Ivan Turgenev

Fathers and Children

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Why he had not sent for him?” answered, still quite pale, but scrupulously brushed and shaved, “Why, I seem to recollect you said yourself you didn’t believe in medicine.”
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Katya adored nature, and Arkady loved it, though he did not dare to acknowledge it
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With Katya, on the other hand, Arkady felt at home; he treated her condescendingly, encouraged her to express the impressions made on her by music, reading novels, verses, and other such trifles, without noticing or realising that these trifles were what interested him too
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shall be very curious to see the man who has the courage to believe in nothing
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Your father’s purse would be better. However, we are coming.”
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And, to be sure, they were simply geese before, and now they have suddenly turned nihilists.”
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What is good for something according to you? If we listen to you, we shall find ourselves outside humanity, outside its laws. Come—the logic of history demands …”
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The only good point in a Russian is his having the lowest possible opinion of himself. What does matter is that two and two make four, and the rest is all foolery.”
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Really I fancy there’s nowhere such fragrance in the world as in the meadows here! And the sky too.”
Arkady suddenly stopped short, cast a stealthy look behind him, and said no more.
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the young Russians studying natural science and chemistry, with whom Heidelberg is crowded, and who, astounding the naive German professors at first by the soundness of their views of things, astound the same professors no less in the sequel by their complete inefficiency and absolute idleness.
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They all helped one another with humorous attentiveness, as though they had all agreed to rehearse a sort of artless farce.
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“You will forget me,” he began again; “the dead’s no companion for the living.
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“Wo ist der Kranke? and where is the patient?” said the doctor at last, with some impatience.

Vassily Ivanovitch recovered himself. “Here, here, follow me, würdigster Herr Collega,” he added through old associations.

“Ah!” articulated the German, grinning sourly.
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Many a young lady’s called clever simply because she can sigh cleverly
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which always scared Katya a little,
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He knew Anna Sergyevna was sitting alone with Bazarov, and he felt no jealousy, as once he had; on the contrary, his face slowly brightened; he seemed to be at once wondering and rejoicing, and resolving on something.
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While she was exchanging the simplest sentences with him, even while she was jesting with him, she was conscious of a faint spasm of dread. So people on a steamer at sea talk
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love … you know, is a purely imaginary feeling.”
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“For instance, you—forgive the question—you wouldn’t marry a rich man, I fancy, would you?”

“If I loved him very much. … No, I think even then I wouldn’t marry him.”
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“Because even in the ballads unequal matches are always unlucky.”
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