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1  It is organized for that, it is its nature.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIX
2  His father's nature showed itself in Pierre.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
3  "I know that no one can help if nature does not do her work," said Prince Andrew, evidently confused.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
4  The little kitten, feasting her eyes on him, seemed ready at any moment to start her gambols again and display her kittenish nature.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
5  In spite of his absent-mindedness and good nature, Pierre's personality immediately checked any attempt to ridicule him to his face.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVII
6  Pierre had evoked the passionate affection of the Italian merely by evoking the best side of his nature and taking a pleasure in so doing.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
7  Thanks to Anna Mikhaylovna's efforts, his own tastes, and the peculiarities of his reserved nature, Boris had managed during his service to place himself very advantageously.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI
8  The old count's hospitality and good nature, which struck one especially in Petersburg as a pleasant surprise, were such that Prince Andrew could not refuse to stay to dinner.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XIX
9  But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
10  The creditors who had so long been silent, restrained by a vague but powerful influence exerted on them while he lived by the count's careless good nature, all proceeded to enforce their claims at once.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER V
11  Sulphur is of an oily and fiery nature; in combination with salt by its fiery nature it arouses a desire in the latter by means of which it attracts mercury, seizes it, holds it, and in combination produces other bodies.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
12  Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
13  In the organism of states such men are necessary, as wolves are necessary in the organism of nature, and they always exist, always appear and hold their own, however incongruous their presence and their proximity to the head of the government may be.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V
14  Having put him in the corner she would herself begin to cry over her cruel, evil nature, and little Nicholas, following her example, would sob, and without permission would leave his corner, come to her, pull her wet hands from her face, and comfort her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II
15  Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
16  But this happiness on one side of her spiritual nature did not prevent her feeling grief for her brother with full force; on the contrary, that spiritual tranquility on the one side made it the more possible for her to give full play to her feeling for her brother.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
17  Formerly she had felt that he regarded her with indifference and irony, and so had shrunk into herself as she did with others and had shown him only the combative side of her nature; but now he seemed to be trying to understand the most intimate places of her heart, and, mistrustfully at first but afterwards gratefully, she let him see the hidden, kindly sides of her character.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
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