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sublime
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The Fountainhead
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  • We seek with what there is of the sublime granted to the race of men.
  • Aren’t you capable of a sublime gesture on occasion?

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  • A sublime achievement, isn’t it? A heroic achievement.
  • That, too, pleased Keating; it was as if they said: We are glad to listen to the sublime, but it’s not necessary to be too damn reverent about the sublime.
  • Do they seek a sense of the sublime?
  • That, too, pleased Keating; it was as if they said: We are glad to listen to the sublime, but it’s not necessary to be too damn reverent about the sublime.
  • It was an air of inanities uttered as revelations and insolently demanding acceptance as such; an air, not of innocent presumption, but of conscious effrontery; as if the author knew the nature of his work and boasted of his power to make it appear sublime in the minds of his audience and thus destroy the capacity for the sublime within them.
  • It was an air of inanities uttered as revelations and insolently demanding acceptance as such; an air, not of innocent presumption, but of conscious effrontery; as if the author knew the nature of his work and boasted of his power to make it appear sublime in the minds of his audience and thus destroy the capacity for the sublime within them.

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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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