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Tolstoy

Leo, Russian name Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. 1828--1910, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and philosopher; author of the two monumental novels War and Peace (1865--69) and Anna Karenina (1875--77). Following a spiritual crisis in 1879, he adopted a form of Christianity based on a doctrine of nonresistance to evil
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A consumptive Tolstoian confessed, on a bench in the park, that his illness tormented him.
(65) A Tolstoian wondered whether he ought not to give way to his parents' entreaties to arrange a church wedding.
Simultaneous to his work on the text, Tolstoi was corresponding with and receiving visits from a number of his followers, some of whom were organizing "Tolstoian" communities.
In Siberia, Sergii finally settles into the most worthy sort of Tolstoian life, engaged in simple labors such as teaching the children and tending to the sick, both tasks which Pashenka has fulfilled.