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simultaneous
used in War and Peace

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at the same time
  • About Mikhelson's army I understand—Tolstoy's too.... a simultaneous expedition....
    Book One — 1805 (89% in)
  • On the French side, amid the groups with cannon, a cloud of smoke appeared, then a second and a third almost simultaneously, and at the moment when the first report was heard a fourth was seen.
    Book Two — 1805 (40% in)
  • But our left—which consisted of the Azov and Podolsk infantry and the Pavlograd hussars—was simultaneously attacked and outflanked by superior French forces under Lannes and was thrown into confusion.
    Book Two — 1805 (83% in)
  • Paulucci and Michaud both attacked Wolzogen simultaneously in French.
    Book Nine — 1812 (49% in)
  • In that circle the Moscow enthusiasm—news of which had reached Petersburg simultaneously with the Emperor's return—was ridiculed sarcastically and very cleverly, though with much caution.
    Book Ten — 1812 (18% in)
  • As far as one can make out, not so much from this unintelligible sentence as from the attempts the vice-King made to execute the orders given him, he was to advance from the left through Borodino to the redoubt while the divisions of Morand and Gerard were to advance simultaneously from the front.
    Book Ten — 1812 (73% in)
  • But a commander in chief, especially at a difficult moment, has always before him not one proposal but dozens simultaneously.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (4% in)
  • "Fire!" repeated the officer once more, and the reports of a musket and of two cannon shots were heard simultaneously.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (68% in)
  • A healthy man usually thinks of, feels, and remembers innumerable things simultaneously, but has the power and will to select one sequence of thoughts or events on which to fix his whole attention.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (89% in)
  • Most diverse thoughts and images occupied him simultaneously.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (89% in)
  • If many simultaneously and variously directed forces act on a given body, the direction of its motion cannot coincide with any one of those forces, but will always be a mean—what in mechanics is represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram of forces.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (31% in)
  • That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk (that is, the Smolensk) road acted simultaneously on him also.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (96% in)
  • Two of the commanders of large parties—one a Pole and the other a German—sent invitations to Denisov almost simultaneously, requesting him to join up with their divisions to attack the convoy.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (13% in)
  • Suddenly and simultaneously a crowd of memories awoke in his fancy—of the look Platon had given him as he sat under the tree, of the shot heard from that spot, of the dog's howl, of the guilty faces of the two Frenchmen as they ran past him, of the lowered and smoking gun, and of Karataev's absence at this halt—and he was on the point of realizing that Karataev had been killed, but just at that instant, he knew not why, the recollection came to his mind of a summer evening he had spent...
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (80% in)
  • This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (70% in)
  • Their theory, suitable for primitive and peaceful periods of history, has the inconvenience—in application to complex and stormy periods in the life of nations during which various powers arise simultaneously and struggle with one another—that a Legitimist historian will prove that the National Convention, the Directory, and Bonaparte were mere infringers of the true power, while a Republican and a Bonapartist will prove: the one that the Convention and the other that the Empire was...
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (81% in)
  • When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (85% in)
  • The search for these laws has long been begun and the new methods of thought which history must adopt are being worked out simultaneously with the self-destruction toward which—ever dissecting and dissecting the causes of phenomena—the old method of history is moving.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (98% in)

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