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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The malice, impotent though it be, which possesses these demon souls is an evil of boundless extension, of limitless duration, a frightful state of wickedness which we can scarcely realize unless we bear in mind the enormity of sin and the hatred God bears to it.
  • Moreover, our earthly fire destroys at the same time as it burns, so that the more intense it is the shorter is its duration; but the fire of hell has this property, that it preserves that which it burns, and, though it rages with incredible intensity, it rages for ever.

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  • I take zinc tablets to help shorten the duration of a cold.
  • More frequent and longer duration exercise is associated with better health.

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