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theme
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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theme
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Copy out your themes again the rest of you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hushed class continued to copy out the themes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The other boys bent over their theme-books and began to write.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Father Dolan came in today and pandied me because I was not writing my theme.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —He wrote a bad Latin theme, Father Arnall said, and he missed all the questions in grammar.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the phrase on the priest's lips was disingenuous for he knew that a priest should not speak lightly on that theme.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He listened to Father Arnall's low and gentle voice as he corrected the themes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Father Arnall gave out the theme-books and he said that they were scandalous and that they were all to be written out again with the corrections at once.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the worst of all was Fleming's theme because the pages were stuck together by a blot: and Father Arnall held it up by a corner and said it was an insult to any master to send him up such a theme.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the worst of all was Fleming's theme because the pages were stuck together by a blot: and Father Arnall held it up by a corner and said it was an insult to any master to send him up such a theme.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But his brain had then refused to grapple with the theme and, desisting, he had covered the page with the names and addresses of certain of his classmates: Roderick Kickham John Lawton Anthony MacSwiney Simon Moonan Now it seemed as if he would fail again but, by dint of brooding on the incident, he thought himself into confidence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Stephen followed also with his ears the accents and intervals of the priest's voice as he spoke gravely and cordially of indifferent themes, the vacation which had just ended, the colleges of the order abroad, the transference of masters.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The class must be doing the themes or perhaps Father Arnall was reading out of the book.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: theme of the novel
as in: musical theme
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