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1  and she ominously tucked up her sleeves still higher.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
2  he went on with a smile, pointing to the empty sleeve of his dressing gown.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVIII
3  Bolkhovitinov was bespattered all over with mud and had smeared his face by wiping it with his sleeve.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVI
4  "She let the hawk fly upward from her wide right sleeve," went the song, arousing an involuntary sensation of courage and cheerfulness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
5  "You must excuse me, dear Vicomte," said Prince Vasili to the Frenchman, holding him down by the sleeve in a friendly way to prevent his rising.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
6  Not noticing the monk, who had risen to greet her and was drawing back the wide sleeve on his right arm, she went up to Sonya and took her hand.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII
7  On leaving them, Anna Pavlovna again touched Pierre's sleeve, saying: "I hope you won't say that it is dull in my house again," and she glanced at Helene.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
8  Boris paused in the middle of the room, looked round, brushed a little dust from the sleeve of his uniform, and going up to a mirror examined his handsome face.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
9  "It was the officer, your honor, stained it," answered the artilleryman, wiping away the blood with his coat sleeve, as if apologizing for the state of his gun.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXI
10  She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I
11  Tall and stout, holding high her fifty-year-old head with its gray curls, she stood surveying the guests, and leisurely arranged her wide sleeves as if rolling them up.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
12  The sleeve of his coat kept slipping down and he always carefully rolled it up again with his left hand, as if it were most important that the sinewy white arm he was flourishing should be bare.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
13  On all sides soldiers were running to and fro, throwing up their knapsacks with a jerk of their shoulders and pulling the straps over their heads, unstrapping their overcoats and drawing the sleeves on with upraised arms.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
14  Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV
15  Evidently possessed by some idea, he stood over those who were singing, and solemnly and jerkily flourished above their heads his white arm with the sleeve turned up to the elbow, trying unnaturally to spread out his dirty fingers.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
16  The soldiers lifted the canteen lids to their lips with reverential faces, emptied them, rolling the vodka in their mouths, and walked away from the sergeant major with brightened expressions, licking their lips and wiping them on the sleeves of their greatcoats.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV
17  When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER V
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