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mortal
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Man And Superman
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mortal
Used in
Man And Superman
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  • When you meet your relatives there, and they persist in treating you as if you were still a mortal, you will not be able to bear them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The woman's need of him to enable her to carry on Nature's most urgent work, does not prevail against him until his resistance gathers her energy to a climax at which she dares to throw away her customary exploitations of the conventional affectionate and dutiful poses, and claim him by natural right for a purpose that far transcends their mortal personal purposes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …to be exceptionally capable of distinguishing between good and evil, follows his own instincts without regard to the common statute, or canon law; and therefore, whilst gaining the ardent sympathy of our rebellious instincts (which are flattered by the brilliancies with which Don Juan associates them) finds himself in mortal conflict with existing institutions, and defends himself by fraud and farce as unscrupulously as a farmer defends his crops by the same means against vermin.  (not reviewed by editor)

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