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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • That, his position and attitude were, on the whole, sublime.
  • Mrs. Southcott had recently attained her five-and-twentieth blessed birthday, of whom a prophetic private in the Life Guards had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster.

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  • And as mere human knowledge can split a ray of light and analyse the manner of its composition, so, sublimer intelligences may read in the feeble shining of this earth of ours, every thought and act, every vice and virtue, of every responsible creature on it.
  • Many added that he looked sublime and prophetic.

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as in: she is sublime Define
wonderful -- often beautiful or morally admirable
as in: sublime ignorance Define
pure or extreme
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