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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His heart trembled in an ecstasy of fear and his soul was in flight.
  • An ecstasy of flight made radiant his eyes and wild his breath and tremulous and wild and radiant his windswept limbs.
  • Her image had passed into his soul for ever and no word had broken the holy silence of his ecstasy.
  • In a dream or vision he had known the ecstasy of seraphic life.
  • Rude brutal anger routed the last lingering instant of ecstasy from his soul.
  • While his soul had passed from ecstasy to languor where had she been?
  • He had lifted up his arms and spoken in ecstasy to the sombre nave of the trees, knowing that he stood on holy ground and in a holy hour.
  • A wild angel had appeared to him, the angel of mortal youth and beauty, an envoy from the fair courts of life, to throw open before him in an instant of ecstasy the gates of all the ways of error and glory.

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  • the agony and the ecstasy of intense sports competition
  • The sculpture is called "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa."

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