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premise
used in War and Peace

2 uses
  • The new decoration of the Premises contributed much to the magnificence of the spectacle.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (34% in)
  • Natasha and Pierre, left alone, also began to talk as only a husband and wife can talk, that is, with extraordinary clearness and rapidity, understanding and expressing each other's thoughts in ways contrary to all rules of logic, without premises, deductions, or conclusions, and in a quite peculiar way.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (70% in)

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