[ US /ˈtoʊɫˌstɔɪ/ ]
  1. Russian author remembered for two great novels (1828-1910)
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  • The sheer amplitude of the novel invites comparisons with Tolstoy and George Eliot.
  • This is why MGM was the echt Hollywood studio of the first half of the century, its scripts adapted from nineteenth-century novels by Tolstoy and Dickens, its gowns by Adrian, and its sets by Cedric Gibbons.
  • Tolstoy tried to mix domesticity and family life, but he would come downstairs after writing and see his family playing and his eyes would well up.
  • After supper she wound up the gramophone to play the `Kreutzer" Sonata, and he told her about the story by Tolstoy, read on the troopship. THE OPEN DOOR
  • It is a Tolstoyan study in human fallibility in the context of global history, the like of which nobody on this side of the pond has come close to emulating.
  • Next stop was Florence, and our base was the Anglo American, a plush hotel boasting Tolstoy among its former guests.
  • Muslim prayer rooms are to be found in Kazan State University, where Tolstoy and Lenin studied. Russia's Muslims: A Benign Growth
  • In the midst of winter, I find within me the invisible summer... Leo Tolstoy 
  • The difference between criticizing Leo Tolstoy for his views on women and criticizing Orson Scott Card for being a homophobe is that Tolstoy lived at a time when his views were the accepted societal norm. At least they didn't give it to Mittens
  • He had shot big game in Siam, pearled in the Paumotus, visited Tolstoy, seen the Passion Play, and crossed the Andes on mule-back; while he was a living directory of the fever holes of West Africa. Chapter 14
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