At first Prince Andrew read with his eyes only, but after a while, in spite of himself (although he knew how far it was safe to trust Bilibin), what he had read began to interest him more and more.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX Context
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 4: CHAPTER II Context
She was at that height of bliss when one becomes completely kind and good and does not believe in the possibility of evil, unhappiness, or sorrow.
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVII Context
She dropped her eyes and listened, expecting what he would say, as it were beseeching him in some way or other to make her believe differently.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 4 Context
He had heard that women often did care for ugly and ordinary men, but he did not believe it, for he judged by himself, and he could not himself have loved any but beautiful, mysterious, and exceptional women.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 6 Context
He could not believe that what gave such great and delicate pleasure to him, and above all to her, could be wrong.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 16 Context
Would you believe it, I was teaching Grisha just now: once this was a joy to me, now it is a torture.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 19 Context
This was a lofty, mysterious religion connected with a whole series of noble thoughts and feelings, which one could do more than merely believe because one was told to, which one could love.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 2: Chapter 33 Context
No one but she herself understood her position; no one knew that she had just refused the man whom perhaps she loved, and refused him because she had put her faith in another.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 1: Chapter 23 Context
Finally his decision was pronounced: they were to go abroad, but to put no faith in foreign quacks, and to apply to him in any need.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 2: Chapter 1 Context
She had a strange religion of transmigration of souls all her own, in which she had firm faith, troubling herself little about the dogmas of the Church.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 8 Context
The idea of seeking help in her difficulty in religion was as remote from her as seeking help from Alexey Alexandrovitch himself, although she had never had doubts of the faith in which she had been brought up.
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 15 Context
In reply Snetkov spoke of the trust the noblemen of the province had placed in him, the affection they had shown him, which he did not deserve, as his only merit had been his attachment to the nobility, to whom he had devoted twelve years of service.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 28 Context
Allow me to believe that apart from our connection you have for me, at least in part, the same friendly feeling I have always had for you.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 8 Context
This feeling was so unexpected and so strange that he did not believe it was the voice of conscience telling him that what he was meaning to do was wrong.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 22 Context
His kindly smile was so winning that Alexey Alexandrovitch, feeling his own weakness and unconsciously swayed by it, was ready to believe what Stepan Arkadyevitch was saying.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 22 Context
He did not believe that his picture was better than all the pictures of Raphael, but he knew that what he tried to convey in that picture, no one ever had conveyed.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 5: Chapter 10 Context
The tone in which her husband had said the last words wounded her, especially because he evidently did not believe what she had said.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 5: Chapter 16 Context
He wandered all about the reeds, but Laska did not believe he had shot it, and when he sent her to find it, she pretended to hunt for it, but did not really.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 10 Context
Some members, with Stremov at their head, justified their mistake on the ground that they had put faith in the commission of revision, instituted by Alexey Alexandrovitch, and maintained that the report of the commission was rubbish, and simply so much waste paper.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 6 Context
Darya Alexandrovna had seen that as soon as he glanced into her face; and she felt sorry for him, and her faith in the innocence of her friend began to totter.
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 12 Context