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With a face hideous with passion, his lower jaw trembling, and his cheeks white, Vronsky kicked her with his heel in the stomach and again fell to tugging at the rein.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One with a white plume in his hat seemed familiar to Rostov; the other on a beautiful chestnut horse (which Rostov fancied he had seen before) rode up to the ditch, struck his horse with his spurs, and giving it the rein leaped lightly over.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nicholas gave the horses the rein, and Zakhar, stretching out his arms, clucked his tongue and let his horses go.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Rostov and Ilyin gave rein to their horses for a last race along the incline before reaching Bogucharovo, and Rostov, outstripping Ilyin, was the first to gallop into the village street.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At the first sound of trampling hoofs and shouting, Petya lashed his horse and loosening his rein galloped forward, not heeding Denisov who shouted at him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Yet a remarkable fact was the circumstance that he always contrived to temper his omniscience with a certain readiness to give way, a certain ability so to keep a rein upon himself that never did his utterances become too loud or too soft, or transcend what was perfectly befitting.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
I suppose it is that sickness and weakness are selfish things and turn our inner eyes and sympathy on ourselves, whilst health and strength give Love rein, and in thought and feeling he can wander where he wills.
But he drew rein abruptly, almost at Marietta Street, in the shadow of a warehouse not yet touched by the flames.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He stood a moment most irresolute; then, stepping forward, took her palfrey by the rein, and bent his knee before her.
But having given the rein to her lively fancy, it galloped away with her at a great pace, and common sense, being rather weakened by a long course of romance writing, did not come to the rescue.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
But now suppose as much as you choose; give a loose rein to your fancy, indulge your imagination in every possible flight which the subject will afford, and unless you believe me actually married, you cannot greatly err.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context