Some articles on tolstoy:

Sophia Tolstaya - Biography
... She was first introduced to Leo Tolstoy in 1862, when she was 18 years-old ... At 34, Tolstoy was 16 years her senior. 1862 the couple became formally engaged after Tolstoy gave Sophia a written proposal of marriage, marrying a week later in Moscow ...
Tolstoy, South Dakota - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 29 households out of which 17.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, and 31.0% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Mikhail Pavlovich Shishkin - Biography
... archaic, it reaches over the heads of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (whose relationship with the Russian language was often uneasy) to the tradition of Pushkin." He deals ... being influenced by Chekhov along with Leo Tolstoy and Ivan Bunin, saying "Bunin taught me not to compromise, and to go on believing in myself ... And from Tolstoy I learned not to be afraid of being naïve." ...
Tolstoy (disambiguation)
... Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was a Russian writer ... Tolstoy (masculine), Tolstaya (feminine), or Tolstoye (neuter) may also refer to ...
Sophia Tolstaya - Bibliography
... words the photographs diaries of countess Sophia Tolstoy ... Sonya The Life of Countess Tolstoy ... Married to Tolstoy ...

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    —Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)

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