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  • Another might have missed the tension, but she had trained him in the Bene Gesserit Way — in the minutiae of observation.
  • Paul sensed the hyperalertness of his mind reading her reactions, computing on minutiae.
  • An accumulation of minutiae in the way it was flown, the dash of the landing—clues so small even his mother hadn’t detected them—had told Paul precisely who sat at those controls.
  • -from "A Child’s History of Muad’Dib" by the Princess Irulan As Paul fought the ’thopter’s controls, he grew aware that he was sorting out the interwoven storm forces, his more than Mentat awareness computing on the basis of fractional minutiae.
  • WAY, BENE GESSERIT: use of the minutiae of observation.

  • There are no more uses of "minutiae" in the book.

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  • Four months ago, Madeleine randomly asked to be Andie’s friend, and Andie, like a hapless puppy, accepted, so I know the little girl fairly well, along with all her minutiae-enthralled friends, who take many naps and love Greek yogurt and pinot grigio and enjoy sharing that with one another.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I forget sometimes that the entire world isn’t up on the minutiae of classical music.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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