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The Idiot
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  • All had issued forth in obedience to the mandate; that is, the girls, mamma, and Prince S. Lizabetha Prokofievna went off in a direction exactly contrary to the usual one, and all understood very well what she was driving at, but held their peace, fearing to irritate the good lady.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the election gave her a mandate
as in: a legal mandate
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