If I say “I mean the appearance”, it seems that, though I had sa[y|i]d am telling you what it is I am pointing to at, or looking at, e.g. the chair as opposed to the bed, etc.. It is as though ˇby the word “appearance” I had actually directed your attention to something else than w e.g. the physical objects you are looking at. And indeed there corresponds a peculiar stare to this ‘taking in the appearance’. Remember here what people Philosophers of a certain school
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used to say so often: “I believe I mean something, if I say ‘ …’”.