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1  It is the art of being stronger than the enemy at a given moment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIX
2  Then change it, purify thyself; and as thou art purified, thou wilt gain wisdom.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
3  Apparently she had forgotten her age and by force of habit employed all the old feminine arts.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
4  He saw that what he was feeling was felt by all the men about him experienced in the art of war.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXIV
5  Look then at thy inner self with the eyes of the spirit, and ask thyself whether thou art content with thyself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
6  Let us imagine two men who have come out to fight a duel with rapiers according to all the rules of the art of fencing.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I
7  All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IV
8  A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
9  There was a rapid patter of bare feet, and an unseen hand opened the door into the huntsmen's room, from which came the clear sounds of a balalayka on which someone, who was evidently a master of the art, was playing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII
10  And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
11  What distinguished them from others was the absence of host or hostess and the presence of the good-natured Iogel, flying about like a feather and bowing according to the rules of his art, as he collected the tickets from all his visitors.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XII
12  In her voice there was a virginal freshness, an unconsciousness of her own powers, and an as yet untrained velvety softness, which so mingled with her lack of art in singing that it seemed as if nothing in that voice could be altered without spoiling it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XV
13  The art of his reading was supposed to lie in rolling out the words, quite independently of their meaning, in a loud and singsong voice alternating between a despairing wail and a tender murmur, so that the wail fell quite at random on one word and the murmur on another.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I
14  Then let us imagine that the combatant who so sensibly employed the best and simplest means to attain his end was at the same time influenced by traditions of chivalry and, desiring to conceal the facts of the case, insisted that he had gained his victory with the rapier according to all the rules of art.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I
15  Shinshin, standing close by, tried to make a joke, saying that Kutuzov had evidently failed to learn from Suvorov even so simple a thing as the art of crowing like a cock, but the elder members glanced severely at the wit, making him feel that in that place and on that day, it was improper to speak so of Kutuzov.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III
16  O Lord our God, in whom we believe and in whom we put our trust, let us not be confounded in our hope of Thy mercy, and give us a token of Thy blessing, that those who hate us and our Orthodox faith may see it and be put to shame and perish, and may all the nations know that Thou art the Lord and we are Thy people.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVIII