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War and Peace
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  • On reaching Smolensk on the evening of the fourth of August he put up in the Gachina suburb across the Dnieper, at the inn kept by Ferapontov, where he had been in the habit of putting up for the last thirty years.
  • By ten o’clock in the morning of the second of September, only the rear guard remained in the Dorogomilov suburb, where they had ample room.
  • He took his seat beside the aide-de-camp on duty and drove into the suburb.
  • He did not drive into the town, but put up at an inn in the Dorogomilov suburb.
  • And even had he not been hindered by anything on the way, his intention could not now have been carried out, for Napoleon had passed the Arbat more than four hours previously on his way from the Dorogomilov suburb to the Kremlin, and was now sitting in a very gloomy frame of mind in a royal study in the Kremlin, giving detailed and exact orders as to measures to be taken immediately to extinguish the fire, to prevent looting, and to reassure the inhabitants.

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  • She drives from her home in the suburbs to her office downtown.
  • I want a suburban home with a white picket fence and a big yard.

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