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clairvoyance
used in Light in August

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Definition
to perceive things beyond the natural range of the senses — especially foreseeing the future
  • Perhaps he knew that he was going back; perhaps with his child's clairvoyance he had known all the while what the man had not: that it would not, could not, last.
    Chapter 6 (81% in)
  • Thus bigotry and clairvoyance were practically one, only the bigotry was a little slow, for as Joe, descending on his rope, slid like a fast shadow across the open and moonfilled window behind which McEachern lay, McEachern did not at once recognise him or perhaps believe what he saw, even though he could see the very rope itself.
    Chapter 9 (4% in)
  • He turned into the road at that slow and ponderous gallop, the two of them, man and beast, leaning a little stiffly forward as though in some juggernautish simulation of terrific speed though the actual speed itself was absent, as if in that cold and implacable and undeviating conviction of both omnipotence and clairvoyance of which they both partook known destination and speed were not necessary.
    Chapter 9 (11% in)
  • But I am not clairvoyant, like you.
    Chapter 16 (93% in)

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