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War and Peace
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  • In the Rostovs’ staid old-fashioned house the dissolution of former conditions of life was but little noticeable.
  • Since the battle of Borodino and the pillage of Moscow it had borne within itself, as it were, the chemical elements of dissolution.
  • Various groups of people formed and dissolved, the coming formation and dissolution of kingdoms and displacement of peoples was in course of preparation.
  • On his return from Italy he finds the government in Paris in a process of dissolution in which all those who are in it are inevitably wiped out and destroyed.
  • When, intoxicated by the crimes he has committed so successfully, he reaches Paris, the dissolution of the republican government, which a year earlier might have ruined him, has reached its extreme limit, and his presence there now as a newcomer free from party entanglements can only serve to exalt him—and though he himself has no plan, he is quite ready for his new role.

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  • No one is getting what they want out of the caste dissolution, and they think we don’t care."
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • There seemed a purpose to its dissolution, as if it were directing them somehow….
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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