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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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  • …or bashful wantonness he lay for hours sinning in thought and deed; his monstrous dreams, peopled by ape-like creatures and by harlots with gleaming jewel eyes; the foul long letters he had written in the joy of guilty confession and carried secretly for days and days only to throw them under cover of night among the grass in the corner of a field or beneath some hingeless door in some niche in the hedges where a girl might come upon them as she walked by and read them secretly.

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  • She found her niche in the academic world.
  • The statue is in a niche in the living room.

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