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terrible

terrible Sentence Examples

  • It was a terrible choice for a hiding place.

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  • They wouldn't all be there unless something terrible had happened.

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  • Anyway, what's so terrible about a woman wearing pants?

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  • If it was a bear, she was in a terrible predicament.

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  • It must have been terrible for Yancey.

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  • I feel terrible about the woman who was murdered.

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  • Jeff was terrible with money.

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  • There was nothing terrible in the one small, distant fire in the immense city.

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  • Belfair watched, a sneering smile painted on her beautiful face, revenge was hers, as Jership the Terrible crashed in a bloody heap on the rocks below.

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  • Is he very terrible, Denisov?

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  • There was a terrible fire Thursday.

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  • What could be so terrible about Alex that his own sister would fear to discuss with her best friend?

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  • Why such a terrible misfortune?

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  • Oh, what a terrible state he is in!

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  • There is nothing so terrible that a few words from the Padre can't mend.

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  • There was something she was supposed to remember — something so terrible that she couldn't bring herself to think of it.

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  • What could happen so terrible to cause you to do something you felt so strongly against?

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  • What could happen so terrible to cause you to do something you felt so strongly against?

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  • Your loss is so terrible that I can only explain it to myself as a special providence of God who, loving you, wishes to try you and your excellent mother.

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  • It would be such a terrible waste to impair a mind like his.

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  • The vicomte who was meeting him for the first time saw clearly that this young Jacobin was not so terrible as his words suggested.

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  • Then suddenly a terrible shriek--it could not be hers, she could not scream like that--came from the bedroom.

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  • The ground seemed to groan at the terrible impact.

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  • You've only been strangled nearly to death and gone through a terrible scare.

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  • What's so terrible about that?

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  • What's so terrible about that?

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  • He flung down the slab, broke it, and swooping down on her with outstretched hands shouted, "Get out!" in such a terrible voice that the whole house heard it with horror.

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  • When, when was this terrible affair decided?

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  • The sensation of those terrible whistling sounds and of the corpses around him merged in Rostov's mind into a single feeling of terror and pity for himself.

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  • Together with Tushin, stepping across the bodies and under a terrible fire from the French, he attended to the removal of the guns.

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  • Oh, how terrible it was!

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  • Helene's face became terrible, she shrieked and sprang aside.

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  • Even the police, who see the aftermath of terrible, gut-wrenching crimes, aren't forced to watch them actually happening.

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  • One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.

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  • Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Tushin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him.

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  • I feel terrible asking you this, but it keeps nagging at me.

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  • It must have been terrible for you – having to make a promise to a dying friend like that.

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  • Howie looked terrible as he poured a cup of coffee.

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  • After thinking a little while, she added, 'I think Shakespeare made it very terrible so that people would see how fearful it is to do wrong.'

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  • I feel terrible making him sleep in the lab room, but really, Quinn's equipment hardly makes a sound.

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  • That's a terrible way to find out.

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  • Something terrible would've had to happen to break the connection between Damian and her.

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  • To keep one another back, to breathe in that stifling atmosphere, to be unable to stir, and to await something unknown, uncomprehended, and terrible, was becoming unbearable.

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  • It was terrible weather for growing things.

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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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  • He had awaked from a terrible dream.

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  • "Alex looks terrible," Katie persisted.

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  • "Alex looks terrible," Katie persisted.

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  • All this was so terrible and unreal that he could not understand it at all, and so had good reason to be afraid.

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  • Natasha knows that he is struggling with terrible pain.

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  • It is terrible to think....

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  • How could I do such a terrible thing?

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  • Besides, there was a still more terrible standing invitation to call at every one of these houses, and company expected about these times.

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  • Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?

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  • She had determined not to tell her and persuaded her father to hide the terrible news from her till after her confinement, which was expected within a few days.

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  • Was it so terrible, Adrienne?

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  • Besides, this place holds terrible memories for me.

