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1  He was looking at the Armenian family and at two French soldiers who had gone up to them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXIV
2  So he considered it necessary to ask for leave of absence for family and domestic reasons.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  Petya was no longer with the family, he had gone on with his regiment which was making for Troitsa.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  During the three days preceding the occupation of Moscow the whole Rostov family was absorbed in various activities.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  He hurried to find the family of that civil servant in order to restore the daughter to her mother and go to save someone else.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  Thirty carts could not save all the wounded and in the general catastrophe one could not disregard oneself and one's own family.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  "By the by, Count," he added suddenly, addressing Pierre with a smile, "we heard that you have family troubles and that the countess, your wife."
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  At ten o'clock that evening the Rostov family and the wounded traveling with them were all distributed in the yards and huts of that large village.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  In that reunion of great sovereigns we should have discussed our interests like one family, and have rendered account to the peoples as clerk to master.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  But what it was, no one could tell: it might be some caprice of a sick and half-crazy man, or it might relate to public affairs, or possibly to family concerns.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  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
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17  Involuntarily he noticed a Georgian or Armenian family consisting of a very handsome old man of Oriental type, wearing a new, cloth-covered, sheepskin coat and new boots, an old woman of similar type, and a young woman.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  And with a Frenchman's easy and naive frankness the captain told Pierre the story of his ancestors, his childhood, youth, and manhood, and all about his relations and his financial and family affairs, "ma pauvre mere" playing of course an important part in the story.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  But a few days before they left Moscow, moved and excited by all that was going on, she called Sonya to her and, instead of reproaching and making demands on her, tearfully implored her to sacrifice herself and repay all that the family had done for her by breaking off her engagement with Nicholas.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
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