Sentence Examples


  • "Well then, take me and execute me!" he went on, speaking to himself and bowing his head with a sad but firm expression.
  • He suddenly frowned, as if blaming himself for his weakness, and raising his head addressed Michaud in a firm voice:
  • When he heard these words and saw the expression of firm resolution in the Emperor's eyes, Michaud--quoique etranger, russe de coeur et d'ame-- at that solemn moment felt himself enraptured by all that he had heard (as he used afterwards to say), and gave expression to his own feelings and those of the Russian people whose representative he considered himself to be, in the following words:
  • It was plain that the Russian nest was ruined and destroyed, but in place of the Russian order of life that had been destroyed, Pierre unconsciously felt that a quite different, firm, French order had been established over this ruined nest.
  • After seven years of marriage Pierre had the joyous and firm consciousness that he was not a bad man, and he felt this because he saw himself reflected in his wife.
 

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