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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Cranly said with calm contempt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr Dedalus gave a snort of contempt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The blundering answer stirred the embers of his contempt of his fellows.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • From the evil seed of lust all other deadly sins had sprung forth: pride in himself and contempt of others, covetousness in using money for the purchase of unlawful pleasures, envy of those whose vices he could not reach to and calumnious murmuring against the pious, gluttonous enjoyment of food, the dull glowering anger amid which he brooded upon his longing, the swamp of spiritual and bodily sloth in which his whole being had sunk.  (not reviewed by editor)

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