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Anna Karenina
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  • was eager to talk to anyone of any subject that interested him, even if still obscure to himself.
  • But general propositions as to feeding on meal and on grass were doubtful and obscure.
  • At the bottom of her heart was some obscure idea that alone interested her, but she could not get clear sight of it.
  • Did I think them stupid, obscure, inexact?
  • As long as he followed the fixed definition of obscure words such as spirit, will, freedom, essence, purposely letting himself go into the snare of words the philosophers set for him, he seemed to comprehend something.
  • And I and millions of men, men who lived ages ago and men living now— peasants, the poor in spirit and the learned, who have thought and written about it, in their obscure words saying the same thing—we are all agreed about this one thing: what we must live for and what is good.

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  • The obscure battle is hardly mentioned in history books.
  • Nobody had seen the poem before, but an Internet search proved she had copied an obscure poem written in 1920.

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