To better see all uses of the word
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
please enable javascript.

Used In
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The instant wherein that supreme quality of beauty, the clear radiance of the esthetic image, is apprehended luminously by the mind which has been arrested by its wholeness and fascinated by its harmony is the luminous silent stasis of esthetic pleasure, a spiritual state very like to that cardiac condition which the Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani, using a phrase almost as beautiful as Shelley’s, called the enchantment of the heart.

  • There are no more uses of "cardiac" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • He suffered cardiac arrest.
  • called the "cardiac kids" because of their habit of winning the game in the final seconds.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading