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Crime and Punishment
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  • Granted, granted, I am a scoundrel, but she is a woman of a noble heart, full of sentiments, refined by education.
  • Man grows used to everything, the scoundrel!
  • "What if man is not really a scoundrel, man in general, I mean, the whole race of mankind—then all the rest is prejudice, simply artificial terrors and there are no barriers and it’s all as it should be."
  • ’What do you scoundrels mean by it?
  • Let me act like a scoundrel, but you mustn’t…. one is enough…. and though I am a scoundrel, I wouldn’t own such a sister.
  • Let me act like a scoundrel, but you mustn’t…. one is enough…. and though I am a scoundrel, I wouldn’t own such a sister.
  • If I am a scoundrel, you must not be.
  • And why do you call yourself a scoundrel?
  • From the very beginning of the business, I suspected that there was some scoundrelly intrigue at the bottom of it.
  • They are knaves and scoundrels, Sonia!
  • Oh, the scoundrels, the scoundrels!
  • Oh, the scoundrels, the scoundrels!
  • He felt convinced that Svidrigailov was the most worthless scoundrel on the face of the earth.
  • A thief steals and knows he is a scoundrel, but I’ve heard of a gentleman who broke open the mail.
  • "Scoundrel!" whispered Dounia indignantly.
  • Look at them running to and fro about the streets, every one of them a scoundrel and a criminal at heart and, worse still, an idiot.
  • Why insult honourable people, as that scoundrel Zametov does?
  • ’Your excellency,’ I said, ’protect the orphans, for you knew my late husband, Semyon Zaharovitch, and on the very day of his death the basest of scoundrels slandered his only daughter.
  • You can fancy how frantic I was when I heard that Marfa Petrovna had got hold of that scoundrelly attorney, Luzhin, and had almost made a match between them—which would really have been just the same thing as I was proposing.
  • Scoundrel!
  • "The chief thing is," Raskolnikov persisted, "to keep her out of this scoundrel’s hands!
  • Well, then, I’ll tell you, your fiance is a scoundrel."
  • "I’m in my mind, but you are a scoundrel!

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  • He’s a scoundrel. Don’t trust him.
  • He is the most intolerable scoundrel on the face of the earth.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House

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