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used in The Idiot

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  • Lebedeff really had been busy for some little while; but, as usual, his plans had become too complex to succeed, through sheer excess of ardour.
    4.10 -- Part 4 Chapter 10 (20% in)
  • She did it, I know, from sheer mischief, to spite her mother, for she is a naughty, capricious girl, a real spoiled child spiteful and mischievous to a degree!
    3.1 -- Part 3 Chapter 1 (13% in)

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