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1  Silence followed, profound silence.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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2  Our silence lasted for five minutes.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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3  "It makes no difference," she said suddenly, after a brief silence.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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4  In the next room two gloomy, angry-looking persons were eating their dinners in silence at two different tables.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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5  If I held out and pretended not to notice these stares, he would, still in silence, proceed to further tortures.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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6  In that case, of course, people are not spiteful in silence, but moan; but they are not candid moans, they are malignant moans, and the malignancy is the whole point.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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7  from there altogether, she began, to break the silence in some way, but, poor girl, that was just what she ought not to have spoken about at such a stupid moment to a man so stupid as I was.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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8  I recalled, too, that during those two hours I had not said a single word to this creature, and had, in fact, considered it utterly superfluous; in fact, the silence had for some reason gratified me.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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