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1  But the law of history relates to man.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VIII
2  "Where there's law there's injustice," put in the little man.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XII
3  He must keep order, keep the law, that's what the government is there for.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
4  He alone did not obey the law of immutability in the enchanted, sleeping castle.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
5  I cannot, because the law is stronger than I, and he raised his foot to the stirrup.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XX
6  Apart from conditions of war and law, that look established human relations between the two men.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER X
7  As with the physical law of gravity, their enormous mass drew the individual human atoms to itself.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIX
8  "To endure war is the most difficult subordination of man's freedom to the law of God," the voice had said.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
9  More than ever was Boris resolved to serve in future not according to the written code, but under this unwritten law.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX
10  If history dealt only with external phenomena, the establishment of this simple and obvious law would suffice and we should have finished our argument.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VIII
11  Here besides the law of retrospection, which regards all the past as a preparation for events that subsequently occur, the law of reciprocity comes in, confusing the whole matter.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
12  Speaking of the interaction of heat and electricity and of atoms, we cannot say why this occurs, and we say that it is so because it is inconceivable otherwise, because it must be so and that it is a law.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
13  These men, carried away by their passions, were but blind tools of the most melancholy law of necessity, but considered themselves heroes and imagined that they were accomplishing a most noble and honorable deed.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IV
14  We only know that to produce the one or the other action, people combine in a certain formation in which they all take part, and we say that this is so because it is unthinkable otherwise, or in other words that it is a law.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
15  The facts were that Ilagin, with whom the Rostovs had a quarrel and were at law, hunted over places that belonged by custom to the Rostovs, and had now, as if purposely, sent his men to the very woods the Rostovs were hunting and let his man snatch a fox their dogs had chased.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
16  During that twenty-year period an immense number of fields were left untilled, houses were burned, trade changed its direction, millions of men migrated, were impoverished, or were enriched, and millions of Christian men professing the law of love of their fellows slew one another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
17  Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I
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