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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • That rogue Grushenka has an eye for men.
  • I tell you that rogue, Grushenka, has a supple curve all over her body.
  • No, you show me this: you tell me the law that allows roguery.
  • As soon as it gets dark, or even before, your brother will appear with his gun in his hands: ’Look out, you rogue, you soup-maker.
  • This Gorstkin looks like a peasant, he wears a blue kaftan, but he is a regular rogue.
  • Don’t watch his eyes, you won’t find out anything from his eyes, he is a deep one, a rogue—but watch his beard!
  • He’s a soft, city-bred rogue—a Bernard!
  • "Speak, you stinking rogue, what is that ’something else, too’?"
  • But this strange trait in Alyosha’s character must not, I think, be criticized too severely, for at the slightest acquaintance with him any one would have perceived that Alyosha was one of those youths, almost of the type of religious enthusiast, who, if they were suddenly to come into possession of a large fortune, would not hesitate to give it away for the asking, either for good works or perhaps to a clever rogue.
  • "No, she won’t tell you," the old man interrupted, "she’s a rogue.

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  • South Korea is always mindful of its rogue neighbor to the north.
  • The village is worried about a rogue elephant.

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