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1  The storm-tossed sea of European history had subsided within its shores and seemed to have become calm.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER I
2  But as soon as a storm arises and the sea begins to heave and the ship to move, such a delusion is no longer possible.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
3  Though the surface of the sea of history seemed motionless, the movement of humanity went on as unceasingly as the flow of time.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER I
4  From all sides, like the roar of the sea, were heard the rattle of wheels, the tramp of feet, and incessant shouts of anger and abuse.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIV
5  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXI
6  Above him was a clear blue sky, and the sun's vast orb quivered like a huge hollow, crimson float on the surface of that milky sea of mist.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
7  Whether all the enemy forces were, as we supposed, six miles away, or whether they were near by in that sea of mist, no one knew till after eight o'clock.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
8  In the morning all that was left of the night mist on the heights was a hoar frost now turning to dew, but in the valleys it still lay like a milk-white sea.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
9  As birds migrate to somewhere beyond the sea, so these men with their wives and children streamed to the southeast, to parts where none of them had ever been.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IX
10  The fog lay unbroken like a sea down below, but higher up at the village of Schlappanitz where Napoleon stood with his marshals around him, it was quite light.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
11  When they prayed for all traveling by land and sea, she remembered Prince Andrew, prayed for him, and asked God to forgive her all the wrongs she had done him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVIII
12  In front, far off on the farther shore of that sea of mist, some wooded hills were discernible, and it was there the enemy probably was, for something could be descried.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
13  He gazed silently at the hills which seemed to rise out of the sea of mist and on which the Russian troops were moving in the distance, and he listened to the sounds of firing in the valley.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
14  While the sea of history remains calm the ruler-administrator in his frail bark, holding on with a boat hook to the ship of the people and himself moving, naturally imagines that his efforts move the ship he is holding on to.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
15  On the right the Guards were entering the misty region with a sound of hoofs and wheels and now and then a gleam of bayonets; to the left beyond the village similar masses of cavalry came up and disappeared in the sea of mist.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
16  Pierre pushed forward as fast as he could, and the farther he left Moscow behind and the deeper he plunged into that sea of troops the more was he overcome by restless agitation and a new and joyful feeling he had not experienced before.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
17  The Tsar's foot, in the narrow pointed boot then fashionable, touched the groin of the bobtailed bay mare he rode, his hand in a white glove gathered up the reins, and he moved off accompanied by an irregularly swaying sea of aides-de-camp.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
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