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Crime and Punishment
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  • I have always respected education when in conjunction with genuine sentiments, and I am besides a titular counsellor in rank.
  • The policeman bent over to examine her more closely, and his face worked with genuine compassion.
  • I have a song there, a genuine Russian one: ’I shed hot tears.’
  • She likes the genuine article—and well, it all began with that song; Now you’re a regular performer, a maitre, a Rubinstein….
  • The extraordinary ferocity with which Razumihin received this "spontaneous" mirth gave the whole scene the appearance of most genuine fun and naturalness.
  • When he had bitterly reminded Dounia that he had decided to take her in spite of evil report, Pyotr Petrovitch had spoken with perfect sincerity and had, indeed, felt genuinely indignant at such "black ingratitude."
  • His face wore a look of genuine sympathy.
  • I don’t want you to look upon me as a monster, as I have a genuine liking for you, you may believe me or not.
  • I learnt that they had gone to the dancing saloon by mistake, believing that it was a genuine dancing class.
  • Svidrigailov muttered in genuine horror.
  • My wife and I have the greatest respect for literature, in my wife it’s a genuine passion!
  • Her praises were so exaggerated as sometimes to be embarrassing; she would invent various circumstances to the credit of her new acquaintance and quite genuinely believe in their reality.
  • I assure you I’ve been genuinely grieved since that…. since I behaved like that…. it was explained to me afterwards that you were a literary man…. and a learned one too…. and so to say the first steps….
  • But still you do believe me, you believe a quarter; I’ll soon make you believe the whole, because I have a sincere liking for you and genuinely wish you good."
  • You are the murderer," he added, almost in a whisper, in a voice of genuine conviction.

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  • I am genuinely sorry for what I did.
  • She has a genuine interest in each of her students.

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