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sublime

[sə′blīm]
(thermodynamics)
To change from the solid to the gaseous state without passing through the liquid phase.
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If anything yet remains of that great, that sublime king, Henry, of whom you have just spoken, he would be much surprised at so little pity for his family being united to such a profound admiration of himself.
Go to the parliament, for it was from this parliament, the enemy of monarchs, that the daughter of the great, the sublime Henry IV.
The sublime master would, however, have been altogether unable to render the sorrow expressed in the face of Rosa, when she saw this pale, handsome young man slowly climbing the stairs, and thought of the full import of the words, which her father had just spoken, "You will have the family cell.
Here, however, occur some of the striking phenomena of this wild and sublime region.
We look forward with impatience for some able geologist to explore this sublime but almost unknown region.
It may be, indeed, that here this sublime end is, now and then, attained in fact.
I make Beauty, therefore--using the word as inclusive of the sublime -- I make Beauty the province of the poem, simply because it is an obvious rule of Art that effects should be made to spring as directly as possible from their causes: -- no one as yet having been weak enough to deny that the peculiar elevation in question is at least most readily attainable in the poem.
Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of Time.
This valley is more wonderful and sublime, but not so beautiful and picturesque as that of Servox, through which I had just passed.
Asi, afirma que "llamamos gustosos sublimes esos objetos porque elevan las facultades del alma por encima de su termino medio ordinario y nos hacen descubrir en nosotros una facultad de resistencia de una especie totalmente distinta, que nos da valor para poder medirnos con el todo-poder aparente de la naturaleza" (204).
las cosas o pasajes sublimes son como una especie de eminencia o excelencia del discurso.
Em Kilkerry as impressoes e fenomenos sao tratados como mirantes indiretos e obliquos para a contemplacao do ideal e se perdem em delirios de contornos sublimes pouco convencionais.