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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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despair
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • Ivan Ilych saw that he was dying, and he was in continual despair.
  • But now every mischance upset him and plunged him into despair.
  • Breathless and in despair he fell on his back, expecting death to come immediately.
  • She was gazing at him open-mouthed, with undried tears on her nose and cheek and a despairing look on her face.
  • Now a spark of hope flashes up, then a sea of despair rages, and always pain; always pain, always despair, and always the same.
  • Now a spark of hope flashes up, then a sea of despair rages, and always pain; always pain, always despair, and always the same.
  • From the very beginning of his illness, ever since he had first been to see the doctor, Ivan Ilych’s life had been divided between two contrary and alternating moods: now it was despair and the expectation of this uncomprehended and terrible death, and now hope and an intently interested observation of the functioning of his organs.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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