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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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  • During the mass Snegiryov became somewhat calmer, though at times he had outbursts of the same unconscious and, as it were, incoherent anxiety.
    Epilogue (73% in)
  • So that the gift of making himself loved directly and unconsciously was inherent in him, in his very nature, so to speak.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (49% in)
  • In that respect he was a striking contrast to his elder brother Ivan, who struggled with poverty for his first two years in the university, maintained himself by his own efforts, and had from childhood been bitterly conscious of living at the expense of his benefactor.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (54% in)
  • He was furious, and conscious of being ridiculous.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (13% in)
  • And so the criminal is no longer conscious of being a member of the Church and sinks into despair.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (54% in)
  • He knew he would play a prominent part of some sort, but Alyosha, who was attached to him, was distressed to see that his friend Rakitin was dishonorable, and quite unconscious of being so himself, considering, on the contrary, that because he would not steal money left on the table he was a man of the highest integrity.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (88% in)
  • I'll have my revenge,' thought I. I behaved like an awful fool on many occasions at that time, and I was conscious of it myself.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (28% in)
  • Those impressions are dear to him and no doubt he hoards them imperceptibly, and even unconsciously.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (51% in)
  • "Consider yourself, Grigory Vassilyevitch," Smerdyakov went on, staid and unruffled, conscious of his triumph, but, as it were, generous to the vanquished foe.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (56% in)
  • His face was covered with blood, but he was conscious and listened greedily to Dmitri's cries.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (71% in)
  • Alyosha told Ivan that their father had waked up, was conscious, and had let him go back to sleep at the monastery.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (74% in)
  • There was something else in her which he could not understand, or would not have been able to define, and which yet perhaps unconsciously affected him.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (83% in)
  • Alyosha took the little pink envelope mechanically and put it, almost unconsciously, into his pocket.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (90% in)
  • I am conscious of this irresistible feeling in my heart, and it compels me irresistibly.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (52% in)
  • And the consciousness of it will at last be a source of complete satisfaction and will make you resigned to everything else.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (55% in)
  • She was unconscious now, and what if it turned to brain fever!
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (0% in)
  • She still lies in delirium; she has not regained consciousness.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (13% in)
  • Alyosha told him she had been hysterical, and that she was now, he heard, unconscious and delirious.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (28% in)
  • The great conquerors, Timours and Ghenghis-Khans, whirled like hurricanes over the face of the earth striving to subdue its people, and they too were but the unconscious expression of the same craving for universal unity.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (66% in)
  • And so, convinced of this, he sees that he must follow the counsel of the wise spirit, the dread spirit of death and destruction, and therefore accept lying and deception, and lead men consciously to death and destruction, and yet deceive them all the way so that they may not notice where they are being led, that the poor blind creatures may at least on the way think themselves happy.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (72% in)
  • You'll have a fit and they'll both be unconscious," cried Ivan.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (86% in)
  • They could not tell whether the fit had come on him at the moment he was descending the steps, so that he must have fallen unconscious, or whether it was the fall and the shock that had caused the fit in Smerdyakov, who was known to be liable to them.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (98% in)
  • The sick man did not regain consciousness; the convulsions ceased for a time, but then began again, and every one concluded that the same thing would happen, as had happened a year before, when he accidentally fell from the garret.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (99% in)
  • Instead of a sick man at his last gasp, perhaps unconscious, as he had feared to find him, he saw him sitting up in his chair and, though weak and exhausted, his face was bright and cheerful, he was surrounded by visitors and engaged in a quiet and joyful conversation.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (0% in)
  • If he had seen him unconscious, if he had seen him breathe his last, and yet had his promise that he would rise up and say good-by to him, he would not have believed perhaps even in death, but would still have expected the dead man to recover and fulfill his promise.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (1% in)
  • He was fully conscious though he could not talk; up to his last hour he did not change.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (16% in)
  • I was stirred by the sight, and for the first time in my life I consciously received the seed of God's word in my heart.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (18% in)
  • All creation and all creatures, every leaf is striving to the Word, singing glory to God, weeping to Christ, unconsciously accomplishing this by the mystery of their sinless life.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (29% in)
  • They arrested him, and he was tried for the murder; but a week after the arrest, the prisoner fell sick of a fever and died unconscious in the hospital.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (56% in)
  • Yet a vague but tormenting and evil impression left by his conversation with Ivan the day before, suddenly revived again now in his soul and seemed forcing its way to the surface of his consciousness.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (37% in)
  • All this may have arisen indirectly and unconsciously from the secret stings of his conscience for the money of Katerina Ivanovna that he had dishonestly appropriated.
