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mortal
used in
The Death of Ivan Ilych
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mortal
Used in
The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • Caius really was mortal, and it was right for him to die; but for me, little Vanya, Ivan Ilych, with all my thoughts and emotions, it's altogether a different matter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That Caius man in the abstract was mortal, was perfectly correct, but he was not Caius, not an abstract man, but a creature quite, quite separate from all others.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The syllogism he had learnt from Kiesewetter's Logic: "Caius is a man, men are mortal, therefore Caius is mortal," had always seemed to him correct as applied to Caius, but certainly not as applied to himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The syllogism he had learnt from Kiesewetter's Logic: "Caius is a man, men are mortal, therefore Caius is mortal," had always seemed to him correct as applied to Caius, but certainly not as applied to himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: felt mortal agony
as in: mortal body
as in: a mortal wound
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