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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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  • Stephen remained in the background, depressed more than ever by the darkness and silence of the theatre and by the air it wore of jaded and formal study.
  • The formula which he wrote obediently on the sheet of paper, the coiling and uncoiling calculations of the professor, the spectre-like symbols of force and velocity fascinated and jaded Stephen’s mind.
  • He was alone at the side of the balcony, looking out of jaded eyes at the culture of Dublin in the stalls and at the tawdry scene-cloths and human dolls framed by the garish lamps of the stage.

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  • I never grew jaded, the way so many city kids do.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • No longer needing me to initiate the move, Mary Alice gropes for my zipper, her mean little hand ready to perform its spiritless operation on my equally jaded appendage.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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