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Feodora and I will pray before the ikon to the saints morning and night to protect you wherever you may be.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
And when they all had left, she watched them through the window; then looked at the ikon, and said softly: "God help them!"
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
Vera was standing with her back to him, her face turned towards the ikon, unconscious of his approach.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
"Take this seat," and she pointed to the place of honor under the ikon and to the right of my father.
They saluted the ikon, as all the soldiers did, and some service began which I was unable to follow.
Strange superstition ingrained in this Bismarck mind; what ikon do you believe in, as you urge to duty and glory?
BLOOD AND IRONJOHN HUBERT GREUSEL
At the gates of the precincts there is a large ikon of the Mother of God fixed behind a grating in the wall.
THE POSSESSEDFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
And since you will not sell your ikon, I must go for what Monsieur le capitaine offers me.
BARLASCH OF THE GUARDH. S. MERRIMAN
The rich man snarled at her and departed, but when he got home he said to the ikon, “A pretty surety thou art!”
How dare you carry a brass ikon, deluding honest persons into the belief that it is a thing of value?
MOSCOWFRED WHISHAW

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