PRISONER in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - prisoner in War and Peace
1  I have taken an officer prisoner.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
2  It must be one of ours, a prisoner.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
3  The officers got up and stood round the Cossacks and their prisoner.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
4  In the next hut there was a French colonel who had been taken prisoner by our dragoons.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXI
5  One of them was leading by the bridle a fine large French horse he had taken from the prisoner.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
6  Berthier, his chief of staff, dropped behind to question a Russian prisoner captured by the cavalry.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
7  When they brought him news that Murat had been taken prisoner, and the staff officers congratulated him, Kutuzov smiled.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXV
8  Moreau would have been a prisoner if Suvorov had had a free hand; but he had the Hofs-kriegs-wurst-schnapps-Rath on his hands.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
9  When the adjutant reminded him of the prisoner, he jerked his head in Pierre's direction with a frown and ordered him to be led away.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER X
10  Nesvitski with an angry face, red and unlike himself, was shouting to Kutuzov that if he did not ride away at once he would certainly be taken prisoner.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
11  Now he excused himself for having been taken prisoner and now, imagining himself before his own officers, insisted on his soldierly discipline and zeal in the service.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
12  Among the men was an Italian prisoner, an officer of the French army; and Nicholas felt that the presence of that prisoner enhanced his own importance as a Russian hero.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
13  Only recently, talking with one of Platov's Cossack officers, Rostov had argued that if Napoleon were taken prisoner he would be treated not as a sovereign, but as a criminal.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIX
14  But the French officer was evidently more inclined to think he had been taken prisoner because Pierre's strong hand, impelled by instinctive fear, squeezed his throat ever tighter and tighter.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXII
15  Four weeks had passed since Pierre had been taken prisoner and though the French had offered to move him from the men's to the officers' shed, he had stayed in the shed where he was first put.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XII
16  Without further thought as to who had taken whom prisoner, the Frenchman ran back to the battery and Pierre ran down the slope stumbling over the dead and wounded who, it seemed to him, caught at his feet.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXII
17  In reality Lavrushka, having got drunk the day before and left his master dinnerless, had been whipped and sent to the village in quest of chickens, where he engaged in looting till the French took him prisoner.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
Your search result possibly is over 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.