Origin of advertence
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Here as in all exercise, companionship which removes conscious attention from advertence to the will greatly aids.
Lack of advertence always lessens pain and may even nullify it until it becomes exceedingly severe.
Thus such souls are preserved from even venial sins of advertence and, if they commit some inadvertently they are not imputed.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4
Henry Charles Lea
The reversals of fortune, O Cadi, are swift and grievous, and beyond the foreknowing or advertence of men.The Fantasy Fan January 1934
- heedfulness or attentiveness
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