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phase
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —The tragic emotion, in fact, is a face looking two ways, towards terror and towards pity, both of which are phases of it.
  • The first phase of apprehension is a bounding line drawn about the object to be apprehended.

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  • Do these correspond to the phases of apprehension?
  • —To finish what I was saying about beauty, said Stephen, the most satisfying relations of the sensible must therefore correspond to the necessary phases of artistic apprehension.

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as in: during the first phase Define
a period of time or a stage during the development of something
as in: she's going through a phase Define
a period of time when someone exhibits unusual behavior -- most commonly said of a young person who is going through a stage such as a girl who doesn't want different types of food to touch on her plate
as in: phase the change in next year Define
make a change gradually (... in =gradually added; ... out = gradually removed or stopped)
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