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sober
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

9 uses
  • Therefore, we walked soberly around Harvard Square—a part of Cambridge that is not necessarily enhanced by sobriety.
    p. 348.8
  • Toronto is sober, but not austere; Gravesend is austere, but also pretty; Toronto is not pretty, but in the snow Toronto can look like Gravesend—both pretty and austere.
    p. 91.7
  • Therefore, we walked soberly around Harvard Square—a part of Cambridge that is not necessarily enhanced by sobriety.
    p. 348.8
  • Soberly, we looked up our former Gravesend schoolmates—and, soberly, I imagined the Harvard community (and how it might be morally altered) with Owen Meany in residence.
    p. 348.8
  • Soberly, we looked up our former Gravesend schoolmates—and, soberly, I imagined the Harvard community (and how it might be morally altered) with Owen Meany in residence.
    p. 348.9
  • One of our former schoolmates even told us that Harvard was a depressing experience—when sober.
    p. 348.9
  • To maintain sobriety and to attend the striptease performances at Old Freddy's was a form of unusual torture; the women at Old Freddy's were only watchable to the blind drunk.
    p. 349.0
  • Of course it was DISGUSTING and DEGRADING— we were sober!
    p. 349.5
  • Whenever Dr. Dolder's VW was parked in the circular driveway by the Main Academy Building, everyone knew that the doctor was simply exercising his especially Swiss prudence; he was not a drunk, and the few small roads he might have traveled on to drive himself from dinner at the Whites' to Quincy Hall would not have given him much opportunity to maim many of the sober and innocent residents of Gravesend.
    p. 393.9

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