1 Militiamen and recruits were being enrolled in the villages, and from the seat of war came contradictory news, false as usual and therefore variously interpreted.
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2 In spite of Rostopchin's broadsheets, or because of them or independently of them, the strangest and most contradictory rumors were current in the town.
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3 Sonya, owing to the count's contradictory orders, lost her head and did not know what to do.
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4 Evidently the explanations furnished by these historians being mutually contradictory can only satisfy young children.
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5 By late afternoon the first news came, but it was uncertain, contradictory, frightening, brought as it was by men wounded in the early hours of the battle.
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6 Her face was captivating by reason of a certain frankness of expression and a contradictory subtle play of features.
7 You have my thoughts exactly as they arise, my dear Fanny; perhaps they are sometimes contradictory, but it will not be a less faithful picture of my mind.
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8 You have asserted nothing contradictory to what Mr Elliot appeared to be some years ago.
9 "Never mind what I make it, my friend," observed Mr. Jaggers, with a knowing and contradictory toss of his head.
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10 The halt is a word formed of a singular double and almost contradictory sense: a troop on the march, that is to say, movement; a stand, that is to say, repose.
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11 "I was going to take you there, but you called me back again," answered the businessman, as if confused by the contradictory commands.
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