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irony
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Man And Superman
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irony
Used in
Man And Superman
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  • It's all my own doing: that's the horrible irony of it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • [ironically] What!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, by what irony of fate was this cold selfish egotist sent to my kingdom, and you taken to the icy mansions of the sky!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here you call your appearance beauty, your emotions love, your sentiments heroism, your aspirations virtue, just as you did on earth; but here there are no hard facts to contradict you, no ironic contrast of your needs with your pretensions, no human comedy, nothing but a perpetual romance, a universal melodrama.  (not reviewed by editor)

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