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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I know not who Thou art and care not to know whether it is Thou or only a semblance of Him, but to-morrow I shall condemn Thee and burn Thee at the stake as the worst of heretics.
  • Love a man even in his sin, for that is the semblance of Divine Love and is the highest love on earth.
  • And so they set up before us a false semblance of Christ!
  • For accepting the love of the righteous together with the impossibility of repaying it, by this submissiveness and the effect of this humility, they will attain at last, as it were, to a certain semblance of that active love which they scorned in life, to something like its outward expressionů.

  • There are no more uses of "semblance" in the book.

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  • Embarrassed as she was, she tried to maintain some semblance of dignity.
  • The substitute teacher had to battle to maintain even a semblance of order.

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