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War and Peace
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  • Our gracious sovereign recognizes his high vocation and will be true to it.
  • He will fulfill his vocation and crush the hydra of revolution, which has become more terrible than ever in the person of this murderer and villain!
  • It is not from friendship at all; I simply feel that the army is my vocation.
  • "My vocation is a different one," thought Princess Mary.
  • My vocation is to be happy with another kind of happiness, the happiness of love and self-sacrifice.
  • To be an enthusiast had become her social vocation and, sometimes even when she did not feel like it, she became enthusiastic in order not to disappoint the expectations of those who knew her.
  • …as a child believes, in the speaker’s tone of conviction and earnestness, or the tremor of the speaker’s voice—which sometimes almost broke—or those brilliant aged eyes grown old in this conviction, or the calm firmness and certainty of his vocation, which radiated from his whole being (and which struck Pierre especially by contrast with his own dejection and hopelessness)—at any rate, Pierre longed with his whole soul to believe and he did believe, and felt a joyful sense of comfort,…

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  • She not only changed jobs, she changed vocations.
  • Took a series of interest, aptitude, and personality tests to choose a good vocation.

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