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1  Perhaps I spoil her, but really that seems the best plan.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
2  It may be arrogant of me, but still it is best to say it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XI
3  well, you know what poor resources I have for entertaining a woman used to the best society.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
4  She was no longer in the loose gown she generally wore in the morning, but had on one of her best dresses.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
5  Moreover, paying such honor to Bagration was the best way of expressing disapproval and dislike of Kutuzov.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II
6  The Moscovites felt that something was wrong and that to discuss the bad news was difficult, and so it was best to be silent.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II
7  The best quarters in the village were assigned to cavalry-captain Denisov, the squadron commander, known throughout the whole cavalry division as Vaska Denisov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
8  It was as if all the powers of his soul were concentrated on passing the commander in the best possible manner, and feeling that he was doing it well he was happy.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
9  Even in the best, most friendly and simplest relations of life, praise and commendation are essential, just as grease is necessary to wheels that they may run smoothly.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
10  Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
12  He considered his friend a model of perfection because Prince Andrew possessed in the highest degree just the very qualities Pierre lacked, and which might be best described as strength of will.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
13  But the best of it was," said one, telling of the misfortune of a fellow diplomat, "that the Chancellor told him flatly that his appointment to London was a promotion and that he was so to regard it.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
14  "A propos," she added, becoming calm again, "I am expecting two very interesting men tonight, le Vicomte de Mortemart, who is connected with the Montmorencys through the Rohans, one of the best French families."
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  "How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  On his return to Moscow from the army, Nicholas Rostov was welcomed by his home circle as the best of sons, a hero, and their darling Nikolenka; by his relations as a charming, attractive, and polite young man; by his acquaintances as a handsome lieutenant of hussars, a good dancer, and one of the best matches in the city.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
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