- Only gradually did the Baby Jesus, unclench his fists; only slowly did the Christ Child's erection subside.p. 219.6
- "So that you don't think that The Grave represents Republicans with even marginal objectivity, allow me to take a minute of your time—while, perhaps, the euphoria of John Kennedy's landslide election here is still high but (I hope) subsiding.p. 339.3
There are no more uses of "subside" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.
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