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  • Though terrible news, Gabriel couldn't help thinking it was the best thing he'd heard all week.

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  • But Julie doesn't know you're sessions are by phone or what causes the terrible dreams, does she?

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  • Nothing hurts more than having the person you love call you terrible things and look at you with horror in their eyes.

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  • "God, that was terrible," she said.

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  • Dear and precious Friend, How terrible and frightful a thing is separation!

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  • How terrible it must be to hunger for things that belong to someone else – especially when one of those things is your own daughter.

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  • There was another terrible crash and something huge collapsed.

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  • At the very least, Dusty hoped Darian grew out of the terrible twos.

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  • I found her in a terrible passion.

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  • But at least he's arranging for her to give up the terrible life she's been leading.

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  • "Oh, it's terrible to feel oneself so in this man's power," thought Rostov.

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  • He began to see how foolish he had been; he thought how terrible it would be to live there without one friend, without one person to whom he could speak.

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  • To give that terrible order seemed to him equivalent to resigning the command of the army.

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  • Every time he chanced to meet Dolokhov's handsome insolent eyes, Pierre felt something terrible and monstrous rising in his soul and turned quickly away.

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  • He finally broke the terrible silence.

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  • "Why terrible?" asked Nicholas.

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  • You're a terrible patient, you know that?

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  • It's kind of like when you wake up from a terrible nightmare, and then something happens to remind you of it.

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  • When he had dismissed the generals Kutuzov sat a long time with his elbows on the table, thinking always of the same terrible question: When, when did the abandonment of Moscow become inevitable?

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  • Just as I could not stand his terrible physical labor but should die of it in a week, so he could not stand my physical idleness, but would grow fat and die.

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  • Now I have spoken that terrible word to myself all has become clear.

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  • She did not now say those former terrible words to him, but looked simply, merrily, and inquisitively at him.

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  • What was so terrible that he couldn't come out with it in his usual candid manner?

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  • In spite of her words, she still looked terrible but Dean was thankful for even forced improvement.

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  • Sometimes very terrible accidents happen, and many people are burned and drowned and injured.

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  • That terrible question "Why?"

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  • The cannon balls flew just as swiftly and cruelly from both sides, crushing human bodies, and that terrible work which was not done by the will of a man but at the will of Him who governs men and worlds continued.

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  • But his thoughts--the simplest, clearest, and therefore most terrible thoughts--would give him no peace.

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  • There was nothing terrible or violent in this comparatively slow awakening.

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  • It seemed as if it were some living thing rushing on to some terrible fate.

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  • It's been a terrible few days.

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  • I feel terrible I slipped up and they traced the phone call but it's not the end of the world.

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  • You've had a terrible day.

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  • When did that end and when did this new, terrible state of things begin?

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  • She refused to go away and her father's fury broke over her in a terrible storm.

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  • It's been a terrible couple of weeks.

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  • And again, under Helene's influence, what had seemed terrible now seemed simple and natural.

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  • The awful pain he suffered made him moan incessantly and piteously, and his moaning sounded terrible in the darkness of the autumn night.

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  • "Terrible, simply terrible," she complained.

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  • One terrible question absorbed him and to that question he heard no reply from anyone.

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  • They make wonderful servants, but I think they have really terrible jobs.

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  • Rostov saw tears filling the Emperor's eyes and heard him, as he was riding away, say to Czartoryski: What a terrible thing war is: what a terrible thing!

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  • Oh, it would be a terrible loss, she is an enchanting woman.

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  • And the birches with their light and shade, the curly clouds, the smoke of the campfires, and all that was around him changed and seemed terrible and menacing.

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  • Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.

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  • "The mob is terrible--disgusting," he said to himself in French.

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  • Moreover, toward evening, as if everything conspired to make Petersburg society anxious and uneasy, a terrible piece of news was added.

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  • From the midst of that crowd terrible screams arose.

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  • Everything is done to deprive him of the remains of his reason and to prepare him for his terrible part.

