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  • Some of it was slipping through, flooding his brain with sinister subliminal images.†   (source)
  • "No surprises" is the motto of the franchise ghetto, its Good Housekeeping seal, subliminally blazoned on every sign and logo that make up the curves and grids of light that outline the Basin.†   (source)
  • It was like a lecture strip in a subliminal training projector at the Bene Gesserit school ....but faster ....blindingly faster.†   (source)
  • It's not that smiles and nods are subliminal messages.†   (source)
  • An eerie static, insistent but near subliminal, that made me think of wintering souls, some form of dormant life approaching the threshold of perception.†   (source)
  • We are dogs, she and I, sniffing for clues, our throats quivering with subliminal growls.†   (source)
  • Maybe the letter was a subliminal open line to my brothers.†   (source)
  • It was like a dream, like something in some subliminal fantasy, or a scene that had come straight from the imagination.†   (source)
  • Mathematical solutions are selected by the subliminal self on the basis of "mathematical beauty," of the harmony of numbers and forms, of geometric elegance.†   (source)
  • They won't buy a television, like everyone else, because my father says it turns you into a cretin and emits harmful radiation and subliminal messages as well.†   (source)
  • It had been seeping in, in its subliminal, unidentifiable way since they'd entered the place, all strings, reeds, muted brass.†   (source)
  • "If, as you suggest," I began, "they constantly express and interpret themselves and their universe by a kind of subliminal dreamsong, it would seem to follow that, as in all things, some are better at it than others.†   (source)
  • Years passed and I became a part of the Randel family and subliminally tried to become a substitute for the lost Randy.†   (source)
  • The skin is off the hand—we see it immediately, something very wrong—but by reversing the thumb he makes it look even more wrong, it registers subliminally even if we can't put our finger on it, something really out of order, not right.†   (source)
  • As Poincaré pointed out, there must be a subliminal choice of what facts we observe.†   (source)
  • And I picked up on Patsy's subliminal message of brushing off whatever problems came her way.†   (source)
  • Acting with almost subliminal caution, he drove past the house without slowing and parked around the comer on a side street about a quarter of a mile away.†   (source)
  • I mean, she thinks she can get away with her subliminal twists by calling them omens, but she doesn't fool me.†   (source)
  • He put the gun down,' the psychiatrist said, 'because even on a subliminal level, he understood that otherwise, he was going to be shot.†   (source)
  • It was indeed the only one of the many structures that betrayed any sign of activity about it, though this was more a subliminal impression than anything one could put one's finger on.†   (source)
  • Now that he mentioned it, I was aware of muffled music emanating from the rear of the apartment, a deep, subliminal thump.†   (source)
  • Exhausted sleep, spine to spine, in dirty sheets that smelled of cigarette ash and dog, Popchik belly-up and snoring, subliminal whispers in the air blowing from the wall vents if you listened hard enough.†   (source)
  • It's nearly subliminal, dig?†   (source)
  • The subliminal self, Poincaré said, looks at a large number of solutions to a problem, but only the interesting ones break into the domain of consciousness.†   (source)
  • Associated with your questions will be a subliminal Quality discrimination identical to the Quality discrimination that led Poincaré to the Fuchsian equations.†   (source)
  • Poincaré then hypothesized that this selection is made by what he called the "subliminal self," an entity that corresponds exactly with what Phaedrus called preintellectual awareness.†   (source)
  • Then, by accident (Dr. Hilarius, if asked, would accuse her of using subliminal cues in the environment to guide her to a particular person) or howsoever, she came on one Stanley Koteks, who wore wire-rim bifocals, sandals, argyle socks, and at first glance seemed too young to be working here.†   (source)
  • He had descended consciously (awake) into the kingdom of the unconscious (deep sleep) and had incorporated the values of the subliminal experience into his waking personality.†   (source)
  • I lay there, having drowned in West, my body having drifted down to lie there in the comforting, subliminal ooze on the sea floor of History.†   (source)
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