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  • It is the apotheosis of Amy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • And at that instant Sophie emerged from the bathroom, a faint flush still on her cheeks, but composed, even radiant, all the lovely components of her face reunited in a merry apotheosis of American dentistry.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Up from the spray of thy ocean-perishing—straight up, leaps thy apotheosis!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • They laugh and hunt, and there is in the air the brilliance of an apotheosis—what a transfiguration effected by love!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • This transformation of man into God is called apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • In the midst of the excitement of the family the scandalization of Ursula, the joy of the people cramming the street to watch that apotheosis of squandering.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • It was as if all their individual five senses had become one organ of looking, like an apotheosis, the words that flew among them wind- or air-engendered Is that him?
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • She went to the boot-room where her pattens had hung ever since her apotheosis; took them down, had their mildewed leathers blacked, and put them on as she had done in old times.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • In appearance, dress, and manner he is the apotheosis of the assistant hotel manager, about Chance’s age, thin, blond— haired, trim blond moustache, suave, boyish, betraying an instinct for murder only by the ruby-glass studs in his matching cuff-links and tie-clip.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • What an apotheosis!
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India

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  • To him she stood outside those fleshly attributes from which he had nothing to obtain, and in his heart she rose ever, and became farther removed from him after the magnificent manner of an apotheosis that is taking wing.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Thus a mild sort of apotheosis took place in his fancy, whilst she still lived and breathed within his own horizon, a troubled creature like himself.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • This is the fifth race whose apotheosis we have watched.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • She disappeared in a kind of sulphurous apotheosis, and when a few years later Medora again came back to New York, subdued, impoverished, mourning a third husband, and in quest of a still smaller house, people wondered that her rich niece had not been able to do something for her.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • In open-mouthed wonder the lama turned to this and that, and finally checked in rapt attention before a large alto-relief representing a coronation or apotheosis of the Lord Buddha.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • In the barracks, the grand forgetfulness had begun among the freshmen as we recognized the imminence of our apotheosis from plebes to upperclassmen.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He wouldbe sort of grand too, pulling in lonely state across the noon, rowinghimself right out ofnoon, up the long bright air like an apotheosis, mounting into a drowsing infinity where only he and the gull, the one terrificallymotionless, the other in a steadyand measured pull and recover that partook of inertia itself, the world punily beneath their shadows on the sun.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • …to the mind, the intellect which weighs and discards, but striking instead straight and true to some primary blind and mindless foundation of all young male living dream and hope—a row of faces like a bazaar of flowers, the supreme apotheosis of chattelry, of human flesh bred of the two races for that sale—corridor of doomed and tragic flower faces walled between the grim duenna row of old women and the elegant shapes of young men trim predatory and (at the moment) goatlike:…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • You will have an apotheosis.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • As a way to arrive at the truth, exactitude and methodology are, in the end, far inferior to vision and apotheosis.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Virginity isn’t an apotheosis.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • The desert was the apotheosis of all deserts, huge, standing to the sky for what might have been parsecs in all directions.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Your goal is a democratic empire, the world-state, the apotheosis of the principle of the nation-state on a universal plane.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • "Everyone’s freaking out?’ said Sean, "the refs are screaming, their whole team is wanting to fight, and he’s totally calm, like he’s out for a Sunday stroll:’ Technically, it was Hugh’s job to talk to Michael, as, since Michael’s apotheosis, Hugh had taken a special interest in the offensive line.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • Julius Caesar, and other Emperors after him, had the like Testimony; that is, were Canonized for Saints; now defined; and is the same with the Apotheosis of the Heathen.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Part 1 Chapter 2 Subsection 5 — Apotheosis.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Apotheosis.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I cannot depend upon my memory to say that even his Desecnt from the Cross or his Apotheosis of the Virgin exceeded these measures.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Maester Thomax’s Dragonkin, Being a History of House Targaryen from Exile to Apotheosis, with a Consideration of the Life and Death of Dragons had not been so fortunate.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • "Apotheosis means ’to become God’? I had no idea."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • For most people, The Apotheosis of Washington got stranger and stranger the longer they looked at it.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • This is the moment of his apotheosis …. his transformation into a god.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Apotheosis?
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • C#21 CHAPTER 21 The Apotheosis of Washington—a 4,664-square-foot fresco that covers the canopy of the Capitol Rotunda—was completed in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Despite a career studying mystical symbols and history, Langdon had always struggled intellectually with the idea of the Ancient Mysteries and their potent promise of apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Probably satisfied with his reply to the apotheosis, he had just taken his departure, and all, with the exception of Enjolras, had followed him.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • As above, so below …. Man created in God’s image …. Apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • A sheaf of centuries ago he imbued me with my duty, although there were errands in between my youth and my apotheosis.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • It was depravity with the best of consciences, the idealized apotheosis of a total refusal to obey Western demands for an active life.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • They are peaceful, as though they have escaped into an apotheosis; his own is among them.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Such was the ancient promise of apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • He had reflected on it while talking to Galloway and also at the Capitol Building while trying to explain The Apotheosis of Washington.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • She was now halfway around the circumference, admiring every inch of Brumidi’s The Apotheosis of Washington, which loomed directly over their heads.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "This ceiling is absolutely amazing," Katherine marveled, her neck craned to take in the enormous splendor of the Apotheosis overhead.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Langdon had to admit, not many frescoes in the world fused scientific inventions with mythical gods and human apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Langdon gazed up again at the image of The Apotheosis of Washington—the symbolic ascent of man to deity.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Slowly he raised his eyes again to the Apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The Apotheosis is also a circumpunct?
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • As his eyes began to close again, he found himself staring at three words in Latin, painted within the Apotheosis.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
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