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Crime and Punishment
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  • To my thinking that drunken commissariat clerk is a great deal cleverer, anyway one can see that he has addled his brains with drink, but you know, these foreigners are always so well behaved and serious….

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  • But she counted and counted till she got that addled she’d start to count in the basket for a spoon sometimes; and so, three times they come out right, and three times they come out wrong.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Although her relations with Atticus and Jem had reached their lowest ebb ("You’re downright addled these days, Jean Louise," her father had said.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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