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Far from the Madding Crowd
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sublime
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The special verse in the Book of Ruth was sought out by Bathsheba, and the sublime words met her eye.
  • He had sunk from his modest elevation as pastoral king into the very slime-pits of Siddim; but there was left to him a dignified calm he had never before known, and that indifference to fate which, though it often makes a villain of a man, is the basis of his sublimity when it does not.

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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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