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  • His listeners held their cigarettes poised to hear, their smokes ascending in frail stalks that flowered with his speech.
  • The broadcloth back ascended each step: back.
  • On the steps of the City hall Councillor Nannetti, descending, hailed Alderman Cowley and Councillor Abraham Lyon ascending.
  • Frail from the housetops two plumes of smoke ascended, pluming, and in a flaw of softness softly were blown.
  • —Decent little soul he was, Mr Power said to the stalwart back of long John Fanning ascending towards long John Fanning in the mirror.
  • He ascends and stands on the stone of destiny.
  • When, lo, there came about them all a great brightness and they beheld the chariot wherein He stood ascend to heaven.
  • And they beheld Him even Him, ben Bloom Elijah, amid clouds of angels ascend to the glory of the brightness at an angle of fortyfive degrees over Donohoe’s in Little Green street like a shot off a shovel.
  • (From the suttee pyre the flame of gum camphire ascends.
  • Arranged successively in ascending powers of hierarchical order, that of gardener, groundsman, cultivator, breeder, and at the zenith of his career, resident magistrate or justice of the peace with a family crest and coat of arms and appropriate classical motto (Semper paratus), duly recorded in the court directory (Bloom, Leopold P., M. P., P. C., K. P., L. L. D. (honoris causa), Bloomville, Dundrum) and mentioned in court and fashionable intelligence (Mr and Mrs Leopold Bloom have…

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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