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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • A surface polish of courtesy and society manners I did acquire together with the French language.
  • Brothers, love is a teacher; but one must know how to acquire it, for it is hard to acquire, it is dearly bought, it is won slowly by long labor.
  • Brothers, love is a teacher; but one must know how to acquire it, for it is hard to acquire, it is dearly bought, it is won slowly by long labor.
  • It was said that so many people had for years past come to confess their sins to Father Zossima and to entreat him for words of advice and healing, that he had acquired the keenest intuition and could tell from an unknown face what a new-comer wanted, and what was the suffering on his conscience.
  • There Kolya began by carefully investigating every detail connected with the railways, knowing that he could impress his schoolfellows when he got home with his newly acquired knowledge.
  • "Besides its being honestly acquired from a ’sister,’ so highly respected and revered, do you know that now I can look after mamma and Nina, my hunchback angel daughter?

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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