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1  One man ought to be in command, and not two.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
2  Napoleon smiled and told them to give the Cossack a horse and bring the man to him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
3  In solitude a man generally listens to the first voice, but in society to the second.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVII
4  He is said to be more Napoleon's man than ours, and he is always advising the Minister.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
5  His face expressed the relief of relaxed strain felt by a man who means to rest after a ceremony.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
6  'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
7  "Don't put it in so carelessly," said one of the peasants, a man with a round smiling face, taking a casket from a housemaid.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIV
8  At that moment, on the road leading from the big house, two women and a man in a white hat were seen coming toward the officers.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIII
9  Taking his hand and drawing him downwards, Kutuzov offered his cheek to be kissed, and again Prince Andrew noticed tears in the old man's eyes.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVI
10  The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VI
11  But what it was, no one could tell: it might be some caprice of a sick and half-crazy man, or it might relate to public affairs, or possibly to family concerns.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VIII
12  It is clear that the man who advocates the conclusion of a peace, and that the Minister should command the army, does not love our sovereign and desires the ruin of us all.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
13  A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VIII
14  Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
15  Prince Andrew could not have explained how or why it was, but after that interview with Kutuzov he went back to his regiment reassured as to the general course of affairs and as to the man to whom it had been entrusted.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVI
16  He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
17  When she saw his Russian face, and by his walk and the first words he uttered recognized him as a man of her own class, she glanced at him with her deep radiant look and began speaking in a voice that faltered and trembled with emotion.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIII
18  One of the visitors, usually spoken of as "a man of great merit," having described how he had that day seen Kutuzov, the newly chosen chief of the Petersburg militia, presiding over the enrollment of recruits at the Treasury, cautiously ventured to suggest that Kutuzov would be the man to satisfy all requirements.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VI
19  The old man was still sitting in the ornamental garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
20  On the contrary, it seemed to her certain that had he not been there she would have perished at the hands of the mutineers and of the French, and that he had exposed himself to terrible and obvious danger to save her, and even more certain was it that he was a man of lofty and noble soul, able to understand her position and her sorrow.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIV