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  • These thoughts calmed me, and in the afternoon I sank into a profound sleep; but the fever of my blood did not allow me to be visited by peaceful dreams.
  • I found that I could not compose a female without again devoting several months to profound study and laborious disquisition.

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  • Oppressed by the recollection of my various misfortunes, I now swallowed double my usual quantity and soon slept profoundly.
  • My feelings are profound, but I possessed a coolness of judgment that fitted me for illustrious achievements.
  • But a blight had come over my existence, and I only visited these people for the sake of the information they might give me on the subject in which my interest was so terribly profound.

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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
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