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1  The only question is on what terms you agree to give her a divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  Because I am beginning an action for divorce against your sister, my wife.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  "Yes, I am brought to the painful necessity of seeking a divorce," he said.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  You know I had resolved on a divorce, and had even begun to take proceedings.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  I want a divorce, but the form in which it is possible is of great consequence to me.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  One of two things: either let him take her away, act with energy, or give her a divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  All the hatred of that day when he had resolved on a divorce had sprung up again in his soul.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  He could not conceive how at this moment of their meeting she could remember and think of her son, of divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  His chief object, to define the position with the least amount of disturbance possible, would not be attained by divorce either.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  He had thought it all over hundreds of times, and was convinced that a divorce was not at all simple, as Stepan Arkadyevitch had said, but was utterly impossible.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  In his own case, Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that a legal divorce, that is to say, one in which only the guilty wife would be repudiated, was impossible of attainment.
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12  But apart from this, what more than all made divorce seem impossible to Alexey Alexandrovitch was, that by consenting to a divorce he would be completely ruining Anna.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  An attempt at divorce could lead to nothing but a public scandal, which would be a perfect godsend to his enemies for calumny and attacks on his high position in society.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  Alexey Alexandrovitch had thought to pass at once into those frigid relations in which he ought to stand with the brother of a wife against whom he was beginning a suit for divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Moreover, in the event of divorce, or even of an attempt to obtain a divorce, it was obvious that the wife broke off all relations with the husband and threw in her lot with the lover.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  But this step too presented the same drawback of public scandal as a divorce, and what was more, a separation, quite as much as a regular divorce, flung his wife into the arms of Vronsky.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  The saying of Darya Alexandrovna at Moscow, that in deciding on a divorce he was thinking of himself, and not considering that by this he would be ruining her irrevocably, had sunk into his heart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  A month later Alexey Alexandrovitch was left alone with his son in his house at Petersburg, while Anna and Vronsky had gone abroad, not having obtained a divorce, but having absolutely declined all idea of one.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  Next day Betsy herself came to him in the morning, and announced that she had heard through Oblonsky as a positive fact that Alexey Alexandrovitch had agreed to a divorce, and that therefore Vronsky could see Anna.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  I have come to tell you that I am going tomorrow to Moscow, and shall not return again to this house, and you will receive notice of what I decide through the lawyer into whose hands I shall intrust the task of getting a divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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