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- But not to speak of her alone, that early and terrible death has had the most beneficent influence on me and on my brother in spite of all our grief.Book Six — 1808-10 (94% in)
- He thought that, as in Africa he had to put on a burnoose and sit in a mosque, so in Moscow he must be beneficent like the Tsars.Book Eleven — 1812 (47% in)
- What would then have become of the activity of all those who opposed the tendency that then prevailed in the government—an activity that in the opinion of the historians was good and beneficent?Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (38% in)
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