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The Idiot
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  • Of course it’s all an ideal, and in the ’poor knight’ that spirit reached the utmost limit of asceticism.
  • Everyone, especially the Burdovsky party, listened with the utmost curiosity.
  • Lebedeff wore an expression of utmost ecstasy.
  • The gesture took Evgenie Pavlovitch by surprise, but with the utmost gravity he touched the hand that was offered him in token of forgiveness.
  • The prince finished her speech for her with the utmost composure.
  • "It seems to me that you have been too painfully impressed by the news of what happened to your good benefactor," said the old dignitary, kindly, and with the utmost calmness of demeanour.
  • Go away, Rogojin, I don’t want you," she continued, blind with fury, and forcing the words out with dry lips and distorted features, evidently not believing a single word of her own tirade, but, at the same time, doing her utmost to prolong the moment of self-deception.

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  • It is of the utmost importance.
  • it was with the utmost difficulty that I...
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels

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