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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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used for emphasis:  to describe one thing as almost like another (more intense) thing
  • SUNLIGHT: A veritable labyrinth!
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (91% in)
  • ...insensitivity, immensely enjoyed the useful, immediate, palpable: ruefully smiling to himself at the neatness of phrase in a null and void affidavit, ruefully grinning at the firm, responsible solidity of the newly wired-up round of a chair (the veritable image of his soul: good wire, no loop without its function, a small detail in relation to the whole but necessary, however distasteful to people inclined toward elegance, and admirable in its small way: superfluously strung: final) so...
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (2% in)
  • It was a glory to the eye, that chickenhouse: high, narrow windows with small panes (the glass in those days was more brittle than now, and the labor of building such complex sashes and puttying in all those hundreds of panes did not cost then what it would today); on each floor, square, high-ceilinged rooms on either side of a narrow hallway, doors neatly hinged and better constructed than the doors in a modern subdivision house: a veritable hotel for chickens!
    13 — Nah ist—und schwer zu fassen der Gott (3% in)

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