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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 ... On 17 September 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 ...
Sophia Tolstaya - Bibliography
... Song without words the photographs diaries of countess Sophia Tolstoy ... Sonya The Life of Countess Tolstoy ... Married to Tolstoy ...
Tolstoy (disambiguation)
... Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was a Russian writer ... Tolstoy (masculine), Tolstaya (feminine), or Tolstoye (neuter) may also refer to ...
Mikhail Pavlovich Shishkin - Biography
... Without sounding archaic, it reaches over the heads of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (whose relationship with the Russian language was often uneasy) to the ... James Joyce, while he admits to 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." ...

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    The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed.
    —Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)

    If I had any doubts at all about the justice of my dislike for Shakespeare, that doubt vanished completely. What a crude, immoral, vulgar, and senseless work Hamlet is. The whole thing is based on pagan vengeance; the only aim is to gather together as many effects as possible; there is no rhyme or reason about it.
    —Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)

    The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience ... not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
    —Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)