- He vividly recalled those old doubts and perplexities,
- Raskolnikov did not sit down, but he felt unwilling to leave her, and stood facing her in perplexity.
- Suddenly he stopped; a new utterly unexpected and exceedingly simple question perplexed and bitterly confounded him.
- "Could I have expected to set it all straight and to find a way out by means of Razumihin alone?" he asked himself in perplexity.
- "What if you have been reading about it?" he cried at last, perplexed and impatient.
- Razumihin said, shaking his head in perplexity.
- He was perplexed to find the door of the flat wide open.
- The porter looked at Raskolnikov, frowning and perplexed.
- He found himself confronted with many new and unlooked-for perplexities.
- Both of them had heard of the quarrel from Nastasya, so far as she had succeeded in understanding and reporting it, and were in painful perplexity and suspense.
- Raskolnikov muttered in reply, but with such a preoccupied and inattentive air that Dounia gazed at him in perplexity.
- They were all looking at him in perplexity.
- Dounia gazed gravely and intently into the poor girl’s face, and scrutinised her with perplexity.
- CHAPTER VI "I don’t believe it, I can’t believe it!" repeated Razumihin, trying in perplexity to refute Raskolnikov’s arguments.
- Raskolnikov drew back on the sofa as Porfiry bent over him and stared in silent perplexity at him.
- Polenka was in her everyday dress; she looked in timid perplexity at her mother, and kept at her side, hiding her tears.
- A minute later Lebeziatnikov, too, appeared in the doorway; he did not come in, but stood still, listening with marked interest, almost wonder, and seemed for a time perplexed.
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