Tolstoy or Tol·stoi [ tohl-stoi, tol-; Russian tuhl- stoi ] SHOW IPA / ˈtoʊl stɔɪ, ˈtɒl-; Russian tʌlˈstɔɪ / PHONETIC RESPELLING
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noun Leo or Lev Ni·ko·la·e·vich [lev -nik- uh- lahy- uh-vich; Russian lyef nyi-kuh- lah-yi-vyich], /lɛv ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ əˌvɪtʃ; Russian ˈlyɛf nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, Count, 1828–1910, Russian novelist and social critic. COMPARE MEANINGS
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How to use Tolstoy in a sentence
Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
The great Mann disappointed her; instead of Kafka and
Tolstoy, he wanted to know what she thought of Hemingway.
She saw herself as part of a larger tradition that includes Honore de Balzac, Leo
Tolstoy, Marcel Proust, and Thomas Mann.
If Dostoevsky unintentionally laid the philosophical groundwork upon which Putin now stands, then
Tolstoy offers the solution.
But genuine strength, as
Tolstoy understood so well, comes from humility, not hubris.
May I suggest that you should be careful not to imply that
Tolstoy's great Shakespearian heresy has no other support than mine.
The translation has been authorized by Count
Tolstoy, who has specially commended it for its accuracy, simplicity, and directness.
You should also look up the history of the Ireland forgeries, unless, as is very probable,
Tolstoy has anticipated you in this.
The subjects are varied, and present
Tolstoy's well-known views in his always forceful manner.
A truer and completer picture of war than either
Tolstoy or Zola. British Dictionary definitions for Tolstoy Tolstoy / ( ˈtɒlstɔɪ, Russian talˈstɔj) / noun 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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