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It is on record that the devil himself, when asked the question by a certain soldier, was obliged to confess that if a whole mountain were thrown into the burning ocean of hell it would be burned up In an instant like a piece of wax.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Some of them were of the war time and showed that he had done his duty well and had borne the repute of a brave soldier.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Pretty soon a splendid young man come galloping down the road, setting his horse easy and looking like a soldier.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
And the old errand man looked quite pleased, nodded, and took the pewter soldier over to the old house.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He knew what makes a soldier, and judging by the appearance and the talk of those persons, by the swagger with which they had recourse to the bottle on the journey, he considered them poor soldiers.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Russian officer in charge of the transport lolled back in the front cart, shouting and scolding a soldier with coarse abuse.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In his person, honor was shown to a simple fighting Russian soldier without connections and intrigues, and to one who was associated by memories of the Italian campaign with the name of Suvorov.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The actions of Napoleon and Alexander, on whose words the event seemed to hang, were as little voluntary as the actions of any soldier who was drawn into the campaign by lot or by conscription.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One of the wounded, an old soldier with a bandaged arm who was following the cart on foot, caught hold of it with his sound hand and turned to look at Pierre.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One desperate, frightened yell from the first French soldier who saw the Cossacks, and all who were in the camp, undressed and only just waking up, ran off in all directions, abandoning cannons, muskets, and horses.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The soldier himself does the stabbing, hacking, burning, and pillaging, and always receives orders for these actions from men above him; he himself never gives an order.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context