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Crime and Punishment
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  • The light soon died away, but the look of suffering remained, and Zossimov, watching and studying his patient with all the zest of a young doctor beginning to practise, noticed in him no joy at the arrival of his mother and sister, but a sort of bitter, hidden determination to bear another hour or two of inevitable torture.
  • "I should say, too," continued Zossimov with zest, "that your complete recovery depends solely on yourself.

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  • If you didn’t know her, you’d think her zest comes from malice.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Kit chose the stories she herself enjoyed most, and her reading had a zest and liveliness that enthralled the children.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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