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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It was full of youthful impulsiveness, it betrayed that she was still smarting from yesterday’s insult, and that her pride craved satisfaction.
  • She rushed impulsively at Ivan, and seizing both his hands, pressed them warmly.
  • Suddenly she snatched his hand and impulsively kissed it three times.
  • You’re too impulsive.
  • His tone was somewhat cold, compared with Nikolay Parfenovitch’s impulsiveness.
  • Madame Hohlakov asked impulsively.
  • Oh, madam, since you are so kind, so touchingly generous to me," Mitya exclaimed impulsively, "then let me reveal to you …. though, of course, you’ve known it a long time …. that I love somebody here….
  • "Especially as I know the police captain very well, too," observed Pyotr Ilyitch, who still continued to stand, and was obviously anxious to escape as quickly as possible from the impulsive lady, who would not let him say good-by and go away.
  • "That money was a torment to him," Katya went on with impulsive haste.
  • "Or, I tell you what," Nastya interrupted impulsively, completely rejecting and forgetting her first hypothesis.
  • Ivan asked sternly and impulsively.
  • Katerina Ivanovna rose impulsively from her seat and, rigid with horror, gazed at Ivan.
  • He leapt impulsively to his feet, and a scared look came into his face.
  • "Karamazov, we love you!" a voice, probably Kartashov’s, cried impulsively.
  • At last they succeeded in persuading him to come away from the step, but suddenly he impulsively stretched out his hand and snatched a few flowers from the coffin.
  • Grushenka was at last released, and Nikolay Parfenovitch informed her impulsively that she might at once return to the town and that if he could be of any assistance to her, with horses for example, or if she would care for an escort, he …. would be— "I thank you sincerely," said Grushenka, bowing to him, "I’m going with this old gentleman, I am driving him back to town with me, and meanwhile, if you’ll allow me, I’ll wait below to hear what you decide about Dmitri Fyodorovitch."
  • That’s the last straw," he muttered angrily, hurriedly changing the notes from his right hand to the left, and impulsively jerked the handkerchief out of his pocket.
  • Kolya boasted impulsively; "but I am always fond of children.

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  • letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted
  • He is young and impulsive.

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