War and Peace, Volumes 3-4 (Google eBook)

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T.Y. Crowell & Company, 1889 - Russia
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User Review  - Max - Goodreads

Tolstoy imparts his philosophy and theology through characters that struggle between their spiritual and animal nature, through his idiosyncratic depiction of the Napoleonic wars and Russian culture ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

I feel like I have been reading War & Peace forever. I'm used to reading about a book per week, and this mammoth took me four months! It somehow felt like a longer book than In Search of Lost Time ... Read full review

Contents

I
1
II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
28
VIII
31
C
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CI
16
CII
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CIII
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CIV
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CV
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CVI
36
CVII
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IX
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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XLV
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XLVI
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XLVII
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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L
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LI
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LII
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LIII
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LIV
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LV
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LVI
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LVII
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LVIII
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LIX
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LX
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LXI
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LXII
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LXIII
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LXIV
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LXV
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LXVI
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LXVII
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LXVIII
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LXIX
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LXX
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LXXI
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LXXII
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LXXIII
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LXXIV
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LXXV
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LXXVI
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LXXVII
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LXXVIII
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LXXIX
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LXXX
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LXXXI
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LXXXII
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LXXXIII
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LXXXIV
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LXXXV
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LXXXVI
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LXXXVII
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LXXXVIII
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LXXXIX
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XC
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XCI
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XCII
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XCIII
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XCIV
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XCV
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XCVI
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XCVII
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XCVIII
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XCIX
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CVIII
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CIX
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CX
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CXI
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CXII
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CXIII
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CXV
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CXVI
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CXVII
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CXVIII
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CXIX
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CXX
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CXXI
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CXXII
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXV
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CXXVI
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CXXVII
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CXXVIII
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CXXIX
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CXXX
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CXXXI
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CXXXII
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CXXXIII
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CXXXIV
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CXXXV
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CXXXVI
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CXXXVII
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CXXXVIII
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CXXXIX
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CXL
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CXLI
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CXLII
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CXLIII
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CXLIV
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CXLV
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CXLVI
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CXLVII
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CXLVIII
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CXLIX
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CL
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CLI
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CLII
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CLIII
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CLIV
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CLV
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CLVI
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CLVII
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CLVIII
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CLIX
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CLX
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CLXI
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CLXII
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CLXIII
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CLXIV
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CLXV
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CLXVI
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CLXVII
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CLXVIII
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CLXIX
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CLXX
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CLXXI
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CLXXII
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CLXXIII
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CLXXIV
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CLXXV
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CLXXVI
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CLXXVII
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CLXXVIII
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CLXXIX
284
CLXXX
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CLXXXI
293
CLXXXII
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CLXXXIII
301
CLXXXIV
306
CLXXXV
311
CLXXXVI
317
CLXXXVII
322
CLXXXVIII
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CLXXXIX
328
CXC
335
CXCI
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CXCII
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CXCIII
345
CXCIV
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CXCV
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CXCVI
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CXCVII
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Page 81 - Here is wisdom. He that hath understanding, let him count the number of the beast; for it is the number of a man : and his number is Six hundred and sixty and six.
Page 102 - Here only, and for the first time, he appreciated, because he was deprived of it, the happiness of eating when he was hungry, of drinking when he was thirsty, of sleeping when he was sleepy, and of talking when he felt the desire to exchange some words. . . Later in life he always recurred with joy to this month of captivity, and never failed to speak with enthusiasm of the powerful and ineffaceable sensations, and especially of the moral calm which he had experienced at this epoch.
Page 241 - Our body is a living-machine une machine d vivre. It is organized for that purpose, that is its nature ; let the life in it be left to itself; let it defend itself; it will do more than if you paralyze it by loading it down with remedies. Our body is like a perfect watch which is meant to go a certain time ; the watchmaker cannot open it ; he can only regulate it by his sense of feeling and with his eyes shut. Our body is a living-machine, that is all it is.
Page 250 - A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull all together ! [Cries, and drops his face on arm, upon table.
Page 4 - ... its place with a fully preordained and no longer capricious significance. Every man has a twofold life : on one side is his personal life, which is free in proportion as its interests are abstract ; the other is life as an element, as one bee in the swarm ; and here a man has no chance of disregarding the laws imposed on him.
Page 1 - On the twenty-fourth of June, the forces of Western Europe crossed the Russian frontier, and war began : in other words, an event took place opposed to human reason and human nature. Millions of men committed against one another...
Page 221 - He had provided himself with a mental telescope, and looked out into the distance, yonder, where this narrow, finite object, concealed in the murky distance, seemed to him great and infinite, simply because it was not clearly seen. In this way European life, politics, Masonry, philosophy, philanthropy, had presented themselves to him. But at the very moments when he had accounted himself most weak his mind had leapt forth into that same distance, and then he had seen how small and narrow, how finite...
Page 275 - Andrew enjoyed a blissful feeling such as he had not experienced for a long time. All the best and happiest moments of his life especially his earliest childhood, when he used to be undressed and put to bed, and when leaning over him his nurse sang him to sleep and he, burying his head in the pillow, felt happy in the mere consciousness of life returned to his memory, not merely as something past but as something present.
Page 319 - Louis XIV was a very proud and self-confident man. He had such and such mistresses, and such and such ministers, and he governed France badly. The heirs of Louis XIV were also weak men, and also governed France badly.

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