He had a brilliant position in society thanks to his intimacy with Countess Bezukhova, a brilliant position in the service thanks to the patronage of an important personage whose complete confidence he enjoyed, and he was beginning to make plans for marrying one of the richest heiresses in Petersburg, plans which might very easily be realized.
Pierre still went into society, drank as much and led the same idle and dissipated life, because besides the hours he spent at the Rostovs' there were other hours he had to spend somehow, and the habits and acquaintances he had made in Moscow formed a current that bore him along irresistibly.
A Congregational society was founded in 1662, and its old church, dating from 1702, stood until 1906.
For Moscow society Pierre was the nicest, kindest, most intellectual, merriest, and most magnanimous of cranks, a heedless, genial nobleman of the old Russian type.
The prince's house did not belong to what is known as fashionable society, but his little circle--though not much talked about in town-- was one it was more flattering to be received in than any other.
One way that society keeps a lid on the powder keg of tension between the rich and poor is through the welfare state.
He knew one way of life, and that way had no place in the peaceful society she hoped to return to.
The company should insure its workers because if uninsured workers end up in the ER, the burden falls on society, not the company.
She did not go out into society; everyone knew that her father would not let her go anywhere without him, and his failing health prevented his going out himself, so that she was not invited to dinners and evening parties.
Moreover, toward evening, as if everything conspired to make Petersburg society anxious and uneasy, a terrible piece of news was added.
He felt that sooner or later he would have to re-enter that whirlpool of life, with its embarrassments and affairs to be straightened out, its accounts with stewards, quarrels, and intrigues, its ties, society, and with Sonya's love and his promise to her.
Our friend, Mr. Alden, the editor of Harper's was there, and of course we enjoyed his society very much....
It is impossible to isolate a child in the midst of society, so that he shall not be influenced by the beliefs of those with whom he associates.
He adopted the economic principles of List, and founded a society, the "Vedegylet," the members of which were to consume none but home produce.
Someone like you is going to end up in our private society anyway.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
Like all men who have grown up in society, Prince Andrew liked meeting someone there not of the conventional society stamp.
Berg explained so clearly why he wanted to collect at his house a small but select company, and why this would give him pleasure, and why though he grudged spending money on cards or anything harmful, he was prepared to run into some expense for the sake of good society--that Pierre could not refuse, and promised to come.
She was the Countess Bezukhova, Pierre's wife, and the count, who knew everyone in society, leaned over and spoke to her.
He believed this so firmly that others, looking at him, were persuaded of it too and did not refuse him either a leading place in society or money, which he borrowed from anyone and everyone and evidently would not repay.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
You take the bounty off Rhyn's head and readmit him to whatever weird immortal society you belong to AND I get to leave whenever I want.
Miss Worthington's a big mucky-muck in the historical society, he said, for Edith Shipton's benefit.
Parkside was nothing more than an innocent battleground for disreputable elements of our society, at war with one another.
The Anasazi, "The Ancient Ones," as the present day Navajo call them, built cities and a society for 13 centuries before abandoning this high Sonoran desert, all before Columbus ever set sail.
"I will drop you and your cat off at the humane society!" she said, starting to believe he was serious.
The view peculiar to him is reached in the end as the crowning conception towards which all separate channels of thought have tended, and in the light of which the life of man in nature and mind, in the individual and in society, had been surveyed.
Lydekker in the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London for 1904.
Rafferty in Journal of the Society of Comparative Legislation, New Series, xvii., xx.
Golitsuin was a typical representative of Russian society of the end of the 17th century in its transition from barbarism to civilization.
Dill, Roman Society in the Fifth Century, and T.
"How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
Influence in society, however, is a capital which has to be economized if it is to last.
When you meet them in society it seems as if there were something in them, but there's nothing, nothing, nothing!
Assuming quite the pose of a society woman (heaven knows when and where she had learned it) she talked with her partner, fanning herself and smiling over the fan.
Dressed as she used to be in Petersburg society, it was still more noticeable how much plainer she had become.
His birth and position in society were not bad.
They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.
He went to balls and into ladies' society with an affectation of doing so against his will.
Dolokhov, who did not usually care for the society of ladies, began to come often to the house, and the question for whose sake he came (though no one spoke of it) was soon settled.
From the point of view of the old countess and of society it was out of the question for her to refuse him.
But consider the position in which you are placing her and me in the eyes of society, and even of the court, he added, lowering his voice.