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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "Perfectly true," Father Paissy, the silent and learned monk, assented with fervor and decision.
  • "You’re quite right in saying it’s characteristic of the people’s faith," Ivan assented, with an approving smile.
  • "Yes, I approve of it," Ivan assented, in a subdued but firm voice.
  • Nikolay Parfenovitch bent his head in assent.
  • I’ve had that unpleasant experience," Maximov modestly assented, "with a monsieur.
  • "That’s true," assented Pan Vrublevsky.
  • "Begin, panie," Mitya assented, pulling his notes out of his pocket, and laying two hundred-rouble notes on the table.
  • "You can speak," Nikolay Parfenovitch assented.
  • "Of course you may," Krassotkin assented heartily, and, taking the cannon from Ilusha, he handed it himself to mamma with a polite bow.
  • "That’s true," assented Smurov suddenly, in a ringing tone of conviction.
  • "There has been a change," Grushenka assented quickly.
  • Mitya assented, frowning.
  • "Yes," Alyosha assented bitterly.
  • "No, it’s no use, it’s awful," Kolya assented.
  • You’re quite right there, prosecutor," Mitya assented suddenly.

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  • She takes my silence as assent.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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