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One Step from the Sublime to the Ridiculous

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Tom Paine said, “The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Omnibus
Omnium (Latin, of all)
Omnium Gatherum
Omorca
Omphale
On dit (French)
On the Loose
On the Shelf
One-horse System (A)
One - horse Universities
One Step from the Sublime to the Ridiculous
One too Many for Him (I was)
One Touch of Nature Makes the whole World Kin
Onion Pennies
Only (The)
Onslow
Onus (Latin)
Onus Probandi
Onyx
Opal
Opal of Alphonso XII. (of Spain)