Arakcheev sentence example

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  • Arakcheev speedily won the entire confidence of Paul by his scrupulous zeal and undeniable technical ability.
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  • On the accession of Paul to the throne Arakcheev was promptly summoned to St Petersburg, appointed military commandant in the capital, and major-general in the grenadier battalion of the Preobrazhenskoe Guard.
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  • It was to Arakcheev that Paul entrusted the reorganization of the army, which during the latter days of Catherine had fallen into a state of disorder and demoralization.
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  • Arakcheev remorselessly applied the iron Gatchina discipline to the whole of the imperial forces, beginning with the Guards.
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  • Arakcheev's first disgrace only lasted six months.
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  • It was a fatal step on Paul's part, for everything goes to prove that he would never have been assassinated had Arakcheev continued by his side.
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  • During the earlier years of Alexander, Arakcheev was completely overlooked.
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  • All critics agree, indeed, that the Arakcheev administration was the golden era of the Russian artillery.
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  • At Austerlitz he had the satisfaction of witnessing the actual results of his artillery reforms. The commissariat scandals which came to light after the peace of Tilsit convinced the emperor that nothing short of the stern and incorruptible energy of Arakcheev could reach the sources of the evil, and in January 1808 he was appointed inspector-general and war minister.
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  • When, on the outbreak of the Swedish war of 1809, the emperor ordered the army to take advantage of an unusually severe frost and cross the ice of the Gulf of Finland, it was only the presence of Arakcheev that compelled an unwilling general and a semi-mutinous army to begin a campaign which ended in the conquest of Finland.
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  • On the institution of the "Imperial Council" (1st of January 1810), Arakcheev was made a member of the council of ministers and a senator, while still retaining the war office.
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  • It is true, Arakcheev took no active part in the war of 1812, but all the correspondence and despatches relating to it passed through his hands, and he was the emperor's inseparable companion during the whole course of it.
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  • From this time Alexander's confidence in Arakcheev steadily increased, and the emperor imparted to him, first of all, his many projects of reform, especially his project of military colonies, the carrying out of the details of which was committed to Arakcheev (1824).
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  • In Alexander's last years Arakcheev was not merely his chief counsellor, but his dearest friend, to whom he submitted all his projects for consideration and revision.
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  • On the accession of Nicholas I., Arakcheev, thoroughly broken in health, gradually restricted his immense sphere of activity, and on the 26th of April 1826, resigned all his offices and retired to Carlsbad.
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  • Arakcheev died on the 21st of April 1834, with his eyes fixed to the last on the late emperor's portrait.
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  • See Vasily Ratch, Memorials of Count Arakcheev (Rus.) (St Petersburg, 1864); Mikhail Ivanovich Semevsky, Count Arakcheev and the Military Colonies (Rus.) (St Petersburg, 1871); Theodor Schiemann, Gesch.
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  • Now all these men were replaced by Speranski on the civil side, and Arakcheev on the military.
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  • A few days later Prince Andrew received notice that he was to go to see the Minister of War, Count Arakcheev.
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  • On the appointed day Prince Andrew entered Count Arakcheev's waiting room at nine in the morning.
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  • He did not know Arakcheev personally, had never seen him, and all he had heard of him inspired him with but little respect for the man.
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  • Count Arakcheev's anteroom had quite a special character.
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  • Arakcheev turned his head toward him without looking at him.
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  • Arakcheev's eyes turned toward him.
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  • I do not approve of it, said Arakcheev, rising and taking a paper from his writing table.
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  • The day after his interview with Count Arakcheev, Prince Andrew spent the evening at Count Kochubey's.
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  • Kochubey said a few words about the reception Arakcheev had given Bolkonski.
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  • Boris noticed Arakcheev's excited face when the sovereign went out with Balashev.
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  • Arakcheev looked at the Emperor from under his brow and, sniffing with his red nose, stepped forward from the crowd as if expecting the Emperor to address him.
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  • But the Emperor and Balashev passed out into the illuminated garden without noticing Arakcheev who, holding his sword and glancing wrathfully around, followed some twenty paces behind them.
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  • This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
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  • Arakcheev was a faithful custodian to enforce order and acted as the sovereign's bodyguard.
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  • Just at the time Prince Andrew was living unoccupied at Drissa, Shishkov, the Secretary of State and one of the chief representatives of this party, wrote a letter to the Emperor which Arakcheev and Balashev agreed to sign.
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  • Having left Petersburg on the seventh of December with his suite--Count Tolstoy, Prince Volkonski, Arakcheev, and others--the Emperor reached Vilna on the eleventh, and in his traveling sleigh drove straight to the castle.
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  • Denisov, not being a member of the family, did not understand Pierre's caution and being, as a malcontent, much interested in what was occurring in Petersburg, kept urging Pierre to tell them about what had happened in the Semenovsk regiment, then about Arakcheev, and then about the Bible Society.
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  • He seeks only for peace, and only these people sans foi ni loi * can give it him--people who recklessly hack at and strangle everything--Magnitski, Arakcheev, and tutti quanti....
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  • It is only to prevent some Pugachev or other from killing my children and yours, and Arakcheev from sending me off to some Military Settlement.
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  • Well, what business is it of mine what goes on there-- whether Arakcheev is bad, and all that?
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  • I loved you, but I have orders from Arakcheev and will kill the first of you who moves forward.
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