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perception
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perception
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Emma
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  • The very want of such equality might prevent his perception of it; but he must know that in fortune and consequence she was greatly his superior.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His perception of the striking improvement of Harriet's manner, since her introduction at Hartfield, was not one of the least agreeable proofs of his growing attachment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jane Fairfax's perception seemed to accompany his; her comprehension was certainly more equal to the covert meaning, the superior intelligence, of those five letters so arranged.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • óCould he have seen the heart, he would have cared very little for the lungs; but without the most distant imagination of the impending evil, without the slightest perception of any thing extraordinary in the looks or ways of either, he repeated to them very comfortably all the articles of news he had received from Mr. Perry, and talked on with much self-contentment, totally unsuspicious of what they could have told him in return.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: perception of injustice
as in: perception of external stimuli
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