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sublime
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sublime
Used in
War and Peace
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  • * "From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Du sublime (he saw something sublime in himself) au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas," * said he.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Du sublime (he saw something sublime in himself) au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas," * said he.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Let us rather confine ourselves to studying those sublime rules which our divine Saviour has left for our guidance here below.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But it's impossible…" declared the gentlemen of the suite, shrugging their shoulders but not venturing to utter the implied word—le ridicule… At last the Emperor, tired of futile expectation, his actor's instinct suggesting to him that the sublime moment having been too long drawn out was beginning to lose its sublimity, gave a sign with his hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But it's impossible…" declared the gentlemen of the suite, shrugging their shoulders but not venturing to utter the implied word—le ridicule… At last the Emperor, tired of futile expectation, his actor's instinct suggesting to him that the sublime moment having been too long drawn out was beginning to lose its sublimity, gave a sign with his hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the whole world for fifty years has been repeating: "Sublime! Grand! Napoleon le Grand!" Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the whole world for fifty years has been repeating: "Sublime! Grand! Napoleon le Grand!" Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sublime ignorance
as in: she is sublime
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