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  • In his words, his tone, and especially in that calm, almost antagonistic look could be felt an estrangement from everything belonging to this world, terrible in one who is alive.

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  • The pure uniqueness of what we did virtually demands that there exist somewhere a record of what transpired and the terrible toll the results exerted on those of us involved.

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  • God, it was a terrible night.

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  • Let us not be upset and overwhelmed in that terrible rapid and whirlpool called a dinner, situated in the meridian shallows.

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  • "Do you know, you are a terrible chap for all your innocent airs," continued the vicomte.

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  • It is high time for you to get away from these terrible recollections.

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  • It was untrue to be sure, but still it was terrible, and she could not help thinking of it.

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  • Terrible doubts rose in his soul.

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  • In her imagination he was that terrible moaning personified.

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  • Why do you say that, when you are going to this terrible war, and he is so old?

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  • The harder his position became and the more terrible the future, the more independent of that position in which he found himself were the joyful and comforting thoughts, memories, and imaginings that came to him.

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  • She's dead; murdered, and I feel terrible about it.

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  • The rough track he followed ceased to exist, as if the vehicle had become airborne in its terrible fall.

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  • Imagine the overwhelming guilt Rev. Martin must have felt over this terrible sin of his relationship with a prostitute.

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  • "She looks terrible," she said when he asked about her mother.

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  • "You're a nice man and I'm taking terrible advantage of you," she said.

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  • Josh simply didn't realize how strong he was — and he had a terrible temper.

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  • What a terrible moment!

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  • What a terrible thought!

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  • "Your position is doubly terrible, dear princess," said Mademoiselle Bourienne after a pause.

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  • His face probably looked very terrible, for the officer said something in a whisper and four more uhlans left the ranks and placed themselves on both sides of Pierre.

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  • He doesn't know how terrible it is and how dangerous.

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  • Only one terrible doubt sometimes crossed his mind: Wasn't it all a dream?

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  • Is the movement of the Russian people eastward to Kazan and Siberia expressed by details of the morbid character of Ivan the Terrible and by his correspondence with Kurbski?

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  • Quelle terrible chose que la guerre!

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  • At this moment that terrible door burst noisily open and banged against the wall.

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  • He is said to be very handsome and a terrible scapegrace.

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  • "You live in the country and don't think the life terrible," he replied.

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  • Oh, what a terrible thing is fear, and how shamefully I yielded to it!

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  • Despite his desperate shouts that used to seem so terrible to the soldiers, despite his furious purple countenance distorted out of all likeness to his former self, and the flourishing of his saber, the soldiers all continued to run, talking, firing into the air, and disobeying orders.

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  • But not to speak of her alone, that early and terrible death has had the most beneficent influence on me and on my brother in spite of all our grief.

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  • Oh, that's a terrible illness!

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  • The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.

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  • Terrible in battle... gallant... with the fair" (he winked and smiled), "that's what the French are, Monsieur Pierre, aren't they?"

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  • Terrible examples have taught you how he punishes disobedience and crime.

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  • It was terrible, but he felt that in proportion to the efforts of that fatal force to crush him, there grew and strengthened in his soul a power of life independent of it.

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  • After the second day's march Pierre, having examined his feet by the campfire, thought it would be impossible to walk on them; but when everybody got up he went along, limping, and, when he had warmed up, walked without feeling the pain, though at night his feet were more terrible to look at than before.

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  • She felt all the time as if she might at any moment penetrate that on which--with a terrible questioning too great for her strength--her spiritual gaze was fixed.

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  • "One thing would be terrible," said he: "to bind oneself forever to a suffering man.

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  • You know that for me there is nothing in life but you, and to suffer with you is the greatest happiness for me, and he took her hand and pressed it as he had pressed it that terrible evening four days before his death.

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  • He grew silent, and quiet ensued for a moment, terrible to Countess Mary.

