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phenomenon
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The Idiot
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phenomenon
Used in
The Idiot
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  • Such phenomena are met with occasionally!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I know the phenomenon is unworthy of your notice; but such is the case.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "That was a psychological phenomenon, not an action," remarked Totski.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he had hardly become conscious of this curious phenomenon, when another recollection suddenly swam through his brain, interesting him for the moment, exceedingly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This is the truth, and I hold by it; but at the same time it is a phenomenon which has not been repeated at any other time or place; and therefore, though I hold to it as a fact, yet I recognize that it is an accidental phenomenon, and may likely enough pass away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This is the truth, and I hold by it; but at the same time it is a phenomenon which has not been repeated at any other time or place; and therefore, though I hold to it as a fact, yet I recognize that it is an accidental phenomenon, and may likely enough pass away.  (not reviewed by editor)

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