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resume
used in War and Peace

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begin or take on again
  • But as soon as the prince had gone her face resumed its former cold, artificial expression.
    Book One — 1805 (13% in)
  • And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.
    Book One — 1805 (7% in)
  • When Boris appeared at his door Pierre was pacing up and down his room, stopping occasionally at a corner to make menacing gestures at the wall, as if running a sword through an invisible foe, and glaring savagely over his spectacles, and then again resuming his walk, muttering indistinct words, shrugging his shoulders and gesticulating.
    Book One — 1805 (46% in)
  • The sick man was given something to drink, there was a stir around him, then the people resumed their places and the service continued.
    Book One — 1805 (73% in)
  • Before the guns an artillery sentry was pacing up and down; he stood at attention when the officer arrived, but at a sign resumed his measured, monotonous pacing.
    Book Two — 1805 (72% in)
  • Count Rostov resumed his seat.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (39% in)
  • When the count came to see her she turned anxiously round at the sound of a man's footstep, and then her face resumed its cold and malevolent expression.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (83% in)
  • Several times Rostov, covering his head, tried to go to sleep, but some remark would arouse him and conversation would be resumed, to the accompaniment of unreasoning, merry, childlike laughter.
    Book Nine — 1812 (59% in)
  • At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
    Book Ten — 1812 (3% in)
  • She did not realize the significance of this war, though Dessalles with whom she constantly conversed was passionately interested in its progress and tried to explain his own conception of it to her, and though the "God's folk" who came to see her reported, in their own way, the rumors current among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patriotic letters from Moscow.
    Book Ten — 1812 (4% in)
  • "Here, eat a bit, sir," said he, resuming his former respectful tone as he unwrapped and offered Pierre some baked potatoes.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (67% in)
  • "Will there be any orders, your honor?" he asked Denisov, holding his hand at the salute and resuming the game of adjutant and general for which he had prepared himself, "or shall I remain with your honor?"
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (21% in)
  • If we grumble at sickness, God won't grant us death," replied Platon, and at once resumed the story he had begun.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (71% in)
  • Seeing their enemy unexpectedly the French fell into confusion and stopped short from the sudden fright, but then they resumed their flight, abandoning their comrades who were farther behind.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (87% in)
  • The clergy resumed the services in many churches that had not been burned.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (26% in)
  • His face again resumed its former stiff and cold expression.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (47% in)
  • The conversation was resumed, and no longer in the unpleasantly hostile tone of Nicholas' last remark.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (67% in)

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