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Crime and Punishment
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  • He knocked some time before he was admitted, and his visit at first caused great perturbation; but Svidrigailov could be very fascinating when he liked, so that the first, and indeed very intelligent surmise of the sensible parents that Svidrigailov had probably had so much to drink that he did not know what he was doing vanished immediately.  (not reviewed by editor)

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perturbation of the orbit
as in: she was perturbed
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