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War and Peace
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  • Let us rather read the Epistles and Gospels.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A skull, a coffin, the Gospel—it seemed to him that he had expected all this and even more.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He remembered that he had now a new source of happiness and that this happiness had something to do with the Gospels.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You know," said Natasha, "you have read the Gospels a great deal—there is a passage in them that just fits Sonya."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Gospels.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Though Countess Mary told Natasha that those words in the Gospel must be understood differently, yet looking at Sonya she agreed with Natasha's explanation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I write all this to you, dear friend, only to convince you of the Gospel truth which has become for me a principle of life: not a single hair of our heads will fall without His will.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She consulted a Russian priest as to the possibility of divorce and remarriage during a husband's lifetime, and the priest told her that it was impossible, and to her delight showed her a text in the Gospel which (as it seemed to him) plainly forbids remarriage while the husband is alive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The book was the Gospel, and the white thing with the lamp inside was a human skull with its cavities and teeth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I awoke and found in my mind the text from the Gospel: "The life was the light of men.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A Gospel Society! Well, and what harm is there in that?" and she rose (everybody else got up too) and with a severe expression sailed back to her table in the sitting room.  (not reviewed by editor)

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