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1  knowing how she did it, she contrived to utter a few polite phrases in.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
2  Michaud had only waited for this to bring out the phrase he had prepared.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER III
3  The interpreter translated these words without the last phrase, and Bonaparte smiled.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
4  That is the actual phrase used by the Vienna cabinet, said the Danish charge d'affaires.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI
5  Doesn't see anything, doesn't remember anything, she went on, repeating her usual phrases.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIII
6  His conversation was always sprinkled with wittily original, finished phrases of general interest.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
7  In the midst of a phrase he ceased speaking and suddenly felt tears choking him, a thing he had thought impossible for him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XIX
8  When she had finished her first exercise she stood still in the middle of the room and sang a musical phrase that particularly pleased her.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIII
9  "Bonaparte treats Europe as a pirate does a captured vessel," said Count Rostopchin, repeating a phrase he had uttered several times before.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III
10  Men went from the west to the east killing their fellow men, and the event was accompanied by phrases about the glory of France, the baseness of England, and so on.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
11  The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
12  When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
13  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.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
14  On first receiving the news, under the influence of indignation and resentment the Emperor had found a phrase that pleased him, fully expressed his feelings, and has since become famous.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Formerly, after he had given two or three orders and uttered a few phrases, marshals and adjutants had come galloping up with congratulations and happy faces, announcing the trophies taken, the corps of prisoners, bundles of enemy eagles and standards, cannon and stores, and Murat had only begged leave to loose the cavalry to gather in the baggage wagons.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXIV
16  Those who went away, taking what they could and abandoning their houses and half their belongings, did so from the latent patriotism which expresses itself not by phrases or by giving one's children to save the fatherland and similar unnatural exploits, but unobtrusively, simply, organically, and therefore in the way that always produces the most powerful results.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER V