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  • "So if I were to ask his highness to go down on his knees before me in that very tavern—’The Metropolis’ it’s called—or in the market-place, he would do it?"
  • The Metropolis tavern in the market-place?
  • It was by now half-past eight, and Pyotr Ilyitch had finished his evening tea, and had just put his coat on again to go to the "Metropolis" to play billiards.
  • In the "Metropolis" tavern he had some time since made acquaintance with a young official and had learnt that this very opulent bachelor was passionately fond of weapons.
  • I shall find out at the ’Metropolis.’
  • I don’t know whether he saw her, but in the evening he was at the "Metropolis," where he got thoroughly drunk.
  • The document she had handed up was that letter Mitya had written at the "Metropolis" tavern, which Ivan had spoken of as a "mathematical proof."
  • On the evening he wrote that letter at the ’Metropolis’ tavern, contrary to his custom he was silent, though he had been drinking.
  • But he described minutely Mitya’s exploits in the "Metropolis," all his compromising doings and sayings, and told the story of Captain Snegiryov’s "wisp of tow."
  • "Very well, we can go to the ’Metropolis.’
  • "I should not be surprised if he turns the ’Metropolis’ upside down to-morrow.

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  • The town is on it’s way to becoming a 21st century metropolis.
  • The first request I made, after I had obtained my liberty, was, that I might have license to see Mildendo, the metropolis;
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels

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