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  • Terrible anguish struck her heart, she felt a dreadful ache as if something was being torn inside her and she were dying.

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  • What was so terrible about a simple kiss?

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  • I'd even feel terrible about myself after I'd done it and most likely be devastated.

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  • What's so terrible about Josh, anyway?

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  • There is something impressive, awful, in the simplicity and terrible directness of the book of Esther.

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  • "Oh, how terrible," said Sonya returning from the yard chilled and frightened.

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  • She stopped him and said: Terrible for you, but not for me!

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  • Even now he felt clearly that the gory trace of that recollection would not pass with time, but that the terrible memory would, on the contrary, dwell in his heart ever more cruelly and painfully to the end of his life.

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  • We ought to accept this terrible necessity sternly and seriously.

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  • She knew that being thrown together again under such terrible circumstances they would again fall in love with one another, and that Nicholas would then not be able to marry Princess Mary as they would be within the prohibited degrees of affinity.

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  • The old count cried because he felt that before long, he, too, must take the same terrible step.

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  • The dreadful news of the battle of Borodino, of our losses in killed and wounded, and the still more terrible news of the loss of Moscow reached Voronezh in the middle of September.

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  • From the pretense of illness, from his daughter's distress, and by the embarrassed faces of Sonya and Marya Dmitrievna, the count saw clearly that something had gone wrong during his absence, but it was so terrible for him to think that anything disgraceful had happened to his beloved daughter, and he so prized his own cheerful tranquillity, that he avoided inquiries and tried to assure himself that nothing particularly had happened; and he was only dissatisfied that her indisposition delayed their return to the country.

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  • His voice sounded terrible.

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  • That wouldn't make what Uncle Rowland did any less terrible!

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  • I did something terrible.

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  • She looked absolutely terrible.

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  • It was obvious that Cynthia was still feeling terrible.

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  • "No," she sniffed, "I look terrible.

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  • Princess — she's hurting something terrible.

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  • Would it be so terrible if she never acquired a fortune?

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  • You must think I'm a terrible coward.

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  • It sounded like she was in terrible pain.

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  • During all the terrible winter which followed, his energy and spirit never failed him.

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  • Musset, though he depended on her exertions, was first bored and then irritated at the sight of this terrible vache a ecrire, whose pen was going for eight hours a day, and sought diversion in the cafés and other less reputable resorts of pleasure.

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  • In the wars against the English in the 14th and 15th centuries and the religious wars of the 16th century the town had its full participation; and in 1665 it acquired a terrible notoriety by the trial and execution of many members of the nobility of Auvergne who had tyrannized over the neighbouring districts.

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  • But Clive was followed by two inefficient successors; and in 1770 occurred the most terrible Indian famine on record, which is credibly estimated to have swept away one-third of the population.

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  • It contained many and terrible truths as to the royal refusal to sanction the decrees and as to the king's position in the state; but it was inconsistent with a minister's position, disrespectful if not insolent in tone.

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  • He was, however, a prey to the most terrible pains of body and agony of mind.

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  • IVAN IV., called "the Terrible" (1530-1584), tsar of Muscovy, was the son of Vasily [[[Basil]]] III.

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  • During the next ten years (1560-1J70) terrible and horrible things happened in the realm of Muscovy.

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  • Waliszewski, Ivan le terrible (Paris, 1904); R.

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  • But in the ensuing summer, after a terrible outbreak of plague had ravaged the crowded city, the people became thoroughly demoralized.

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  • Under the command of the lord of Lumbres, the lord of Treslong, and William de la Marck (lord of Lumey) they spread terror and alarm along the coast, seized much plunder, and in revenge for Alva's cruelty committed acts of terrible barbarity upon the priests and monks and catholic officials, as well as upon the crews of the vessels that fell into their hands.

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  • On the 18th of December 1573 Alva, who to the end had persisted in his policy of pitiless severity, left Brussels, carrying with him the curses of the people over whom he had tyrannized for six terrible years of misery and oppression.

