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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The clear certitude of his own immunity grew dim and to it succeeded a vague fear that his soul had really fallen unawares.
  • Idle and embittering, finally, to argue, against his own dispassionate certitude, that the commandment of love bade us not to love our neighbour as ourselves with the same amount and intensity of love but to love him as ourselves with the same kind of love.
  • Can you say with certitude by whom the soul of your race was bartered and its elect betrayed—by the questioner or by the mocker?

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  • Her certitude has given way to doubt.
  • How many will trade the promise of capitalism for the certitude of socialism?

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