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provincial
used in The Brothers Karamazov

7 uses
  • It belonged to Madame Krassotkin, the widow of a former provincial secretary, who had been dead for fourteen years.
    Book 10 — The Boys (0% in)
  • At the time of Yefim Petrovitch's death Alyosha had two more years to complete at the provincial gymnasium.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (53% in)
  • Yes, ready to marry her! to abandon his betrothed, a rare beauty, Katerina Ivanovna, who's rich, and the daughter of a colonel, and to marry Grushenka, who has been the mistress of a dissolute old merchant, Samsonov, a coarse, uneducated, provincial mayor.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (81% in)
  • It happened one clear, warm, moonlight night in September (many years ago) five or six drunken revelers were returning from the club at a very late hour, according to our provincial notions.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (10% in)
  • It was a large room, elegantly and amply furnished, not at all in provincial style.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (77% in)
  • He admitted himself, when talking about it afterwards, that only then had he seen "how handsome the woman was," for, though he had seen her several times before, he had always looked upon her as something of a "provincial hetaira."
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (89% in)
  • He went straight to the point, and began by saying that although he practiced in Petersburg, he had more than once visited provincial towns to defend prisoners, of whose innocence he had a conviction or at least a preconceived idea.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (70% in)

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