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  • As Yossarian stared, the chaplain elevated his gaze toward Yossarian beatifically, pressed his fingers down over his eyeballs in a manner of affliction, peered upward again toward Yossarian searchingly, and bowed his head, concluding what Yossarian took to be a climactic part of the funeral rite.

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  • She continued to stare at the photograph before turning toward him with a dazed and beatific smile.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Dark, soulful eyes and that small, mysterious, beatific smile.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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