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1  One can cut off a slice of bread, but not an army.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIX
2  Stolypin gave a deep bass guffaw as he munched a piece of bread and cheese.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
3  On the table were vodka, a flask of rum, white bread, roast mutton, and salt.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VII
4  The hussars and Cossacks crowded round the prisoners; one offered them clothes, another boots, and a third bread.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XV
5  Countess Mary wanted to tell him that man does not live by bread alone and that he attached too much importance to these matters.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XV
6  But on the seventh day he ate with pleasure a piece of bread with some tea, and the doctor noticed that his temperature was lower.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
7  The soldiers, who threw sidelong glances at Pierre, got the fire to burn and placed an iron pot on it into which they broke some dried bread and put a little dripping.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VIII
8  Kutuzov's adjutant whispered to Prince Andrew that this was the wife of the priest whose home it was, and that she intended to offer his Serene Highness bread and salt.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
9  It was impossible to take bread and clothes from our hungry and indispensable soldiers to give to the French who, though not harmful, or hated, or guilty, were simply unnecessary.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER X
10  Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
11  Moscow when occupied by the enemy did not remain intact like Berlin, Vienna, and other towns, simply because its inhabitants abandoned it and did not welcome the French with bread and salt, nor bring them the keys of the city.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVI
12  In cellars and storerooms similar men were busy among the provisions, and in the yards unlocking or breaking open coach house and stable doors, lighting fires in kitchens and kneading and baking bread with rolled-up sleeves, and cooking; or frightening, amusing, or caressing women and children.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVI
13  In one place the peasants presented him with bread and salt and an icon of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, asking permission, as a mark of their gratitude for the benefits he had conferred on them, to build a new chantry to the church at their own expense in honor of Peter and Paul, his patron saints.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
14  The pilgrim woman was appeased and, being encouraged to talk, gave a long account of Father Amphilochus, who led so holy a life that his hands smelled of incense, and how on her last visit to Kiev some monks she knew let her have the keys of the catacombs, and how she, taking some dried bread with her, had spent two days in the catacombs with the saints.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIV