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The old countess, waiting for the return of her husband and son, sat playing patience with the old gentlewoman who lived in their house.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 4: CHAPTER XV   Context
Even Princess Varvara, playing patience, confirmed this, and Anna, flushing hotly, got up; but instead of going down, as she had done twice before, she stood still.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 32   Context
The motion of the small foot shod in a Tartar boot embroidered with silver, and the firm pressure of the lean sinewy hand, showed that the prince still possessed the tenacious endurance and vigor of hardy old age.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV   Context
But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVI   Context
Although that patience did come out, Pierre did not join the army, but remained in deserted Moscow ever in the same state of agitation, irresolution, and alarm, yet at the same time joyfully expecting something terrible.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII   Context
He knew all this and therefore waited calmly for what would happen, with more patience than the horses, especially the near one, the chestnut Falcon, who was pawing the ground and champing his bit.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 11: CHAPTER XVII   Context
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 10: CHAPTER IX   Context
In his fancy he did not clearly picture to himself either the striking of the blow or the death of Napoleon, but with extraordinary vividness and melancholy enjoyment imagined his own destruction and heroic endurance.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVII   Context
Nicholas felt himself irredeemably indebted to Sonya for all she was doing for his mother and greatly admired her patience and devotion, but tried to keep aloof from her.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V6), BOOK 16: CHAPTER V   Context
He wished for nothing and hoped for nothing, and deep in his heart experienced a gloomy and stern satisfaction in an uncomplaining endurance of his position.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V6), BOOK 16: CHAPTER V   Context
With tingling nerves but a fixed purpose, I sat in the dark recess of the hut and waited with sombre patience for the coming of its tenant.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or perseverance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
This same person, with almost incredible patience and perseverance, had contrived to provide himself with tools requisite for so unparalleled an attempt.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
As for patience, I consider that I have abundantly exercised that in beginning every morning the task of the night before, and every night renewing the task of the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
At first, perhaps, he did not recognize the infinite mercy of the Lord, but at last he took patience and waited.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
Dantes was almost glad of this affray, and almost pleased at being wounded, for they were rude lessons which taught him with what eye he could view danger, and with what endurance he could bear suffering.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
As we have seen, therefore, he permitted his former host to retire without attempting a recognition, but fully promising himself a rich indemnity for his present forbearance should chance afford him another opportunity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
This same person, with almost incredible patience and perseverance, had contrived to provide himself with tools requisite for so unparalleled an attempt.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
But now I will begin with more perseverance and fury than ever, since fear urges me, not my conscience.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney   Context
You are included in the conscription, Fernand, and are only at liberty on sufferance, liable at any moment to be called upon to take up arms.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans   Context
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