Sentence Examples

  • But on the twenty- ninth of July Kutuzov received the title of Prince.
  • But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.
  • Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
  • "I received news of his death, yesterday," replied Prince Andrew abruptly.
  • He had received and given the orders for next day's battle and had nothing more to do.

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