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Crime and Punishment
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  • Enough of him, confound him!
  • Suddenly he stopped; a new utterly unexpected and exceedingly simple question perplexed and bitterly confounded him.
  • They want to decoy me there and confound me over everything," he mused, as he went out on to the stairs—"the worst of it is I’m almost light-headed….
  • Well, confound you then!
  • Yes, confound the man! he may have upset the case altogether.
  • Confound you, don’t tell me then.
  • "Confound it," he went on almost aloud.
  • And as for my confounded laughter, please excuse it, Rodion Romanovitch.
  • But confound them all now!
  • I am a little drunk, brother, only, confound him, he has some idea of his own….
  • "He is always humbugging, confound him," cried Razumihin, jumping up and gesticulating.
  • Confound it!
  • I am not so stupid…. though, of course, there is fighting…. there won’t be later, but at present there is…. confound it!
  • "Oh, don’t talk of them; there have been no more in Petersburg, confound them!" he cried with an air of irritation.
  • Confound it all!
  • "No matter, sir, no matter!" he went on hurriedly and with apparent composure when both the boys at the counter guffawed and even the innkeeper smiled—"No matter, I am not confounded by the wagging of their heads; for everyone knows everything about it already, and all that is secret is made open.

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  • She confounded her critics.
  • She confounded their attempts to get a "yes" vote.

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