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agony
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He found her then in despair, in agony, deserted by the man she loved.
  • All her right side aches at night, she is in agony, and, would you believe it, the angel bears it without groaning for fear of waking us.
  • And they will be glad to believe our answer, for it will save them from the great anxiety and terrible agony they endure at present in making a free decision for themselves.
  • Was not one moment of her love worth all the rest of life, even in the agonies of disgrace?
  • Here he began, without being particularly urged, to give a minute account of the agonies of jealousy he endured on Grushenka’s account.
  • But, being a man of fortitude, he bore his suffering a long time, thinking: "I shall expiate everything by this secret agony."
  • Moreover, that spiritual agony cannot be taken from them, for that suffering is not external but within them.
  • He was simply watching and spying in agony, while he prepared himself for the first, happy solution of his destiny.
  • But I think if there were fire in material sense, they would be glad of it, for I imagine that in material agony, their still greater spiritual agony would be forgotten for a moment.
  • But I think if there were fire in material sense, they would be glad of it, for I imagine that in material agony, their still greater spiritual agony would be forgotten for a moment.
  • In thousands of agonies—I exist.
  • Where Thy temple stood will rise a new building; the terrible tower of Babel will be built again, and though, like the one of old, it will not be finished, yet Thou mightest have prevented that new tower and have cut short the sufferings of men for a thousand years; for they will come back to us after a thousand years of agony with their tower.
  • I often dream it—it’s always the same …. that some one is hunting me, some one I’m awfully afraid of …. that he’s hunting me in the dark, in the night …. tracking me, and I hide somewhere from him, behind a door or cupboard, hide in a degrading way, and the worst of it is, he always knows where I am, but he pretends not to know where I am on purpose, to prolong my agony, to enjoy my terror….
  • I am horribly to blame," Alyosha repeated unconsoled, hiding his face in his hands in an agony of remorse for his indiscretion.
  • "I don’t know, darling, it depends on you, for you are …. you see, sir, when the Son of God was nailed on the Cross and died, He went straight down to hell from the Cross, and set free all sinners that were in agony.

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  • She was in agony from a toothache.
  • She cried out in agony.

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