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1  In the church there was no one but the peasants, the servants and their women-folk.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  The church became so still that the drops of wax could be heard falling from the candles.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  There was no one in the church but a beggar soldier, two old women, and the church officials.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  Alexey Alexandrovitch, on coming back from church service, had spent the whole morning indoors.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  A crowd of people, principally women, was thronging round the church lighted up for the wedding.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Inside the church both lusters were already lighted, and all the candles before the holy pictures.
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7  And the full chorus of the unseen choir rose up, filling the whole church, from the windows to the vaulted roof, with broad waves of melody.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  "Vouchsafe to them love made perfect, peace and help, O Lord, we beseech Thee," the whole church seemed to breathe with the voice of the head deacon.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  To Levin, as to any unbeliever who respects the beliefs of others, it was exceedingly disagreeable to be present at and take part in church ceremonies.
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10  She was looking out of the window, and had been for over half an hour anxiously expecting to hear from the best man that her bridegroom was at the church.
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11  Meanwhile the officiating clergy had got into their vestments, and the priest and deacon came out to the lectern, which stood in the forepart of the church.
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12  More carriages were continually driving up, and ladies wearing flowers and carrying their trains, and men taking off their helmets or black hats kept walking into the church.
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13  He believed neither in God nor the devil, but was much concerned about the question of the improvement of the clergy and the maintenance of their revenues, and took special trouble to keep up the church in his village.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  The bridegroom was expected at the church while he was pacing up and down his room like a wild beast in a cage, peeping out into the corridor, and with horror and despair recalling what absurd things he had said to Kitty and what she might be thinking now.
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15  On the right side of the warm church, in the crowd of frock coats and white ties, uniforms and broadcloth, velvet, satin, hair and flowers, bare shoulders and arms and long gloves, there was discreet but lively conversation that echoed strangely in the high cupola.
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16  Levin remembered that when Nikolay had been in the devout stage, the period of fasts and monks and church services, when he was seeking in religion a support and a curb for his passionate temperament, everyone, far from encouraging him, had jeered at him, and he, too, with the others.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  During the service he would first listen to the prayers, trying to attach some meaning to them not discordant with his own views; then feeling that he could not understand and must condemn them, he tried not to listen to them, but to attend to the thoughts, observations, and memories which floated through his brain with extreme vividness during this idle time of standing in church.
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