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Catherine the Great
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  • They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Czar Alexander, they all tried it.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The guests had been selected with a boldness and discrimination in which the initiated recognised the firm hand of Catherine the Great.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Patrons of the Lakeview Branch had gotten accustomed to him doing everything from finding that obscure book on Catherine the Great to fixing the library computers when they crashed.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever

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  • Catherine the Great?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • How can you forget a girl who is five-foot-nine, blond, and claims to be a descendant of Catherine the Great?
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • IN EARLY SUMMER 1781, Francis Dana received notification from Congress that he was to proceed from Holland to St. Petersburg to seek recognition of the United States by the government of the Empress Catherine the Great of Russia.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • There was now no one in the reception room except Prince Vasili and the eldest princess, who were sitting under the portrait of Catherine the Great and talking eagerly.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • In this unfashionable region Catherine the Great, always indifferent to precedent and thrifty of purse, had built herself in her youth a many-peaked and cross-beamed cottage-orne on a bit of cheap land overlooking the bay.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • It wasn’t that far so I decided to walk, and while I did I imagined rooms all over the city that housed archives no one has ever heard of, like last words, white lies, and false descendants of Catherine the Great.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love

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  • Catherine the Great could not have done more," said Napoleon, growing more and more excited as he paced up and down the room, repeating to Balashev almost the very words he had used to Alexander himself at Tilsit.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
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