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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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temporal
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • But, temporal or spatial, the esthetic image is first luminously apprehended as selfbounded and selfcontained upon the immeasurable background of space or time which is not it.
  • …in purgatory centuries of days and quarantines and years; yet the spiritual triumph which he felt in achieving with ease so many fabulous ages of canonical penances did not wholly reward his zeal of prayer, since he could never know how much temporal punishment he had remitted by way of suffrage for the agonizing souls; and fearful lest in the midst of the purgatorial fire, which differed from the infernal only in that it was not everlasting, his penance might avail no more than a drop…

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as in: temporal and spacial boundaries Define
having to do with time
as in: temporal world Define
concerned with the material (in contrast to the spiritual) world
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