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perceive
used in Great Expectations

9 uses
  • You have never told me when you have got your hair cut, but I have had senses to perceive it.
    Chapter 30 (41% in)
  • But beginning to perceive that the handcuffs were not for me, and that the military had so far got the better of the pie as to put it in the background, I collected a little more of my scattered wits.
    Chapter 5 (11% in)
  • In the little world in which children have their existence whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice.
    Chapter 8 (78% in)
  • But he was often talked at, while they were in progress, by reason of Mrs. Joe's perceiving that he was not favorable to my being taken from the forge.
    Chapter 12 (75% in)
  • It had not occurred to me before, that he had led up to the theme for the purpose of clearing it out of our way; but we were so much the lighter and easier for having broached it, that I now perceived this to be the case.
    Chapter 22 (60% in)
  • At length little Jane, perceiving its young brains to be imperilled, softly left her place, and with many small artifices coaxed the dangerous weapon away.
    Chapter 23 (66% in)
  • Now, concerning the influence of my position on others, I was in no such difficulty, and so I perceived—though dimly enough perhaps—that it was not beneficial to anybody, and, above all, that it was not beneficial to Herbert.
    Chapter 34 (10% in)
  • And when we're sentenced, ain't it him as gets seven year, and me fourteen, and ain't it him as the Judge is sorry for, because he might a done so well, and ain't it me as the Judge perceives to be a old offender of wiolent passion, likely to come to worse?"
    Chapter 42 (82% in)
  • Estella, pausing a moment in her knitting with her eyes upon me, and then going on, I fancied that I read in the action of her fingers, as plainly as if she had told me in the dumb alphabet, that she perceived I had discovered my real benefactor.
    Chapter 44 (5% in)

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