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ˇˇˇˇ"What right has he not to wish to receive me into his family? Oh, better not think of it- not till he comes back!" she told herself, and began looking at the faces, some strange and some familiar, in the stalls. In the front, in the very center, leaning back against the orchestra rail, stood Dolokhov in a Persian dress, his curly hair brushed up into a huge shock. He stood in full view of the audience, well aware that he was attracting everyone's attention, yet as much at ease as though he were in his own room. Around him thronged Moscow's most brilliant young men, whom he evidently dominated.,ˇˇˇˇ"Father, I did not want to judge," said Prince Andrew, in a hard and bitter tone, "but you challenged me, and I have said, and always shall say, that Mary is not to blame, but those to blame- the one to blame- is that Frenchwoman.".,ˇˇˇˇThis work, peculiar to the whole of Europe, effected more ravages in Germany than anywhere else.,ˇˇˇˇ"Do not think, however," she wrote, "that my father is ill-disposed toward you. He is an invalid and an old man who must be forgiven; but he is good and magnanimous and will love her who makes his son happy." Princess Mary went on to ask Natasha to fix a time when she could see her again.;J'ai fort lu Platon, mais rien ne m'en reste;!ˇˇˇˇBalashev told him why he considered Napoleon to be the originator of the war.,They bowed clumsily, muttering dully. !....
ˇ°I don't know anything about Bagman except that he used to be Beater for the Wimbourne Wasps,ˇ± said Sirius, still pacing. ˇ°What's he like?ˇ± ,.ˇˇˇˇPetya pulled him by the arm to attract his attention.,ˇˇˇˇAt Krasnoe they took twenty-six thousand prisoners, several hundred cannon, and a stick called a "marshal's staff," and disputed as to who had distinguished himself and were pleased with their achievement- though they much regretted not having taken Napoleon, or at least a marshal or a hero of some sort, and reproached one another and especially Kutuzov for having failed to do so.,ˇˇˇˇThen with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to him behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, "Be off! Never let me see your face here again, you villain!",!ˇˇˇˇ"Bahorel," observed Enjolras, "you are wrong....LastIndexNext,,ˇˇˇˇSuffering engenders wrath; and while the prosperous classes blind themselves or fall asleep, which is the same thing as shutting one's eyes, the hatred of the unfortunate classes lights its torch at some aggrieved or ill-made spirit which dreams in a corner, and sets itself to the scrutiny of society..
,,ˇˇˇˇ"Nothing," said he and turned again to the horses.,...ˇˇˇˇThere are but few passers-by on that boulevard, particularly in the winter.;!May not be as bad as you think..ˇˇˇˇShe vividly recalled the moment when he had his first stroke and was being dragged along by his armpits through the garden at Bald Hills, muttering something with his helpless tongue, twitching his gray eyebrows and looking uneasily and timidly at her....
,ˇˇˇˇIt was the shadow of a man, who must have been standing on the border of the clump of shrubbery, a few paces in the rear of Cosette..ˇˇˇˇWhen they were out of the village they began talking again as loud as before, interlarding their talk with the same aimless expletives..ˇˇˇˇ"I am an agent of the authorities."!ˇˇˇˇ"Yes, a Cossack, your Honor.",ˇˇˇˇI say skilfully, because, by a gift of that nature it would not be so very unskilful to slip into an honorable house whose comforts one would then share, and, at the same stroke, to conceal one's crime, and to enjoy one's theft, to bury one's name and to create for oneself a family.",ˇˇˇˇ"Yes, that's it! That's just what I said to him," put in Nicholas, who fancied he really had said it. "But they insisted on their own view: love of one's neighbor and Christianity- and all this in the presence of young Nicholas, who had gone into my study and broke all my things.";
,ˇˇˇˇHe had a cigar in his mouth.,,,ˇˇˇˇThe various branches of the pipes which led from one central pipe to all these little basins sketched out a sort of tree on the front.,HADLEY,ˇˇˇˇThe two children, picked up by some policeman and placed in the refuge, or stolen by some mountebank, or having simply strayed off in that immense Chinese puzzle of a Paris, did not return..
BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12...ˇˇˇˇThe horses were brought.,ˇˇˇˇ"Say that it is well, and that I am coming down.".ˇˇˇˇShe sang her praises, insisted that her son must call on her, expressed a wish to see her often, but yet always became ill-humored when she began to talk about her.,ˇˇˇˇThe blood rushed to Petya's face and he grasped his pistol.,ˇˇˇˇPierre felt the different outlooks of these various worlds and made haste to satisfy all their expectations....ˇˇˇˇ"For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us. Besides, I want to go very much and certainly will go, so don't hinder me," said he. "It will only make things worse..."!,ˇˇˇˇHis bookcase with glass doors was the only piece of furniture which he had kept beyond what was strictly indispensable.;
,ˇˇˇˇPierre's confusion had now almost vanished, but at the same time he felt that his freedom had also completely gone. He felt that there was now a judge of his every word and action whose judgment mattered more to him than that of all the rest of the world. As he spoke now he was considering what impression his words would make on Natasha. He did not purposely say things to please her, but whatever he was saying he regarded from her standpoint.,ˇˇˇˇSome of the soldiers were frightened and ran away, others went on filling their bags. On seeing Alpatych, Ferapontov turned to him:,!ˇˇˇˇ"Through yonder large door.";ˇˇˇˇThe so-called partisan war began with the entry of the French into Smolensk.,ˇˇˇˇ"And why has the Emperor Alexander taken command of the armies? What is the good of that? War is my profession, but his business is to reign and not to command armies! Why has he taken on himself such a responsibility?".
ˇˇˇˇDolokhov stayed by the gate. Anatole followed the maid into the courtyard, turned the corner, and ran up into the porch.,ˇˇˇˇScarcely any impression was left on Pierre's mind by all that happened to him from the time of his rescue till his illness. He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side. He remembered a general impression of the misfortunes and sufferings of people and of being worried by the curiosity of officers and generals who questioned him, he also remembered his difficulty in procuring a conveyance and horses, and above all he remembered his incapacity to think and feel all that time. On the day of his rescue he had seen the body of Petya Rostov. That same day he had learned that Prince Andrew, after surviving the battle of Borodino for more than a month had recently died in the Rostovs' house at Yaroslavl, and Denisov who told him this news also mentioned Helene's death, supposing that Pierre had heard of it long before. All this at the time seemed merely strange to Pierre: he felt he could not grasp its significance. Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill. When he came to himself after his illness he saw in attendance on him two of his servants, Terenty and Vaska, who had come from Moscow; and also his cousin the eldest princess, who had been living on his estate at Elets and hearing of his rescue and illness had come to look after him....so that he giveth another occasion of satiety, maketh himself cheap. To apply one\'s self to others is good: so it be with demonstration, that a man doth it upon regard and not upon facility. It is a good precept, generally in seconding another, yet to add somewhat of one\'s own: as if you will grant his opinion, let it be with some distinction; if you will follow his motion, let it be with condition; if you allow ,ˇˇˇˇ"And yet what a splendid reign your master might have had!";,ˇˇˇˇIt would have been senseless, first because Napoleon's disorganized army was flying from Russia with all possible speed, that is to say, was doing just what every Russian desired. So what was the use of performing various operations on the French who were running away as fast as they possibly could?!
ˇˇˇˇ(3) However much the difficulty of understanding the causes may be increased, we never reach a conception of complete freedom, that is, an absence of cause. However inaccessible to us may be the cause of the expression of will in any action, our own or another's, the first demand of reason is the assumption of and search for a cause, for without a cause no phenomenon is conceivable. I raise my arm to perform an action independently of any cause, but my wish to perform an action without a cause is the cause of my action.;you've been rehabilitated?,ˇˇˇˇ"Biscuit," replied Babet.,ˇˇˇˇThat which he had perceived in movement an instant before, in the distant darkness, was Javert and his squad without a doubt.,!,.
ˇˇˇˇHe could have told nothing about the other, except that he was a respectable old man.,from two observers who might have been, one in the Rue Polonceau, the other in the Rue Droit-Mur.,ˇˇˇˇ"Dear-est!" she repeated again.,ˇˇˇˇSonya was unhappy at the separation from Nicholas and still more so on account of the hostile tone the countess could not help adopting toward her. The count was more perturbed than ever by the condition of his affairs, which called for some decisive action. Their town house and estate near Moscow had inevitably to be sold, and for this they had to go to Moscow. But the countess' health obliged them to delay their departure from day to day.,ˇˇˇˇFor those who love solitude, a walk in the early morning is equivalent to a stroll by night, with the cheerfulness of nature added. The streets are deserted and the birds are singing.;ˇˇˇˇIn the past he had never been able to find that great inscrutable infinite something. He had only felt that it must exist somewhere and had looked for it. In everything near and comprehensible he had only what was limited, petty, commonplace, and senseless. He had equipped himself with a mental telescope and looked into remote space, where petty worldliness hiding itself in misty distance had seemed to him great and infinite merely because it was not clearly seen. And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him. But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness. Now, however, he had learned to see the great, eternal, and infinite in everything, and therefore- to see it and enjoy its contemplation- he naturally threw away the telescope through which he had till now gazed over men's heads, and gladly regarded the ever-changing, eternally great, unfathomable, and infinite life around him. And the closer he looked the more tranquil and happy he became. That dreadful question, "What for?" which had formerly destroyed all his mental edifices, no longer existed for him. To that question, "What for?" a simple answer was now always ready in his soul: "Because there is a God, that God without whose will not one hair falls from a man's head.", !
