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Crime and Punishment
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  • You can judge the extremity of her calamities, that she, a woman of education and culture and distinguished family, should have consented to be my wife.
  • … It will be a year and a half ago soon since we found ourselves at last after many wanderings and numerous calamities in this magnificent capital, adorned with innumerable monuments.
  • But I’ll tell you what I have been thinking to myself of late, on my way here in the train, especially: didn’t I contribute to all that…. calamity, morally, in a way, by irritation or something of the sort.

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  • The whole country was affected by the calamity of 9/11.
  • The fire was a terrible calamity.

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