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1  Nor have I ever been able to attain the art of expressing myself well.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
2  Eventually the youth's aversion almost attained the point of hysteria; until he felt that, come what might, he MUST insult the fellow in some fashion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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3  Thus, in time, his gains attained the amount of five roubles; whereupon he made himself a purse and then started to fill a second receptacle of the kind.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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4  For a long time past the ardent young Tientietnikov's excitable heart had also beat at the thought that one day he might attain the senior class described.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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5  That is to say, things are to be attained only by putting forth one's whole strength, since nothing short of one's whole strength will bring one to the desired goal.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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6  Nor can any one but God say to what a figure the fortunes of the pair might not eventually have attained, had not an awkward contretemps cut right across their arrangements.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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7  Nay, the surly father even began to agitate with the authorities on Chichikov's behalf, and so enabled our hero, on a vacancy occurring, to attain the stool of a Chief Clerk.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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8  Placing one foot upon the step by which the gentry mounted, she covered the said step with mud, and then, ascending higher, attained the desired position beside the coachman.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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9  With regard to Manilov, he replied that he would answer for Chichikov as he would for himself, and that he would gladly sacrifice his property in toto if thereby he could attain even a tithe of the qualities which Paul Ivanovitch possessed.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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10  Yes, whether in a guise of darkness, or whether in a guise which will become converted into a light to lighten the world, they will and must attain their consummation on life's field: and in either case they have been evoked for man's good.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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11  To attain such a celestial condition the great folk of whom I have spoken would sacrifice half their serfs and half their mortgaged and non-mortgaged property, with the foreign and domestic improvements thereon, if thereby they could compass such a stomach as is possessed by the folk of the middle class.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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12  On the contrary, such a pitch did the idleness, the quarrelsomeness, and the intriguing and caballing of the fair sex attain that their helpmeets were for ever coming to the barin with a request that he would rid one or another of his wife, since she had become a nuisance, and to live with her was impossible.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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