His face was coarse-slack from illness, suffering, and absurdity.
I nerved myself to face my accusers.
Her face was a dull pain and her side ached.
As soon as the weary choristers it was their twentieth service began languidly singing their habitual chant, o mother of god, save thy servants from calamity, and priest and deacon chimed in, for to thee we all fly as our invincible bulwark and protectress, there was a gleam on every face of that sense of the solemnity of the coming moment, which he had seen on the hill at mozhaisk and by glimpses in so many of the faces meeting him that morning
神甫和助祭就接著唱： 「上帝保佑我們，投向你，就像投向不可摧毀的堡壘。 」於是所有人的臉上又現出那種意識到即將來臨的重大事件時的表情，這種表情那天早晨皮埃爾在莫扎伊斯克山腳下看見過，有時也在碰見的許許多多張臉上看見過這種表情，人們更加頻繁地低頭，抖動頭發，聽得見嘆息聲和在胸前劃十字發出的聲音。
And every time the fly touched his face, it gave him a stinging sensation, but yet it surprised him that though the fly struck him in the very centre of the rising edifice it did not shatter it