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Banish from your minds all worldly thoughts and think only of the last things, death, judgement, hell, and heaven.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
The faint glimmer of fear became a terror of spirit as the hoarse voice of the preacher blew death into his soul.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
Death, a cause of terror to the sinner, is a blessed moment for him who has walked in the right path, fulfilling the duties of his station in life, attending to his morning and evening prayers, approaching the holy sacrament frequently and performing good and merciful works.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
The fruitful earth gave them her bounty: beasts and birds were their willing servants: they knew not the ills our flesh is heir to, disease and poverty and death: all that a great and generous God could do for them was done.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
At the very instant of death the bonds of the flesh are broken asunder and the soul at once flies towards God as towards the centre of her existence.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
A sin, an instant of folly and weakness, drove Adam and Eve out of Eden and brought death and suffering into the world.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
To retrieve the consequences of that sin the Only Begotten Son of God came down to earth, lived and suffered and died a most painful death, hanging for three hours on the cross.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
God is still the merciful Lord who wishes not the eternal death of the sinner but rather that he be converted and live.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
He waited in fear, his soul pining within him, praying silently that death might not touch his brow as he passed over the threshold, that the fiends that inhabit darkness might not be given power over him.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 3   Context
He saw the heads of his classmates meekly bent as they wrote in their notebooks the points they were bidden to note, nominal definitions, essential definitions and examples or dates of birth or death, chief works, a favourable and an unfavourable criticism side by side.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 5   Context
Also, when thinking of him, saw always a stern severed head or death mask as if outlined on a grey curtain or veronica.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 5   Context
I found it strange that neither I nor the day seemed in a mourning mood and I felt even annoyed at discovering in myself a sensation of freedom as if I had been freed from something by his death.
James Joyce
Dubliners, THE SISTERS   Context
I too listened; but there was no sound in the house: and I knew that the old priest was lying still in his coffin as we had seen him, solemn and truculent in death, an idle chalice on his breast.
James Joyce
Dubliners, THE SISTERS   Context
The threadbare phrases, the inane expressions of sympathy, the cautious words of a reporter won over to conceal the details of a commonplace vulgar death attacked his stomach.
James Joyce
Dubliners, A PAINFUL CASE   Context
One human being had seemed to love him and he had denied her life and happiness: he had sentenced her to ignominy, a death of shame.
James Joyce
Dubliners, A PAINFUL CASE   Context
He did not like to say even to himself that her face was no longer beautiful, but he knew that it was no longer the face for which Michael Furey had braved death.
James Joyce
Dubliners, THE DEAD   Context
It is a short account of the facts elicited at the death of Sir Charles Baskerville which occurred a few days before that date.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles   Context
On the death of Sir Charles we inquired for this young gentleman and found that he had been farming in Canada.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
I feel sure that if Sir Charles could have spoken with me before his death he would have warned me against bringing this, the last of the old race, and the heir to great wealth, to that deadly place.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
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