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Anna Karenina
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  • Carried to an extreme, the measures seemed at once to be so absurd that the highest authorities, and public opinion, and intellectual ladies, and the newspapers, all at the same time fell foul of them, expressing their indignation both with the measures and their nominal father, Alexey Alexandrovitch.

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as in: a nominal fee Define
insignificantly small
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in form or name, but not in reality
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