SUBLIME's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sublime
Definition:
a. of high spiritual, moral, or intellectual worth; characterized by nobility; majestic
Example:
What pushes this matter to the sublime is the reality the world is battling a terror threat which has given license to the authorities to treat ordinary citizens like chattel.
He was a midfielder of considerable strengths, a taker of sublime free-kicks, a global brand, a nice guy, a genuine role model, a petulant peacock at times but always a tireless worker for his teams.
Sentence in Classic:
And in the contemplation of this sublime something the soul was exalted to inconceivable heights of which it had before had no conception, while reason lagged behind, unable to keep up with it.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As I passed the church, I felt (as I had felt during service in the morning) a sublime compassion for the poor creatures who were destined to go there, Sunday after Sunday, all their lives through, and to lie obscurely at last among the low green mounds.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Moreover, the healthy spirits who had mounted to this sublime height were attractive to many of the Gradgrind school.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
But it was augmented and rendered sublime by the mighty Alps, whose white and shining pyramids and domes towered above all, as belonging to another earth, the habitations of another race of beings.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
That slumber in that isolation, and with a neighbor like himself, had about it something sublime, of which he was vaguely but imperiously conscious.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There is, in the synagogue, in the mosque, in the pagoda, in the wigwam, a hideous side which we execrate, and a sublime side, which we adore.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Admirable and terrible trial from which the feeble emerge base, from which the strong emerge sublime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Jean Valjean had instituted an undeclared war against Marius, which Marius, with the sublime stupidity of his passion and his age, did not divine.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Suicides like that which is on the brink of accomplishment here are sublime; but suicide is narrow, and does not admit of extension; and as soon as it touches your neighbors, suicide is murder.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
All this struck me as mighty singular; yet, upon second thoughts, there was something almost sublime in it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Then I should have chosen a career for myself, I should have been a sluggard and a glutton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context