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1  Influence in society, however, is a capital which has to be economized if it is to last.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  well, you know what poor resources I have for entertaining a woman used to the best society.
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3  Like the others, Anna Pavlovna Scherer showed Pierre the change of attitude toward him that had taken place in society.
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4  If he ever thought of Helene, it was just of her beauty and her remarkable skill in appearing silently dignified in society.
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5  In society he always awaited an opportunity to say something striking and took part in a conversation only when that was possible.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Princess Anna Mikhaylovna intervened in the conversation, evidently wishing to show her connections and knowledge of what went on in society.
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7  The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in age and character but alike in the social circle to which they belonged.
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8  On Kutuzov's staff, among his fellow officers and in the army generally, Prince Andrew had, as he had had in Petersburg society, two quite opposite reputations.
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9  The gentlemen assembled at Bilibin's were young, wealthy, gay society men, who here, as in Vienna, formed a special set which Bilibin, their leader, called les notres.
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10  The young man had not yet entered either the military or civil service, as he had only just returned from abroad where he had been educated, and this was his first appearance in society.
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11  The elderly lady was a Princess Drubetskaya, belonging to one of the best families in Russia, but she was poor, and having long been out of society had lost her former influential connections.
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12  These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
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13  Evidently in the back rooms, from which they had dashed out so impetuously, the conversation had been more amusing than the drawing-room talk of society scandals, the weather, and Countess Apraksina.
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14  With the exception of the aunt, beside whom sat only one elderly lady, who with her thin careworn face was rather out of place in this brilliant society, the whole company had settled into three groups.
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15  He spoke in that refined French in which our grandfathers not only spoke but thought, and with the gentle, patronizing intonation natural to a man of importance who had grown old in society and at court.
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16  "How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
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17  "I am so enchanted by the brilliancy of the wit and culture of the society, more especially of the feminine society, in which I have had the honor of being received, that I have not yet had time to think of the climate," said he.
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