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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It flourished especially in the celebrated Kozelski Optin Monastery.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He understood perfectly that those peremptory shouts were merely "a flourish" to produce an effect.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It looked as though the gentleman belonged to that class of idle landowners who used to flourish in the times of serfdom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It had flourished and been glorious all over Russia through its elders, to see and hear whom pilgrims had flocked for thousands of miles from all parts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Though our part of the country had grown poorer, the landowners had gone away, and trade had got worse, yet the grocery stores flourished as before, every year with increasing prosperity; there were plenty of purchasers for their goods.  (not reviewed by editor)

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