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insight
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • My dear, kind, ever-faithful and generous adviser, the one friend I have in the world, Ivan Fyodorovitch, with his deep insight into the heart, approves and commends my decision.
  • He had a high opinion of his own insight, a weakness excusable in him as he was fifty, an age at which a clever man of the world of established position can hardly help taking himself rather seriously.
  • He was not shaken by it, but awaited what would come next without fear, watching with penetration and insight for the outcome of the general excitement.
  • Perhaps indeed, to some extent, he penetrated with insight into the true meaning of Alyosha’s spiritual condition.
  • And that remark alone is enough to show the deep insight of our great poet.
  • It is worse if we are carried away by the artistic instinct, by the desire to create, so to speak, a romance, especially if God has endowed us with psychological insight.
  • But this study will come later, at leisure, when all the tragic topsy-turvydom of to-day is farther behind us, so that it’s possible to examine it with more insight and more impartiality than I can do.
  • Before I started on my way here, I was warned in Petersburg, and was myself aware, that I should find here a talented opponent whose psychological insight and subtlety had gained him peculiar renown in legal circles of recent years.

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  • The book is full of insight on human nature.
  • The study offers further insight into the Palestinian situation.

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