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War and Peace
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  • With Prince Hippolyte Kuragin, who was a secretary to the embassy, Bolkonski was already acquainted.
  • Even I, a poor secretary of the Russian Embassy, do not feel any need in token of my joy to give my Franz a thaler, or let him go with his Liebchen to the Prater….
  • She was visited by the members of the French embassy and by many belonging to that circle and noted for their intellect and polished manners.
  • Two months had elapsed since the news of the battle of Austerlitz and the loss of Prince Andrew had reached Bald Hills, and in spite of the letters sent through the embassy and all the searches made, his body had not been found nor was he on the list of prisoners.
  • Vera, having decided in her own mind that Pierre ought to be entertained with conversation about the French embassy, at once began accordingly.
  • Young men read books before attending Helene’s evenings, to have something to say in her salon, and secretaries of the embassy, and even ambassadors, confided diplomatic secrets to her, so that in a way Helene was a power.
  • Sometimes he joined in a conversation which interested him and, regardless of whether any "gentlemen of the embassy" were present or not, lispingly expressed his views, which were sometimes not at all in accord with the accepted tone of the moment.

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  • The Iranian students took over the U.S. embassy.
  • Surely the embassy would be able to get Mahtob and me out of here, if only I could find some way to contact a sympathetic official.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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