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  • Pierre dined at the club that day and heard on all sides gossip about the attempted abduction of Rostova.
  • One of Pierre’s acquaintances, while they were talking about the weather, asked if he had heard of Kuragin’s abduction of Rostova which was talked of in the town, and was it true?
  • The plan for Natalie Rostova’s abduction had been arranged and the preparations made by Dolokhov a few days before, and on the day that Sonya, after listening at Natasha’s door, resolved to safeguard her, it was to have been put into execution.

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  • I expected him to keep talking, to ramble on about the stars or his adventures as an astronaut or the time he was abducted by aliens (which I might have believed), but he just lay there, staring at the corner of the Milky Way that was smeared right above us.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Are you—is this an abduction, or a missing persons case, or what exactly is going on?
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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