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If the perceptible is annihilated, perception also will cease to exist; but the annihilation of perception does not cancel the existence of the perceptible.
When at last it was again uplifted to the light of day, a cold, dull, nameless change was perceptible upon it.
And he was in this but a type of his school-for we may as well designate in this way the entire class of writers whose poems are bound up in the volume before us, and throughout all of whom there runs a very perceptible general character.
The movement, however, is perceptible, and once this fact is established I can let the pottage simmer.
As he lay there he could hear Mattie moving about in her room, and her candle, sending its small ray across the landing, drew a scarcely perceptible line of light under his door.
The balloon rose to an elevation of five hundred feet, but it had scarcely changed its position to the westward in any perceptible degree.
His mouth was wide open, and from it there escaped a cry which no one heard, not that it was covered by the general clamor, great as that was but because it attained, no doubt, the limit of perceptible sharp sounds, the thousand vibrations of Sauveur, or the eight thousand of Biot.
Her pretty little upper lip, on which a delicate dark down was just perceptible, was too short for her teeth, but it lifted all the more sweetly, and was especially charming when she occasionally drew it down to meet the lower lip.
A slight but perceptible wave seemed to roll beneath the floor; then it sank; then another came, more perceptible.
The black, with the twisted hand of leprosy and with a barely perceptible infiltration of the same disease thickening the skin of the forehead between the eyes, bent over his polishing, and ever his lips moved, repeating over and over, "Killeny Boy.
Not only was there no tendency to brain disease-- there was not even a perceptible derangement of the nervous system.
She had betrayed a very perceptible agitation on hearing the letter referred to, and on having it placed in her hands.