,193 EXT -- PRISON YARD -- DAY (1966) 193!ˇˇˇˇ"Those were horses!" Balaga continued the tale. "That time I'd harnessed two young side horses with the bay in the shafts," he went on, turning to Dolokhov. "Will you believe it, Theodore Ivanych, those animals flew forty miles? I couldn't hold them in, my hands grew numb in the sharp frost so that I threw down the reins- 'Catch hold yourself, your excellency!' says I, and I just tumbled on the bottom of the sleigh and sprawled there. It wasn't a case of urging them on, there was no holding them in till we reached the place. The devils took us there in three hours! Only the near one died of it.",ˇˇˇˇScabra rubigine.,ˇˇˇˇIt was only gradually during his convalescence that Pierre lost the impressions he had become accustomed to during the last few months and got used to the idea that no one would oblige him to go anywhere tomorrow, that no one would deprive him of his warm bed, and that he would be sure to get his dinner, tea, and supper. But for a long time in his dreams he still saw himself in the conditions of captivity. In the same way little by little he came to understand the news he had been told after his rescue, about the death of Prince Andrew, the death of his wife, and the destruction of the French.,? Leo Tolstoy,Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To!ˇˇˇˇIt was before the Thenardier that she recoiled.!
!LastIndexNext,ˇˇˇˇThe Minister of War at that time, Marshal Soult, who had seen Austerlitz, regarded this with a gloomy air....;So are there some vain persons, that whatsoever goeth alone, or moveth upon greater means, if they have never so little hand in it, they think it is they that carry it They that are glorious, must needs be factious; for all bravery stands upon comparisons. They must needs be violent, to make good their own vaunts. Neither can they be secret, and therefore not effectual; but according to die French proverb; beaucoup de bruit, peu de fruit: much bruit, little fruit Yet certainly there is use of this quality, in civil affairs. ,ˇˇˇˇBefore long Boris, Berg's old comrade, arrived. There was a shade of condescension and patronage in his treatment of Berg and Vera. After Boris came a lady with the colonel, then the general himself, then the Rostovs, and the party became unquestionably exactly like all other evening parties. Berg and Vera could not repress their smiles of satisfaction at the sight of all this movement in their drawing room, at the sound of the disconnected talk, the rustling of dresses, and the bowing and scraping. Everything was just as everybody always has it, especially so the general, who admired the apartment, patted Berg on the shoulder, and with parental authority superintended the setting out of the table for boston. The general sat down by Count Ilya Rostov, who was next to himself the most important guest. The old people sat with the old, the young with the young, and the hostess at the tea table, on which stood exactly the same kind of cakes in a silver cake basket as the Panins had at their party. Everything was just as it was everywhere else.;ˇˇˇˇEnjolras went and stationed three sentinels outside the barricades, one in the Rue de la Chanvrerie, the second in the Rue des Precheurs, the third at the corner of the Rue de la Petite Truanderie..,!
ˇˇˇˇShe told him about her romance with Prince Andrew and of his visit to Otradnoe and showed him his last letter.,ˇˇˇˇ(Why Romainville?);LastIndexNext,? Leo Tolstoy.ˇˇˇˇThe unhappy man turned to the spectators and the judges with a smile which still rends the hearts of all who saw it whenever they think of it..ˇˇˇˇWhen the tall caps of the grenadiers of the Guard, with their large plaques bearing the eagle appeared, symmetrical, in line, tranquil, in the midst of that combat, the enemy felt a respect for France; they thought they beheld twenty victories entering the field of battle, with wings outspread, and those who were the conquerors, believing themselves to be vanquished, retreated; but Wellington shouted, "Up, Guards, and aim straight!" The red regiment of English guards, lying flat behind the hedges, sprang up, a cloud of grape-shot riddled the tricolored flag and whistled round our eagles; all hurled themselves forwards, and the final carnage began..
