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epistle
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
a letter — especially a long, formal one

or:

a book of the New Testament in the form of a letter from an Apostle
  • They compose an ardent epistle, a declaration in fact, and they carry the letter upstairs themselves, so as to elucidate whatever might appear not perfectly intelligible in the letter.
    Part Two (11% in)
  • They enjoyed hearing the epistle read, and the roll of the head deacon's voice at the last verse, awaited with such impatience by the outside public.
    Part Five (18% in)
  • "There you have it—from the epistle of St. James," said Alexey Alexandrovitch, addressing Lidia Ivanovna, with a certain reproachfulness in his tone.
    Part Seven (66% in)

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