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The Idiot
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  • God knows what it is dwelling within me now—it is not myself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was sitting in the Summer Garden on a seat under a tree, and his mind dwelt on the matter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How many times I have needed all three of you; but only you have dwelt always in my mind's eye.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He did not dwell much on the Petersburg part of it, which consisted chiefly of intelligence about his friend Hippolyte, but passed quickly to the Pavlofsk tidings.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …this time, very soon forgot all about the child; but five years after, returning to Russia, it struck him that he would like to look over his estate and see how matters were going there, and, arrived at his bailiff's house, he was not long in discovering that among the children of the latter there now dwelt a most lovely little girl of twelve, sweet and intelligent, and bright, and promising to develop beauty of most unusual quality-as to which last Totski was an undoubted authority.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With crimson cheeks he read on unsteadily: "But while our young millionaire dwelt as it were in the Empyrean, something new occurred.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: It dwells in the forest.
as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: a modest dwelling
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