.ˇˇˇˇ"Hush!" replied the unhappy man; "it is Madame Thenardier.".ˇˇˇˇWould you like Basque?,ˇˇˇˇ"Now that I think of it, you ought to know my address: something might happen, one never knows; I live with that friend named Courfeyrac, Rue de la Verrerie, No. 16."!ˇˇˇˇOf Danton. Of principles.",ˇˇˇˇ"Nothing....ˇˇˇˇThey could be seen through a vast cloud of smoke which was rent here and there.;
ˇˇˇˇ"Aye, when I look at you!..." said one of them to Karp.!,266 INT -- LIBRARY -- DAY (1966) 266,ˇˇˇˇWHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES ,flower, herba nvsoana; iilaan comaSwm; the apple tree in blossom. In July, come ...ˇˇˇˇWhen the usher, discreetly opening the door which connected the council-chamber with the court-room, bent over the back of the President's arm-chair and handed him the paper on which was inscribed the line which we have just perused, adding:;ˇˇˇˇAnother was killed in the Rue Grenier-Saint-Lazare. In the Rue-Michelle-Comte, three officers fell dead one after the other..
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TOMMY,ˇˇˇˇ"I imagine, sir," said he, mumbling with his toothless mouth, "that we have been summoned here not to discuss whether it's best for the empire at the present moment to adopt conscription or to call out the militia. We have been summoned to reply to the appeal with which our sovereign the Emperor has honored us. But to judge what is best- conscription or the militia- we can leave to the supreme authority....",; ,ˇˇˇˇ"Nicholas has the weakness of never agreeing with anything not generally accepted. But I understand that you value what opens up a fresh line," said she, repeating words Pierre had once uttered.,ˇˇˇˇTHE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815, .
ˇˇˇˇAt first the noise of the falling bombs and shells only aroused curiosity. Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people....ˇˇˇˇ"I will bring him to you directly, Monsieur Dessalles. Good night!" said Pierre, giving his hand to the Swiss tutor, and he turned to young Nicholas with a smile. "You and I haven't seen anything of one another yet... How like he is growing, Mary!" he added, addressing Countess Mary....ˇˇˇˇThe Bourbons carried away with them respect, but not regret. As we have just stated, their misfortune was greater than they were. They faded out in the horizon.,ˇˇˇˇWhen it was suggested to him that he should enter the civil service, or when the war or any general political affairs were discussed on the assumption that everybody's welfare depended on this or that issue of events, he would listen with a mild and pitying smile and surprise people by his strange comments. But at this time he saw everybody- both those who, as he imagined, understood the real meaning of life (that is, what he was feeling) and those unfortunates who evidently did not understand it- in the bright light of the emotion that shone within himself, and at once without any effort saw in everyone he met everything that was good and worthy of being loved.,ˇˇˇˇ"I won't submit to your Napoleon! Others may if they please.... If you don't want to do this..."!275 EXT -- SHAWSHANK PRISON -- DAY 275,ˇˇˇˇNo one understands so well as a woman, how to say things that are, at once, both sweet and deep.;
ˇˇˇˇAN ENTRANCE BY FAVOR,,,ˇˇˇˇWe will say more; an obscure light.,! ,ˇˇˇˇNo one knew, but it was certain and inevitable..? Leo Tolstoy!
,...ˇˇˇˇThen note the infamy of Brutus, Marcel, Arnould von Blankenheim, Coligny, Hedgerow war?;ˇˇˇˇEvery army has a rear-guard, and it is that which must be blamed. Bat-like creatures, half brigands and lackeys; all the sorts of vespertillos that that twilight called war engenders; wearers of uniforms, who take no part in the fighting; pretended invalids; formidable limpers; interloping sutlers, trotting along in little carts, sometimes accompanied by their wives, and stealing things which they sell again; beggars offering themselves as guides to officers; soldiers' servants; marauders; armies on the march in days gone by,-- we are not speaking of the present,--dragged all this behind them, so that in the special language they are called "stragglers.",ˇˇˇˇ"Have I the time," replied the lancer, "to look at all the girls who look at me?",;ˇˇˇˇA profound and unique formation. A subterranean edifice erected in common by all the miserable. Each accursed race has deposited its layer, each suffering has dropped its stone there, each heart has contributed its pebble. A throng of evil, base, or irritated souls, who have traversed life and have vanished into eternity, linger there almost entirely visible still beneath the form of some monstrous word....
