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1  March on, destroy the Russian army.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
2  No, neither death nor anything else can destroy it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
3  He has, no doubt, forgotten it and will wish to destroy it.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
4  The victories of the French at Jena and Auerstadt destroy the independent existence of Prussia.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I
5  Then came an order to retreat to Sventsyani and destroy any provisions they could not carry away with them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
6  This campaign consisted in a flight of the French during which they did all they could to destroy themselves.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XVIII
7  Mr. Klyucharev has been treated in the same way, and so have others who on the plea of building up the temple of Solomon have tried to destroy the temple of their fatherland.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XI
8  I have been and always shall be independent; but to go against his will and arouse his anger, now that he may perhaps remain with us such a short time, would destroy half my happiness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXVI
9  To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
10  The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
11  Each time the fly touched his face it gave him a burning sensation and yet to his surprise it did not destroy the structure, though it knocked against the very region of his face where it was rising.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
12  But the once proud and shrewd rulers of France, feeling that their part is played out, are even more bewildered than he, and do not say the words they should have said to destroy him and retain their power.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER III
13  Had Napoleon's aim been to destroy his army, the most skillful strategist could hardly have devised any series of actions that would so completely have accomplished that purpose, independently of anything the Russian army might do.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VIII
14  And it is even more difficult to understand just why they think that this maneuver was calculated to save Russia and destroy the French; for this flank march, had it been preceded, accompanied, or followed by other circumstances, might have proved ruinous to the Russians and salutary for the French.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I
15  Thirdly, it would have been senseless to sacrifice one's own troops in order to destroy the French army, which without external interference was destroying itself at such a rate that, though its path was not blocked, it could not carry across the frontier more than it actually did in December, namely a hundredth part of the original army.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIX
16  They went away even before the battle of Borodino and still more rapidly after it, despite Rostopchin's calls to defend Moscow or the announcement of his intention to take the wonder-working icon of the Iberian Mother of God and go to fight, or of the balloons that were to destroy the French, and despite all the nonsense Rostopchin wrote in his broadsheets.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER V
17  He can either fall on the Russian army with double its strength and destroy it; negotiate an advantageous peace, or in case of a refusal make a menacing move on Petersburg, or even, in the case of a reverse, return to Smolensk or Vilna; or remain in Moscow; in short, no special genius would seem to be required to retain the brilliant position the French held at that time.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VIII
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