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1  There is never any 'impossible' with him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII
2  The doctors pronounced recovery impossible.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
3  But to forestall the French with his whole army was impossible.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
4  Certainly he must be moved onto the bed; here it will be impossible.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII
5  The road was so obstructed with carts that it was impossible to get by in a carriage.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII
6  Prince Andrew did not reply, but his face expressed the impossibility of altering that decision.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIII
7  But the nearer he drew to the house the more he felt the impossibility of going to sleep on such a night.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
8  He tried to prove to the Emperor the impossibility of levying fresh troops, spoke of the hardships already endured by the people, of the possibility of failure and so forth.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XI
9  Hence Bagration with his four thousand hungry, exhausted men would have to detain for days the whole enemy army that came upon him at Hollabrunn, which was clearly impossible.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
10  "Ah, your excellency," put in Zherkov, his eyes fixed on the hussars, but still with that naive air that made it impossible to know whether he was speaking in jest or in earnest.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
11  He put on the air of one who finds it impossible to reply to such nonsense, but it would in fact have been difficult to give any other answer than the one Prince Andrew gave to this naive question.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI
12  This was his acknowledgment of the impossibility of changing a man's convictions by words, and his recognition of the possibility of everyone thinking, feeling, and seeing things each from his own point of view.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
13  But when she saw that Pierre's sacrilegious words had not exasperated the vicomte, and had convinced herself that it was impossible to stop him, she rallied her forces and joined the vicomte in a vigorous attack on the orator.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  On the other hand, Pierre demanded that steps should be taken to liberate the serfs, which the steward met by showing the necessity of first paying off the loans from the Land Bank, and the consequent impossibility of a speedy emancipation.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
15  From all this talk he saw only one thing: that to defend Moscow was a physical impossibility in the full meaning of those words, that is to say, so utterly impossible that if any senseless commander were to give orders to fight, confusion would result but the battle would still not take place.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER III
16  The middle of the upper lip formed a sharp wedge and closed firmly on the firm lower one, and something like two distinct smiles played continually round the two corners of the mouth; this, together with the resolute, insolent intelligence of his eyes, produced an effect which made it impossible not to notice his face.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
17  The chief steward, a very stupid but cunning man who saw perfectly through the naive and intelligent count and played with him as with a toy, seeing the effect these prearranged receptions had on Pierre, pressed him still harder with proofs of the impossibility and above all the uselessness of freeing the serfs, who were quite happy as it was.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
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