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gratification
used in Of Human Bondage

6 uses
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Definition
great satisfaction (pleasure)
  • Philip did not care that if she yielded to his desires it would only be the unwilling price she paid for the gratification of her wish.
    61-62 — Chapters 61-62 (68% in)
  • He was able to gratify the passion for general knowledge which beset the headmaster; he had read all sorts of strange books beyond his years, and often Mr. Perkins, when a question was going round the room, would stop at Philip with a smile that filled the boy with rapture, and say: "Now, Carey, you tell them.'
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (85% in)
  • He longed for an opportunity to gratify the desire for selfsacrifice which consumed him.
    71-72 — Chapters 71-72 (91% in)
  • He was ready for any compromise, prepared for more degrading humiliations still, if he could only gratify his desire.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (43% in)
  • Because Mildred was indifferent to him he had thought her sexless; her anaemic appearance and thin lips, the body with its narrow hips and flat chest, the languor of her manner, carried out his supposition; and yet she was capable of sudden passions which made her willing to risk everything to gratify them.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (85% in)
  • He was gratified because he seemed able to inspire his patients with confidence; and it was entertaining to watch the process of cure which at a hospital necessarily could be watched only at distant intervals.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (92% in)

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