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Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • This is a mortal insult!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Every one will know that he is mortal and will accept death proudly and serenely like a god.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, suppose at that very moment I had tried all that, and cried to that mountain, 'Crush these tormentors,' and it hadn't crushed them, how could I have helped doubting, pray, at such a time, and at such a dread hour of mortal terror?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why am I, of all creatures in the world, doomed to be cursed by all decent people and even to be kicked, for if I put on mortal form I am bound to take such consequences sometimes? I know, of course, there's a secret in it, but they won't tell me the secret for anything, for then perhaps, seeing the meaning of it, I might bawl hosannah, and the indispensable minus would disappear at once, and good sense would reign supreme throughout the whole world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Pani Agrippina, I have received a mortal insult!" he exclaimed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: felt mortal agony
as in: mortal body
as in: a mortal wound
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