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  • Don’t I feel in my soul that I am part of this vast harmonious whole?
  • Don’t I feel that I form one link, one step, between the lower and higher beings, in this vast harmonious multitude of beings in whom the Deity—the Supreme Power if you prefer the term—is manifest?

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  • Prince Andrew did not laugh and feared that he would be a damper on the spirits of the company, but no one took any notice of his being out of harmony with the general mood.
  • "Ozheg-zheg, Ozheg-zheg…." hissed the saber against the whetstone, and suddenly Petya heard an harmonious orchestra playing some unknown, sweetly solemn hymn.
  • The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.
  • The great thing is to live in harmony….
  • Together they felt more in harmony with one another than either of them felt with herself when alone.
  • The harmony between him and his wife grew closer and closer and he daily discovered fresh spiritual treasures in her.
  • He had long sought in different ways that tranquillity of mind, that inner harmony which had so impressed him in the soldiers at the battle of Borodino.
  • And now without thinking about it he had found that peace and inner harmony only through the horror of death, through privation, and through what he recognized in Karataev.

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  • It is not enough for me to know what I have in me—everyone must know it: Pierre, and that young girl who wanted to fly away into the sky, everyone must know me, so that my life may not be lived for myself alone while others live so apart from it, but so that it may be reflected in them all, and they and I may live in harmony!
  • As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.
  • "For the dissemination of pure truth and to secure the triumph of virtue," he read, "we must cleanse men from prejudice, diffuse principles in harmony with the spirit of the times, undertake the education of the young, unite ourselves in indissoluble bonds with the wisest men, boldly yet prudently overcome superstitions, infidelity, and folly, and form of those devoted to us a body linked together by unity of purpose and possessed of authority and power.

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as in: live together harmoniously Define
co-existing peacefully; or having components that are combined in a pleasing way
as in: soothing, harmonious music Define
pleasing -- especially of music or sound
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