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vice versa
used in War and Peace

5 uses
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with the order reversed
  • He visited his "good friend Anna Pavlovna" as well as his daughter's "diplomatic salon," and often in his constant comings and goings between the two camps became confused and said at Helene's what he should have said at Anna Pavlovna's and vice versa.
    Book Ten — 1812 (19% in)
  • As she was in mourning Princess Mary did not go out into society, and Nicholas did not think it the proper thing to visit her again; but all the same the governor's wife went on with her matchmaking, passing on to Nicholas the flattering things Princess Mary said of him and vice versa, and insisting on his declaring himself to Princess Mary.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (33% in)
  • This assumption is all the more natural and inevitable because, watching the movement of history, we see that every year and with each new writer, opinion as to what is good for mankind changes; so that what once seemed good, ten years later seems bad, and vice versa.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (38% in)
  • (2) The movement of nations is caused not by power, nor by intellectual activity, nor even by a combination of the two as historians have supposed, but by the activity of all the people who participate in the events, and who always combine in such a way that those taking the largest direct share in the event take on themselves the least responsibility and vice versa.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (89% in)
  • So that the greater the conception of necessity the smaller the conception of freedom and vice versa.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (93% in)

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