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Crime and Punishment
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  • How despicably I fawned upon that wretched Ilya Petrovitch!
  • Meanwhile the really new people are very often unobserved by them, or even despised as reactionaries of grovelling tendencies.
  • Foo! how despicable it all was!
  • Pyotr Petrovitch had despised and hated him from the day he came to stay with him and at the same time he seemed somewhat afraid of him.
  • These powerful omniscient circles who despised everyone and showed everyone up had long inspired in him a peculiar but quite vague alarm.
  • He who despises most things will be a lawgiver among them and he who dares most of all will be most in the right!
  • You simply despise her.
  • However simple Andrey Semyonovitch might be, he began to see that Pyotr Petrovitch was duping him and secretly despising him, and that "he was not the right sort of man."
  • Well, that we grant, was through illness, but consider this: he is a murderer, but looks upon himself as an honest man, despises others, poses as injured innocence.
  • Oh, pitiful, despicable man!
  • Ah, the despicable creatures, how could they understand genius!
  • I understand now where the unpleasantness is of being deceived in a legal marriage, but it’s simply a despicable consequence of a despicable position in which both are humiliated.
  • I understand now where the unpleasantness is of being deceived in a legal marriage, but it’s simply a despicable consequence of a despicable position in which both are humiliated.
  • I shall get up and throw the whole truth in your ugly faces, and you’ll see how I despise you."
  • "You are not Amalia Ivanovna, but Amalia Ludwigovna, and as I am not one of your despicable flatterers like Mr. Lebeziatnikov, who’s laughing behind the door at this moment (a laugh and a cry of ’they are at it again’ was in fact audible at the door) so I shall always call you Amalia Ludwigovna, though I fail to understand why you dislike that name.

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  • She despises the people he has to work for.
  • They despise each other.

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