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Crime and Punishment
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  • When he reached the turning into the street, in an agony of trepidation he looked down it…. at the house…. and at once averted his eyes.
  • In terror he sat up in bed, almost swooning with agony.
  • Marmeladov was in the last agony; he did not take his eyes off the face of Katerina Ivanovna, who was bending over him again.
  • At times he was a prey to agonies of morbid uneasiness, amounting sometimes to panic.
  • Tears and agonies would at least have been life.
  • But all this continual anxiety and agony of mind could not but affect him.
  • There was a look of poignant agony, of despair, in her face.
  • I had to endure all the agony of that battle of ideas, Sonia, and I longed to throw it off: I wanted to murder without casuistry, to murder for my own sake, for myself alone!
  • And if only fate would have sent him repentance—burning repentance that would have torn his heart and robbed him of sleep, that repentance, the awful agony of which brings visions of hanging or drowning!
  • It wasn’t enough for him to suffer agony behind the door while they battered at the door and rung the bell, no, he had to go to the empty lodging, half delirious, to recall the bell-ringing, he wanted to feel the cold shiver over again….
  • "If it all has really been done deliberately and not idiotically, if I really had a certain and definite object, how is it I did not even glance into the purse and don’t know what I had there, for which I have undergone these agonies, and have deliberately undertaken this base, filthy degrading business?
  • Let me be!" he cried in a sudden spasm of agony, "let me be!"

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  • She was in agony from a toothache.
  • She cried out in agony.

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