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? Victor Hugo,uhimaprimiscedebant (117) The last of him was not equal to the first. utputo deusfio ...ĦĦĦĦI have not stolen; I picked up from the ground things that were lying there. You say, Jean Valjean, Jean Mathieu!;,,ĦĦĦĦThe stars had disappeared, heavy clouds filled the horizon with their melancholy folds..Pettigrew was shaking his head, mouthing noiselessly, but staring all the while at Black as though hypnotized. .!
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! .? Leo Tolstoy!ĦĦĦĦI think I should have done better to strain my onions.";ĦĦĦĦIn the first place, did you or did you not climb the wall of the Pierron orchard, break the branch, and steal the apples; that is to say, commit the crime of breaking in and theft? In the second place, are you the discharged convict, Jean Valjean-- yes or no?",ĦĦĦĦAn exquisite grace, for beauty enhanced by ingenuousness is ineffable, and nothing is so adorable as a dazzling and innocent creature who walks along, holding in her hand the key to paradise without being conscious of it.,con foreman, elbows him aside and shows him how it's done.,ĦĦĦĦShe had pulled an old sheet-iron stove from a corner, and she was rummaging among the old heap of iron.. Find out more.
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sight of the life. There is no excellent beauty, that hath not some strangeness in ,ĦĦĦĦ"It is not the sugar I want, but only that your little hand should stir my tea.".ĦĦĦĦWhat signified that splendid ignoramus, who, with everything against him, nothing in his favor, without provisions, without ammunition, without cannon, without shoes, almost without an army, with a mere handful of men against masses, hurled himself on Europe combined, and absurdly won victories in the impossible?! ;ĦĦĦĦAlmost all bear scratches of bullets. One broken baluster is placed on the pediment like a fractured leg.,ĦĦĦĦ"He doesn't obey... I said it twice... and he doesn't obey! She is the first person in this house; she's my best friend," cried the prince. "And if you allow yourself," he screamed in a fury, addressing Princess Mary for the first time, "to forget yourself again before her as you dared to do yesterday, I will show you who is master in this house. Go! Don't let me set eyes on you; beg her pardon!"!ĦĦĦĦThe Emperor ceased speaking, the crowd began pressing round him, and rapturous exclamations were heard from all sides.,;Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦIn another form but along the same path of reflection the other sciences have proceeded. When Newton enunciated the law of gravity he did not say that the sun or the earth had a property of attraction; he said that all bodies from the largest to the smallest have the property of attracting one another, that is, leaving aside the question of the cause of the movement of the bodies, he expressed the property common to all bodies from the infinitely large to the infinitely small. The same is done by the natural sciences: leaving aside the question of cause, they seek for laws. History stands on the same path. And if history has for its object the study of the movement of the nations and of humanity and not the narration of episodes in the lives of individuals, it too, setting aside the conception of cause, should seek the laws common to all the inseparably interconnected infinitesimal elements of free will. ,BOOK FOURTH.--SUCCOR FROM BELOW MAY TURN OUT TO BE SUCCOR FROM ON HIGH...ĦĦĦĦJean Valjean bent down and kissed that child's hand.,ĦĦĦĦAs it was a very poor quarter, he bestowed alms largely there, and the poor people surrounded him in church, which had drawn down upon him Thenardier's epistle: "To the benevolent gentleman of the church of Saint-Jacques-du-Haut-Pas." He was fond of taking Cosette to visit the poor and the sick. No stranger ever entered the house in the Rue Plumet.,ĦĦĦĦWhy should he feel joy at turning back? After all, he was taking this trip of his own free will. No one was forcing him to it.;,ĦĦĦĦThe pistol emitted a sharp, clear click, as he cocked it.,ĦĦĦĦMontparnasse no longer offered more than a feeble resistance; the fact is, that these four men, with the fidelity of ruffians who never abandon each other, had prowled all night long about La Force, great as was their peril, in the hope of seeing Thenardier make his appearance on the top of some wall.;
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ĦĦĦĦTo a herd of rams, the ram the herdsman drives each evening into a special enclosure to feed and that becomes twice as fat as the others must seem to be a genius. And it must appear an astonishing conjunction of genius with a whole series of extraordinary chances that this ram, who instead of getting into the general fold every evening goes into a special enclosure where there are oats- that this very ram, swelling with fat, is killed for meat.!ANDY,I was just trying to rest your mind at ease, that's all.,ĦĦĦĦOn reading that letter (she always read her husband's letters) Natasha herself suggested that he should go to Petersburg, though she would feel his absence very acutely. She attributed immense importance to all her husband's intellectual and abstract interests though she did not understand them, and she always dreaded being a hindrance to him in such matters. To Pierre's timid look of inquiry after reading the letter she replied by asking him to go, but to fix a definite date for his return. He was given four weeks' leave of absence.,ĦĦĦĦAmong those whom Julie's guests happened to choose to gossip about were the Rostovs..;ĦĦĦĦlabor cannot be a law without being a right.!ĦĦĦĦThings are black, creatures are opaque....;
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ĦĦĦĦ"God grant only that Prince Kutuzov assumes real power and does not allow anyone to put a spoke in his wheel," observed Anna Pavlovna.,...ĦĦĦĦStill laughing, Speranski held out his soft white hand to Prince Andrew.,ĦĦĦĦ"After us!" yelled the ruffians....(pause),ĦĦĦĦ"Gentlemen of the jury, order the prisoner to be released! Mr. President, have me arrested.!
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ĦĦĦĦThe man who has never heard, the man who has never uttered these absurdities, these paltry remarks, is an imbecile and a malicious fellow.;, , ;ĦĦĦĦThat calm profile under the little three-cornered hat of the school of Brienne, that green uniform, the white revers concealing the star of the Legion of Honor, his great coat hiding his epaulets, the corner of red ribbon peeping from beneath his vest, his leather trousers, the white horse with the saddle-cloth of purple velvet bearing on the corners crowned N's and eagles, Hessian boots over silk stockings, silver spurs, the sword of Marengo,--that whole figure of the last of the Caesars is present to all imaginations, saluted with acclamations by some, severely regarded by others.,ĦĦĦĦNear Saint-Medard's church there was a poor man who was in the habit of crouching on the brink of a public well which had been condemned, and on whom Jean Valjean was fond of bestowing charity.,,ĦĦĦĦThe invaders flee, turn back, flee again, and all the chances are now not for Napoleon but always against him.;ĦĦĦĦAt that ball Pierre for the first time felt humiliated by the position his wife occupied in court circles. He was gloomy and absent-minded. A deep furrow ran across his forehead, and standing by a window he stared over his spectacles seeing no one.!