- He was one of the few people who was acutely conscious of the transitoriness of life, and how necessary it was to make the most of it.121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (44% in)
- Though Philip made him his butt, he liked him; he was amused by his candour and delighted with his agreeable nature: Dunsford had the charm which himself was acutely conscious of not possessing.55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (29% in)
- The souls of the men he painted speak their strange longings through their eyes: their senses are miraculously acute, not for sounds and odours and colour, but for the very subtle sensations of the soul.87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (78% in)
- The touch of her hand had filled him with ecstasy; he had desired to enter into her soul so that he could share every thought with her and every feeling; he had suffered acutely because, when silence had fallen between them, a remark of hers showed how far their thoughts had travelled apart, and he had rebelled against the unsurmountable wall which seemed to divide every personality from every other.93-94 — Chapters 93-94 (91% in)
- It was a different William Carey from the William Carey he had known, and yet there were traces in the boy which might to an acute observer have suggested the man.111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (60% in)
There are no more uses of "acute" in Of Human Bondage.
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