Mikhaylovna sentence example

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  • He received, however, no appointment to Kutuzov's staff despite all Anna Mikhaylovna's endeavors and entreaties.
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  • The countess wished to have a tête-à-tête talk with the friend of her childhood, Princess Anna Mikhaylovna, whom she had not seen properly since she returned from Petersburg.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with her tear-worn but pleasant face, drew her chair nearer to that of the countess.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna looked at Vera and paused.
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  • And my affairs are in such a bad way that my position is now a terrible one, continued Anna Mikhaylovna, sadly, dropping her voice.
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  • And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.
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  • Seeing Anna Mikhaylovna and her son, Prince Vasili dismissed the doctor with a bow and approached them silently and with a look of inquiry.
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  • Evidently the prince understood her, and also understood, as he had done at Anna Pavlovna's, that it would be difficult to get rid of Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • It was the eldest who was reading--the one who had met Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • I am Boris, son of Princess Anna Mikhaylovna Drubetskaya.
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  • After Anna Mikhaylovna had driven off with her son to visit Count Cyril Vladimirovich Bezukhov, Countess Rostova sat for a long time all alone applying her handkerchief to her eyes.
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  • When Anna Mikhaylovna returned from Count Bezukhov's the money, all in clean notes, was lying ready under a handkerchief on the countess' little table, and Anna Mikhaylovna noticed that something was agitating her.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna instantly guessed her intention and stooped to be ready to embrace the countess at the appropriate moment.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna was already embracing her and weeping.
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  • The countess exchanged glances with Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • At one end of the table sat the countess with Marya Dmitrievna on her right and Anna Mikhaylovna on her left, the other lady visitors were farther down.
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  • It's that protege of yours, that sweet Princess Drubetskaya, that Anna Mikhaylovna whom I would not take for a housemaid... the infamous, vile woman!
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  • As the wheels rolled softly over the straw beneath the windows, Anna Mikhaylovna, having turned with words of comfort to her companion, realized that he was asleep in his corner and woke him up.
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  • Rousing himself, Pierre followed Anna Mikhaylovna out of the carriage, and only then began to think of the interview with his dying father which awaited him.
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  • But neither Anna Mikhaylovna nor the footman nor the coachman, who could not help seeing these people, took any notice of them.
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  • These men pressed close to the wall to let Pierre and Anna Mikhaylovna pass and did not evince the least surprise at seeing them there.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna paused and waited for him to come up.
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  • Pierre did not understand a word, but the conviction that all this had to be grew stronger, and he meekly followed Anna Mikhaylovna who was already opening a door.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, addressing a maid who was hurrying past with a decanter on a tray as "my dear" and "my sweet," asked about the princess' health and then led Pierre along a stone passage.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna evinced no surprise, she only smiled faintly and sighed, as if to say that this was no more than she had expected.
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  • All became silent and turned to look at the pale tear-worn Anna Mikhaylovna as she entered, and at the big stout figure of Pierre who, hanging his head, meekly followed her.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna with just the same movement raised her shoulders and eyes, almost closing the latter, sighed, and moved away from the doctor to Pierre.
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  • As soon as Anna Mikhaylovna had disappeared he noticed that the eyes of all in the room turned to him with something more than curiosity and sympathy.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with a meek, sorrowful, and all-forgiving expression on her face, stood by the door near the strange lady.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna stepped forward and, stooping over the dying man, beckoned to Lorrain from behind her back.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna touched Pierre's hand and said, "Come."
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna made a hurried sign with her eyes, glancing at the sick man's hand and moving her lips as if to send it a kiss.
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  • Once more Pierre looked questioningly at Anna Mikhaylovna to see what he was to do next.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna with her eyes indicated a chair that stood beside the bed.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna nodded approvingly.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna looked attentively at the sick man's eyes, trying to guess what he wanted; she pointed first to Pierre, then to some drink, then named Prince Vasili in an inquiring whisper, then pointed to the quilt.
