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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • When you come, pretend you've come of your own accord to ask after me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The wenches won't come to me of their own accord, so I shall want my money.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mitya was seized by the men with the metal plates, but he sat down of his own accord….  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And, what's more, I went out of my way to tell you of my own accord that I nearly murdered him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now the Church having no real jurisdiction, but only the power of moral condemnation, withdraws of her own accord from punishing the criminal actively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mindful of the kindness of their priest and the moving words they have heard from him, they will of their own accord help him in his fields and in his house, and will treat him with more respect than before—so that it will even increase his worldly well-being too.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In answer to questions from the prosecutor and the counsel for the defense he said that the patient had come to him of his own accord the day before yesterday and that he had warned him that he had such an attack coming on, but he had not consented to be looked after.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But in answer to one of the first questions Katerina Ivanovna replied firmly that she had been formerly betrothed to the prisoner, "until he left me of his own accord…" she added quietly.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: reached an accord
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: done of her own accord
as in: accord her the respect deserved
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