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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He felt no stage fright but the thought of the part he had to play humiliated him.
  • Only the morning pained him with its dim memory of dark orgiastic riot, its keen and humiliating sense of transgression.
  • Her eyes seemed to regard him with mild pity; her holiness, a strange light glowing faintly upon her frail flesh, did not humiliate the sinner who approached her.
  • It humiliated and shamed him to think that he would never be freed from it wholly, however holily he might live or whatever virtues or perfections he might attain.
  • The attitude of rapture in sacred art, the raised and parted hands, the parted lips and eyes as of one about to swoon, became for him an image of the soul in prayer, humiliated and faint before her Creator.

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  • She felt humiliated by his public insults.
  • She’s convinced PE class was invented to humiliate innocent kids.

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