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1  He is said to be fleeing in great disorder.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII
2  It was an enormous tree, its girth twice as great as a.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I
3  They say great rewards will now be distributed, and surely a pardon would be granted.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVIII
4  But those who knew him intimately noticed that some great change had come over him that day.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  But in these great endeavors we are gravely hampered by the political institutions of today.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Iogel had taken a ballroom in Bezukhov's house, and the ball, as everyone said, was a great success.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  To the great regret of myself and of the whole army it is still uncertain whether he is alive or not.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  This is the battle of Pultusk, which is considered a great victory but in my opinion was nothing of the kind.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  Finally, to the fourth category also a great many Brothers belonged, particularly those who had lately joined.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  "I should like to see the great man," he said, alluding to Napoleon, whom hitherto he, like everyone else, had always called Buonaparte.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  'Grant leave to retire to his country seat to an old man who is already in any case dishonored by being unable to fulfill the great and glorious task for which he was chosen.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  "It is of great importance to me," she said, turning with a smile toward Anna Pavlovna, and Anna Pavlovna, with the same sad smile with which she spoke of her exalted patroness, supported Helene's wish.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  The chief steward expressed great sympathy with Pierre's intentions, but remarked that besides these changes it would be necessary to go into the general state of affairs which was far from satisfactory.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  Again whole days, weeks, and months of his life passed in as great a rush and were as much occupied with evening parties, dinners, lunches, and balls, giving him no time for reflection, as in Petersburg.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  In the eyes of the world Pierre was a great gentleman, the rather blind and absurd husband of a distinguished wife, a clever crank who did nothing but harmed nobody and was a first-rate, good-natured fellow.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX
16  Among the many young men who frequented her house every day, Boris Drubetskoy, who had already achieved great success in the service, was the most intimate friend of the Bezukhov household since Helene's return from Erfurt.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX
17  Rostov went on ahead to do what was asked, and to his great surprise learned that Dolokhov the brawler, Dolokhov the bully, lived in Moscow with an old mother and a hunchback sister, and was the most affectionate of sons and brothers.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  Besides being occupied with his estates and reading a great variety of books, Prince Andrew was at this time busy with a critical survey of our last two unfortunate campaigns, and with drawing up a proposal for a reform of the army rules and regulations.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  As the Emperor's suite was a very small one, it was a matter of great importance, for a man who valued his success in the service, to be at Tilsit on the occasion of this interview between the two Emperors, and having succeeded in this, Boris felt that henceforth his position was fully assured.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  In a word, we must found a form of government holding universal sway, which should be diffused over the whole world without destroying the bonds of citizenship, and beside which all other governments can continue in their customary course and do everything except what impedes the great aim of our order, which is to obtain for virtue the victory over vice.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII