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1  At dinner, conversation turned on Pierre's marriage.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XI
2  In the first place the marriage was not a brilliant one as regards birth, wealth, or rank.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIII
3  It always seemed to him that there was something not quite right about this intended marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
4  Nicholas did not go to Moscow, and the countess did not renew the conversation with him about marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
5  Then she told him that she knew of a splendid girl and tried to discover what he thought about marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
6  Prince Andrew needed his father's consent to his marriage, and to obtain this he started for the country next day.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIII
7  The countess had written direct to Julie's mother in Moscow suggesting a marriage between their children and had received a favorable answer from her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
8  In regard to this project of marriage for me, I will tell you, dear sweet friend, that I look on marriage as a divine institution to which we must conform.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
9  She thought of Natasha and of her own youth, and of how there was something unnatural and dreadful in this impending marriage of Natasha and Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X
10  A propos of marriages: do you know that a while ago that universal auntie Anna Mikhaylovna told me, under the seal of strict secrecy, of a plan of marriage for you.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
11  Once, when he had touched on this topic with his mother, he discovered, to his surprise and somewhat to his satisfaction, that in the depth of her soul she too had doubts about this marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
12  The countess, who had long noticed what was going on between them and was expecting this declaration, listened to him in silence and then told her son that he might marry whom he pleased, but that neither she nor his father would give their blessing to such a marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XIII
13  Nicholas expressed his disapproval of the postponement of the marriage for a year; but Natasha attacked her brother with exasperation, proving to him that it could not be otherwise, and that it would be a bad thing to enter a family against the father's will, and that she herself wished it so.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  At first it seemed strange that the son of an obscure Livonian gentleman should propose marriage to a Countess Rostova; but Berg's chief characteristic was such a naive and good natured egotism that the Rostovs involuntarily came to think it would be a good thing, since he himself was so firmly convinced that it was good, indeed excellent.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI
15  Now he seemed to see her in the early days of their marriage, with bare shoulders and a languid, passionate look on her face, and then immediately he saw beside her Dolokhov's handsome, insolent, hard, and mocking face as he had seen it at the banquet, and then that same face pale, quivering, and suffering, as it had been when he reeled and sank on the snow.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
16  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
17  Particularly vivid, humiliating, and shameful was the recollection of how one day soon after his marriage he came out of the bedroom into his study a little before noon in his silk dressing gown and found his head steward there, who, bowing respectfully, looked into his face and at his dressing gown and smiled slightly, as if expressing respectful understanding of his employer's happiness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
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