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Anna Karenina
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  • But I do mind seeing the process of impoverishment from a sort of—I don’t know what to call it— innocence.
  • And their impoverishment is not due to extravagance—that would be nothing; living in good style —that’s the proper thing for noblemen; it’s only the nobles who know how to do it.
  • You’ll say again that I’m a reactionist, or some other terrible word; but all the same it does annoy and anger me to see on all sides the impoverishing of the nobility to which I belong, and, in spite of the amalgamation of classes, I’m glad to belong.
  • In consequence of this, in the higher spheres, and even in society, all was chaos, and although everyone was interested, no one could tell whether the native tribes really were becoming impoverished and ruined, or whether they were in a flourishing condition.

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  • Bad economic policy has impoverished the country.
  • Climate change will hit impoverished areas the hardest.

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