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having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence

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The mysteriousness surrounding illness and death ties in with the conjure woman.
For him, although scientific investigation can indeed yield positive results, it will always be limited by nature's irreducible mysteriousness.
The mysteriousness of the coded language of the apocalyptic literature in which they are embedded fascinates and offers fertile ground for great varieties of interpretations, many of which have wide popular appeal.
It's a middle-aged man reflecting on himself as a teen and his tenuous relationship with his father from the distance of many years, and it adds a rich layer of mysteriousness and pathos to the story.
Emerson and others did emphasize the ultimate mysteriousness, to human consciousness, of the divine reality (which Emerson famously referred to as the "Over-soul"); but, together with the other Transcendentalists, he also stressed that we should recognize the whole universe, inclusive of human existence, as a sacred harmony grounded in divine intelligence and goodness, and the natural world in which we live as an Eden--if only we could recognize it.
The journey motif which colours the novel is evidenced from the poetic mysteriousness with which the novel begins.
Rebecca Fitzpatrick's description of her fictional character, Patch Cipriano, embodies mysteriousness to the character.
El Baltaji attributed to the UAE Professor Abdulkhaleq Abdullah the gem that "the Sultan has always maintained a sense of mysteriousness about Oman", presumably because Omanis thought "of themselves as somewhat different from the rest of the GCC".
The sultan has always maintained a sense of mysteriousness about Oman, and they think of themselves as somewhat different from the rest of the GCC.
No wreckage from such a crash has been found, raising the mysteriousness of the entire event.
Since the clearing marks the location wherein the truth of beyng is revealed, the extant of its existence remains obscured and clouded; however, the mysteriousness of beyng pales in comparison to that of Dao.
In any case, the P has been able to maintain its facade of mysteriousness in that it contrives to bring out varied opinions about its working style.
It is her mysteriousness that fuels the male drive for possession and makes her an object of fascination; the result, in Jacqueline Arnaud's words, is that "Nedjma nest plus une femme, mais un mythe de la femme.
My final morning in Utah was spent on Ogden Bay, an immense part of the Great Salt Lake roughly located between the city of Ogden to the east, and the mysteriousness that is the privately-owned Fremont Island to the west.
The church may have lost "some of its mysteriousness, but should it have been mysterious to begin with?