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War and Peace
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  • The cold, austere tone of this man, whom he had almost always before met at balls, amiably smiling in the society of the most brilliant women, surprised Pierre.
  • Whom hast thou denied?" he suddenly asked with exulting austerity and authority in his voice.
  • Whom have you got there dressed up as a Hungarian?" said the commander with an austere gibe.

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  • He took a vow of silence and leads an austere life at the monastery.
  • While most kids are partying at college, she practiced austerity during her college years.

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