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used in War and Peace

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to happen repeatedly or a second time
  • Moreover, the words of the Masonic statutes, "be kindly and courteous," recurred to him.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (24% in)
  • All that was going on before her now seemed quite natural, but on the other hand all her previous thoughts of her betrothed, of Princess Mary, or of life in the country did not once recur to her mind and were as if belonging to a remote past.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (48% in)
  • Thrust them aside as she would, questions continually recurred to her as to how she would order her life now, after that.
    Book Ten — 1812 (24% in)
  • All their former disharmony and her own jealousy recurred to her mind.
    Book Ten — 1812 (31% in)
  • And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozhaysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind.
    Book Ten — 1812 (57% in)
  • He listened with weary ears to the ever-recurring sounds, distinguishing the whistle of flying projectiles from the booming of the reports, glanced at the tiresomely familiar faces of the men of the first battalion, and waited.
    Book Ten — 1812 (93% in)
  • "—Vereshchagin's words suddenly recurred to him, and a disagreeable shiver ran down his back.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (64% in)
  • The death, sufferings, and last days of Prince Andrew had often occupied Pierre's thoughts and now recurred to him with fresh vividness.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (26% in)
  • Her husband's account of the boy's agitation while Pierre was speaking struck her forcibly, and various traits of his gentle, sensitive character recurred to her mind; and while thinking of her nephew she thought also of her own children.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (70% in)

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