    Book 8 — Mitya (3% in)
  • He bowed to his guest in dignified silence, motioned him to a low chair by the sofa, and, leaning on his son's arm he began lowering himself on to the sofa opposite, groaning painfully, so that Mitya, seeing his painful exertions, immediately felt remorseful and sensitively conscious of his insignificance in the presence of the dignified person he had ventured to disturb.
    Book 8 — Mitya (8% in)
  • He sat without moving, and unconsciously dozed off and fell asleep as he sat.
    Book 8 — Mitya (18% in)
  • But he was so worn out that when he sat down for a moment to take breath, he closed his eyes, unconsciously stretched himself full length on the bench and slept like the dead.
    Book 8 — Mitya (19% in)
  • The old cook had jumped up and was staring at him like a mad woman, almost unconscious with terror.
    Book 8 — Mitya (42% in)
  • I must have sat on the handkerchief at Fenya's, and the blood's come through," Mitya explained at once with a childlike unconsciousness that was astounding.
    Book 8 — Mitya (46% in)
  • But, all of a sudden she waked up, no doubt roused by a fearful epileptic scream from Smerdyakov, who was lying in the next room unconscious.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (13% in)
  • It appeared later, that he had crawled away on coming to himself, and probably had been a long time getting so far, losing consciousness several times.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (14% in)
  • We found the servant Smerdyakov, concerning whom you inquire, lying unconscious in his bed, in an epileptic fit of extreme severity, that had recurred, possibly, ten times.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (47% in)
  • Did you hope to restore him to consciousness?
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (48% in)
  • He must have killed him while I was running away and while Grigory was unconscious, that's clear now....
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (65% in)
  • Oh, that did torture me, but not in the same way: not so much as the damned consciousness that I had torn that damned money off my breast at last and spent it, and had become a downright thief!
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (73% in)
  • His face now expressed complete, hopeless despair, and he sat mute and passive as though hardly conscious of what was happening.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (80% in)
  • Then he explained that he had lain there as though he were insensible to frighten them, but the fact was that he really had lost consciousness, as he confessed long after to his mother.
    Book 10 — The Boys (6% in)
  • I believe he's in consumption: he is quite conscious, but his breathing!
    Book 10 — The Boys (23% in)
  • For one whole week she was unconscious.
    Book 11 — Ivan (0% in)
  • He may be conscious and know what he is doing and yet be in a state of aberration.
    Book 11 — Ivan (16% in)
  • Children ought to honor their parents, and yet it would be better if it were he, as you'd have nothing to cry over then, for he did it when he was unconscious or rather when he was conscious, but did not know what he was doing.
    Book 11 — Ivan (17% in)
  • Children ought to honor their parents, and yet it would be better if it were he, as you'd have nothing to cry over then, for he did it when he was unconscious or rather when he was conscious, but did not know what he was doing.
    Book 11 — Ivan (17% in)
  • "You wouldn't believe, Alexey, how I want to live now, what a thirst for existence and consciousness has sprung up in me within these peeling walls.
    Book 11 — Ivan (32% in)
  • He was conscious of this and fully recognized it to himself.
    Book 11 — Ivan (61% in)
  • Ivan strode alone in the darkness, unconscious of the storm, instinctively picking out his way.
    Book 11 — Ivan (62% in)
  • He was lying on his back, without movement or consciousness.
    Book 11 — Ivan (63% in)
  • For two days I was quite unconscious.
    Book 11 — Ivan (67% in)
  • He was conscious of unbounded resolution; he would make an end of the wavering that had so tortured him of late.
    Book 11 — Ivan (75% in)
  • And so he was sitting almost conscious himself of his delirium and, as I have said already, looking persistently at some object on the sofa against the opposite wall.
    Book 11 — Ivan (77% in)
  • I thought I'd forgotten it .... but I've unconsciously recalled it—I recalled it myself—it was not you telling it!
    Book 11 — Ivan (88% in)
  • Thousands of things are unconsciously remembered like that even when people are being taken to execution .... it's come back to me in a dream.
