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- n. a Gestalt principle of organization holding that aspects of perceptual field that move or function in a similar manner will be perceived as a unit
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The monasteries in other parts of North Germany met with the common fate of all church property.
George Crabbe and William Wordsworth, have shared the common fate of those writers who, possessing a very moderate power of self-criticism, are apparently unable to discriminate between their good work and their bad.
This was the common fate of most of my associates, whose wools were of the same nature, but with a little water, and the strong application of the Jim-crow, the old lady soon combed out my wool into some sort of shape.
Curson suffered the common fate of Secret Committee agents when failed remittances left him deep in debt, but his real travails began when he and Gouverneur were captured during a British raid on St. Eustatius in early 1781.