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eloquent
used in War and Peace

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Definition
powerful use of language
  • You are so eloquent.
    Book One — 1805 (2% in)
  • Anatole was not quick-witted, nor ready or eloquent in conversation, but he had the faculty, so invaluable in society, of composure and imperturbable self-possession.
    Book Three — 1805 (23% in)
  • Brother O. was very eloquent.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (34% in)
  • I could not be eloquent, nor could I frankly mention my doubts to the Brothers and to the Grand Master.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (35% in)
  • He evidently wanted to do all the talking himself, and continued to talk with the sort of eloquence and unrestrained irritability to which spoiled people are so prone.
    Book Nine — 1812 (22% in)
  • The unbrushed tufts of hair sticking up behind and the hastily brushed hair on his temples expressed this most eloquently.
    Book Nine — 1812 (46% in)
  • Many spoke eloquently and with originality.
    Book Nine — 1812 (97% in)
  • Thiers alone dedicates a few eloquent lines to their memory: "These wretches had occupied the sacred citadel, having supplied themselves with guns from the arsenal, and fired" (the wretches) "at the French.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (68% in)
  • It was regarded as a model of ecclesiastical, patriotic eloquence.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (1% in)
  • Then, as Thiers eloquently recounts, he ordered his soldiers to be paid in forged Russian money which he had prepared: "Raising the use of these means by an act worthy of himself and of the French army, he let relief be distributed to those who had been burned out.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (43% in)

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