Though they may not necessarily share Grossman's sense of poetry as a "sacred vocation," they do engage in what he described as "the profoundest
human covenant, which is the covenant of language through which they give and obtain the world simultaneously, and only obtain the world when they give.
NO ONE CAN have anything but the profoundest
condemnation for the attacks on the Paris offices of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
Chris Patten, the governor, buried his face in his hands for the entire world to see and felt the profoundest
sentiment a proud and ambitious politician could experience -- failure.
From the trunk of that tree of vengefulness and hatred, Jewish hatred-- the profoundest
and sublimest kind of hatred, capable of creating ideals and reversing values, the like of which has never existed on earth before-- there grew something equally incomparable, a new love, the profoundest
and sublimest kind of love--and from what other trunk could it have grown?
Altogether, a show encompassing exhilaration and the profoundest
the troops must preserve the profoundest
silence and the strictest discipline.
The "Meaning of It All'' still escapes the profoundest
intellects, let alone mine.
It is all great theatre and in its profoundest
form demonstrates the deepest love we know, which is our longing to be accepted for what we are.
interpretation revealing the profoundest
meaning of the words .
In a rebuke to those historians today who belittle the entire project of emancipation, he insists that the abolition of slavery in the Western Hemisphere was one of the profoundest
achievements in human history, 'a crucial landmark of moral progress that we should never forget.
This directive is issued on the basis of Hancock's profoundest
insight, that "thinking is always preceded and exceeded by being" (75).
Lasch's canvas is remarkably broad: empty ambition (there is a section called "Changing Modes of Making It: From Horatio Alger to the Happy Hooker"), new therapies (the weekend therapy meetings known as "est," Scientology, and something called "rolling," a kind of soft-tissue massage that Lasch enjoyed making fun of), the meaning of the big and (back then) relatively new role of professional sports in American life, the impossibility of carrying out education when authority has collapsed, sex and the family, and--most ominously of all--Americans' fear of aging, the source of some of the profoundest
writing in the book.