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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "That is clear and it’s a sin to hide it," the fanatic, carried away by a zeal that outstripped his reason, would not be quieted.
  • When he met other dogs they zealously smelt each other over according to the rules of canine etiquette.
  • He bullied him frightfully, teaching him all sorts of tricks, so that the poor dog howled for him whenever he was absent at school, and when he came in, whined with delight, rushed about as if he were crazy, begged, lay down on the ground pretending to be dead, and so on; in fact, showed all the tricks he had taught him, not at the word of command, but simply from the zeal of his excited and grateful heart.

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  • She attacks each challenge with zeal.
  • We need someone with both zeal and ability.

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