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  • He is said to have visited Ceos, where, by erecting a temple to Zeus Icmaeus (the giver of moisture), he freed the inhabitants from a terrible drought.

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  • Occasional outbreaks of cholera occur from time to time, and in the independent states these cause terrible loss of life, as the natives fly from the disease and spread the infection in every direction.

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  • A terrible struggle took place for the possession of his body, until Apollo rescued it from the Greeks, and by the command of Zeus washed and cleansed it, anointed it with ambrosia, and handed it over to Sleep and Death, by whom it was conveyed for burial to Lycia, where a sanctuary (Sarpedoneum) was erected in honour of the fallen hero.

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  • The salient event of Bela's reign was the terrible Tatar invasion which reduced three-quarters of Hungary to ashes.

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  • The fortress was finally stormed on the 6th of April 1812, by the British under Lord Wellington, and carried with terrible loss.

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  • Their appointment, according to notions which defined themselves within the church at this epoch, was simoniacal; and during the long minority of Henry IV., who succeeded his father in 1056, the terrible Tuscan monk, Hildebrand of Soana, forged weapons which he used with deadly effect against the presumption of the empire.

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  • Frederick enlisted his Saracen troops at Nocera and Luceria, and appointed the terrible Ezzelino da Romano his vicar in.

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  • Aided by his terrible son, Cesare Borgia, Alexander VI.

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  • To the mass of the people the restoration of the old governments undoubtedly brought a sense of relief, for the terrible drain in men and money caused by Napoleon's wars had caused much discontent, whereas now there was a prospect of peace and rest.

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  • Yet the terrible year was by no means all loss.

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  • Thus the deficit of 940,000 for the financial year 1885-1886 rose to nearly 2,920,000 in~ 1887-1888, and in 1888-1889 attained the terrible level of 9,400,000.

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  • Physalia, known commonly as the Portuguese man-of-war, is remarkable for its great size, its brilliant colours, and its terrible stinging powers.

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  • STRELITZ (Strjeltsi), a body of Russian household troops originally raised by the tsar Ivan the Terrible in the middle of the 16th century.

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  • By them the Parthian War was brought to a conclusion in 165, but Verus and his army brought back with them a terrible pestilence, which spread through the whole empire.

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  • The terrible losses sustained by whole communities of farmers, planters, foresters, &c., from plant diseases have naturally stimulated the search for remedies, but even now the search is too often conducted in the spirit of the believer in quack medicines, although the agricultural world is awakening to the fact that before any measures likely to be successful can be attempted, the whole chain of causation of the disease must be investigated.

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  • Here the close and solitary confinement, and the dreary and hopeless inactivity to which he was condemned, proved a terrible punishment for the full-blooded, energetic and masterful Bothwell.

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  • But the terrible defeat at Khalule broke his power; he was attacked by paralysis shortly afterwards, and KhumbaKhaldas II.

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  • In larger doses colchicum or colchicine acts as a most violent gastrointestinal irritant, causing terrible pain, colic,vomiting, diarrhoea, haemorrhage from the bowel, thirst and ultimately death from collapse.

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  • Cannibalism, which earned them in earlier years a terrible name, was generally restricted to the bloodthirsty banquets which always followed a victory.

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  • They read letters which they said had fallen from heaven, and which threatened the earth with terrible punishments if men refused to adopt the mode of penance taught by the flagellants.

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  • Terrible tempests blow from October to March, especially on the S.

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  • This act liberated the serfs from a yoke which was really terrible, even under the best landlords, and from this point of view it was obviously an immense benefit.2 But it was far from securing corresponding economic results.

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  • The Russian princes first heard of them from the wild nomadic Polovtsi, who usually pillaged the Russian settlers on the frontier but who now preferred - friendship and said: " These terrible strangers have taken our country, and to-morrow they will take yours if you do not come and help us."

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  • About the origin and character of these terrible invaders we are much better informed than the early Russian chroniclers.

