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Red takes this as a gentle rebuff, keeps playing.,ĦĦĦĦIn the experimental sciences what we know we call the laws of inevitability, what is unknown to us we call vital force. Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life....ĦĦĦĦIf the purpose of history be to give a description of the movement of humanity and of the peoples, the first question- in the absence of a reply to which all the rest will be incomprehensible- is: what is the power that moves peoples? To this, modern history laboriously replies either that Napoleon was a great genius, or that Louis XIV was very proud, or that certain writers wrote certain books.,ĦĦĦĦ"They may die tomorrow; why are they thinking of anything but death?" And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozhaysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind.,ĦĦĦĦThe whole family was in the garret.!HEYWOOD,ĦĦĦĦ"What was he thinking when he uttered that word? What is he thinking now?" This question suddenly presented itself to her, and in answer she saw him before her with the expression that was on his face as he lay in his coffin with his chin bound up with a white handkerchief. And the horror that had seized her when she touched him and convinced herself that that was not he, but something mysterious and horrible, seized her again. She tried to think of something else and to pray, but could do neither. With wide-open eyes she gazed at the moonlight and the shadows, expecting every moment to see his dead face, and she felt that the silence brooding over the house and within it held her fast., ...
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; ...ĦĦĦĦLike the wild animal chased from its lair, he was seeking a hole in which he might hide until he could find one where he might dwell.;.ĦĦĦĦ"All right. All right. They'll be safe with me, as safe as in Chancery! I'll take them where they must go, scold them a bit, and pet them a bit," said Marya Dmitrievna, touching her goddaughter and favorite, Natasha, on the cheek with her large hand....ĦĦĦĦJean Valjean could glide along close to the houses on the dark side, and yet keep watch on the light side. He did not, perhaps, take sufficiently into consideration the fact that the dark side escaped him.,ĦĦĦĦTo Boris, Julie was particularly gracious: she regretted his early disillusionment with life, offered him such consolation of friendship as she who had herself suffered so much could render, and showed him her album. Boris sketched two trees in the album and wrote: "Rustic trees, your dark branches shed gloom and melancholy upon me."!ĦĦĦĦA gendarme held a light close to it; there was the date.,. Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦAll at once a man was seen climbing into the rigging with the agility of a tiger-cat; this man was dressed in red; he was a convict; he wore a green cap; he was a life convict....ĦĦĦĦI do not jest, that I don't! I read them lessons on honor, on morality, on virtue!!!ĦĦĦĦWhere am I?' The man replied not.,ĦĦĦĦ"What is a 'ticket'?" Nicholas inquired....ĦĦĦĦA crowd is easily led as a whole to obedience..ĦĦĦĦThe change that took place in Natasha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her. "Can she have loved my brother so little as to be able to forget him so soon?" she thought when she reflected on the change. But when she was with Natasha she was not vexed with her and did not reproach her. The reawakened power of life that had seized Natasha was so evidently irrepressible and unexpected by her that in her presence Princess Mary felt that she had no right to reproach her even in her heart.!Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦHe spread it out on his bed.!ĦĦĦĦ"She kept begging to go away. She's a woman! 'Take me away,' says she, 'don't let me perish with my little children! Folks,' she says, 'are all gone, so why,' she says, 'don't we go?' And he began beating and pulling her about so!";ĦĦĦĦ"You are an infamous wretch! you are a liar, a calumniator, a villain.,,,ĦĦĦĦThe man and the child recognized each other silently amid the gloom: Montparnasse confined himself to the remark:--!ĦĦĦĦThe nun listened. This is what Fantine was singing:--"Lovely things we will buy ,ĦĦĦĦThese Scotchmen died thinking of Ben Lothian, as did the Greeks recalling Argos. The sword of a cuirassier, which hewed down the bagpipes and the arm which bore it, put an end to the song by killing the singer....
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ĦĦĦĦNapoleon would have won the battle of Waterloo.,Andy stands before the dias. THE JUDGE peers down, framed by a,,ĦĦĦĦShe passed into the sitting room, stood there thinking awhile, and then went into the maids' room. There an old maidservant was grumbling at a young girl who stood panting, having just run in through the cold from the serfs' quarters.,ĦĦĦĦThis is his great fault; he was modest in the name of France....ĦĦĦĦHowever, Gavroche was well up in all the popular tunes in circulation, and he mingled with them his own chirpings.,ĦĦĦĦThe slope there is so steep that the English cannon could not see the farm, situated in the bottom of the valley, which was the centre of the combat. On the 18th of June, 1815, the rains had still farther increased this acclivity, the mud complicated the problem of the ascent, and the men not only slipped back, but stuck fast in the mire. Along the crest of the plateau ran a sort of trench whose presence it was impossible for the distant observer to divine.,ĦĦĦĦAPPARITION TO FATHER MABEUF,ĦĦĦĦ"You heard probably of the heroic exploit of Raevski, embracing his two sons and saying: 'I will perish with them but we will not be shaken!' And truly though the enemy was twice stronger than we, we were unshakable. We pass the time as we can, but in war as in war! The princesses Aline and Sophie sit whole days with me, and we, unhappy widows of live men, make beautiful conversations over our charpie, only you, my friend, are missing..." and so on.;
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is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. ,CHAPTER III(2) ,ĦĦĦĦ"'Told them,' I dare say!" said Alpatych. "Are they drinking?" he asked abruptly.,ĦĦĦĦAll that the bourgeois have to do is to bear themselves well, I'll sneeze them out subversive couplets....! ,ĦĦĦĦHe effects a coup d'etat because he, God, has not been able to make both ends meet. In fact, this confirms me in my conjectures as to Jehovah's fortune; and when I see so much distress in heaven and on earth, from the bird who has not a grain of millet to myself without a hundred thousand livres of income, when I see human destiny, which is very badly worn, and even royal destiny, which is threadbare, witness the Prince de Conde hung, when I see winter, which is nothing but a rent in the zenith through which the wind blows, when I see so many rags even in the perfectly new purple of the morning on the crests of hills, when I see the drops of dew, those mock pearls, when I see the frost, that paste, when I see humanity ripped apart and events patched up, and so many spots on the sun and so many holes in the moon, when I see so much misery everywhere, I suspect that God is not rich. The appearance exists, it is true, but I feel that he is hard up. He gives a revolution as a tradesman whose money-box is empty gives a ball.,;
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CHAPTER II!ĦĦĦĦKutuzov felt and knew- not by reasoning or science but with the whole of his Russian being- what every Russian soldier felt: that the French were beaten, that the enemy was flying and must be driven out; but at the same time he like the soldiers realized all the hardship of this march, the rapidity of which was unparalleled for such a time of the year.;ĦĦĦĦAs she swept the staircase, she paused, remained standing there motionless, forgetful of her broom and of the entire universe, occupied in gazing at that star which was blazing at the bottom of her pocket....ĦĦĦĦThe unhappy woman glanced about her.,FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20,ĦĦĦĦThe insurrection had made of the centre of Paris a sort of inextricable, tortuous, colossal citadel.;ĦĦĦĦ"Why did you push yourself in there by daylight? You ass! Well, why haven't you taken one?".