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1  Yet his anger lent nothing to the vision.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  In a dream or vision he had known the ecstasy of seraphic life.
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3  It was not thought nor vision though he knew vaguely that her figure was passing homeward through the city.
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4  But no vision of trim front gardens or of kindly lights in the windows poured a tender influence upon him now.
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5  The yellow gas-flames arose before his troubled vision against the vapoury sky, burning as if before an altar.
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6  But the word and the vision capered before his eyes as he walked back across the quadrangle and towards the college gate.
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7  A vision of their life, which his father's words had been powerless to evoke, sprang up before him out of the word cut in the desk.
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8  He hurried down the steps of the theatre so as to be as far away from the vision as he could be and, peering closely at his father's initials, hid his flushed face.
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9  At the last moment of consciousness the whole earthly life passed before the vision of the soul and, ere it had time to reflect, the body had died and the soul stood terrified before the judgement seat.
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10  He was angry with himself for being young and the prey of restless foolish impulses, angry also with the change of fortune which was reshaping the world about him into a vision of squalor and insincerity.
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11  One night the young peasant, his spirit stung by the violent or luxurious language in which Stephen escaped from the cold silence of intellectual revolt, had called up before Stephen's mind a strange vision.
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12  But the same foreknowledge which had sickened his heart and made his legs sag suddenly as he raced round the park, the same intuition which had made him glance with mistrust at his trainer's flabby stubble-covered face as it bent heavily over his long stained fingers, dissipated any vision of the future.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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