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sublime
used in
Brave New World
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sublime
Used in
Brave New World
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  • He squeezed her limp hand almost with violence, as though he would force her to come back from this dream of ignoble pleasures, from these base and hateful memories–back into the present, back into reality: the appalling present, the awful reality–but sublime, but significant, but desperately important precisely because of the imminence of that which made them so fearful.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sublime ignorance
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