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The Brothers Karamazov
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benevolent
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Miuesov passed immediately from the most benevolent frame of mind to the most savage.
  • To all other types of humanity these torturers behave mildly and benevolently, like cultivated and humane Europeans; but they are very fond of tormenting children, even fond of children themselves in that sense.
  • He was respected in society for his active benevolence, though every one was overawed by his stern and gloomy character.
  • (d) The Mysterious Visitor He had long been an official in the town; he was in a prominent position, respected by all, rich and had a reputation for benevolence.
  • You don’t know it, but you may have sown an evil seed in him and it may grow, and all because you were not careful before the child, because you did not foster in yourself a careful, actively benevolent love.

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  • They called themselves The Benevolent Association because their mission was to help others.
  • He thought of himself as a benevolent dictator.

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