CELEBRATION in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - Celebration in War and Peace
1  This was the celebrated Petersburg doctor, Lorrain.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
2  As if to celebrate a victory over everybody, a cricket chirped in a crack in the wall.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
3  The most suitable fete the Germans can devise for him is a celebration of Jena and Auerstadt.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER III
4  Everybody was celebrating the victory, everything was bubbling with life in the ruined but reviving city.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XV
5  Denisov celebrated his promotion to the rank of major, and Rostov, who had already drunk enough, at the end of the feast proposed the Emperor's health.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
6  Rostov, who had just celebrated his promotion to a cornetcy and bought Denisov's horse, Bedouin, was in debt all round, to his comrades and the sutlers.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
7  Suddenly the sound of a firing of cannon was heard from the embankment, to celebrate the signing of peace with the Turks, and the crowd rushed impetuously toward the embankment to watch the firing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXI
8  "That is probably the work of Vinesse," said Pierre, mentioning a celebrated miniaturist, and he leaned over the table to take the snuffbox while trying to hear what was being said at the other table.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
9  But there seemed to be no one to celebrate this holiday: everywhere were blackened ruins, and the few Russians to be seen were tattered and frightened people who tried to hide when they saw the French.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER X
10  Six weeks later he was married, and settled in Count Bezukhov's large, newly furnished Petersburg house, the happy possessor, as people said, of a wife who was a celebrated beauty and of millions of money.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II
11  The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
12  The Military Governor of Moscow, who had been assiduous in sending aides-de-camp to inquire after the count's health, came himself that evening to bid a last farewell to the celebrated grandee of Catherine's court, Count Bezukhov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
13  The Pavlograds held feast after feast, celebrating awards they had received for the campaign, and made expeditions to Olmutz to visit a certain Caroline the Hungarian, who had recently opened a restaurant there with girls as waitresses.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
14  The conversation was on the chief topic of the day: the illness of the wealthy and celebrated beau of Catherine's day, Count Bezukhov, and about his illegitimate son Pierre, the one who had behaved so improperly at Anna Pavlovna's reception.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
15  She had fallen ill unexpectedly a few days previously, had missed several gatherings of which she was usually ornament, and was said to be receiving no one, and instead of the celebrated Petersburg doctors who usually attended her had entrusted herself to some Italian doctor who was treating her in some new and unusual way.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I
16  Christmas came and except for the ceremonial Mass, the solemn and wearisome Christmas congratulations from neighbors and servants, and the new dresses everyone put on, there were no special festivities, though the calm frost of twenty degrees Reaumur, the dazzling sunshine by day, and the starlight of the winter nights seemed to call for some special celebration of the season.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX