Related formsTol·stoy·an, Tol·stoi·an, adjective, nounTol·stoy·ism, nounTol·stoy·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for tolstoy
Like Flaubert, 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.
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.
If Putin preferred Tolstoy over Dostoevsky, what a happier, more peaceful place Ukraine would be right now.
In fact, Tolstoy tells us that we shall soon outgrow war, which he says is simply a duel between nations.The Ball and The Cross|G.K. Chesterton
In Tolstoy's eyes they were false, paltry, and immoral, and he was at no pains to disguise his opinions.The Forged Coupon and Other Stories|Leo Tolstoy
Art,” says Tolstoy, “has this characteristic, that it unites people.Ancient Art and Ritual|Jane Ellen Harrison
Tolstoy had refined all human souls with the sentiments the most delicate and just.Tremendous Trifles|G. K. Chesterton
The work of Tolstoy has another and more special significance.Twelve Types|G.K. Chesterton