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The Idiot
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  • Your mother says herself that she was left in the direst poverty, and would have died of starvation had it not been for Pavlicheff, who generously allowed her a yearly pension of six hundred roubles.
  • This lady posed as the patroness of literary people, and she certainly had succeeded in obtaining pensions for a few of them, thanks to her influence with those in authority on such matters.

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  • Between Social Security and a good company pension, my grandparents are reasonably comfortable.
  • Pension, I think.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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