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The Bet

The Bet

by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The Bet: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who says that the State is not God?the banker
2. The lawyer claims that what is an example of humans overvaluing material things?thinking frogs growing on trees is awesome
3. What's the banker's reason for thinking the death penalty is better than life imprisonment?he just assumes that spending life in prison means dying slowly
4. The banker urges the lawyer to reconsider the bet because…two million rubles will have way less buying power in fifteen years
5. What does the banker think will happen once the lawyer is free?the lawyer will never lead a normal life

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