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Crime and Punishment
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  • "Of course," he muttered to himself a minute later with a feeling of self-abasement, "of course, all these infamies can never be wiped out or smoothed over…. and so it’s useless even to think of it, and I must go to them in silence and do my duty…. in silence, too…. and not ask forgiveness, and say nothing…. for all is lost now!"

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  • This sent Albert into a frenzy of abasement.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Should I abase myself?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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