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War and Peace
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  • Rostov lived, as before, with Denisov, and since their furlough they had become more friendly than ever.
  • For the Rostov family the whole interest of these preparations for war lay in the fact that Nicholas would not hear of remaining in Moscow, and only awaited the termination of Denisov’s furlough after Christmas to return with him to their regiment.

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  • On his return from his furlough Nicholas, having been joyfully welcomed by his comrades, was sent to obtain remounts and brought back from the Ukraine excellent horses which pleased him and earned him commendation from his commanders.

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as in: furloughed to reduce costs Define
unpaid time during which an employee is ordered not do come to work; or the issuing of such an order (Typically done due save money--not due to any dissatisfaction with the employee. Typically job benefits continue.)
as in: received a hardship furlough Define
an excused vacation from military duty or prison; or the granting of such a break
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