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intrigue
used in
Anna Karenina
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intrigue
Used in
Anna Karenina
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  • If it were a common, vulgar, worldly intrigue, they would have left me alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • _ She had an intrigue with Tushkevitch, deceiving her husband in the basest way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Eh, you love another man, and have entered into criminal intrigues with him?'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A man whose father crawled up from nothing at all by intrigue, and whose mother—God knows whom she wasn't mixed up with….  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The wife had discovered that the husband was carrying on an intrigue with a French girl, who had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband that she could not go on living in the same house with him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He felt that the love that bound him to Anna was not a momentary impulse, which would pass, as worldly intrigues do pass, leaving no other traces in the life of either but pleasant or unpleasant memories.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he could not draw back from the generous word when it was once uttered, even though he felt now, vaguely foreseeing certain eventualities in his intrigue with Madame Karenina, that this generous word had been spoken thoughtlessly, and that even though he were not married he might need all the hundred thousand of income.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then the countess told her of more disagreements and intrigues against the work of the unification of the churches, and departed in haste, as she had that day to be at the meeting of some society and also at the Slavonic committee.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And going once again over the conditions inseparable from a duel, a divorce, a separation, and once again rejecting them, Alexey Alexandrovitch felt convinced that there was only one solution,—to keep her with him, concealing what had happened from the world, and using every measure in his power to break off the intrigue, and still more—though this he did not admit to himself—to punish her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: involved in intrigue
as in: she was intrigued
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