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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Ivan used to declare afterwards that this was all due to the "ardor for good works" of Yefim Petrovitch, who was captivated by the idea that the boy’s genius should be trained by a teacher of genius.
  • For even those who have renounced Christianity and attack it, in their inmost being still follow the Christian ideal, for hitherto neither their subtlety nor the ardor of their hearts has been able to create a higher ideal of man and of virtue than the ideal given by Christ of old.
  • But Rakitin, in his youthful ardor, made a slight blunder, of which the counsel for the defense at once adroitly took advantage.

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  • She spoke with great ardor.
  • Their ardor cooled and they separated.

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