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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Her daughter, a girl of fourteen, was partially paralyzed.
  • I knew about her old merchant, who’s lying ill now, paralyzed; but he’s leaving her a decent little sum.
  • Especially how he once cured a paralyzed woman.
  • She has the secret of it, and she always gives it to Grigory Vassilyevitch three times a year when his lumbago’s so bad he is almost paralyzed by it.
  • On the other hand, he was more than once that night overcome by a sort of inexplicable humiliating terror, which he felt positively paralyzed his physical powers.

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  • She suffers paralysis of her legs.
  • Hamlet suffered near paralysis from indecision.

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