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dwell
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War and Peace
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  • On one of them he dwelt long and joyfully.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Next day Prince Andrew thought of the ball, but his mind did not dwell on it long.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "For the world of angels and all the spirits who dwell above us," prayed Natasha.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even now he felt clearly that the gory trace of that recollection would not pass with time, but that the terrible memory would, on the contrary, dwell in his heart ever more cruelly and painfully to the end of his life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On the way to Bogucharovo, a princely estate with a dwelling house and farm where they hoped to find many domestic serfs and pretty girls, they questioned Lavrushka about Napoleon and laughed at his stories, and raced one another to try Ilyin's horse.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At first Pierre did not realize what these men, who were dragging something out, were about; but seeing before him a Frenchman hitting a peasant with a blunt saber and trying to take from him a fox-fur coat, he vaguely understood that looting was going on there, but he had no time to dwell on that idea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the Masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Princess Mary, in her position as absolute and independent arbiter of her own fate and guardian and instructor of her nephew, was the first to be called back to life from that realm of sorrow in which she had dwelt for the first fortnight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And ve must discuss it as little as po-o-ossible"… he dwelt particularly on the word possible… "as po-o-ossible," he ended, again turning to the count.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God," he added, and closed his eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: It dwells in the forest.
as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: a modest dwelling
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