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War and Peace
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  • And he suddenly smiled, in an unexpected and tenderly paternal way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A paternal administration, chosen from among yourselves, will form your municipality or city government.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And even those who did see it would not have been much stimulated by it, for what had they to do with Raevski's tender paternal feelings when their own skins were in danger?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Inhabitants of the city and villages, and you, workingmen and artisans, to whatever nation you belong, you are called on to carry out the paternal intentions of His Majesty the Emperor and King and to co-operate with him for the public welfare! Lay your respect and confidence at his feet and do not delay to unite with us! With the object of raising the spirits of the troops and of the people, reviews were constantly held and rewards distributed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He felt that what he now said and did would be historical, and it seemed to him that it would now be best for him—whose grandeur enabled his son to play stick and ball with the terrestrial globe—to show, in contrast to that grandeur, the simplest paternal tenderness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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