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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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  • The chapel was flooded by the dull scarlet light that filtered through the lowered blinds; and through the fissure between the last blind and the sash a shaft of wan light entered like a spear and touched the embossed brasses of the candlesticks upon the altar that gleamed like the battle-worn mail armour of angels.

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  • The earthquake opened a small fissure across the road.
  • The crisis is creating a fissure in the coalition government.

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