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Crime and Punishment
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  • Now, in a flash, he knew, that what he was least of all disposed for at that moment was to be face to face with anyone in the wide world.
  • And in all this he was always afterwards disposed to see something strange and mysterious, as it were, the presence of some peculiar influences and coincidences.

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  • He was standing, hat and gloves in hand, but before departing he felt disposed to throw off a few more intellectual phrases.
  • The second category all transgress the law; they are destroyers or disposed to destruction according to their capacities.
  • Quite so, but what drove him, or rather perhaps disposed him, to suicide was the systematic persecution and severity of Mr. Svidrigailov.
  • Even as it is, she was quite right: she was suffering and that was her asset, so to speak, her capital which she had a perfect right to dispose of.
  • Russians in general are broad in their ideas, Avdotya Romanovna, broad like their land and exceedingly disposed to the fantastic, the chaotic.
  • He promptly put himself at Katerina Ivanovna’s disposal and had been all that morning and all the day before running about as fast as his legs could carry him, and very anxious that everyone should be aware of it.
  • I admit I’ve been disposed to that opinion myself, judging from your stupid, repulsive and quite inexplicable actions, and from your recent behavior to your mother and sister.
  • "Let me tell you, sir," he began deliberately, doing his utmost to restrain himself but breathing hard, "at the first moment I saw you you were ill-disposed to me, but I remained here on purpose to find out more.

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  • "I perceive, Avdotya Romanovna, that you seem disposed to undertake his defence all of a sudden," Luzhin observed, twisting his lips into an ambiguous smile, "there’s no doubt that he is an astute man, and insinuating where ladies are concerned, of which Marfa Petrovna, who has died so strangely, is a terrible instance.

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as in: dispose of the waste Define
to throw away
as in: dispose of the matter Define
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
as in: dispose of the assets Define
to sell or transfer to another
as in: disposed the troops along... Define
to arrange, position, or use things
as in: Is she disposed to help? Define
inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
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