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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Think what she has gone through, what she is enduring now!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I couldn't endure it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How can I endure this mercy?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How can I endure so much love?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I can't endure such questions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He couldn't endure the thought that his own brother was a parricide!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What a repulsive mug, though, hasn't he? I can't endure medicine!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No, that's just what you are going away for, to join them … if not, you will kill yourself, you can't endure it!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There has been a continual look of expectation in your eyes, and I can't endure that.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He has murdered his father and ruined himself to hold his ground, rather than endure your pride.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And how are the other weak ones to blame, because they could not endure what the strong have endured?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had had intellectual encounters with Ivan before and he could not endure a certain carelessness Ivan showed him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "There is a strength to endure everything," Ivan said with a cold smile.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For there you would not endure it and would repine, and perhaps at last would say: 'I am quits.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am taking my revenge for my youth, for all the humiliation I endured.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And how are the other weak ones to blame, because they could not endure what the strong have endured?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Maybe, remembering this great day, you will not forget my words, uttered from the heart for your guidance, seeing you are young, and the temptations of the world are great and beyond your strength to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I can't endure it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Beauty! I can't endure the thought that a man of lofty mind and heart begins with the ideal of the Madonna and ends with the ideal of Sodom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He might go quite astray in this maze, and Alyosha's heart could not endure uncertainty, because his love was always of an active character.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Only now, as you speak, I understand that I was really only seeking your approbation for my sincerity when I told you I could not endure ingratitude.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Alyosha, unable to endure her persistent stare, was irresistibly and suddenly drawn to glance at her, and at once she smiled triumphantly in his face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the fact was that he had never known Madame Hohlakov well, and had seen nothing of her for the last month, and that he knew she could not endure him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And they will be glad to believe our answer, for it will save them from the great anxiety and terrible agony they endure at present in making a free decision for themselves.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They will marvel at us and look on us as gods, because we are ready to endure the freedom which they have found so dreadful and to rule over them—so awful it will seem to them to be free.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If he had been pleased, but not so much; if he had not shown it; if he had begun affecting scruples and difficulties, as other people do when they take money, he might still endure to take it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He could not endure without mortification, without resentment even, that the holiest of holy men should have been exposed to the jeering and spiteful mockery of the frivolous crowd so inferior to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is a disease, I was told, arising from exhausting toil too soon after hard, abnormal and unassisted labor in childbirth, and from the hopeless misery, from beatings, and so on, which some women were not able to endure like others.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here he began, without being particularly urged, to give a minute account of the agonies of jealousy he endured on Grushenka's account.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And knowing that he had already deceived her (he had deceived her, believing that she was bound to endure everything from him, even treachery), she intentionally offered him three thousand roubles, and clearly, too clearly, let him understand that she was offering him money to deceive her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They had borne Thy cross, they had endured scores of years in the barren, hungry wilderness, living upon locusts and roots—and Thou mayest indeed point with pride at those children of freedom, of free love, of free and splendid sacrifice for Thy name.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Seeing that Alyosha Karamazov put his fingers in his ears when they talked of "that," they used sometimes to crowd round him, pull his hands away, and shout nastiness into both ears, while he struggled, slipped to the floor, tried to hide himself without uttering one word of abuse, enduring their insults in silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • this I cannot endure!" he cried.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I must confess I can't endure entering on such discussions," he said with a final air.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But could I endure such a life for long?" the lady went on fervently, almost frantically.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Alexey Fyodorovitch," he said, with a cold smile, "I can't endure prophets and epileptics—messengers from God especially—and you know that only too well.  (not reviewed by editor)

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