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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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perturb
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His soul was fattening and congealing into a gross grease, plunging ever deeper in its dull fear into a sombre threatening dusk while the body that was his stood, listless and dishonoured, gazing out of darkened eyes, helpless, perturbed, and human for a bovine god to stare upon.  (not reviewed by editor)

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