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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "And how glad she will be, how delighted!" he muttered, but lapsed into silence again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For it was pointed out, too, that if the decomposition had been natural, as in the case of every dead sinner, it would have been apparent later, after a lapse of at least twenty-four hours, but this premature corruption "was in excess of nature," and so the finger of God was evident.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: allowed the policy to lapse
as in: a lapse in judgement
as in: after the lapse of many hours
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