The artifice showed that the woman, by some mysterious intuition, had grasped the paradoxical truth that blindness may operate more vigorously than prescience, and the short-sighted effect more than the far-seeing; that limitation, and not comprehensiveness, is needed for striking a blow.
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She is prescient in her political predictions.
He knew what this essence could do to him—the spice change that pushed his mind into prescient awareness.