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  • The elder distinctly and deliberately bowed down at Dmitri’s feet till his forehead touched the floor.
  • As he went down the steps, he distinctly heard groans coming from the garden.
  • Grigory articulated gloomily and distinctly.
  • But though he spoke out distinctly and his voice was fairly steady, his speech was somewhat disconnected.
  • Again the coffin, the open window, and the soft, solemn, distinct reading of the Gospel.
  • In a large, distinct hand was written: "I punish myself for my whole life, my whole life I punish!"
  • "What is it you want of me, sir?" said the old man, deliberately, distinctly, severely, but courteously, when he was at last seated.
  • The prosecutor and the investigating lawyer distinctly remembered the doctor’s saying that Smerdyakov could not outlive the night.
  • His soul was overflowing but with mingled feelings; no single sensation stood out distinctly; on the contrary, one drove out another in a slow, continual rotation.
  • Clearly, precisely, distinctly, he described the feelings that troubled him during those moments in the garden when he longed so terribly to know whether Grushenka was with his father or not.
  • "You’ve said so to yourself many times, when you’ve been alone during these two dreadful months," Alyosha went on softly and distinctly as before.
  • The clerk read it loudly and distinctly.
  • "I am a servant," Grigory said suddenly, in a loud and distinct voice.
  • But external decorum was still preserved and Father Paissy, with a stern face, continued firmly and distinctly reading aloud the Gospel, apparently not noticing what was taking place around him, though he had, in fact, observed something unusual long before.
  • He made a very definite impression on me: I left him with the conviction that he was a distinctly spiteful creature, excessively ambitious, vindictive, and intensely envious.
  • Such gentlemen of accommodating temper and dependent position, who can tell a story, take a hand at cards, and who have a distinct aversion for any duties that may be forced upon them, are usually solitary creatures, either bachelors or widowers.
  • I must note, by the way, that the prosecutor asked this question whether Fyodor Pavlovitch had really kept back part of Mitya’s inheritance with marked persistence of all the witnesses who could be asked it, not excepting Alyosha and Ivan, but he obtained no exact information from any one; all alleged that it was so, but were unable to bring forward any distinct proof.
  • It’s not as if I were his keeper," answered Smerdyakov quietly, distinctly, and superciliously.
  • You don’t know in what need he is," Smerdyakov explained, with perfect composure and remarkable distinctness.
  • I don’t know how to help myself," he said resolutely and distinctly, and at his last word he sighed.
  • She went up to the gate and all at once she distinctly heard Grigory calling her by name, "Marfa!

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  • Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.
  • Two distinct brain networks guide our judgments.

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