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brigand
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War and Peace
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  • "They are regular brigands, especially Dolokhov," replied the visitor.
  • They ought to be hanged—the brigands!
  • "They’ve brought us all to ruin…. the brigands!" he repeated, and descended the porch steps.
  • "I’ll show them; I’ll give it to them, the brigands!" said he to himself.
  • Brigands!
  • "Those brigands are everywhere," replied an officer from behind the fire.
  • And they defeated the genius Napoleon and, suddenly recognizing him as a brigand, sent him to the island of St. Helena.
  • Deprived of power and authority, his crimes and his craft exposed, he should have appeared to them what he appeared ten years previously and one year later—an outlawed brigand.
  • Brigand!
  • Brigand!
  • The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days’ sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
  • The Allies defeated Napoleon, entered Paris, forced Napoleon to abdicate, and sent him to the island of Elba, not depriving him of the title of Emperor and showing him every respect, though five years before and one year later they all regarded him as an outlaw and a brigand.

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  • The road is not safe because of roving brigands.
  • He sounds charming, but has the morals of a remorseless brigand.

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