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At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had hoped that his wife might lure Sir Charles to his ruin, but here she proved unexpectedly independent.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
Here, signed with her initials, is the very note which was no doubt quietly slipped into her hand at the door and which lured her within their reach.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And farther still, beyond those forests and fields, the bright, oscillating, limitless distance lured one to itself.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One is lured by women, another by honors, a third by ambition or money, and they go over to that camp.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But when the phenomenon was enhanced by the notoriety and mystery by this time associated all over the town with the Bank robbery, it would have lured the stragglers in, with an irresistible attraction, though the roof had been expected to fall upon their heads.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
This is the more natural as the favourite game of the little ones at present is luring each other away by wiles.
Gryce she had found it well to flutter ahead, losing herself elusively and luring him on from depth to depth of unconscious intimacy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context