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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Oh, there’s a great deal of humiliation and self-abasement about it, but it all comes from pride….
  • Throughout their revels he kept close to his adored mistress, who was at the banquet with him and was more charming and fascinating to him than ever—he did not leave her side, abasing himself in his homage before her.

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  • This sent Albert into a frenzy of abasement.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Should I abase myself?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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