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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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something to honor the memory of someone who died — especially music written for that purpose or a ceremony
  • He suddenly took a thousand roubles to our monastery to pay for requiems for the soul of his wife; but not for the second, Alyosha's mother, the "crazy woman," but for the first, Adelaida Ivanovna, who used to thrash him.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (62% in)
  • The reading was begun by Father Iosif immediately after the requiem service.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (1% in)
  • Meanwhile the time was passing; the monastery services and the requiems for the dead followed in their due course.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (7% in)

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