sake

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Nastasya, leave me alone, for goodness' sake; here are your three copecks, but for goodness' sake, make haste and go
Sister, for goodness' sake let 'em put the horse in the carriage and take me home; we shall perhaps find her on the road.
But do not, for goodness' sake, let them go strutting about, as they are so fond of doing, crying out that they are the true models for the whole species.