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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "I’m extremely obliged to you, and expected no less from your goodness."
  • He felt obliged to decline the honor of your hospitality, and not without reason.
  • Well, I spent the rest of the money on such an orgy that the new major was obliged to reprimand me.
  • "Unluckily I am obliged to return to Moscow—perhaps to-morrow—and to leave you for a long time—And, unluckily, it’s unavoidable," Ivan said suddenly.
  • Katerina Ivanovna herself gave way to no one but her benefactress, the general’s widow, who had been kept by illness in Moscow, and to whom she was obliged to write twice a week a full account of all her doings.
  • He felt obliged to speak and he turned to Rakitin.
  • Pyotr Ilyitch found himself obliged to come to the rescue.
  • Ippolit Kirillovitch’s wife had had toothache for the last two days, and he was obliged to go out to escape from her groans.
  • In the first place we have precisely on the day of the catastrophe that fit, for the genuineness of which the prosecutor, for some reason, has felt obliged to make a careful defense.
  • Both the lodge and the lower story were overcrowded, but the old man kept the upper floor to himself, and would not even let the daughter live there with him, though she waited upon him, and in spite of her asthma was obliged at certain fixed hours, and at any time he might call her, to run upstairs to him from below.
  • Nikolay Parfenovitch Nelyudov had been intending for three days past to drop in that evening at Mihail Makarovitch’s, so to speak casually, so as slyly to startle the eldest granddaughter, Olga Mihailovna, by showing that he knew her secret, that he knew it was her birthday, and that she was trying to conceal it on purpose, so as not to be obliged to give a dance.
  • He was obliged, after the peasants had been examined, to admit the finding of the hundred roubles, only adding that he had religiously returned it all to Dmitri Fyodorovitch "in perfect honesty, and it’s only because his honor was in liquor at the time, he wouldn’t remember it."

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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