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  • I am sorry about your finger, sir; but instead of thrashing Ilusha, would you like me to chop off my four fingers with this knife here before your eyes to satisfy your just wrath?
  • They will tremble impotently before our wrath, their minds will grow fearful, they will be quick to shed tears like women and children, but they will be just as ready at a sign from us to pass to laughter and rejoicing, to happy mirth and childish song.
  • But their "wrath is accursed, for it is cruel."
  • And they will burn in the fire of their own wrath for ever and yearn for death and annihilation.
  • Mitya flared up again, though his outburst of wrath had obviously relieved his heart.
  • All his smothered wrath suddenly flamed up with extraordinary violence in his soul.
  • Mavriky Mavrikyevitch snapped out savagely, as though glad to vent his wrath.
  • Mitya’s wrath flared up.
  • He scowled, he clenched his teeth, and his fixed stare became still more rigid, more concentrated, more terrible, when suddenly, with incredible rapidity, his wrathful, savage face changed, his tightly compressed lips parted, and Dmitri Fyodorovitch broke into uncontrolled, spontaneous laughter.
  • You pass by a little child, you pass by, spiteful, with ugly words, with wrathful heart; you may not have noticed the child, but he has seen you, and your image, unseemly and ignoble, may remain in his defenseless heart.
  • In Europe the people are already rising up against the rich with violence, and the leaders of the people are everywhere leading them to bloodshed, and teaching them that their wrath is righteous.
  • There was a wrathful note in Kolya’s voice.
  • She knows that I said of her at Mokroe that she was a woman of ’great wrath.’
  • I am not speaking only for the fathers here present, I cry aloud to all fathers: ’Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath.’
  • The letter ran as follows: FATAL KATYA: To-morrow I will get the money and repay your three thousand and farewell, woman of great wrath, but farewell, too, my love!
  • I am surprised to remember that my wrath and revengeful feelings were extremely repugnant to my own nature, for being of an easy temper, I found it difficult to be angry with any one for long, and so I had to work myself up artificially and became at last revolting and absurd.
  • Yes, do you know that she might have given me that money, yes, and she would have given it, too; she’d have been certain to give it, to be revenged on me, she’d have given it to satisfy her vengeance, to show her contempt for me, for hers is an infernal nature, too, and she’s a woman of great wrath.
  • "If you could, for instance . send . your patient . at once, without delay" (the words "at once, without delay," the doctor uttered with an almost wrathful sternness that made the captain start) "to Syracuse, the change to the new be-ne-ficial climatic conditions might possibly effect—"
  • You’re acting now, in spite of your ’holy’ wrath."
  • " ’Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath,’ the apostle writes, from a heart glowing with love.

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  • She could hardly contain her wrath when she learned he had betrayed her.
  • She fear’s the wrath of God.

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