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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It makes it more refined, more enlightened, more Lutheran that is.
  • He lived for many years afterwards abroad, but was at that time quite a young man, and distinguished among the Miuesovs as a man of enlightened ideas and of European culture, who had been in the capitals and abroad.
  • ’You have no modern enlightened feelings, you are uninfluenced by progress, you are a mere official,’ he said, ’and you take bribes.’
  • Was he enlightened by study?
  • Take the soul of an enlightened Russian atheist and mix it with the soul of the prophet Jonah, who sulked for three days and nights in the belly of the whale, and you get the character of that thinker who lay across the road.

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  • This is a more enlightened age.
  • In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn’t have to ride around with jerks.
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