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1  And it doesn't do for man to taste of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
2  Princess Anna Mikhaylovna intervened in the conversation, evidently wishing to show her connections and knowledge of what went on in society.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
3  It would take a dozen pages to enumerate all the reproaches the historians address to him, based on their knowledge of what is good for humanity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER I
4  But in the spring of that year, he received a letter from his mother, written without his father's knowledge, and that letter persuaded him to return.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
5  It has now come to my knowledge that you lent him your carriage for his removal from town, and that you have even accepted papers from him for safe custody.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XI
6  Forgetting his intention of concealing his knowledge of French, Pierre, snatching away the pistol and throwing it down, ran up to the officer and addressed him in French.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVIII
7  The highest wisdom is not founded on reason alone, not on those worldly sciences of physics, history, chemistry, and the like, into which intellectual knowledge is divided.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
8  For ages, from our forefather Adam to our own day, we labor to attain that knowledge and are still infinitely far from our aim; but in our lack of understanding we see only our weakness and His greatness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
9  During the first four days, while no duties were required of him, Prince Andrew rode round the whole fortified camp and, by the aid of his own knowledge and by talks with experts, tried to form a definite opinion about it.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
10  The view of the strange city with its peculiar architecture, such as he had never seen before, filled Napoleon with the rather envious and uneasy curiosity men feel when they see an alien form of life that has no knowledge of them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XIX
11  Pierre, having decided that until he had carried out his design he would disclose neither his identity nor his knowledge of French, stood at the half-open door of the corridor, intending to conceal himself as soon as the French entered.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XIII
13  He frowned, trying to appear as if he did not want any of that wine, but was mortified because no one would understand that it was not to quench his thirst or from greediness that he wanted it, but simply from a conscientious desire for knowledge.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
14  After that day he lived through many things, gaining knowledge, observation, and experience, but had he possessed all the faculties he afterwards acquired, he could not have had a better or more profound understanding of the meaning of the scene he had witnessed between his father, Mary, and Natasha, than he had then.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XV
15  Let us try to conform to them and follow them, and let us be persuaded that the less we let our feeble human minds roam, the better we shall please God, who rejects all knowledge that does not come from Him; and the less we seek to fathom what He has been pleased to conceal from us, the sooner will He vouchsafe its revelation to us through His divine Spirit.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
16  And having put him on his honor not to repeat anything she told him, Marya Dmitrievna informed him that Natasha had refused Prince Andrew without her parents' knowledge and that the cause of this was Anatole Kuragin into whose society Pierre's wife had thrown her and with whom Natasha had tried to elope during her father's absence, in order to be married secretly.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX
17  By discarding a claim to knowledge of the ultimate purpose, we shall clearly perceive that just as one cannot imagine a blossom or seed for any single plant better suited to it than those it produces, so it is impossible to imagine any two people more completely adapted down to the smallest detail for the purpose they had to fulfill, than Napoleon and Alexander with all their antecedents.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER II
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