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1  "You always manage to do things at the wrong time," continued Vera.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  "Ma chere, there is a time for everything," said the countess with feigned severity.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  The vicomte who was meeting him for the first time saw clearly that this young Jacobin was not so terrible as his words suggested.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.
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8  And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  Entering the drawing room, where the princesses spent most of their time, he greeted the ladies, two of whom were sitting at embroidery frames while a third read aloud.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.
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11  As she named the Empress, Anna Pavlovna's face suddenly assumed an expression of profound and sincere devotion and respect mingled with sadness, and this occurred every time she mentioned her illustrious patroness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
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13  "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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14  Prince Hippolyte, who had been gazing at the vicomte for some time through his lorgnette, suddenly turned completely round toward the little princess, and having asked for a needle began tracing the Conde coat of arms on the table.
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15  Before Anna Pavlovna and the others had time to smile their appreciation of the vicomte's epigram, Pierre again broke into the conversation, and though Anna Pavlovna felt sure he would say something inappropriate, she was unable to stop him.
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16  From time to time she smoothed the folds of her dress, and whenever the story produced an effect she glanced at Anna Pavlovna, at once adopted just the expression she saw on the maid of honor's face, and again relapsed into her radiant smile.
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17  Soon after Anna Pavlovna's reception Anna Mikhaylovna returned to Moscow and went straight to her rich relations, the Rostovs, with whom she stayed when in the town and where her darling Bory, who had only just entered a regiment of the line and was being at once transferred to the Guards as a cornet, had been educated from childhood and lived for years at a time.
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