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The Brothers Karamazov
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anguish
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • For my little boy, Father, I’m in anguish, for my little boy.
  • The thought of the life beyond the grave distracts me to anguish, to terror.
  • It was long since Alyosha had known such anguish.
  • But instead of delight his soul was filled with such gloom, and his heart ached with such anguish, as he had never known in his life before.
  • Hadst Thou accepted that last counsel of the mighty spirit, Thou wouldst have accomplished all that man seeks on earth—that is, some one to worship, some one to keep his conscience, and some means of uniting all in one unanimous and harmonious ant-heap, for the craving for universal unity is the third and last anguish of men.
  • But he remembered it now with such anguish that he stood still on the spot as though he had been stabbed.
  • The anguish of a proud determination.
  • With tears of penitence and poignant, tender anguish, he will exclaim: ’Others are better than I, they wanted to save me, not to ruin me!’
  • "What have I come for?" she began again with nervous haste: "to embrace your feet, to press your hands like this, till it hurts—you remember how in Moscow I used to squeeze them—to tell you again that you are my god, my joy, to tell you that I love you madly," she moaned in anguish, and suddenly pressed his hand greedily to her lips.

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  • I felt unbearable anguish when my 4-year-old child died from brain cancer.
  • Her guilt led to anguish until she committed her life to good.

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