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rogue
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The Idiot
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  • You have not even done me the honour of looking upon me as a rogue.
  • What am I to do with your IOU’s, you cunning, unscrupulous rogue?
  • "And the man who won it is a rogue, a rogue whom you ought not to have paid!" cried Lebedeff.
  • "And the man who won it is a rogue, a rogue whom you ought not to have paid!" cried Lebedeff.
  • "Yes, he is a rogue, but I was obliged to pay him," said the young man.
  • As to his being a rogue, he is assuredly that, and I am not saying it because he beat you.
  • Because some fool, or a rogue pretending to be a fool, strikes a man, that man is to be dishonoured for his whole life, unless he wipes out the disgrace with blood, or makes his assailant beg forgiveness on his knees!
  • An old woman who had been robbed of five hundred roubles, her all, by some rogue of a usurer, besought him to take up her case, instead of which he defended the usurer himself, a Jew named Zeidler, because this Jew promised to give him fifty roubles….
  • In short, that is what convinced me that Tchebaroff must be a rogue, and that he had induced Mr. Burdovsky to attempt this fraud.
  • That is what gave a rogue the opportunity of deceiving him; he really did think himself Pavlicheff’s son.
  • I dare swear you went down on your knees to that rogue, and begged him to accept your ten thousand roubles!
  • I have not seen him, and he is not a rogue, in my opinion.
  • Well done, sly rogue!
  • On the contrary, everyone has been quite sincere in the matter, and although Tchebaroff may be somewhat of a rogue, in this business he has acted simply as any sharp lawyer would do under the circumstances.
  • I can hardly believe it myself, I assure you; I do not yet believe it; I am still doubtful, because Gavrila Ardalionovitch has not had time to go into details; but there can be no further doubt that Tchebaroff is a rogue!
  • Aglaya, may I kiss YOUR prince?" cried the young rogue, and sure enough she skipped up to the prince and kissed his forehead.

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  • South Korea is always mindful of its rogue neighbor to the north.
  • The village is worried about a rogue elephant.

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