subreption

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subreption

noun deception, deliberate misrepreeentation, fabrication, false swearing, falsehood, guile, invention, lying, mendacity, misrepresentation, perjury, prevarication, untruth
See also: deceit, fraud, misstatement

SUBREPTION, French law. By this word is understood the fraud committed to obtain a pardon, title, or grant, by alleging facts contrary to truth.

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Reflecting on the "many-voiced vale" brings the speaker to return to the subreptive relationship of the two worlds posited at the outset of the poem, the "everlasting universe of things" on the one hand and the world of the perceiving human mind on the other.
Indeed, this is the subreptive discord whose reconciliation is essential to the poem's politics, for it compels unreflective habits of mind.