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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Zeal without prudence is like a ship adrift.
  • …and prayers he stored up ungrudgingly for the souls in purgatory centuries of days and quarantines and years; yet the spiritual triumph which he felt in achieving with ease so many fabulous ages of canonical penances did not wholly reward his zeal of prayer, since he could never know how much temporal punishment he had remitted by way of suffrage for the agonizing souls; and fearful lest in the midst of the purgatorial fire, which differed from the infernal only in that it was not…

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  • She attacks each challenge with zeal.
  • We need someone with both zeal and ability.

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