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chaos
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
  • He was occupied with the forming of a pattern out of the manifold chaos of life, and the materials with which he worked seemed to make preoccupation with pigments and words very trivial.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (49% in)
  • He was the most inconsiderate creature in that swarming mass of mankind which for a brief space occupied the surface of the earth; and he was almighty because he had wrenched from chaos the secret of its nothingness.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (89% in)

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