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The Idiot
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  • Was I afraid of finding a bottomless abyss of empty selfishness?
  • Ah! that’s why I am so happy at this moment, because I find there is no bottomless abyss at all—but good, healthy material, full of life.
  • I have applied those words to him before, but now I add that God has preserved the babe himself from the abyss, He and all His saints.

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  • These were men who had built up wealth and social status over long careers and now found themselves looking into the abyss. [of the 1987 stock market crash]
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence
  • The nerve-grinding squeal of the spike cutting through the ground sent a shiver up Thomas’s spine, though a second later the Griever tumbled into the abyss.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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