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perception
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Persuasion
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  • 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.
  • Mrs Smith would hardly have believed so soon in Mr Elliot’s failure, but from the perception of there being a somebody else.

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  • 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.

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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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