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War and Peace
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  • "Andrew, already!" said the little princess, turning pale and looking with dismay at her husband.
  • Tushin turned round in dismay.
  • He wished to take a decision, but felt with dismay that in this matter he lacked that strength of will which he had known in himself and really possessed.
  • Bagration, on seeing the salver, glanced around in dismay, as though seeking help.
  • "I do not understand," said Pierre, feeling with dismay doubts reawakening.
  • Two women ran out after them, and all four, looking round at the carriage, ran in dismay up the steps of the back porch.
  • Natasha was evidently dismayed at the thought of what he might think she had meant.
  • They looked at each other with dismayed and embarrassed faces.
  • Rostov, in dismay, began justifying himself, but seeing the kindly, jocular face of the general, he took him aside and in an excited voice told him the whole affair, asking him to intercede for Denisov, whom the general knew.
  • The countess, in dismay, looked up to heaven, clasped her hands, and turned angrily to her husband.
  • She looked at him in dismay trying to guess what he wanted of her.
  • Some people began to laugh, others continued to watch in dismay the executioner who was undressing the other man.
  • Then suddenly, dismayed lest he had said too much, Petya stopped and blushed.
  • "Not at all," rejoined the adjutant in dismay.
  • The countess opened her eyes in dismay and, seizing Sonya’s arm, glanced around.
  • On the faces of all the Russians and of the French soldiers and officers without exception, he read the same dismay, horror, and conflict that were in his own heart.
  • Anna Pavlovna in dismay detained him with the words: "Do you know the Abbe Morio?
  • Kutuzov looked at him with eyes wide open with dismay and then took off his cap and crossed himself: "May the kingdom of Heaven be his!

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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