He was just as unsociable, and showed not the slightest inclination for any companionship.
He had, in fact, an awful inclination to get up and declare that he wouldn’t say another word, "not if you hang me for it."
He was fretted, too, by all sorts of strange and almost surprising desires; for instance, after midnight he suddenly had an intense irresistible inclination to go down, open the door, go to the lodge and beat Smerdyakov.
Ippolit Kirillovitch, the prosecutor (he was really the deputy prosecutor, but we always called him the prosecutor), was rather a peculiar man, of about five and thirty, inclined to be consumptive, and married to a fat and childless woman.
Knowing that you are inclined to believe in me, I administered some disbelief by telling you that anecdote.
Before time was, by some decree which I could never make out, I was pre-destined ’to deny’ and yet I am genuinely good-hearted and not at all inclined to negation.
Kolya had a great inclination to say something even warmer and more demonstrative, but he felt ill at ease.
He left a note written in his peculiar language, ’I destroy myself of my own will and inclination so as to throw no blame on any one.’
During the two months that had passed since Mitya’s arrest, Alyosha had called frequently at the widow Morozov’s house, both from his own inclination and to take messages for Mitya.