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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The curtain was pulled, and Alyosha saw his assailant lying on a little bed made up on the bench and the chair in the corner under the ikons.
  • So your boy is a good boy, he loves his father, and he attacked me as the brother of your assailant.
  • He caught hold of me, hugged me, tried to pull me away, crying to my assailant, ’Let go, let go, it’s my father, forgive him!

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  • fought off my assailant
  • The wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interest than it is theirs to find his weak point.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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