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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • For this moment was to solve a doubt, a harassing enigma which had for some time haunted Alyosha.
  • And how, seeing them again after many years, he loved them beyond measure, but he harassed and tormented them in love.
  • Do not trouble it, don’t harass them, don’t deprive them of their happiness, don’t work against God’s intent.
  • This new something was the harassing impression left by the conversation with Ivan, which now persistently haunted Alyosha’s mind.
  • He walked across the room with a harassed air.
  • I cannot answer such questions; nevertheless they are disturbing, and every citizen not only must, but ought to be harassed by them.
  • The guilt of this harassed and desperate man stood out clear and convincing, when the facts were brought together.
  • Harassed, jeered at, hungry, after selling his watch to pay for the journey (though he tells us he had fifteen hundred roubles on him—a likely story), tortured by jealousy at having left the object of his affections in the town, suspecting that she would go to Fyodor Pavlovitch in his absence, he returned at last to the town, to find, to his joy, that she had not been near his father.

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  • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • We can’t defeat them, but we can harass them as they move through the forest.

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