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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He is terrible in His greatness, awful in His sublimity, but infinitely merciful.
  • The talented prosecutor laughed mercilessly just now at my client for loving Schiller—loving the sublime and beautiful!

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  • Their passions are quickly exhausted; but, by the side of a noble and lofty creature that seemingly coarse and rough man seeks a new life, seeks to correct himself, to be better, to become noble and honorable, ’sublime and beautiful,’ however much the expression has been ridiculed.

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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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