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1  I have four sons in the army but still I don't fret.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
2  It was a convoy of conscripts enrolled from our people and starting to join the army.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
3  But I know I am no use anywhere except in the army; I am not a diplomat or a government clerk.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
4  I will confess to you, dear Mary, that in spite of his extreme youth his departure for the army was a great grief to me.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
5  I mean young Nicholas Rostov, who with his enthusiasm could not bear to remain inactive and has left the university to join the army.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
6  The report which had been circulated that the Austrians had been beaten and that the whole army had surrendered at Ulm proved to be correct.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III
7  And, in fact, the last letter he had received from Mack's army informed him of a victory and stated strategically the position of the army was very favorable.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  On Kutuzov's staff, among his fellow officers and in the army generally, Prince Andrew had, as he had had in Petersburg society, two quite opposite reputations.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  The nervous irritation aroused by the appearance of Mack, the news of his defeat, and the thought of what lay before the Russian army found vent in anger at Zherkov's untimely jest.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  Austrian troops that had escaped capture at Ulm and had joined Kutuzov at Braunau now separated from the Russian army, and Kutuzov was left with only his own weak and exhausted forces.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  On the twenty-eighth of October Kutuzov with his army crossed to the left bank of the Danube and took up a position for the first time with the river between himself and the main body of the French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  We shall therefore confidently await the moment when the Imperial Russian army will be fully equipped, and shall then, in conjunction with it, easily find a way to prepare for the enemy the fate he deserves.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  Just as Prince Andrew met Nesvitski and Zherkov, there came toward them from the other end of the corridor, Strauch, an Austrian general who on Kutuzov's staff in charge of the provisioning of the Russian army, and the member of the Hofkriegsrath who had arrived the previous evening.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  On returning from the review, Kutuzov took the Austrian general into his private room and, calling his adjutant, asked for some papers relating to the condition of the troops on their arrival, and the letters that had come from the Archduke Ferdinand, who was in command of the advanced army.
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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