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Crime and Punishment
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  • The ’prophet’ is right, he is right when he sets a battery across the street and blows up the innocent and the guilty without deigning to explain!
  • "I can have no other opinion of your daughter’s future husband," Razumihin answered firmly and with warmth, "and I don’t say it simply from vulgar politeness, but because…. simply because Avdotya Romanovna has of her own free will deigned to accept this man.

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  • She wouldn’t deign to meet with me.
  • Will your majesty deign to excuse me?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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