Then perceiving that the valour of the City was already beaten down, the hidden Captain put forth his strength.
Yet by a sense other than sight Pippin perceived that Gandalf had the greater power and the deeper wisdom, and a majesty that was veiled.
He can perceive, if he bends his will thither, much of what is passing in the minds of men, even of those that dwell far off.
Enough to perceive that there are two follies to avoid.
Yet in the wizard’s face he saw at first only lines of care and sorrow; though as he looked more intently he perceived that under all there was a great joy: a fountain of mirth enough to set a kingdom laughing, were it to gush forth.
but now I perceive how his will was able to enter into the very heart of the City.
This war then is without final hope, as Denethor perceived.
When I first looked on her and perceived her unhappiness, it seemed to me that I saw a white flower standing straight and proud, shapely as a lily, and yet knew that it was hard, as if wrought by elf-wrights out of steel.
And then Beregond, perceiving the mercy and justice of the King, was glad, and kneeling kissed his hand, and departed in joy and content.
And coming, the Warden spoke his name, and he turned and saw the Lady Eowyn of Rohan; and he was moved with pity, for he saw that she was hurt, and his clear sight perceived her sorrow and unrest.