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Crime and Punishment
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  • He suddenly paused in his reflection and stood still.
  • But he had so completely lost all power of reflection that he walked straight to the door and opened it.

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  • The conviction that all his faculties, even memory, and the simplest power of reflection were failing him, began to be an insufferable torture.
  • But in spite of this scornful reflection, he was by now looking cheerful as though he were suddenly set free from a terrible burden: and he gazed round in a friendly way at the people in the room.
  • Far as he was from being capable of rational reflection at that moment, he felt that no one would behave like that with a person who was going to be arrested.
  • Razumihin stood facing him in gloomy and earnest reflection.
  • Not long before, he had, too, after long reflection and hesitation, made an important change in his career and was now entering on a wider circle of business.
  • Now could I, could I, have all these ideas and reflections if I had not seen you put the hundred-rouble note in her pocket?
  • Well, it’s not my business whether that consoling reflection was logical or not.

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as in: my reflection in the mirror Define
an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
as in: lit by the reflection Define
light seen after it bounces off a surface to another; or the process of bouncing light, sound, or other energy off of a surface
as in: is a reflection of American values Define
representation, demonstration, or expression
as in: After reflection, I think... Define
careful thought -- sometimes concerning memories
as in: share my reflections about it Define
thoughts or memories
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