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1  But marriage had now become further off than ever.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  She remembered all that last winter before her marriage, and her passion for Vronsky.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  But to drag that fardeau about with you without marriage, your hands will always be so full that you can do nothing.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  However, she was so anxious for the marriage itself, and still more for relief from her fears, that she believed it was so.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  The family cannot be broken up by a whim, a caprice, or even by the sin of one of the partners in the marriage, and our life must go on as it has done in the past.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  He could not be at peace because after dreaming so long of family life, and feeling himself so ripe for it, he was still not married, and was further than ever from marriage.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  His ideas of marriage were, consequently, quite unlike those of the great majority of his acquaintances, for whom getting married was one of the numerous facts of social life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  Levin, on hearing this, informed Yegor that, in his opinion, in marriage the great thing was love, and that with love one would always be happy, for happiness rests only on oneself.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  He was so far from conceiving of love for woman apart from marriage that he positively pictured to himself first the family, and only secondarily the woman who would give him a family.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  Connected with the conversation that had sprung up on the rights of women there were certain questions as to the inequality of rights in marriage improper to discuss before the ladies.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  The inequality in marriage, in his opinion, lay in the fact that the infidelity of the wife and the infidelity of the husband are punished unequally, both by the law and by public opinion.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  In the first place he resolved that from that day he would give up hoping for any extraordinary happiness, such as marriage must have given him, and consequently he would not so disdain what he really had.
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13  He did not know that his mode of behavior in relation to Kitty had a definite character, that it is courting young girls with no intention of marriage, and that such courting is one of the evil actions common among brilliant young men such as he was.
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14  In all these instances the husband had practically ceded or sold his unfaithful wife, and the very party which, being in fault, had not the right to contract a fresh marriage, had formed counterfeit, pseudo-matrimonial ties with a self-styled husband.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Levin felt more and more that all his ideas of marriage, all his dreams of how he would order his life, were mere childishness, and that it was something he had not understood hitherto, and now understood less than ever, though it was being performed upon him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  But Levin had changed a good deal since his marriage; he was patient, and if he could not see why it was all arranged like this, he told himself that he could not judge without knowing all about it, and that most likely it must be so, and he tried not to fret.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  The liberal party said that marriage is an institution quite out of date, and that it needs reconstruction; and family life certainly afforded Stepan Arkadyevitch little gratification, and forced him into lying and hypocrisy, which was so repulsive to his nature.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  Since his marriage there had been revealed to Levin so many new and serious aspects of life that had previously, through his frivolous attitude to them, seemed of no importance, that in the question of the elections too he assumed and tried to find some serious significance.
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19  One would have thought that nothing could be simpler than for him, a man of good family, rather rich than poor, and thirty-two years old, to make the young Princess Shtcherbatskaya an offer of marriage; in all likelihood he would at once have been looked upon as a good match.
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20  "Yes, as you see, your tender spouse, as devoted as the first year after marriage, burned with impatience to see you," he said in his deliberate, high-pitched voice, and in that tone which he almost always took with her, a tone of jeering at anyone who should say in earnest what he said.
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