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Crime and Punishment
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  • If there really was something unpleasing and repulsive in his rather good-looking and imposing countenance, it was due to quite other causes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Razumihin, completely put to confusion by upsetting the table and smashing the glass, gazed gloomily at the fragments, cursed and turned sharply to the window where he stood looking out with his back to the company with a fiercely scowling countenance, seeing nothing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • However his health seemed unimpaired so far, and looking at his noble, clear-skinned countenance which had grown fattish of late, Pyotr Petrovitch for an instant was positively comforted in the conviction that he would find another bride and, perhaps, even a better one.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He glanced timidly at Avdotya Romanovna, but her proud countenance wore at that moment an expression of such gratitude and friendliness, such complete and unlooked-for respect (in place of the sneering looks and ill-disguised contempt he had expected), that it threw him into greater confusion than if he had been met with abuse.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • CHAPTER V. This was a gentleman no longer young, of a stiff and portly appearance, and a cautious and sour countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: giving countenance
as in: a pleasant countenance
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