Tolstoyan
Tolstoyan Tol*stoy"an, Tolstoian Tol*stoi"an, a. Of or pertaining to Tolstoy (1828-1910). -- n. A follower of Tolstoy, who advocates and practices manual labor, simplicity of living, nonresistance, etc., holds that possession of wealth and ownership of property are sinful, and in religion rejects all teachings not coming from Christ himself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Tolstoyan — The adjective Tolstoyan (also spelled Tolstoian)refers to the author Leo Tolstoy.The Tolstoyans (Толстовцы, Tolstovtsy) follow the religious views expressed by Leo Tolstoy (1828 1910), the internationally famed Russian novelist. Tolstoy s views… …   Wikipedia

  • Tolstoyan — adjective Of, or related to, , the Russian writer. This essay will look first at Gandhis knowledge of Tolstoy and proceed to the persons, organizations, and books that enlarged and enriched Gandhis knowledge of Tolstoyan values …   Wiktionary

  • Tolstoyan — adjective see Tolstoy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tolstoyan — See Tolstoy, Count Leo. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Tolstoian — Tolstoyan Tol*stoy an, Tolstoian Tol*stoi an, a. Of or pertaining to Tolstoy (1828 1910). n. A follower of Tolstoy, who advocates and practices manual labor, simplicity of living, nonresistance, etc., holds that possession of wealth and ownership …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tolstoy — Tolstoyan, Tolstoian, adj., n. Tolstoyism, n. Tolstoyist, n. /tohl stoy, tol /; Russ. /tul stoy /, n. Leo or Lev Nikolaevich /lev nik euh luy euh vich /; Russ. /lyef nyi ku lah yi vyich/ …   Universalium

  • Life and Labor Commune — The Life and Labor Commune was a Tolstoyan agricultural commune founded in 1921 and disbanded as a state run collective farm in 1937. The commune was founded near Moscow but was later resettled on the outskirts of Siberia. Throughout its… …   Wikipedia

  • Aylmer and Louise Maude — Aylmer Maude (28 March1858 ndash; 25 August1938) and Louise Maude (1855 ndash;1939) were English translators of Tolstoy s work, and Aylmer Maude also wrote his friend Tolstoy s biography. After living many years in Russia the Maudes spent the… …   Wikipedia

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