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  • The term by which this subjection is commonly designated, the Mongol or Tatar yoke, suggests ideas of terrible oppression, Character but in reality these barbarous invaders from the Far of Tatar East were not such cruel, oppressive taskmasters as rule.

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  • The complete suppression of these small moribund states and the creation of the autocratic tsardom of Muscovy were the work of Ivan III., surnamed the Great, his son Basil and his grandson Ivan IV., commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, whose united reigns cover a period of 122 years (1462-1584).

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  • Thus all the principalities were brought under the power of Moscow, and in that respect there remained nothing for Ivan the Terrible to do.

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  • That opportunity came when Basil died in 1533, leaving as successor a child only three years old, and the chances seemed all on the side of the nobles; but the result belied the current expectations, for the child came to be known in history as Ivan the Terrible, and died half a century later in the full enjoyment of unlimited autocratic power.

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  • The policy of expansion westwards, inaugurated by Ivan III., was modified and enlarged by Ivan the Terrible.

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  • In reality the younger son of Ivan the Terrible had been strangled before his brother's death - by orders, it was said, of Godunov - and the mysterious individual who was impersonating him was an impostor; but he was regarded as the rightful heir by a large section of the population, and immediately after Boris's death in 1605 he made his triumphal entry into Moscow.

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  • Before reaching the new order of things, the country had to pass through an internal crisis similar to that which followed the death of Ivan the Terrible, but not nearly so severe.

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  • The problem of obtaining a firm footing on the Baltic coast, on which Ivan the Terrible had squandered his resources to no purpose, was now solved satisfactorily.

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  • Though the moralization of gods has only proceeded pari passu with the moralization of mankind, the deities of the more advanced nations are perhaps felt by them to be more terrible and more difficult of access than the divinities of lower races; herein lies one explanation of the power of the priesthood.

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  • Erysichthon (" tearer up of the earth "), son of Triopas or Myrmidon, having cut down the trees in a grove sacred to the goddess, was punished by her with terrible hunger (Callimachus, Hymn to Demeter; Ovid, Metam.

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  • 64) explains it as a contest of the physical powers of nature, and the mythical expression of the terrible effects of swollen waters.

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  • Ivan the Terrible in 1561 made it the centre of the ecclesiastical province of Moscow.

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  • 3 In his private life the emperor was the victim of terrible it atastropheshis wife, his brother and his only son having A

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  • According to the Jewish legend Heliodorus was attacked when he entered the Temple by a horse with a terrible rider and by two young men.

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  • Following on this came the Black Death with its terrible consequences in Germany; even in Poland, where the Jews had previously enjoyed considerable rights, extensive massacres took place.

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  • Despite a huge emigration of Jews from Russia, the congestion within the pale is the cause of terrible destitution and misery.

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  • The intervention of Greece caused immense excitement among the Christian population, and terrible massacres of Moslem peasants took place in the eastern and western districts.

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  • The Irish numbering 25,000, and strongly posted behind marshy ground, at first maintained a vigorous resistance; but Ginkel having penetrated their line of defence, and their general being struck down by a cannon ball at this critical moment, they were at length overcome and routed with terrible slaughter.

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  • The country was also visited by a succession of famines and floods, and in 1348 the Black Death swept over Europe like a terrible scourge.

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  • 5) and by the priest Abiathar, the only survivor of a terrible massacre by which Saul took revenge for the favours which David had received at the sanctuary of Nob.

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  • This dream of empire was dissipated by his terrible defeat on the Lower Dnieper by the Tatars on the 12th of August 1399.

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  • The wild excesses of his youth and their terrible punishment had weakened his strong constitution, and his parliamentary labours completed the work.

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  • It was soon followed by the more terrible lung-disease, or pleuro-pneumonia.

