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1  "That is life," said the old teacher.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XV
2  All else was to him only life's customary routine.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVII
3  And while there is life there is joy in consciousness of the divine.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  And I say boldly that I have not a single man's life on my conscience.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VIII
5  There were some that adopted all the army methods and had infantry, artillery, staffs, and the comforts of life.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
6  Drooping in spirit and closing their eyes before the menacing cloud of death that overhung them, they dared not look life in the face.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I
7  But the pain was immediately followed by a feeling of release from the oppressive constraint that had prevented her taking part in life.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER II
8  One told how he had taken a life, another had taken two, a third had set a house on fire, while another had simply been a vagrant and had done nothing.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIII
9  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
10  And again in a futile struggle with reality her mother, refusing to believe that she could live when her beloved boy was killed in the bloom of life, escaped from reality into a world of delirium.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER II
11  The absence of suffering, the satisfaction of one's needs and consequent freedom in the choice of one's occupation, that is, of one's way of life, now seemed to Pierre to be indubitably man's highest happiness.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XII
12  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
13  It seemed to them that what they had lived through and experienced could not be expressed in words, and that any reference to the details of his life infringed the majesty and sacredness of the mystery that had been accomplished before their eyes.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I
14  The fencing has gone on for some time; suddenly one of the combatants, feeling himself wounded and understanding that the matter is no joke but concerns his life, throws down his rapier, and seizing the first cudgel that comes to hand begins to brandish it.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Hard as it was for Princess Mary to emerge from the realm of secluded contemplation in which she had lived till then, and sorry and almost ashamed as she felt to leave Natasha alone, yet the cares of life demanded her attention and she involuntarily yielded to them.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  Yet subsequently, and for the rest of his life, he thought and spoke with enthusiasm of that month of captivity, of those irrecoverable, strong, joyful sensations, and chiefly of the complete peace of mind and inner freedom which he experienced only during those weeks.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XII
17  Only now did Pierre realize the full strength of life in man and the saving power he has of transferring his attention from one thing to another, which is like the safety valve of a boiler that allows superfluous steam to blow off when the pressure exceeds a certain limit.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XII
18  But when it is a beloved and intimate human being that is dying, besides this horror at the extinction of life there is a severance, a spiritual wound, which like a physical wound is sometimes fatal and sometimes heals, but always aches and shrinks at any external irritating touch.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XII