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1  I wanted to talk to him about my work.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 2
2  There was some interest in official work like that.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 20
3  A peasant muttering something was working at the iron above her.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 31
4  The children were very nice, but I could not feel drawn to the work.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 10
5  He lost all consciousness of toothache, and his face worked with sobs.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 5
6  And men of thought are doing their work when they express public opinion.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 16
7  "Every member of society is called upon to do his own special work," said he.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 16
8  Feeling that the reconciliation was complete, Anna set eagerly to work in the morning preparing for their departure.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 25
9  And Levin saw with astonishment that she had taken up the knitting she had brought in in the night and begun working at it again.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 13
10  Thinking over the words in which she would tell Dolly, and mentally working her heart up to great bitterness, Anna went upstairs.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 28
11  And the more he worked in this cause, the more incontestable it seemed to him that it was a cause destined to assume vast dimensions, to create an epoch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
12  Katavasov, whose scientific work had prevented his having a chance of observing them hitherto, was very much interested in them and questioned Sergey Ivanovitch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 3
13  Several sections of this book and its introduction had appeared in periodical publications, and other parts had been read by Sergey Ivanovitch to persons of his circle, so that the leading ideas of the work could not be completely novel to the public.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
14  His ears were filled with the incessant hum in various notes, now the busy hum of the working bee flying quickly off, then the blaring of the lazy drone, and the excited buzz of the bees on guard protecting their property from the enemy and preparing to sting.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 14
15  The old prince, and Lvov, whom he liked so much, and Sergey Ivanovitch, and all the women believed, and his wife believed as simply as he had believed in his earliest childhood, and ninety-nine hundredths of the Russian people, all the working people for whose life he felt the deepest respect, believed.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 8
16  In front of the openings of the hives, it made his eyes giddy to watch the bees and drones whirling round and round about the same spot, while among them the working bees flew in and out with spoils or in search of them, always in the same direction into the wood to the flowering lime trees and back to the hives.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 14
17  But now, since his marriage, when he had begun to confine himself more and more to living for himself, though he experienced no delight at all at the thought of the work he was doing, he felt a complete conviction of its necessity, saw that it succeeded far better than in old days, and that it kept on growing more and more.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 10
18  In the early morning he rode over to the first sowing of the rye, and to the oats, which were being carried to the stacks, and returning home at the time his wife and sister-in-law were getting up, he drank coffee with them and walked to the farm, where a new thrashing machine was to be set working to get ready the seed-corn.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 11
19  She had risen to meet him, not concealing her pleasure at seeing him; and in the quiet ease with which she held out her little vigorous hand, introduced him to Vorkuev and indicated a red-haired, pretty little girl who was sitting at work, calling her her pupil, Levin recognized and liked the manners of a woman of the great world, always self-possessed and natural.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 10
20  It was the very busiest working time, when all the peasantry show an extraordinary intensity of self-sacrifice in labor, such as is never shown in any other conditions of life, and would be highly esteemed if the men who showed these qualities themselves thought highly of them, and if it were not repeated every year, and if the results of this intense labor were not so simple.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 11