reception of the day before yesterday was, as usual, a cold one," observed the nephew.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, madame sat all day at her counter, so expressly unconscious of him, and so particularly determined not to perceive that his being there had any connection with anything below the surface, that he shook in his wooden shoes whenever his eye lighted on her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, the other of the two, being angry likewise, struck the man in like manner with his arm; the look and bearing of the brothers were then so exactly alike, that I then first perceived them to be twin brothers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For, going to the door of the Doctor's room and looking in, he perceived that the shoemaker's bench and tools were put aside again, and that the Doctor himself sat reading at the window.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: perceive the system as unfair
as in: though blind, can perceive light
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