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optic
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
relating to sight or light
  • Hence a thousand optical illusions, a thousand aberrations of judgment, a thousand deviations, in which his thought strayed, now mad, now idiotic.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (39% in)
  • And, by virtue of an optical illusion peculiar to judicial proceedings, these same spectators who had, probably, more than once applauded in the public square Djali's innocent magic were terrified by it beneath the roof of the Palais de Justice.
    2.8.1 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 1 — The Crown Changed into a Dry Leaf (84% in)

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