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1  The French guns were hastily reloaded.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  "We may as well go back," said the son in French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  "I have brought my work," said she in French, displaying her bag and addressing all present.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  replied the doctor, swallowing his r's, and pronouncing the Latin words with a French accent.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  He pointed to the French guns, the limbers of which were being detached and hurriedly removed.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  They listened to the French sentences which to them were meaningless, with an air of understanding but not wishing to appear to do so.
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8  said Kutuzov glancing at Bolkonski as if by this exclamation he was asking the adjutant to wait, and he went on with the conversation in French.
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9  General Kutuzov," said Bolkonski, speaking French and stressing the last syllable of the general's name like a Frenchman, "has been pleased to take me as an aide-de-camp.
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10  As he said this Prince Andrew was less than ever like that Bolkonski who had lolled in Anna Pavlovna's easy chairs and with half-closed eyes had uttered French phrases between his teeth.
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11  The hussars had succeeded in setting it on fire and the French batteries were now firing at them, no longer to hinder them but because the guns were trained and there was someone to fire at.
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12  On the French side, amid the groups with cannon, a cloud of smoke appeared, then a second and a third almost simultaneously, and at the moment when the first report was heard a fourth was seen.
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13  "Well, mon cher," said the vicomte, having seated himself beside Hippolyte in the carriage, "your little princess is very nice, very nice indeed, quite French," and he kissed the tips of his fingers.
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14  He spoke in that refined French in which our grandfathers not only spoke but thought, and with the gentle, patronizing intonation natural to a man of importance who had grown old in society and at court.
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15  "A propos," she added, becoming calm again, "I am expecting two very interesting men tonight, le Vicomte de Mortemart, who is connected with the Montmorencys through the Rohans, one of the best French families."
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16  Involuntarily he felt a joyful agitation at the thought of the humiliation of arrogant Austria and that in a week's time he might, perhaps, see and take part in the first Russian encounter with the French since Suvorov met them.
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17  The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.
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