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War and Peace
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  • Leading from the study was a passage in which a partition with ragged curtains could be seen.
  • During the whole of that entr’acte Kuragin stood with Dolokhov in front of the orchestra partition, looking at the Rostovs’ box.
  • Even those playing cards behind the partition soon left their game and came over to the samovar, yielding to the general mood of courting Mary Hendrikhovna.
  • The keeper opens the two center partitions to examine the brood cells.
  • They were going into a tiny recess behind a partition to change, but found it completely filled by three officers who sat playing cards by the light of a solitary candle on an empty box, and these officers would on no account yield their position.
  • On returning to Gorki after having seen Prince Andrew, Pierre ordered his groom to get the horses ready and to call him early in the morning, and then immediately fell asleep behind a partition in a corner Boris had given up to him.
  • The count returned and lay down behind the partition.

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  • a movable partition can divide the ballroom into two smaller rooms
  • partition a room off

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