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gospel
used in War and Peace

12 uses
  • "You know," said Natasha, "you have read the Gospels a great deal—there is a passage in them that just fits Sonya."
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (51% in)
  • Let us rather read the Epistles and Gospels.
    Book One — 1805 (85% in)
  • The book was the Gospel, and the white thing with the lamp inside was a human skull with its cavities and teeth.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (13% in)
  • After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (13% in)
  • A skull, a coffin, the Gospel—it seemed to him that he had expected all this and even more.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (13% in)
  • And I awoke and found in my mind the text from the Gospel: "The life was the light of men.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (38% in)
  • I write all this to you, dear friend, only to convince you of the Gospel truth which has become for me a principle of life: not a single hair of our heads will fall without His will.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (94% in)
  • She consulted a Russian priest as to the possibility of divorce and remarriage during a husband's lifetime, and the priest told her that it was impossible, and to her delight showed her a text in the Gospel which (as it seemed to him) plainly forbids remarriage while the husband is alive.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (17% in)
  • The Gospels.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (88% in)
  • He remembered that he had now a new source of happiness and that this happiness had something to do with the Gospels.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (89% in)
  • Though Countess Mary told Natasha that those words in the Gospel must be understood differently, yet looking at Sonya she agreed with Natasha's explanation.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (51% in)
  • A Gospel Society!
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (64% in)

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