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1  They were cut off from the line of retreat on the left by the French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  It was no longer possible for the hussars to retreat with the infantry.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  The attack of the Sixth Chasseurs secured the retreat of our right flank.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  "Come to the mistress, please," said the footman in his deep bass, intercepting any retreat.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  The French were putting out the fire which the wind was spreading, and thus gave us time to retreat.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Bagration had sent Zherkov to the general commanding that left flank with orders to retreat immediately.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  Each step of the retreat was accompanied by a complicated interplay of interests, arguments, and passions at headquarters.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  Those who retreat after a battle have lost it is what we say; and according to that it is we who lost the battle of Pultusk.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  If they regretted having to retreat, it was only because they had to leave billets they had grown accustomed to, or some pretty young Polish lady.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  For the first time, after a fortnight's retreat, the Russian troops had halted and after a fight had not only held the field but had repulsed the French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  For the Pavlograd hussars, however, the whole of this retreat during the finest period of summer and with sufficient supplies was a very simple and agreeable business.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  The French, the spy reported, having crossed the Vienna bridge, were advancing by forced marches toward Znaim, which lay sixty-six miles off on the line of Kutuzov's retreat.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  Throughout the whole army and at headquarters most joyful though erroneous rumors were rife of the imaginary approach of columns from Russia, of some victory gained by the Austrians, and of the retreat of the frightened Bonaparte.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  The gazettes from which the old prince first heard of the defeat at Austerlitz stated, as usual very briefly and vaguely, that after brilliant engagements the Russians had had to retreat and had made their withdrawal in perfect order.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  But the hero of heroes was Prince Bagration, distinguished by his Schon Grabern affair and by the retreat from Austerlitz, where he alone had withdrawn his column unbroken and had all day beaten back an enemy force twice as numerous as his own.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  In short, we retreat after the battle but send a courier to Petersburg with news of a victory, and General Bennigsen, hoping to receive from Petersburg the post of commander in chief as a reward for his victory, does not give up the command of the army to General Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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