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1  No independent men, such as you or I, are left.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIV
2  In an indifferent case we recognize in it more individuality, originality, and independence.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
3  The victories of the French at Jena and Auerstadt destroy the independent existence of Prussia.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I
4  It was plain that she was following a train of thought independent of her sister-in-law's words.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVI
5  "I don't like those fashionable churches," she said, evidently priding herself on her independence of thought.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XII
6  If he replied and argued, it was only because he wished to maintain his independence and not submit to Speranski's opinions entirely.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI
7  He was surprised to find that this inner freedom, which was independent of external conditions, now had as it were an additional setting of external liberty.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XII
8  It was terrible, but he felt that in proportion to the efforts of that fatal force to crush him, there grew and strengthened in his soul a power of life independent of it.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIV
9  I have been and always shall be independent; but to go against his will and arouse his anger, now that he may perhaps remain with us such a short time, would destroy half my happiness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXVI
10  Prince Andrew noticed, however, that though what happened was due to chance and was independent of the commander's will, owing to the tact Bagration showed, his presence was very valuable.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVII
11  If the Deity issues a command, expresses His will, as ancient history tells us, the expression of that will is independent of time and is not caused by anything, for the Divinity is not controlled by an event.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER V
12  The harder his position became and the more terrible the future, the more independent of that position in which he found himself were the joyful and comforting thoughts, memories, and imaginings that came to him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XII
13  Princess Mary, in her position as absolute and independent arbiter of her own fate and guardian and instructor of her nephew, was the first to be called back to life from that realm of sorrow in which she had dwelt for the first fortnight.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I
14  And Pierre suddenly realized what a special, independent, complex, and powerful process of thought and feeling must have been going on in this boy during that conversation, and remembering all he had said he regretted that the lad should have heard him.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIV
15  Only the expression of the will of the Deity, not dependent on time, can relate to a whole series of events occurring over a period of years or centuries, and only the Deity, independent of everything, can by His sole will determine the direction of humanity's movement; but man acts in time and himself takes part in what occurs.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
16  As with astronomy the difficulty of recognizing the motion of the earth lay in abandoning the immediate sensation of the earth's fixity and of the motion of the planets, so in history the difficulty of recognizing the subjection of personality to the laws of space, time, and cause lies in renouncing the direct feeling of the independence of one's own personality.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
17  Now he boldly and lightly made plans for an extended future, said he could not sacrifice his own happiness to his father's caprice, and spoke of how he would either make his father consent to this marriage and love her, or would do without his consent; then he marveled at the feeling that had mastered him as at something strange, apart from and independent of himself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXII
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