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Oliver Twist
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  • The elderly female was a woman of wisdom and experience; she knew what was good for children; and she had a very accurate perception of what was good for herself.
  • Mr. Giles was at a loss to comprehend what this outcry meant; but Harry Maylie, whose perceptions were something quicker, and who had heard Oliver’s history from his mother, understood it at once.

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  • ’They asked her,’ said Noah, who, as he grew more wakeful, seemed to have a dawning perception who Sikes was, ’they asked her why she didn’t come, last Sunday, as she promised.

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as in: perception of injustice Define
a belief or opinion formed by viewing things a certain way
as in: perception of external stimuli Define
something that someone senses; or the act of sensing
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