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1  After sunset the wind had dropped.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XII
2  There was no wind, and the men choked in that motionless atmosphere.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
3  From the fleches they rode still farther to the left, along a road winding through a thick, low-growing birch wood.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIII
4  To that I must entirely change my point of view and study the laws of the movement of steam, of the bells, and of the wind.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
5  The hot rays of the sun beat down vertically and a fresh soft wind played with the hair of the bared heads and with the ribbons decorating the icon.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXI
6  The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
7  The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
8  Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXI
9  At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
10  But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
11  But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
12  I see only a coincidence of occurrences such as happens with all the phenomena of life, and I see that however much and however carefully I observe the hands of the watch, and the valves and wheels of the engine, and the oak, I shall not discover the cause of the bells ringing, the engine moving, or of the winds of spring.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I