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Crime and Punishment
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  • He puts himself forward where he is not wanted, speaks continually when he ought to keep silent, brings in all sorts of allegorical allusions, he-he!
  • I am ashamed to allude to such a supposition.
  • "It’s all slander and nonsense!" cried Lebeziatnikov, who was always afraid of allusions to the subject.
  • She had proposed to make this clear to them at dinner with allusions to her late father’s governorship, and also at the same time to hint that it was exceedingly stupid of them to turn away on meeting her.
  • As for what you’ve alluded to in my letter, be so good as to point out one word of falsehood, show, that is, that you didn’t throw away your money, and that there are not worthless persons in that family, however unfortunate."
  • "Allow me to ask what are you alluding to," began the clerk, "that is to say, whose…. about whom…. did you say just now….

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  • He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
  • She didn’t mention any names, but everyone knew she was alluding to the President.

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