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The Awakening
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  • Mademoiselle Reisz perceived her agitation and even her tears.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She perceived that her will had blazed up, stubborn and resistant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She did not perceive that she was talking like her father as the sleek geldings ambled in review before them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even the kitchen assumed a sudden interesting character which she had never before perceived.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was something which he felt rather than perceived, and he never voiced the feeling without subsequent regret and ample atonement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the housemaid, too, served her term as model when Edna perceived that the young woman's back and shoulders were molded on classic lines, and that her hair, loosened from its confining cap, became an inspiration.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: perceive the system as unfair
as in: though blind, can perceive light
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