1 Carol was certain that she was a great reformer.
2 She romanticized herself not as a great reformer but as the wife of a country physician.
3 Vida was, and always would be, a reformer, a liberal.
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4 If you must know, you're not a sound reformer at all.
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5 The history of culture explains to us the impulses and conditions of life and thought of a writer or a reformer.
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6 de Vaublanc, the reformer of the Institute by a coup d'etat, the distinguished author of numerous academicians, ordinances, and batches of members, after having created them, could not succeed in becoming one himself.
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7 And I let them stay said; and never thought no more about reforming.
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8 The expanding forces of life within her choked the desire for reforming.
9 Here it seems to me not out of place to cite instances of the Romans seeking assistance from religion in reforming their institutions and in carrying out their warlike designs.
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10 Of course, a minute or so later I would realise wrathfully that it was all a lie, a revolting lie, an affected lie, that is, all this penitence, this emotion, these vows of reform.
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11 You, for instance, want to cure men of their old habits and reform their will in accordance with science and good sense.
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12 Pierre was staying at Prince Vasili Kuragin's and sharing the dissipated life of his son Anatole, the son whom they were planning to reform by marrying him to Prince Andrew's sister.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
13 Every violent reform deserves censure, for it quite fails to remedy evil while men remain what they are, and also because wisdom needs no violence.
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14 General Campan's division did not seize the first fortification but was driven back, for on emerging from the wood it had to reform under grapeshot, of which Napoleon was unaware.
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15 He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established but a feeble confidence.
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