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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Lamentations spring only from the constant craving to reopen the wound.
  • They kept a constant watch over her, but in spite of their vigilance she escaped on the very last day, and made her way into Fyodor Pavlovitch’s garden.
  • And that made him seem constantly uneasy.
  • And all that day the mother and son were constantly rushing into each other’s arms sobbing.
  • He was at once surrounded by men who kept a constant watch on him.
  • He was instructed to avoid raising the alarm when he reached Mokroe, but to keep constant watch over the "criminal" till the arrival of the proper authorities, to procure also witnesses for the arrest, police constables, and so on.
  • She began looking constantly at Ilusha’s bed in the corner and seemed lost in thought.
  • Isn’t every one constantly being or seeming ridiculous?
  • During the last year the old man had taken to studying the Apocryphal Gospels, and constantly talked over his impressions with his young friend.
  • And you know, Alyosha, I am constantly wondering at him—with this awful thing hanging over him, he sometimes laughs at such trifles as though he were a baby himself.
  • Your refusal of that great cross will only serve to make you feel all your life an even greater duty, and that constant feeling will do more to make you a new man, perhaps, than if you went there.
  • With this idea he put on his wadded winter overcoat with its catskin fur collar, slung his satchel round his shoulder, and, regardless of his mother’s constantly reiterated entreaties that he would always put on goloshes in such cold weather, he looked at them contemptuously as he crossed the hall and went out with only his boots on.

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  • The history of computers is a history of constant technological advancement.
  • She is in constant pain.

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