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1  If, however, the Emperor of Russia ratifies that convention, I will ratify it; but it is only a trick.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
2  The Guardsmen told Rostov of their march and how they had been made much of in Russia, Poland, and abroad.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  Pierre had been educated abroad, and this reception at Anna Pavlovna's was the first he had attended in Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  Though not much time had passed since Prince Andrew had left Russia, he had changed greatly during that period.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  And Prince Hippolyte began to tell his story in such Russian as a Frenchman would speak after spending about a year in Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Inform him that the general who signed that capitulation had no right to do so, and that no one but the Emperor of Russia has that right.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  A week later Pierre gave his wife full power to control all his estates in Great Russia, which formed the larger part of his property, and left for Petersburg alone.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  The Guards, just arrived from Russia, spent the night ten miles from Olmutz and next morning were to come straight to the review, reaching the field at Olmutz by ten o'clock.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  He declares in ze manifessto zat he cannot fiew wiz indifference ze danger vreatening Russia and zat ze safety and dignity of ze Empire as vell as ze sanctity of its alliances.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  The day after Rostov had been to see Boris, a review was held of the Austrian and Russian troops, both those freshly arrived from Russia and those who had been campaigning under Kutuzov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  The spy reported that the French, after crossing the bridge at Vienna, were advancing in immense force upon Kutuzov's line of communication with the troops that were arriving from Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  The elderly lady was a Princess Drubetskaya, belonging to one of the best families in Russia, but she was poor, and having long been out of society had lost her former influential connections.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  Throughout the whole army and at headquarters most joyful though erroneous rumors were rife of the imaginary approach of columns from Russia, of some victory gained by the Austrians, and of the retreat of the frightened Bonaparte.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  If Kutuzov decided to abandon the road connecting him with the troops arriving from Russia, he would have to march with no road into unknown parts of the Bohemian mountains, defending himself against superior forces of the enemy and abandoning all hope of a junction with Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  A member of the Hofkriegsrath from Vienna had come to Kutuzov the day before with proposals and demands for him to join up with the army of the Archduke Ferdinand and Mack, and Kutuzov, not considering this junction advisable, meant, among other arguments in support of his view, to show the Austrian general the wretched state in which the troops arrived from Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  Instead of an offensive, the plan of which, carefully prepared in accord with the modern science of strategics, had been handed to Kutuzov when he was in Vienna by the Austrian Hofkriegsrath, the sole and almost unattainable aim remaining for him was to effect a junction with the forces that were advancing from Russia, without losing his army as Mack had done at Ulm.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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