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1  The count spoke timidly, as he always did when talking of money matters.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV
2  A few days before the battle of Borodino, Nicholas received the necessary money and warrants, and having sent some hussars on in advance, he set out with post horses for Voronezh.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
3  Next day toward evening the princess set off, and Pierre's head steward came to inform him that the money needed for the equipment of his regiment could not be found without selling one of the estates.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
4  The one thing that recalled the patriotic fervor everyone had displayed during the Emperor's stay was the call for contributions of men and money, a necessity that as soon as the promises had been made assumed a legal, official form and became unavoidable.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVII
5  The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
6  Napoleon was experiencing a feeling of depression like that of an ever-lucky gambler who, after recklessly flinging money about and always winning, suddenly just when he has calculated all the chances of the game, finds that the more he considers his play the more surely he loses.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXIV
7  As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV
8  The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV