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phenomenon
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  • Was it a celestial phenomenon?
  • Science, it cannot be too often repeated, deals with tangible phenomena.

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  • It’s only a natural phenomenon, don’t you see, because on account of the….
  • And then he starts with his jawbreakers about phenomenon and science and this phenomenon and the other phenomenon.
  • And then he starts with his jawbreakers about phenomenon and science and this phenomenon and the other phenomenon.
  • And then he starts with his jawbreakers about phenomenon and science and this phenomenon and the other phenomenon.
  • The fat heap he married is a nice old phenomenon with a back on her like a ballalley.
  • Heard he then in that clap the voice of the god Bringforth or, what Calmer said, a hubbub of Phenomenon?
  • For through that tube he saw that he was in the land of Phenomenon where he must for a certain one day die as he was like the rest too a passing show.
  • By no means would he though he must nor would he make more shows according as men do with wives which Phenomenon has commanded them to do by the book Law.

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  • Phenomenon!
  • Phenomenon!
  • Because it was a task for a superior intelligence to substitute other more acceptable phenomena in the place of the less acceptable phenomena to be removed.
  • Because it was a task for a superior intelligence to substitute other more acceptable phenomena in the place of the less acceptable phenomena to be removed.
  • Every phenomenon has a natural cause.
  • Capillary attraction is a natural phenomenon.
  • What concomitant phenomenon took place in the vessel of liquid by the agency of fire?
  • The phenomenon of ebullition.
  • Had this latter or any cognate phenomenon declared itself in any member of his family?
  • What prospect of what phenomena inclined him to remain?
  • Had he ever been a spectator of those phenomena?
  • What two phenomena of senescence were more frequent?
  • She admired: a natural phenomenon having been explained by him to her she expressed the immediate desire to possess without gradual acquisition a fraction of his science, the moiety, the quarter, a thousandth part.
  • Once, in 1887, after a protracted performance of charades in the house of Luke Doyle, Kimmage, he had awaited with patience the apparition of the diurnal phenomenon, seated on a wall, his gaze turned in the direction of Mizrach, the east.
  • …at one draught to pluck up a heart of any grace for it thundered long rumblingly over all the heavens so that Master Madden, being godly certain whiles, knocked him on his ribs upon that crack of doom and Master Bloom, at the braggart’s side, spoke to him calming words to slumber his great fear, advertising how it was no other thing but a hubbub noise that he heard, the discharge of fluid from the thunderhead, look you, having taken place, and all of the order of a natural phenomenon.
  • But what I am anxious to arrive at is it is one thing for instance to invent those rays Rontgen did or the telescope like Edison, though I believe it was before his time Galileo was the man, I mean, and the same applies to the laws, for example, of a farreaching natural phenomenon such as electricity but it’s a horse of quite another colour to say you believe in the existence of a supernatural God.
  • …of Stephen Dedalus, and in and from the constellation of Auriga some years after the birth and death of Rudolph Bloom, junior, and in and from other constellations some years before or after the birth or death of other persons: the attendant phenomena of eclipses, solar and lunar, from immersion to emersion, abatement of wind, transit of shadow, taciturnity of winged creatures, emergence of nocturnal or crepuscular animals, persistence of infernal light, obscurity of terrestrial…
  • ) that both natality and mortality, as well as all other phenomena of evolution, tidal movements, lunar phases, blood temperatures, diseases in general, everything, in fine, in nature’s vast workshop from the extinction of some remote sun to the blossoming of one of the countless flowers which beautify our public parks is subject to a law of numeration as yet unascertained.
  • …produce in the human subject a violent ganglionic stimulus of the nerve centres of the genital apparatus, thereby causing the elastic pores of the corpora cavernosa to rapidly dilate in such a way as to instantaneously facilitate the flow of blood to that part of the human anatomy known as the penis or male organ resulting in the phenomenon which has been denominated by the faculty a morbid upwards and outwards philoprogenitive erection in articulo mortis per diminutionem capitis.

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as in: The phenomenon was observed... Define
something that exists -- especially something that can be seen or sensed and is of special interest
as in: She is a phenomenon. Define
someone or something considered extraordinary
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