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obliged
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Anna Karenina
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  • ’I’m much obliged for the gratification, my humble respects’—that’s all the tragedy.
  • "I am obliged to tell you," he began.
  • "I am obliged to tell you that your behavior has been unbecoming today," he said to her in French.
  • I haven’t conquered anyone; and I’m obliged to take off my own boots, yes, and put them away too; in the morning, get up and dress at once, and go to the dining room to drink bad tea!
  • The government clerk with the sausages begins to melt, but he, too, desires to express his sentiments, and as soon as ever he begins to express them, he begins to get hot and say nasty things, and again I’m obliged to trot out all my diplomatic talents.
  • Vronsky was obliged to be his guide in satisfying both these inclinations.
  • Levin was sitting beside his hostess at the tea table, and was obliged to keep up a conversation with her and her sister, who was sitting opposite him.
  • "It’s so stupid, what happened to me, I’m ashamed to speak of it!" he said, reddening, and he was obliged to turn to Sergey Ivanovitch, who came up to him.
  • Levin was obliged to agree, and regaining his composure, and completely forgetting about Marya Nikolaevna by now, he went again in to his brother with Kitty.
  • And so I simply inform you that our relations must be just as they have always been, and that only in the event of your compromising me I shall be obliged to take steps to secure my honor.
  • He would indeed have been obliged to admit that in the eastern—much the larger—part of Russia rent was as yet nil, that for nine-tenths of the eighty millions of the Russian peasants wages took the form simply of food provided for themselves, and that capital does not so far exist except in the form of the most primitive tools.
  • He thinks it’s the best possible form, and so I’m obliged to be civil to him."

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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