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pilgrimage
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I have buried my little son, and I have come on a pilgrimage.
  • I say to Nikita, my husband, ’Let me go on a pilgrimage, master.’
  • Yours will be a long pilgrimage.
  • He may suddenly, after hoarding impressions for many years, abandon everything and go off to Jerusalem on a pilgrimage for his soul’s salvation, or perhaps he will suddenly set fire to his native village, and perhaps do both.
  • He appeared first to me in my childhood, and here, at the end of my pilgrimage, he seems to have come to me over again.
  • He’s been on a pilgrimage, so he says, to the monastery in the town.
  • That was very long ago, forty years before, when Father Zossima first began his life as a monk in a poor and little monastery at Kostroma, and when, shortly after, he had accompanied Father Anfim on his pilgrimage to collect alms for their poor monastery.
  • It is marvelous, fathers and teachers, that Alexey, who has some, though not a great, resemblance in face, seems to me so like him spiritually, that many times I have taken him for that young man, my brother, mysteriously come back to me at the end of my pilgrimage, as a reminder and an inspiration.

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  • A pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
  • I promise to make a pilgrimage to the Virgin of Cobre if I catch him.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea

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