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The Idiot
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  • Abstract love of humanity is nearly always love of self.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Aglaya loved like a woman, like a human being, not like an abstract spirit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before the prince's arrival she had spent some time on the terrace, listening eagerly to the conversation, though the visitors, mostly under the influence of wine, were discussing abstract subjects far beyond her comprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

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