In that, he may have been more percipient than he could have realised at the time.
He is a percipient young man and can pick up opponents' weaknesses very quickly.
For years your columnist has been the smartest and most percipient commentator on matters political and was always ahead of the posse.
In chapter 2, which examines the British case, there are some percipient observations which counter the once familiar view that nothing in Britain matched the importance which American railroads exerted in their economy.
The small percipient eyes are screwed up, and wrinkled from his repeated minute scrutinies.
He never travelled to any of the European capitals outside Vienna, and he lacked percipient champions who could both recognize his worth and noise his talents abroad.
But the willpower of those percipient priests had stuck in his mind like a stupidly swallowed toothpick in the throat.
The ontological principle of sociality is a fundamentally evolutionary concept that describes reality as a process in which percipient events adjust to new situations and adapt themselves to a variety of consentient sets.
Always inclined to hypochondria, the valedictory volume of his diaries catalogues his decline with percipient accuracy.
It is lucidly and coherently structured around a single axiom, a single percipient insight into the nature not only of tyranny, but implicitly of the State apparatus itself…