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perception
used in
Persuasion
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perception
Used in
Persuasion
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  • Mrs Smith would hardly have believed so soon in Mr Elliot's failure, but from the perception of there being a somebody else.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was in the carriage, and felt that he had placed her there, that his will and his hands had done it, that she owed it to his perception of her fatigue, and his resolution to give her rest.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is a quickness of perception in some, a nicety in the discernment of character, a natural penetration, in short, which no experience in others can equal, and Lady Russell had been less gifted in this part of understanding than her young friend.  (not reviewed by editor)

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