1 So each week beheld some fresh absurdity.
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2 If, on reflection, I find I have fallen into no great absurdity, I shall try to forgive you; but it was not right.
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3 Such squeamish youths as cannot bear to be connected with a little absurdity are not worth a regret.
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4 The learned among them confess the absurdity of this doctrine; but the practice still continues, in compliance to the vulgar.
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5 But at least, Mama, you cannot deny the absurdity of the accusation, though you may not think it intentionally ill-natured.
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6 I think I committed every possible absurdity in the way of preparation for this blessed event.
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7 "No," said Serpuhovskoy, frowning with vexation at being suspected of such an absurdity.
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8 Then relations arrived, and there began that state of blissful absurdity from which Levin did not emerge till the day after his wedding.
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9 It struck me as being a remarkable mixture of shrewdness and of absurdity.
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10 Sir Geoffrey would have none of the absurdity.
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11 Now she saw the screaming absurdity of her dreams.
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12 A scheme, worthy of Mrs Wallis's understanding, by all accounts; but my sensible nurse Rooke sees the absurdity of it.
13 But, Pavel Petrovitch, you must admit our combat is singular to the point of absurdity.
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14 He would even risk his cakes and would deliberately desire the most fatal rubbish, the most uneconomical absurdity, simply to introduce into all this positive good sense his fatal fantastic element.
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15 The strangeness and absurdity of these replies arise from the fact that modern history, like a deaf man, answers questions no one has asked.
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