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1  But now, having attained my effect, I was suddenly panic-stricken.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VII
2  Innumerable "romantics" attain later in life to considerable rank in the service.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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3  He loves the process of attaining, but does not quite like to have attained, and that, of course, is very absurd.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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4  He loves the process of attaining, but does not quite like to have attained, and that, of course, is very absurd.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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5  We sometimes choose absolute nonsense because in our foolishness we see in that nonsense the easiest means for attaining a supposed advantage.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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6  While if you stick to consciousness, even though the same result is attained, you can at least flog yourself at times, and that will, at any rate, liven you up.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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7  The point was that I had attained my object, I had kept up my dignity, I had not yielded a step, and had put myself publicly on an equal social footing with him.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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