ungrasped


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not fully apprehended

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The tangible," Dewey insisted in Experience and Nature, "rests precariously upon the untouched and ungrasped.
Its overall growth rate improved when reforms to the institutional environment allowed entrepreneurs to seize previously ungrasped profit opportunities, and the fastest growing industries were those most closely tied to the areas of reform.
As she makes clear in her memoir essay about her correspondence with Duncan: "I meant 'discoverable' quite precisely--not 'that which comes into being only in the work' but that which, though present in a dim unrecognized or ungrasped way, is only experienced in any degree of fullness in art's concreteness" (New and Selected Essays 213).
The main features of those years that I clearly recall among a whole field of ungrasped nettles were the annual (sometimes twice yearly) budget crises; the sell-off of everything that wasn't nailed down at knock-down prices every spring, in a desperate attempt to balance the books - in vain, because the Government automatically then reduced the council's capital allocation the following year by a similar sum to that raised; the swingeing budget cuts every year, typified by the pounds 44m cuts package in 1996-7; the chronic underinvestment in our children's education the thing which motivated me to get involved in local politics; the off balance sheet deals, some of which are still being paid off, e.
A shout of joy went up even from those that the spectacle of an ungrasped, spinning girl was bound to have made feel worse" (p.