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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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supple
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The sentiment of the opening bars, their languor and supple movement, evoked the incommunicable emotion which had been the cause of all his day’s unrest and of his impatient movement of a moment before.
  • I supple and suave.
  • Or was it that, being as weak of sight as he was shy of mind, he drew less pleasure from the reflection of the glowing sensible world through the prism of a language many-coloured and richly storied than from the contemplation of an inner world of individual emotions mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose?

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  • Yoga keeps my body supple.
  • She is as supple as a gymnast.

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