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1  A second and a third cannon ball flew past.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  Nesvitski realized that it was a cannon ball.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  Cadet Mironov ducked every time a ball flew past.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  A cannon ball, flying close to him, caused him to duck and bend over his horse.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  He paused, and just as he was about to say something more, another ball stopped him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  "They say the ball will be very good," replied the princess, drawing up her downy little lip.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  One ball after another passed over as he approached and he felt a nervous shudder run down his spine.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  By this time they were all approaching Tushin's battery, and a ball struck the ground in front of them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  He just sends a ball and they think they'll all be killed, a sergeant was saying angrily and reproachfully.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  Mounting his horse again Prince Andrew lingered with the battery, looking at the puff from the gun that had sent the ball.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  A cannon ball, cleaving the air, flew over the heads of Bagration and his suite, and fell into the column to the measure of "Left."
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  On the high ground where the enemy was, the smoke of a cannon rose, and a ball flew whistling over the heads of the hussar squadron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  As it flies past me, Daddy, the ball I mean," said a young soldier with an enormous mouth, hardly refraining from laughing, "I felt like dying of fright.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  Prince Vasili's daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador's entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of honor.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Every ten seconds a cannon ball flew compressing the air around, or a shell burst in the midst of that dense throng, killing some and splashing with blood those near them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  The hussars did not look round, but at the sound of each shot, as at the word of command, the whole squadron with its rows of faces so alike yet so different, holding its breath while the ball flew past, rose in the stirrups and sank back again.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  Just then there was a whistle in the air; nearer and nearer, faster and louder, louder and faster, a cannon ball, as if it had not finished saying what was necessary, thudded into the ground near the shed with super human force, throwing up a mass of earth.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  During balls given at the house Pierre, who did not know how to dance, had liked sitting in this room to watch the ladies who, as they passed through in their ball dresses with diamonds and pearls on their bare shoulders, looked at themselves in the brilliantly lighted mirrors which repeated their reflections several times.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  The soldiers passed in a semicircle round something where the ball had fallen, and an old trooper on the flank, a noncommissioned officer who had stopped beside the dead men, ran to catch up his line and, falling into step with a hop, looked back angrily, and through the ominous silence and the regular tramp of feet beating the ground in unison, one seemed to hear left.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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