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1  The relative strength of bodies of troops can never be known to anyone.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
2  And by this visit of the Emperor to Moscow the strength of the Russian army was trebled.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I
3  I grieve that my waning strength prevents rejoicing in the sight of your most gracious presence.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I
4  His plan seemed decidedly a good one, especially from the strength of conviction with which he spoke.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
5  Pierre was in such a transport of rage that he remembered nothing and his strength increased tenfold.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Involuntarily listening now to the firing, which had drawn nearer and was increasing in strength, Alpatych hurried to his inn.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
7  This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  His physical strength and agility during the first days of his imprisonment were such that he seemed not to know what fatigue and sickness meant.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIII
9  Evidently the terrible stormcloud he had desired with the whole strength of his soul but which yet aroused involuntary horror in him was drawing near.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
10  It is very difficult for events to be reflected in their real strength and completeness amid the conditions of court life and far from the scene of action.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II
11  Here and there a couple of bees, by force of habit and custom cleaning out the brood cells, with efforts beyond their strength laboriously drag away a dead bee or bumblebee without knowing why they do it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
12  The people awaited the enemy unconcernedly, did not riot or become excited or tear anyone to pieces, but faced its fate, feeling within it the strength to find what it should do at that most difficult moment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER V
13  Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
14  Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
15  At times his brain suddenly began to work with a vigor, clearness, and depth it had never reached when he was in health, but suddenly in the midst of its work it would turn to some unexpected idea and he had not the strength to turn it back again.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
16  Before the battle of Borodino our strength in proportion to the French was about as five to six, but after that battle it was little more than one to two: previously we had a hundred thousand against a hundred and twenty thousand; afterwards little more than fifty thousand against a hundred thousand.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIX
17  But behind the veil of smoke the sun was still high, and in front and especially to the left, near Semenovsk, something seemed to be seething in the smoke, and the roar of cannon and musketry did not diminish, but even increased to desperation like a man who, straining himself, shrieks with all his remaining strength.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXII
18  "But he could not understand this," cried Prince Andrew in a shrill voice that seemed to escape him involuntarily: "he could not understand that there, for the first time, we were fighting for Russian soil, and that there was a spirit in the men such as I had never seen before, that we had held the French for two days, and that that success had increased our strength tenfold."
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
19  When he sat with his elbows on the dusty writing table in the deathlike stillness of the study, calm and significant memories of the last few days rose one after another in his imagination, particularly of the battle of Borodino and of that vague sense of his own insignificance and insincerity compared with the truth, simplicity, and strength of the class of men he mentally classed as they.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVII
20  The terrible spectacle of the battlefield covered with dead and wounded, together with the heaviness of his head and the news that some twenty generals he knew personally had been killed or wounded, and the consciousness of the impotence of his once mighty arm, produced an unexpected impression on Napoleon who usually liked to look at the killed and wounded, thereby, he considered, testing his strength of mind.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVIII