percipience


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If Lamia is vanquished at the end, it is by superior force, not percipience, and the tragedy lies not in Lycius's death (as the last five lines suggest, quoting Apollonius' perspective), but in hers: in the defeat of percipience and wisdom by prejudice, authority, influence, and public opinion.
Indeed, Saruman's percipience becomes turned even against his ostensible allies.
With great percipience the BBC had elected to follow Red Rum's preparation for the 1973 Grand National, and every year since the only wonder was that more horses and people did not fall over the TV cables stretching from the broadcasting vans.
Shullenberger's percipience illuminates the seriousness with which his premise requires to be taken.
The notion that a publisher might suppose his readers to be individuals capable of sustained reflection, percipience, and original thought is a refreshing one, let us admit.
In Terror and Consent, the author observes with percipience that "it is becoming increasingly apparent that al Qaeda is not only a reaction to globalization, but that it is a manifestation and exploitation of globalization" and that "this looming intersection of an innovative organization and a novel means of terror will require a fundamental rethinking of conventional doctrines in international security and foreign policy.
We can think of no other magazine that regularly brings together such literary and critical percipience.
In order to make room for the three great masters of the sonnet among his contemporaries Pushkin further omits from Wordsworth's list both Edmund Spenser (though elsewhere he named Spenser, with Milton and Shakespeare, as an Englishman deserving to be ranked with Dante, Ariosto, and Calderon [Wolff, 128]) and John Milton (though Tatiana Wolff warmly praises "the extraordinary percipience of his short comment on Milton's character in his review of Chateaubriand's translation of Paradise Lost," in which he has "proved able to sum up the quality of the man" [Wolff, 486]).
Chapman argues that early photography also seemed occult because it could "see" in darkness and imprint otherwise invisible traces on paper, a gendered phenomenon because chaotic darkness was so often considered feminine in contrast to masculine light and luminous percipience.
He's performed in the capital before, of course, but one of his little-known visits would never have been recorded except for the percipience of a young reporter.
The collective percipience, stronger motivation on the part of the apparition, quasiphysical features of the apparition, integration of the appearer to the natural environment, utmost loyalty and obedience of the percipients to the agent, and controlled "PK-like" manifestations point toward a true apparition at Medjugorje.