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Crime and Punishment
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  • She jumped up from time to time, wept and wrung her hands, then sank again into feverish sleep and dreamt of Polenka, Katerina Ivanovna and Lizaveta, of reading the gospel and him…. him with pale face, with burning eyes…. kissing her feet, weeping.
  • It’s in the fourth gospel," she whispered sternly, without looking at him.

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as in: a gospel song Define
the religious teachings of Jesus or: one of the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that Christian's believe tell the story of Jesus Christ's life and teachings or: a type of vocal music that originated in African-American churches in the United States
as in: they consider it gospel Define
a set of beliefs firmly held by a group or: an unquestionable truth
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