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ascend
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He knelt to say his penance, praying in a corner of the dark nave; and his prayers ascended to heaven from his purified heart like perfume streaming upwards from a heart of white rose.
  • From the floor ascend pillars of dark vapours.
  • Smoke, incense ascending from the altar of the world.
  • He had seen himself, a young and silent-mannered priest, entering a confessional swiftly, ascending the altarsteps, incensing, genuflecting, accomplishing the vague acts of the priesthood which pleased him by reason of their semblance of reality and of their distance from it.

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

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