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  • The bright Petersburg summer nights were already beginning to close in, and but for the full moon, it would have been difficult to distinguish anything in Rogojin's dismal room, with the drawn blinds.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a dismal performance
as in: a dismal expression
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