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Anna Karenina
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  • "What is a Pietist, papa?" asked Kitty, dismayed to find that what she prized so highly in Madame Stahl had a name.
  • Kitty gazed at her in dismay as she went up.
  • On catching sight of their mother they were dismayed, but, looking into her face, they saw they were not doing wrong.
  • Kitty asked swiftly, lifting her head in dismay.
  • At the instant when she was just facing the stairs, he raised his eyes, caught sight of her, and into the expression of his face there passed a shade of embarrassment and dismay.
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch had begun to speak boldly, but as he realized plainly what he was speaking of, the dismay she was feeling infected him too.
  • Kitty let her eyes rest on Varenka’s face, with a look of dismay and inquiry.
  • Levin went back to his hotel, and was dismayed at the thought that all alone now with his impatience he had ten hours still left to get through.
  • With a dismayed and guilty expression, Alexey Alexandrovitch stopped and would have gone back unobserved.
  • "But our relations cannot be the same as always," Anna began in a timid voice, looking at him with dismay.
  • "In what way has my behavior been unbecoming?" she said aloud, turning her head swiftly and looking him straight in the face, not with the bright expression that seemed covering something, but with a look of determination, under which she concealed with difficulty the dismay she was feeling.
  • "Well then, come in," said Kitty, turning to Marya Nikolaevna, who had recovered herself, but noticing her husband’s face of dismay, "or go on; go, and then come for me," she said, and went back into the room.
  • Darya Alexandrovna made no answer, and merely stared at him with dismay.
  • His face was dreadful-looking from exhaustion and dismay.
  • Stepan Arkadyevitch started with dismay, feeling guilty and caught.
  • Levin said in dismay.
  • And besides, Veslovsky was at first so naively distressed, and then laughed so good-humoredly and infectiously at their general dismay, that one could not but laugh with him.
  • " He felt dismayed and vexed for the first minute, that his brother Nikolay’s presence should come to disturb his happy mood of spring.
  • "Now, Kostya, you have to decide," said Stepan Arkadyevitch with an air of mock dismay, "a weighty question.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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