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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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confound
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The lumps of knotted flock under his head reminded him of the lumps of knotted horsehair in the sofa of her parlour on which he used to sit, smiling or serious, asking himself why he had come, displeased with her and with himself, confounded by the print of the Sacred Heart above the untenanted sideboard.

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  • She confounded her critics.
  • She confounded their attempts to get a "yes" vote.

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