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  • Her sister dropped the portfolio.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Vile woman!" shouted the princess, darting unexpectedly at Anna Mikhaylovna and snatching the portfolio from her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Anna Mikhaylovna went forward a step or two to keep her hold on the portfolio, and changed her grip.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And from that hut, while Denisov was speaking, a general with a portfolio under his arm really did appear.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Prince Vasili had come to the conclusion that it was necessary to throw this bone—a bill for thirty thousand rubles—to the poor princess that it might not occur to her to speak of his share in the affair of the inlaid portfolio.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I know, my dear, kind princess," said Anna Mikhaylovna, seizing the portfolio so firmly that it was plain she would not let go easily.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Intriguer!" she hissed viciously, and tugged with all her might at the portfolio.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It's in the inlaid portfolio that he keeps under his pillow," said the princess, ignoring his question.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't even know what is in this paper," said the younger of the two ladies, addressing Prince Vasili and pointing to an inlaid portfolio she held in her hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a leather portfolio
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