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Crime and Punishment
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  • not one drop of real depravity had penetrated to her heart;
  • "Through idleness and depravity," Raskolnikov put in.
  • I certainly am idle and depraved, but your sister has such qualities that even I could not help being impressed by them.
  • What held her up—surely not depravity?
  • He is the most depraved, and abjectly vicious specimen of that class of men.
  • "There are three ways before her," he thought, "the canal, the madhouse, orů. at last to sink into depravity which obscures the mind and turns the heart to stone."
  • The man, moreover, was very unpleasant, evidently depraved, undoubtedly cunning and deceitful, possibly malignant.
  • Enough of your vile, nasty anecdotes, depraved vile, sensual man!
  • "To think that I could for one instant have looked for help from that coarse brute, that depraved sensualist and blackguard!" he cried.
  • But now she quite gave up all effort, now it was a grin, a broad grin; there was something shameless, provocative in that quite unchildish face; it was depravity, it was the face of a harlot, the shameless face of a French harlot.

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  • It is a terrible story of an innocent who trusted a man who treated her with ruthless depravity.
  • Feed the nobility—not the depravity—within you.

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