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Crime and Punishment
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  • Now he is setting up for being advanced, not that he has an inkling of anything, but, of course, I encourage him.
  • That’s how it always is with these Schilleresque noble hearts; till the last moment every goose is a swan with them, till the last moment, they hope for the best and will see nothing wrong, and although they have an inkling of the other side of the picture, yet they won’t face the truth till they are forced to; the very thought of it makes them shiver; they thrust the truth away with both hands, until the man they deck out in false colours puts a fool’s cap on them with his own hands.

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  • he had no inkling what was about to happen
  • Can you give me an inkling of how much this will cost?

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