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The Idiot
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  • The whole tendency of our latest centuries, in its scientific and materialistic aspect, is most probably accursed.
  • I remarked to him, with a smile, that he spoke like a materialist, and he answered that he had always been one.

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  • She thinks Americans are too materialistic.
  • It was the price for my more materialist attitude, my seeking to occupy the middle ground, between absorption in life and soaring above the cares of the earth.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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