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1  Kutuzov groaned and swayed his head.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXV
2  Alpatych swayed his head and went upstairs.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
3  The horses' croups began to sway in the front line.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
4  He sat heavily and swayed limply on his brisk little horse.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
5  The tall youth moved his lips and swayed from side to side.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
6  It swayed and fell, but caught on the muskets of the nearest soldiers.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
7  He spoke slowly in a loud voice and throwing out his chest slightly swayed one leg.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII
8  He swayed like a drunken man, taking some steps forward and back to save himself from falling.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XI
9  To a man not swayed by passion that welfare is never certain, but he who commits such a crime always knows just where that welfare lies.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
10  It was one of those March nights when winter seems to wish to resume its sway and scatters its last snows and storms with desperate fury.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VIII
11  The left side of the forest was dark in the shade, the right side glittered in the sunlight, wet and shiny and scarcely swayed by the breeze.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
12  The ice bore him but it swayed and creaked, and it was plain that it would give way not only under a cannon or a crowd, but very soon even under his weight alone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII
13  His eyes ran rapidly over the wide space, but he only saw that the hitherto motionless masses of the French now swayed and that there really was a battery to their left.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVII
14  That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIV
15  By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XI
16  At the moment when Vereshchagin fell and the crowd closed in with savage yells and swayed about him, Rostopchin suddenly turned pale and, instead of going to the back entrance where his carriage awaited him, went with hurried steps and bent head, not knowing where and why, along the passage leading to the rooms on the ground floor.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
17  In a word, we must found a form of government holding universal sway, which should be diffused over the whole world without destroying the bonds of citizenship, and beside which all other governments can continue in their customary course and do everything except what impedes the great aim of our order, which is to obtain for virtue the victory over vice.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
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