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  • Of late he had been liable to fainting fits from exhaustion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was a cold, spiteful and sarcastic man, liable to violent antipathies.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They could not tell whether the fit had come on him at the moment he was descending the steps, so that he must have fallen unconscious, or whether it was the fall and the shock that had caused the fit in Smerdyakov, who was known to be liable to them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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