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mortal
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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mortal
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He was in mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even once was a mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Such is the terrible punishment decreed for those who die in mortal sin by an almighty and a just God.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But her long fair hair was girlish: and girlish, and touched with the wonder of mortal beauty, her face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He cared little that he was in mortal sin, that his life had grown to be a tissue of subterfuge and falsehood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life! 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They reason thus because, blinded by the gross illusion of the flesh and the darkness of human understanding, they are unable to comprehend the hideous malice of mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the trees in Stephen's Green were fragrant of rain and the rain-sodden earth gave forth its mortal odour, a faint incense rising upward through the mould from many hearts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One day when some boys had gathered round a priest under the shed near the chapel, he had heard the priest say: I believe that Lord Macaulay was a man who probably never committed a mortal sin in his life, that is to say, a deliberate mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One day when some boys had gathered round a priest under the shed near the chapel, he had heard the priest say: I believe that Lord Macaulay was a man who probably never committed a mortal sin in his life, that is to say, a deliberate mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The soul of the gallant venal city which his elders had told him of had shrunk with time to a faint mortal odour rising from the earth and he knew that in a moment when he entered the sombre college he would be conscious of a corruption other than that of Buck Egan and Burnchapel Whaley.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For this reason mortal sin is punished in hell by two different forms of punishment, physical and spiritual.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And now, though you were to flood all hell with your tears if you could still weep, all that sea of repentance would not gain for you what a single tear of true repentance shed during your mortal life would have gained for you.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mortal wound
as in: mortal body
as in: felt mortal agony
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