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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I will be your chattel.
  • Quite the contrary, they thought they had every right, for Richard had been given to them as a chattel, and they did not even see the necessity of feeding him.

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  • The proposed law applies to chattels and intangible property.
  • In that culture, family members were legally dependent upon the oldest male, but they were not chattel.

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