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Crime and Punishment
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  • This evening, however, on coming out into the street, he became acutely aware of his fears.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On the opposite wall near the acute angle stood a small plain wooden chest of drawers looking, as it were, lost in a desert.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A wall with three windows looking out on to the canal ran aslant so that one corner formed a very acute angle, and it was difficult to see in it without very strong light.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was nothing poignant, nothing acute about it; but there was a feeling of permanence, of eternity about it; it brought a foretaste of hopeless years of this cold leaden misery, a foretaste of an eternity "on a square yard of space."  (not reviewed by editor)

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