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1  sacred city of Alexander's people, Moscow with its.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
2  Nobody seemed yet to realize what awaited the city.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV
3  Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
4  Close to the gates of the city he was met by Count Rostopchin's adjutant.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER X
5  On reaching Petersburg he inquired for Kuragin but the latter had already left the city.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
6  She took the liberty of inquiring whether it was long since Anatole had left Paris and how he had liked that city.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV
7  The Rostovs remained in Moscow till the first of September, that is, till the eve of the enemy's entry into the city.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
8  What also conduced to Bagration's being selected as Moscow's hero was the fact that he had no connections in the city and was a stranger there.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  Some said that no one was to be allowed to leave the city, others on the contrary said that all the icons had been taken out of the churches and everybody was to be ordered to leave.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
10  The first declared that the report that Count Rostopchin had forbidden people to leave Moscow was false; on the contrary he was glad that ladies and tradesmen's wives were leaving the city.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
12  During the first weeks of his stay in Petersburg Prince Andrew felt the whole trend of thought he had formed during his life of seclusion quite overshadowed by the trifling cares that engrossed him in that city.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  They went away without thinking of the tremendous significance of that immense and wealthy city being given over to destruction, for a great city with wooden buildings was certain when abandoned by its inhabitants to be burned.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Count Rostopchin was telling a fourth group that he was prepared to die with the city train bands under the walls of the capital, but that he still could not help regretting having been left in ignorance of what was happening, and that had he known it sooner things would have been different.
War and Peace(V4) 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  The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV
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