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sublime
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sublime
Used in
Great Expectations
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  • As I passed the church, I felt (as I had felt during service in the morning) a sublime compassion for the poor creatures who were destined to go there, Sunday after Sunday, all their lives through, and to lie obscurely at last among the low green mounds.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sublime ignorance
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