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interpose
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "That’s all true," Zossimov hastened to interpose.
  • "That’s just what it wasn’t!" interposed Razumihin.
  • Raskolnikov interposed suddenly.
  • "They’re all generals’ daughters, it seems, but they have all snub noses," interposed a tipsy peasant with a sly smile on his face, wearing a loose coat.
  • "Nobody asks you for these personal details, sir, we’ve no time to waste," Ilya Petrovitch interposed roughly and with a note of triumph; but Raskolnikov stopped him hotly, though he suddenly found it exceedingly difficult to speak.
  • "One thing worries me," interposed Razumihin, frowning.
  • "A familiar phenomenon," interposed Zossimov, "actions are sometimes performed in a masterly and most cunning way, while the direction of the actions is deranged and dependent on various morbid impressions—it’s like a dream."
  • "And is it true," Raskolnikov interposed once more suddenly, again in a voice quivering with fury and delight in insulting him, "is it true that you told your _fiancee_…. within an hour of her acceptance, that what pleased you most…. was that she was a beggar…. because it was better to raise a wife from poverty, so that you may have complete control over her, and reproach her with your being her benefactor?"
  • Don’t you see…." the mother interposed in dismay.

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