    Book 11 — Ivan (88% in)
  • Love will be sufficient only for a moment of life, but the very consciousness of its momentariness will intensify its fire, which now is dissipated in dreams of eternal love beyond the grave'.... and so on and so on in the same style.
    Book 11 — Ivan (93% in)
  • By degrees Ivan lost consciousness completely at last.
    Book 11 — Ivan (99% in)
  • But meanwhile, conscious of his strength, he seemed to be diverting himself.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (8% in)
  • Answering certain questions about Grushenka, and carried away by the loftiness of his own sentiments and his success, of which he was, of course, conscious, he went so far as to speak somewhat contemptuously of Agrafena Alexandrovna as "the kept mistress of Samsonov."
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (11% in)
  • He talked at length and with erudition of "aberration" and "mania," and argued that, from all the facts collected, the prisoner had undoubtedly been in a condition of aberration for several days before his arrest, and, if the crime had been committed by him, it must, even if he were conscious of it, have been almost involuntary, as he had not the power to control the morbid impulse that possessed him.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (17% in)
  • I believe that she was simply irritated and painfully conscious of the contemptuous and inquisitive eyes of our scandal-loving public.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (27% in)
  • He seems to me to have betrayed unconsciously, and so early, that timid despair which leads so many in our unhappy society, who dread cynicism and its corrupting influences, and mistakenly attribute all the mischief to European enlightenment, to return to their 'native soil,' as they say, to the bosom, so to speak, of their mother earth, like frightened children, yearning to fall asleep on the withered bosom of their decrepit mother, and to sleep there for ever, only to escape the...
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (42% in)
  • I confess, gentlemen of the jury," he added, "that till to-day I have been uncertain whether to attribute to the prisoner conscious premeditation.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (48% in)
  • He did indeed turn a shopman out of his seat, but that was done almost unconsciously, because he could never enter a tavern without making a disturbance.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (49% in)
  • So it was by no means unconsciously, by no means involuntarily, that he snatched up that fatal pestle.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (51% in)
  • And that very apprehension, that very wonder, brought on the spasm in his throat that always precedes such attacks, and he fell unconscious into the cellar.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (53% in)
  • And how did he know what had happened, since he had been lying unconscious till that moment?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (56% in)
  • True, but what if he slandered him unconsciously?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (58% in)
  • No doubt he was conscious himself of the improbability of the story and strove painfully to make it sound more likely, to weave it into a romance that would sound plausible.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (65% in)
  • And, what's more, he went into psychological subtleties into which he could not have entered, if he had the least conscious and malicious prejudice against the prisoner.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (72% in)
  • But there are things which are even worse, even more fatal in such cases, than the most malicious and consciously unfair attitude.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (72% in)
  • Psychology lures even most serious people into romancing, and quite unconsciously.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (73% in)
  • And so he tears open the envelope, takes out the money, and flings the envelope on the floor, conscious of being the owner and untroubled by any fears of leaving evidence.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (75% in)
  • We have heard the prosecutor himself admit that until to-day he hesitated to accuse the prisoner of a full and conscious premeditation of the crime; he hesitated till he saw that fatal drunken letter which was produced in court to-day.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (80% in)
  • But he may not have been feigning at all, the fit may have happened quite naturally, but it may have passed off quite naturally, and the sick man may have recovered, not completely perhaps, but still regaining consciousness, as happens with epileptics.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (84% in)
  • "Getting out of bed, he goes almost unconsciously and with no definite motive towards the sound to see what's the matter.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (85% in)
  • Yes, such natures—oh, let me speak in defense of such natures, so often and so cruelly misunderstood—these natures often thirst for tenderness, goodness, and justice, as it were, in contrast to themselves, their unruliness, their ferocity—they thirst for it unconsciously.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (89% in)
  • It was an impulse of madness and insanity, but also an impulse of nature, irresistibly and unconsciously (like everything in nature) avenging the violation of its eternal laws.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (93% in)
  • In the next room Ivan Fyodorovitch lay unconscious in a high fever.
    Epilogue (1% in)
  • Katerina Ivanovna had immediately after the scene at the trial ordered the sick and unconscious man to be carried to her house, disregarding the inevitable gossip and general disapproval of the public.
    Epilogue (1% in)

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