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1  When they reached the gate Dolokhov whistled.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII
2  One bullet and then another whistled past him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
3  The whistle was answered, and a maidservant ran out.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII
4  One cannon ball after another whistled by and struck the earthwork, a soldier, or a gun.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXI
5  He heard the whistle of bullets above him unceasingly and to right and left of him soldiers continually groaned and dropped.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
6  Occasionally the whistle of a huntsman, the snort of a horse, the crack of a whip, or the whine of a straggling hound could be heard.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
7  Evidently they were firing at the hussars, but the balls with rapid rhythmic whistle flew over the heads of the horsemen and fell somewhere beyond them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
8  Though shells and bullets did not whistle over the road along which he was going, still on all sides there was what there had been on the field of battle.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VIII
9  Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII
10  Once more something whistled, but this time quite close, swooping downwards like a little bird; a flame flashed in the middle of the street, something exploded, and the street was shrouded in smoke.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
11  By ten o'clock some twenty men had already been carried away from the battery; two guns were smashed and cannon balls fell more and more frequently on the battery and spent bullets buzzed and whistled around.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXI
12  The Frenchman was about to say something, when just above their heads, terrible and low, a cannon ball whistled, and it seemed to Pierre that the French officer's head had been torn off, so swiftly had he ducked it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXII
13  At one and the same moment came the sound of an explosion, a whistle of splinters as from a breaking window frame, a suffocating smell of powder, and Prince Andrew started to one side, raising his arm, and fell on his chest.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVI
14  He listened with weary ears to the ever-recurring sounds, distinguishing the whistle of flying projectiles from the booming of the reports, glanced at the tiresomely familiar faces of the men of the first battalion, and waited.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVI
15  Meanwhile still more projectiles, now with the swift sinister whistle of a cannon ball, now with the agreeable intermittent whistle of a shell, flew over people's heads incessantly, but not one fell close by, they all flew over.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
16  Whenever I see the movement of a locomotive I hear the whistle and see the valves opening and wheels turning; but I have no right to conclude that the whistling and the turning of wheels are the cause of the movement of the engine.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
17  Just then there was a whistle in the air; nearer and nearer, faster and louder, louder and faster, a cannon ball, as if it had not finished saying what was necessary, thudded into the ground near the shed with super human force, throwing up a mass of earth.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVI
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