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1  Hurry off and tell Maksim, the gardener, to set the serfs to work.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II
2  At such moments Princess Mary would think how intellectual work dries men up.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
3  That was all he thought about yesterday's ball, and after his morning tea he set to work.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
4  He kept criticizing his own work, as he often did, and was glad when he heard someone coming.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
5  But either from fatigue or want of sleep he was ill-disposed for work and could get nothing done.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
6  In another place the women with infants in arms met him to thank him for releasing them from hard work.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
7  Prince Andrew said that for that work an education in jurisprudence was needed which he did not possess.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI
8  The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I
9  When Princess Mary went to him at the usual hour he was working at his lathe and, as usual, did not look round at her.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VII
10  He acknowledged no acquaintances but saw in all these men only brothers, and burned with impatience to set to work with them.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
11  He pointed to his manuscript book with that air of escaping from the ills of life with which unhappy people look at their work.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXII
12  He did not know that since the nursing mothers were no longer sent to work on his land, they did still harder work on their own land.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
13  Her little feet in their white satin dancing shoes did their work swiftly, lightly, and independently of herself, while her face beamed with ecstatic happiness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVI
14  At one side of the table was a small carpet with various figures worked upon it, at the other was something resembling an altar on which lay a Testament and a skull.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
15  It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
16  we'll tack it up in one minute, said the resolute Dunyasha taking a needle that was stuck on the front of her little shawl and, still kneeling on the floor, set to work once more.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XIV
17  He did not know that where the steward had shown him in the accounts that the serfs' payments had been diminished by a third, their obligatory manorial work had been increased by a half.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
18  Prince Andrew, as one closely connected with Speranski and participating in the work of the legislative commission, could give reliable information about that sitting, concerning which various rumors were current.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVI
19  At Speranski's request he took the first part of the Civil Code that was being drawn up and, with the aid of the Code Napoleon and the Institutes of Justinian, he worked at formulating the section on Personal Rights.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI
20  Then he vividly pictured to himself Bogucharovo, his occupations in the country, his journey to Ryazan; he remembered the peasants and Dron the village elder, and mentally applying to them the Personal Rights he had divided into paragraphs, he felt astonished that he could have spent so much time on such useless work.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII