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1  The order was to find a ford and to cross the river.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II
2  He hardly crosses the river to our side before we recross to the other.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  They reached a river that had overflowed its banks and which they had to cross by ferry.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  Napoleon looked up and down the river, dismounted, and sat down on a log that lay on the bank.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  In the valley he saw before him something like a river, but when he reached it he found it was a road.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  On reaching the broad river Viliya, he stopped near a regiment of Polish uhlans stationed by the river.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  The second squadron that had been in the front line followed them across and the last Cossacks quitted the farther side of the river.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  And fairer still were the faraway blue mountains beyond the river, the nunnery, the mysterious gorges, and the pine forests veiled in the mist of their summits.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  In the darkness, it seemed as though a gloomy unseen river was flowing always in one direction, humming with whispers and talk and the sound of hoofs and wheels.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  So energetically do we pursue this aim that after crossing an unfordable river we burn the bridges to separate ourselves from our enemy, who at the moment is not Bonaparte but Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  On the twenty-eighth of October Kutuzov with his army crossed to the left bank of the Danube and took up a position for the first time with the river between himself and the main body of the French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Early in the morning of the twelfth of June he came out of his tent, which was pitched that day on the steep left bank of the Niemen, and looked through a spyglass at the streams of his troops pouring out of the Vilkavisski forest and flowing over the three bridges thrown across the river.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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16  Only Denisov's squadron of hussars remained on the farther side of the bridge facing the enemy, who could be seen from the hill on the opposite bank but was not yet visible from the bridge, for the horizon as seen from the valley through which the river flowed was formed by the rising ground only half a mile away.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  Also, as we are masters of Ulm, we cannot be deprived of the advantage of commanding both sides of the Danube, so that should the enemy not cross the Lech, we can cross the Danube, throw ourselves on his line of communications, recross the river lower down, and frustrate his intention should he try to direct his whole force against our faithful ally.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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