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1  No one was better able to appreciate her grandeur than Levin.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  said Stepan Arkadyevitch, not able to answer for the tears that were choking him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  What delighted him particularly was that now he knew he would be able to hold out.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  But now this letter seemed to her more awful than anything she had been able to conceive.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  And immediately he recollected his brother Nikolay and how hateful he was to have been able to forget him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Sergey Ivanovitch was fond of angling, and was, it seemed, proud of being able to care for such a stupid occupation.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  The commencement of the tuberculous process we are not, as you are aware, able to define; till there are cavities, there is nothing definite.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  Anna had heard nothing of this act, and she felt conscience-stricken at having been able so readily to forget what was to him of such importance.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  But she was in the middle stage between these two; she was excited, and at the same time she had sufficient self-possession to be able to observe.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  He says, too, that education may be the consequence of greater prosperity and comfort, of more frequent washing, as he says, but not of being able to read and write.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  Tit kept moving on, without stopping, not showing the slightest weariness, but Levin was already beginning to be afraid he would not be able to keep it up: he was so tired.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  As a fact, the boy did feel that he could not understand this relation, and he tried painfully, and was not able to make clear to himself what feeling he ought to have for this man.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  But he had not seen her for three days, and as her husband had just returned from abroad, he did not know whether she would be able to meet him today or not, and he did not know how to find out.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  But as Golenishtchev began to lay down his opinions and Vronsky was able to follow them even without knowing the Two Elements, he listened to him with some interest, for Golenishtchev spoke well.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  The inspection of objects of interest, apart from the fact that everything had been seen already, had not for Vronsky, a Russian and a sensible man, the immense significance Englishmen are able to attach to that pursuit.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  He was pleased to think that, even in such an important crisis in life, no one would be able to say that he had not acted in accordance with the principles of that religion whose banner he had always held aloft amid the general coolness and indifference.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  With mingled feelings of annoyance at never being able to get away from acquaintances anywhere, and longing to find some sort of diversion from the monotony of his life, Vronsky looked once more at the gentleman, who had retreated and stood still again, and at the same moment a light came into the eyes of both.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  That was so far well, but Vronsky knew that in this dirty business, though his only share in it was undertaking by word of mouth to be surety for Venovsky, it was absolutely necessary for him to have the two thousand five hundred roubles so as to be able to fling it at the swindler, and have no more words with him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  And consequently, not being able to believe in the significance of what he was doing nor to regard it with indifference as an empty formality, during the whole period of preparing for the sacrament he was conscious of a feeling of discomfort and shame at doing what he did not himself understand, and what, as an inner voice told him, was therefore false and wrong.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  After a fearful agony and a sense of something huge, bigger than the head itself, being torn out of his jaw, the sufferer, hardly able to believe in his own good luck, feels all at once that what has so long poisoned his existence and enchained his attention, exists no longer, and that he can live and think again, and take interest in other things besides his tooth.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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