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The Awakening
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  • It was something which he felt rather than perceived, and he never voiced the feeling without subsequent regret and ample atonement.
  • Mademoiselle Reisz perceived her agitation and even her tears.

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  • She perceived that her will had blazed up, stubborn and resistant.
  • She did not perceive that she was talking like her father as the sleek geldings ambled in review before them.
  • Even the kitchen assumed a sudden interesting character which she had never before perceived.
  • 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.

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as in: perceive the system as unfair Define
to view in a certain way so as to form a belief or opinion
as in: though blind, can perceive light Define
to become aware of -- especially by using the senses (to see, hear, smell, feel, or taste)
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