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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It is not miracles that dispose realists to belief.
  • First, that ’no social organization can or ought to arrogate to itself power to dispose of the civic and political rights of its members.’

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  • Now, gentlemen, I am at your disposal, entirely at your disposal.
  • As a matter of fact, Dmitri Fyodorovitch, I’ve always been disposed to regard you as, so to speak, more unfortunate than guilty.
  • Now, gentlemen, I am at your disposal, entirely at your disposal.
  • It occurred to him, too, that this Pole must be the friend of the other, as it were, a "bodyguard," and no doubt the big Pole was at the disposal of the little Pole with the pipe.
  • I’m at your disposal, gentlemen, but I declare that we must have mutual confidence, you in me and I in you, or there’ll be no end to it.
  • It will be properly taken care of and be at your disposal at the conclusion of . what is beginning . if it appears, or, so to speak, is proved that you have undisputed right to it.
  • What piqued him most was that these boys of fifteen turned up their noses at him too superciliously, and were at first disposed to treat him as "a small boy," not fit to associate with them, and that was an unendurable insult.
  • But the captain of the police, Mihail Mihailovitch, was very favorably disposed to Grushenka.

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  • Many ladies quarreled violently with their husbands over differences of opinion about the dreadful case, and it was only natural that the husbands of these ladies, far from being favorably disposed to the prisoner, should enter the court bitterly prejudiced against him.
  • "My goddess!" cried the Pole on the sofa, "I see you’re not well-disposed to me, that’s why I’m gloomy.

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as in: dispose of the waste Define
to throw away
as in: dispose of the matter Define
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
as in: dispose of the assets Define
to sell or transfer to another
as in: disposed the troops along... Define
to arrange, position, or use things
as in: Is she disposed to help? Define
inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
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