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The Idiot
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  • "Oh, I supposed you were coming," the other replied, smiling sarcastically, "and I was right in my supposition, you see; but how was I to know that you would come TODAY?"
  • The possibility of being loved himself, "a man like me," as he put it, he ranked among ridiculous suppositions.
  • "May I ask your reason for such an insulting supposition, sir?" said Hippolyte, trembling with rage.
  • You have published this article upon the supposition that I would never consent to satisfy Mr. Burdovsky.
  • Besides insulting Burdovsky with the supposition, made in the presence of witnesses, that he was suffering from the complaint for which he had himself been treated in Switzerland, he reproached himself with the grossest indelicacy in having offered him the ten thousand roubles before everyone.

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  • It is a foolish supposition.
  • She paints a vivid picture, but we must remember it is all mere supposition.

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