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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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overtone -- as in: a menacing overtone
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He was listening with pain of spirit to the overtone of weariness behind their frail fresh innocent voices.

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  • overtones of despair
  • a political overtone to her scientific analysis

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