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  • The father's literary tastes, general inquisitiveness, and powers of intrigue reappeared in Napoleon, who, however, derived from his mother Letizia (a descendant of the Ramolino and Pietra Santa families) the force of will, the power of forming a quick decision and of maintaining it against all odds, which made him so terrible an opponent both in war and in diplomacy.

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  • In1597-1598a terrible visitation of plague attacked the town, in which, according to an old inscription on the church, 2260 persons perished in Penrith, by which perhaps is meant the rural deanery.

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  • He was not, however, killed, but took refuge in Kashmir, where after a few years he seized the throne and then attacked the neighbouring kingdom of Gandhara, perpetrating terrible massacres.

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  • On the 9th-1 oth of November 1872 a terrible fire swept the business part of the city, destroying hundreds of buildings of brick and granite, and inflicting a loss of some $75,000,000.

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  • As in a Greek tragedy, we hear in his works the echo of great events and terrible catastrophes; we do not see them.

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  • The slaughter was terrible; the blood of the conquered ran down the streets, until men splashed in blood as they rode.

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  • It was indeed time; the privations of the besiegers during the previous winter had been terrible; and the position of affairs had only been made worse by the dissensions between Guy de Lusignan and Conrad of Montferrat, who had begun to claim the crown in return for his services, and had, on the death of Sibylla, the wife of Guy, reinforced his claim by a marriage with her younger sister, Isabella.

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  • As early as 1308 the Ottoman Turks had begun to settle in Europe; by 1350 they had organized their terrible army of janissaries.

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  • A terrible fire swept the central part of the city on the 12th of April 1908.

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  • He believes that he is once more with Briinnhilde on the Valkyries' mountain height; and the harmonies of her awakening move in untroubled splendour till the light of life fades with the light of day and the slain hero is carried to the Gibichung's hall through the moonlit mists, while the music of love and death tells in terrible triumph more of his story than he ever knew.

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  • For many of his misdeeds his terrible son Cesare was responsible, but of others the pope cannot be acquitted.

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  • The former includes (1) the notion that a last terrible battle with the enemies of God was impending; (2) the faith in the speedy return of Christ; (3) the conviction that Christ will judge all men, and (4) will set up a kingdom of glory on earth.

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  • The earthly kingdom of Christ is reserved for those who have endured the most terrible tribulation, who have withstood the supreme effort of the worldpower - that is, for those who are actually members of the church of the last days.

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  • Notwithstanding this terrible disaster, Alexandria soon recovered its former splendour, and for some time longer was esteemed the first city of the world after Rome.

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  • After a mutiny of soldiers there in 1881, the town was greatly excited by the arrival of an Anglo-French fleet in May 1882, and on the 11th of June a terrible riot and massacre took place, resulting in the death of four hundred Europeans.

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  • The Mohammedan invasion (636), with the terrible persecutions of the following centuries, was the death-blow of Zoroastrianism.

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  • The efforts of Ladislaus of Hungary to mediate were vain, and the years 1497 and 1498 were marked by a terrible devastation of Poland by the Ottomans; only the bitter winter, which is said to have killed 40,000 Turks, prevented the devastation from being more complete.

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  • The main operations were confined to the Crimea, where the allied troops landed on the 14th of September 1854, and they were not concluded, in spite of the terrible exhaustion of Russia, till in December 1855 the threatened active intervention of Austria forced the emperor Alexander II.

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  • Actually the French at this moment were suffering the most terrible distress - up to the Danube they had still found sufficient food for existence, but south of it, in the track of the Austrians, they found nothing.

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  • Actually the frost came later than usual that year, the 27th of October, and the weather was dry and bracing; not till the 8th of November did the cold at night become sharp. Even when the Beresina was reached on the 26th November, the cold was far from severe, for the slow and sluggish stream was not frozen over, as is proved by the fact that Eble's pioneers worked in the water all through that terrible day.

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  • The Russian pursuit practically ceased at the line of the Niemen, for their troops also had suffered terrible hardships and a period of rest had become an absolute necessity.

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