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subtle
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Ulysses
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subtle
Used in
Ulysses
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  • THE MOTHER: (With the subtle smile of death's madness) I was once the beautiful May Goulding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Sabellius, the African, subtlest heresiarch of all the beasts of the field, held that the Father was Himself His Own Son.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A horde of heresies fleeing with mitres awry: Photius and the brood of mockers of whom Mulligan was one, and Arius, warring his life long upon the consubstantiality of the Son with the Father, and Valentine, spurning Christ's terrene body, and the subtle African heresiarch Sabellius who held that the Father was Himself His own Son.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a subtle difference or thinker
as in: a subtle poison
as in: a subtle shade of blue
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