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The Brothers Karamazov
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depravity
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • His depravity with women was not simply what it used to be, but even more revolting.
  • In a man so depraved this might, of course, mean no more than sensual attraction.
  • There is no moral depravity, no real corrupt inner cynicism in it, but there is the appearance of it, and it is often looked upon among them as something refined, subtle, daring, and worthy of imitation.
  • I’ve seen in the factories children of nine years old, frail, rickety, bent and already depraved.
  • I thought," he said, in a soft and, as it were, controlled voice, "that I was coming to my native place with the angel of my heart, my betrothed, to cherish his old age, and I find nothing but a depraved profligate, a despicable clown!"

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  • It is a terrible story of an innocent who trusted a man who treated her with ruthless depravity.
  • Feed the nobility—not the depravity—within you.

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