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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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exhalation
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The quick light shower had drawn off, tarrying in clusters of diamonds among the shrubs of the quadrangle where an exhalation was breathed forth by the blackened earth.
  • But the nightshade of his friend’s listlessness seemed to be diffusing in the air around him a tenuous and deadly exhalation and He found himself glancing from one casual word to another on his right or left in stolid wonder that they had been so silently emptied of instantaneous sense until every mean shop legend bound his mind like the words of a spell and his soul shrivelled up sighing with age as he walked on in a lane among heaps of dead language.

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  • She cleared her snorkel with a sharp exhalation.
  • Sometimes she murmurs with each exhalation as she sleeps.

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