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sanctity
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Nay, his very soul had waxed old in that service without growing towards light and beauty or spreading abroad a sweet odour of her sanctity—a mortified will no more responsive to the thrill of its obedience than was to the thrill of love or combat his ageing body, spare and sinewy, greyed with a silver-pointed down.

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  • The Pope spoke of the sanctity of human life.
  • She’s not religious, but she respects the sanctity of the ceremony to others.

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