ˇˇˇˇHe took note of this. So this man was Jean Valjean....,,ˇˇˇˇ"But what do you expect, sir! She has so much courage, that woman has!, !...ˇ°One wrong move, Peter,ˇ± said Lupin threateningly ahead. His wand was still pointed sideways at Pettigrew's chest. ,ˇˇˇˇ*"I have acted the Emperor long enough; it is time to act the general." ;
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ˇˇˇˇ"But is it possible that all is really ended?" asked Pierre....,,...ˇˇˇˇMary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon which someone meanwhile had pounced on..ˇˇˇˇThe only possible issue thenceforth was to emerge thence killed or conquerors.,ˇˇˇˇˇˇˇˇ 100ˇˇˇˇ110ˇˇˇˇ120ˇˇˇˇ130ˇˇˇˇ140ˇˇˇˇ150.
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ˇˇˇˇOn seeing the Russian general he threw back his head, with its long hair curling to his shoulders, in a majestically royal manner, and looked inquiringly at the French colonel. The colonel respectfully informed His Majesty of Balashev's mission, whose name he could not pronounce.,ˇˇˇˇThe sugar-manufacturer who says: "Loaf, clarified, lumps, bastard, common, burnt,"--this honest manufacturer talks slang.;ˇˇˇˇ"I have a request to make of you--",ˇˇˇˇNicholas did not go to Moscow, and the countess did not renew the conversation with him about marriage. She saw with sorrow, and sometimes with exasperation, symptoms of a growing attachment between her son and the portionless Sonya. Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her. The kindhearted countess was the more vexed with Sonya because that poor, dark-eyed niece of hers was so meek, so kind, so devotedly grateful to her benefactors, and so faithfully, unchangingly, and unselfishly in love with Nicholas, that there were no grounds for finding fault with her.,ˇˇˇˇNot one of the enigmas which he had hoped to see solved had been elucidated; on the contrary, all of them had been rendered more dense, if anything; he knew nothing more about the beautiful maiden of the Luxembourg and the man whom he called M. Leblanc, except that Jondrette was acquainted with them.,Ask the warden for funds.,ˇˇˇˇShe trembled all over and sat down on a chair.,ˇˇˇˇPierre told her the price., ; ...
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;ˇˇˇˇBecause they could not understand him all these people assumed that it was useless to talk to the old man; that he would never grasp the profundity of their plans, that he would answer with his phrases (which they thought were mere phrases) about a "golden bridge," about the impossibility of crossing the frontier with a crowd of tatterdemalions, and so forth. They had heard all that before. And all he said- that it was necessary to await provisions, or that the men had no boots- was so simple, while what they proposed was so complicated and clever, that it was evident that he was old and stupid and that they, though not in power, were commanders of genius..ˇˇˇˇHence the terrified wrinkle of those brows; hence all those great souls surrendering their swords.,And much like is the reason of deformed persons. Still the ground is, they will, if they be of spirit, seek to free themselves from scorn; which must be, either by virtue, or malice: and therefore, let it not be marvelled, if sometimes they prove excellent persons; as was Agesilaus, Zanger the son of Solyman, Aesop, Gasca President of Peru; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them; with others.,ˇˇˇˇThis figure probably comprises all the other corpses which were flung into this ravine the day after the combat., ,WOMAN,LastIndexNext;
ˇˇˇˇ"Do you remember the knitted suspenders with a checked pattern which you wore in the galleys?",!ˇˇˇˇIt was there that the lion has been placed, the involuntary symbol of the supreme heroism of the Imperial Guard.,ˇˇˇˇThis is what may be called the first, the vulgar aspect of slang.,,ˇˇˇˇ"Yes," returned Prince Andrew hastily. "I said that a fallen woman should be forgiven, but I didn't say I could forgive her. I can't.".BOOK THIRD.--THE HOUSE IN THE RUE PLUMET;
,? Leo Tolstoy,ˇˇˇˇ"He's a saint.",ˇˇˇˇHis step had suddenly become firm; artisans had offered him their arms; he had refused with a sign of the head.;ˇˇˇˇBut without finishing what she was saying, Princess Mary burst into tears....ˇ°Well, you keep missing the cushions, don't you!ˇ± said Hermione impatiently, rearranging the pile of cushions they had used for the Banishing Spell, which Flitwick had left in a cabinet. ˇ°Just try and fall backward!ˇ± ,? Leo Tolstoy.