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  • She tried to pull the portfolio away, but he pushed her back.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the letter he enclosed three of Vronsky's notes to Anna, which were in the portfolio he had taken away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sit down! I have to speak to you," he said, putting the portfolio under his arm, and squeezing it so tightly with his elbow that his shoulder stood up.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Idiotic woman!" he said to himself, sat down to the table, and, opening a portfolio, he set to work at once with peculiar fervor at a sketch he had begun.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One of the members going down—a lean official with a portfolio—stood out of his way and looked disapprovingly at the legs of the stranger, then glanced inquiringly at Oblonsky.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On reaching the offices of the board, Stepan Arkadyevitch, escorted by a deferential porter with a portfolio, went into his little private room, put on his uniform, and went into the boardroom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Left alone, after putting his manuscripts together in the new portfolio bought by her, he washed his hands at the new washstand with the elegant fittings, that had all made their appearance with her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Moving into the middle of the table a portfolio of papers, with a scarcely perceptible smile of self-satisfaction, he took a pencil from a rack and plunged into the perusal of a complex report relating to the present complication.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They're not here," she said, shutting the drawer; but from that action he saw he had guessed right, and roughly pushing away her hand, he quickly snatched a portfolio in which he knew she used to put her most important papers.  (not reviewed by editor)

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