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  • Go and take something, my poor Anna Mikhaylovna, or you will not hold out.
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  • Pierre went with Anna Mikhaylovna into the small drawing room.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna was standing beside the princess, and they were both speaking in excited whispers.
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  • Come, my dear Anna Mikhaylovna, let Catiche do as she pleases.
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  • She tried to pass Anna Mikhaylovna, but the latter sprang so as to bar her path.
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  • Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • But Anna Mikhaylovna went forward a step or two to keep her hold on the portfolio, and changed her grip.
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  • But Anna Mikhaylovna did not obey him.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, stooping, quickly caught up the object of contention and ran into the bedroom.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna came out last.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna left him, and when she returned he was fast asleep with his head on his arm.
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  • Pierre understood nothing of all this and coloring shyly looked in silence at Princess Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • After her talk with Pierre, Anna Mikhaylovna returned to the Rostovs' and went to bed.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, who always knew everything that passed in the house, on hearing of the arrival of the letter went softly into the room and found the count with it in his hand, sobbing and laughing at the same time.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, though her circumstances had improved, was still living with the Rostovs.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna sat down beside him, with her own handkerchief wiped the tears from his eyes and from the letter, then having dried her own eyes she comforted the count, and decided that at dinner and till teatime she would prepare the countess, and after tea, with God's help, would inform her.
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  • Each time that these hints began to make the countess anxious and she glanced uneasily at the count and at Anna Mikhaylovna, the latter very adroitly turned the conversation to insignificant matters.
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  • After dinner, she rushed head long after Anna Mikhaylovna and, dashing at her, flung herself on her neck as soon as she overtook her in the sitting room.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna shook her head.
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  • I'm sure of it! exclaimed Natasha, reading confirmation in Anna Mikhaylovna's face.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, in a few words, told her the contents of the letter, on condition that she should tell no one.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with the letter, came on tiptoe to the countess' door and paused.
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  • At first he heard the sound of indifferent voices, then Anna Mikhaylovna's voice alone in a long speech, then a cry, then silence, then both voices together with glad intonations, and then footsteps.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna opened the door.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, practical woman that she was, had even managed by favor with army authorities to secure advantageous means of communication for herself and her son.
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  • Sonya, Natasha, Petya, Anna Mikhaylovna, Vera, and the old count were all hugging him, and the serfs, men and maids, flocked into the room, exclaiming and oh-ing and ah-ing.
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  • The count was delighted at Anna Mikhaylovna's taking upon herself one of his commissions and ordered the small closed carriage for her.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna turned up her eyes, and profound sadness was depicted on her face.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna sighed deeply.
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  • Thanks to Anna Mikhaylovna's efforts, his own tastes, and the peculiarities of his reserved nature, Boris had managed during his service to place himself very advantageously.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna also had of late visited them less frequently, seemed to hold herself with particular dignity, and always spoke rapturously and gratefully of the merits of her son and the brilliant career on which he had entered.
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  • But once the countess called her son and informed him that she had a promissory note from Anna Mikhaylovna for two thousand rubles, and asked him what he thought of doing with it.
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  • Well, I don't like Anna Mikhaylovna and I don't like Boris, but they were our friends and poor.
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  • Toward evening Ilagin took leave of Nicholas, who found that they were so far from home that he accepted "Uncle's" offer that the hunting party should spend the night in his little village of Mikhaylovna.
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, who often visited the Karagins, while playing cards with the mother made careful inquiries as to Julie's dowry (she was to have two estates in Penza and the Nizhegorod forests).
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna regarded the refined sadness that united her son to the wealthy Julie with emotion, and resignation to the Divine will.
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  • The sniveling Anna Mikhaylovna?
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  • Look at our Anna Mikhaylovna--what a headdress she has on!
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  • Behind them sat Anna Mikhaylovna wearing a green headdress and with a happy look of resignation to the will of God on her face.
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