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1  She has been laid up, poor child.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
2  You treat me like an invalid or a child.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  She is quite a child: such a dear, merry child.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  "What a charming child," she added, addressing the mother.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  I cannot agree with you about Pierre, whom I knew as a child.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  He bowed his head and scraped first with one foot and then with the other, awkwardly, like a child at a dancing lesson.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  And the little princess began to cry capriciously like a suffering child and to wring her little hands even with some affectation.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  There were in the room a child's cot, two boxes, two armchairs, a table, a child's table, and the little chair on which Prince Andrew was sitting.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  Pierre himself grew still more confused, blushed like a child till tears came to his eyes, began looking about him uneasily, and an awkward pause followed.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  Then suddenly he realized the joyful significance of that wail; tears choked him, and leaning his elbows on the window sill be began to cry, sobbing like a child.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  Vera was a handsome girl of twenty; Sonya a girl of sixteen with all the charm of an opening flower; Natasha, half grown up and half child, was now childishly amusing, now girlishly enchanting.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  He had merely understood that the woman he had known as a child, of whom when her beauty was mentioned he had said absent-mindedly: "Yes, she's good looking," he had understood that this woman might belong to him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  The subdued smile which, though it did not suit her faded features, always played round her lips expressed, as in a spoiled child, a continual consciousness of her charming defect, which she neither wished, nor could, nor considered it necessary, to correct.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  "If you please, your excellency, Petrusha has brought some papers," said one of the nursemaids to Prince Andrew who was sitting on a child's little chair while, frowning and with trembling hands, he poured drops from a medicine bottle into a wineglass half full of water.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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