1 So each week beheld some fresh absurdity.
2 If, on reflection, I find I have fallen into no great absurdity, I shall try to forgive you; but it was not right.
3 Such squeamish youths as cannot bear to be connected with a little absurdity are not worth a regret.
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.
6 I think I committed every possible absurdity in the way of preparation for this blessed event.
7 "No," said Serpuhovskoy, frowning with vexation at being suspected of such an absurdity.
8 Then relations arrived, and there began that state of blissful absurdity from which Levin did not emerge till the day after his wedding.
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.
11 Now she saw the screaming absurdity of her dreams.
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.
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.