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Tatars
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The Brothers Karamazov
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Tatars
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • So the Tatars have taught us, and they left us the knout as a remembrance of it.
  • In our monasteries the monks busied themselves in translating, copying, and even composing such poems—and even under the Tatars.
  • It is maintained that it existed in ancient times in Russia also, but through the calamities which overtook Russia—the Tartars, civil war, the interruption of relations with the East after the destruction of Constantinople—this institution fell into oblivion.

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  • Most modern Tartars no longer call themselves Tartars; though the Volga Tartars and Crimean Tartars are exceptions.
  • Tatars, Russkis, savages, swine.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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