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sublime
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

9 uses
  • At that moment he was sublime.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (78% in)
  • ...Gringoire, who may represent them in the fifteenth century if we succeed in bestowing upon him the distinction which he deserves, it certainly was their spirit which animated Father du Breul, when he wrote, in the sixteenth, these naively sublime words, worthy of all centuries: "I am a Parisian by nation, and a Parrhisian in language, for ~parrhisia~ in Greek signifies liberty of speech; of which I have made use even towards messeigneurs the cardinals, uncle and brother to Monsieur...
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (12% in)
  • After all the pentagonal, hexagonal, and whimsical faces, which had succeeded each other at that hole without realizing the ideal of the grotesque which their imaginations, excited by the orgy, had constructed, nothing less was needed to win their suffrages than the sublime grimace which had just dazzled the assembly.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (55% in)
  • The church of Notre-Dame de Paris is still no doubt, a majestic and sublime edifice.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (1% in)
  • , resembles the laws of Minos,—it is called in architecture, "the Messidor"** taste;—the Paris of Napoleon in the Place Vendome: this one is sublime, a column of bronze made of cannons;—the Paris of the Restoration, at the Bourse: a very white colonnade supporting a very smooth frieze; the whole is square and cost twenty millions.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (82% in)
  • Then, again, from time to time, this mass of sublime noises opens and gives passage to the beats of the Ave Maria, which bursts forth and sparkles like an aigrette of stars.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (98% in)
  • An explanation less sublime, perhaps, than the other; but, on the other hand, more picturesque.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (99% in)
  • On the pillory, the spectacle was sublime.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (98% in)
  • In this last stage of opprobrium and misfortune, she was still beautiful; her great black eyes appeared still larger, because of the emaciation of her cheeks; her pale profile was pure and sublime.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (55% in)

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