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Crime and Punishment
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  • So that it sometimes is hard for a poor examining lawyer to know where he is, especially when he’s liable to be carried away by his own fancy, too, for you know he is a man after all!
  • Even the poorest and most broken-spirited people are sometimes liable to these paroxysms of pride and vanity which take the form of an irresistible nervous craving.

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as in: is legally liable Define
held legally responsible
as in: she is liable to Define
likely to; or maybe going to
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