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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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condemn
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He was condemned to death as a whiteboy.
  • For how miserable will all those pleasures seem to the soul condemned to suffer in hellfire for ages and ages.

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  • It was strange too that he found an arid pleasure in following up to the end the rigid lines of the doctrines of the church and penetrating into obscure silences only to hear and feel the more deeply his own condemnation.
  • In one of his songs he speaks of the billiard sharp who is condemned to play: On a cloth untrue With a twisted cue And elliptical billiard balls.

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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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