Sixteen hours of the day must be occupied in some way, since they were living abroad in complete freedom, outside the conditions of social life which filled up time in Petersburg.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 5: Chapter 8 Context
As time went on, and he saw himself more and more often held fast in these snares, he had an ever growing desire, not so much to escape from them, as to try whether they hindered his freedom.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 25 Context
At this moment Anna was positively admitting to herself that she was a burden to him, that he would relinquish his freedom regretfully to return to her, and in spite of that she was glad he was coming.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 32 Context
No one knew better than Stepan Arkadyevitch how to hit on the exact line between freedom, simplicity, and official stiffness necessary for the agreeable conduct of business.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 5 Context
Vronsky intentionally avoided that select crowd of the upper world, which was moving and talking with discreet freedom before the pavilions.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 2: Chapter 24 Context
Darya Alexandrovna in her intimate, philosophical talks with her sister, her mother, and her friends very often astonished them by the freedom of her views in regard to religion.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 8 Context
She would never know freedom in love, but would remain forever a guilty wife, with the menace of detection hanging over her at every instant; deceiving her husband for the sake of a shameful connection with a man living apart and away from her, whose life she could never share.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 16 Context
She had said it simply from the reflection that as Vronsky would not be here, she had better secure her own freedom, and try to see him somehow.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 17 Context
Levin tried through her to get a solution of the weighty enigma her husband presented to his mind; but he had not complete freedom of ideas, because he was in an agony of embarrassment.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 26 Context
The English fashion of the complete independence of girls was also not accepted, and not possible in Russian society.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 12 Context
Anxious to show his independence and to advance, he had refused a post that had been offered him, hoping that this refusal would heighten his value; but it turned out that he had been too bold, and he was passed over.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 20 Context
On the woman question he was on the side of the extreme advocates of complete liberty for women, and especially their right to labor.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 26 Context
As long as he followed the fixed definition of obscure words such as spirit, will, freedom, essence, purposely letting himself go into the snare of words the philosophers set for him, he seemed to comprehend something.
Anna Karenina(V3), PART 8: Chapter 9 Context
If it were a war for freedom I could understand it and should be the first to enter the army; but to help England and Austria against the greatest man in the world is not right.
War and Peace(V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI Context
Pierre, on unexpectedly becoming Count Bezukhov and a rich man, felt himself after his recent loneliness and freedom from cares so beset and preoccupied that only in bed was he able to be by himself.
War and Peace(V1), BOOK 3: CHAPTER I Context
She took the liberty of inquiring whether it was long since Anatole had left Paris and how he had liked that city.
War and Peace(V1), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV Context
His looks thanked her for offering him his freedom and told her that one way or another he would never cease to love her, for that would be impossible.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 4: CHAPTER I Context
He said that as he was responsible for the delay he ought to bear the whole burden of it; that he had given his word and bound himself forever, but that he did not wish to bind Natasha and gave her perfect freedom.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIV Context
Nothing in life seemed to him of much importance, and under the influence of the depression that possessed him he valued neither his liberty nor his resolution to punish his wife.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII Context
Count Rostov was displeased to see that the company consisted almost entirely of men and women known for the freedom of their conduct.
War and Peace(V3), BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIII Context
The members of this party were those who had demanded an advance from Vilna into Poland and freedom from all prearranged plans.
War and Peace(V3), BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX Context