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Crime and Punishment
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  • "All right, I’ll come," said Lizaveta, still pondering, and she began slowly moving away.
  • He laid his head down on his threadbare dirty pillow and pondered, pondered a long time.
  • He laid his head down on his threadbare dirty pillow and pondered, pondered a long time.
  • He pondered and rubbed his forehead, and, strange to say, after long musing, suddenly, as if it were spontaneously and by chance, a fantastic thought came into his head.
  • Raskolnikov pondered.
  • He felt all at once that it would be loathsome to pass that seat on which after the girl was gone, he had sat and pondered, and that it would be hateful, too, to meet that whiskered policeman to whom he had given the twenty copecks: "Damn him!"
  • Raskolnikov took his cap and went out of the room, still pondering.
  • He pondered a long while and at last smiled again, but his smile was sad and gentle.
  • He pondered again and again, went over Porfiry’s visit; no, he hadn’t been, of course he hadn’t.
  • "Perhaps I’ve been unfair to myself," he observed gloomily, pondering, "perhaps after all I am a man and not a louse and I’ve been in too great a hurry to condemn myself.

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