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1  not by a balance of political power.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI
2  The conversation did not flag all evening and turned chiefly on the political news.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII
3  It did not now occur to him to think of Russia, or the war, or politics, or Napoleon.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XII
4  He sat down beside Hippolyte and wrinkling his forehead began talking to him about politics.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
5  But in these great endeavors we are gravely hampered by the political institutions of today.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
6  And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XII
7  "We here in Moscow are more occupied with dinner parties and scandal than with politics," said he in his quiet ironical tone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
8  And the prince began explaining all the blunders which, according to him, Bonaparte had made in his campaigns and even in politics.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
9  The conversation turned on the contemporary gossip about those in power, in which most people see the chief interest of home politics.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIV
10  They went out and walked about till dinnertime, talking of the political news and common acquaintances like people who do not know each other intimately.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XI
11  Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV
12  Pierre, who knew she was very stupid, sometimes attended, with a strange feeling of perplexity and fear, her evenings and dinner parties, where politics, poetry, and philosophy were discussed.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX
13  Pierre was sitting in the drawing-room where Shinshin had engaged him, as a man recently returned from abroad, in a political conversation in which several others joined but which bored Pierre.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX
14  He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
15  To Pierre all men seemed like those soldiers, seeking refuge from life: some in ambition, some in cards, some in framing laws, some in women, some in toys, some in horses, some in politics, some in sport, some in wine, and some in governmental affairs.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I
16  Besides this refined selection of society Anna Pavlovna's receptions were also distinguished by the fact that she always presented some new and interesting person to the visitors and that nowhere else was the state of the political thermometer of legitimate Petersburg court society so dearly and distinctly indicated.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI
17  Although he was in retirement and had now no influence in political affairs, every high official appointed to the province in which the prince's estate lay considered it his duty to visit him and waited in the lofty antechamber just as the architect, gardener, or Princess Mary did, till the prince appeared punctually to the appointed hour.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
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