In a kind of "leitmotiv" Merezhkovsky has shown us the tolstoyan characters individualized by very particular corporal signs.
The tolstoyan's will is frozen by a Buddhist instinct that all special actions are evil.
For a while the Russian Government rather approved of the tolstoyan attitude of non-resistance to evil.
Some readers will be inclined to ascribe my words to the natural enthusiasm of a "tolstoyan" for his "teacher."
Dangerfield, in fine feather, disputed eloquently, opposing his tolstoyan theories of non-resistance.
The ideal peasant—in tolstoyan garb—was then Strindberg's hope for humanity.