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sublime
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War and Peace
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  • Let us rather confine ourselves to studying those sublime rules which our divine Saviour has left for our guidance here below.
  • "Du sublime (he saw something sublime in himself) au ridicule il n’y a qu’un pas," * said he.

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  • "Du sublime (he saw something sublime in himself) au ridicule il n’y a qu’un pas," * said he.
  • Du sublime au ridicule il n’y a qu’un pas.
  • * "From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step."
  • At last the Emperor, tired of futile expectation, his actor’s instinct suggesting to him that the sublime moment having been too long drawn out was beginning to lose its sublimity, gave a sign with his hand.
  • At last the Emperor, tired of futile expectation, his actor’s instinct suggesting to him that the sublime moment having been too long drawn out was beginning to lose its sublimity, gave a sign with his hand.
  • And the whole world for fifty years has been repeating: "Sublime!

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as in: she is sublime Define
wonderful -- often beautiful or morally admirable
as in: sublime ignorance Define
pure or extreme
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