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sublime
 a.  of high spiritual, moral, or intellectual worth; characterized by nobility; majestic
Classic Sentence: (86 in 6 pages)
1  Incomplete, it may be, but sublime.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
3  Saint-Simon, ignored, was erecting his sublime dream.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
4  All the most august, the most sublime, the most charming of humanity, and perhaps outside of humanity, have made puns.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
5  Fantine acquired this sublime talent, and regained a little courage.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—MADAME VICTURNIEN'S SUCCESS
6  But she smiled on him with that sublime smile in which two teeth were lacking.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
7  The peculiarity of sublime spectacles is, that they capture all souls and turn witnesses into spectators.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XI—CHAMPMATHIEU MORE AND MORE ASTONISHED
8  This would enjoin us from consigning something sublime to History.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—CAMBRONNE
9  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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE CONVENT AS AN ABSTRACT IDEA
10  All sublime conquests are, more or less, the prizes of daring.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
11  This crowd may be rendered sublime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE FUTURE LATENT IN THE PEOPLE
12  Marius came to a full knowledge of that rare, sweet, and sublime man, that species of lion-lamb who had been his father.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
13  Possibly, Combeferre preferred the whiteness of the beautiful to the blaze of the sublime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
14  Admirable and terrible trial from which the feeble emerge base, from which the strong emerge sublime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—MARIUS INDIGENT
15  A grave situation being given, he had all that is required to be stupid: one more turn of the key, and he might be sublime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE SOBRIQUET: MODE OF FORMATION OF FAMILY NAME...
Example Sentence:
1  The most sublime act is to set another before you.
2  Every day is birthday time when thinking of you,and I shall keep one sublime hoping your many dreams come true.
3  There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
4  From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step.
5  Thomas Carlyle , notwithstanding his tedious rhetoric, is a master of the sublime in prose style.
6  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.
7  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.