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- Alyosha suddenly gave a wry smile, cast a strange, very strange, look at the Father to whom his former guide, the former sovereign of his heart and mind, his beloved elder, had confided him as he lay dying.Book 7 — Alyosha (30% in)
- "As for that door and Grigory Vassilyevitch's having seen it open, that's only his fancy," said Smerdyakov, with a wry smile.Book 11 — Ivan (72% in)
- "Did you come to that of yourself?" asked Ivan, with a wry smile.Book 11 — Ivan (74% in)
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