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1  She wanted to find, and still seeks, some secret motive in our actions.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
2  Man's actions proceed from his innate character and the motives acting upon him.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VIII
3  One motive only they all had in common: a desire to get to the place that had been called Moscow, to apply their activities there.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIV
4  The motives of those who thronged from all sides to Moscow after it had been cleared of the enemy were most diverse and personal, and at first for the most part savage and brutal.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIV
5  Black robber bees are swiftly and stealthily prowling about the combs, and the short home bees, shriveled and listless as if they were old, creep slowly about without trying to hinder the robbers, having lost all motive and all sense of life.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
6  The movement of peoples from west to east was to be succeeded by a movement of peoples from east to west, and for this fresh war another leader was necessary, having qualities and views differing from Kutuzov's and animated by different motives.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XI
7  The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV
8  But the same series of experiments and arguments proves to him that the complete freedom of which he is conscious in himself is impossible, and that his every action depends on his organization, his character, and the motives acting upon him; yet man never submits to the deductions of these experiments and arguments.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VIII