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endeavor
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War and Peace
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  • He received, however, no appointment to Kutuzov’s staff despite all Anna Mikhaylovna’s endeavors and entreaties.
  • My blessing, and may Christ be with you in your great endeavor!
  • But in these great endeavors we are gravely hampered by the political institutions of today.
  • To attain this end we must secure a preponderance of virtue over vice and must endeavor to secure that the honest man may, even in this world, receive a lasting reward for his virtue.
  • Historical science in its endeavor to draw nearer to truth continually takes smaller and smaller units for examination.
  • …meeting of the Imperial Council, at which Sergey Kuzmich Vyazmitinov, the new military governor general of Petersburg, had received and read the then famous rescript of the Emperor Alexander from the army to Sergey Kuzmich, in which the Emperor said that he was receiving from all sides declarations of the people’s loyalty, that the declaration from Petersburg gave him particular pleasure, and that he was proud to be at the head of such a nation and would endeavor to be worthy of it.
  • But despite their endeavors to prove that the cause of events lies in intellectual activity, only by a great stretch can one admit that there is any connection between intellectual activity and the movement of peoples, and in no case can one admit that intellectual activity controls people’s actions, for that view is not confirmed by such facts as the very cruel murders of the French Revolution resulting from the doctrine of the equality of man, or the very cruel wars and executions…

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  • I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.
  • I will endeavor to finish by Friday.

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