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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • And a pliable imagination persuaded her, we must suppose, for a brief moment, that Fyodor Pavlovitch, in spite of his parasitic position, was one of the bold and ironical spirits of that progressive epoch, though he was, in fact, an ill-natured buffoon and nothing more.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pliable material
as in: a pliable individual
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