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1  The battle is won, and there is nothing extraordinary in the capture of Murat.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXV
2  It is not difficult to capture a fortress but it is difficult to win a campaign.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVI
3  Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  The men and officers returning spoke of a brilliant victory, of the occupation of the town of Wischau and the capture of a whole French squadron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  Despite news of the capture of the fleches, Napoleon saw that this was not the same, not at all the same, as what had happened in his former battles.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Something vague and confused, which he could not at all account for, had come over him with the capture of that officer and the blow he had dealt him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  It began to run away only when suddenly seized by a panic caused by the capture of transport trains on the Smolensk road, and by the battle of Tarutino.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  If the Cossacks did not capture Napoleon then, what saved him was the very thing that was destroying the French army, the booty on which the Cossacks fell.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  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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12  The Cossack officers wished to take advantage of this chance to capture some horses, but one of the superior officers, who was acquainted with the higher authorities, reported the incident to a general on the staff.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  The burning of towns and villages, the retreats after battles, the blow dealt at Borodino and the renewed retreat, the burning of Moscow, the capture of marauders, the seizure of transports, and the guerrilla war were all departures from the rules.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  This battle, which consisted in the capture of a French squadron, was represented as a brilliant victory over the French, and so the Emperor and the whole army, especially while the smoke hung over the battlefield, believed that the French had been defeated and were retreating against their will.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Not that sort of victory which is defined by the capture of pieces of material fastened to sticks, called standards, and of the ground on which the troops had stood and were standing, but a moral victory that convinces the enemy of the moral superiority of his opponent and of his own impotence was gained by the Russians at Borodino.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  Still more senseless would have been the wish to capture army corps of the French, when our own army had melted away to half before reaching Krasnoe and a whole division would have been needed to convoy the corps of prisoners, and when our men were not always getting full rations and the prisoners already taken were perishing of hunger.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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