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¡¡¡¡"Do you see this letter?",¡¡¡¡He had entered it on account of the Carpe horas, and had returned thither on account of the Carpes au gras.,¡¡¡¡"Come along," said Courfeyrac.,¡¡¡¡The postmen called the house Number 50-52; but it was known in the neighborhood as the Gorbeau house....¡¡¡¡"And is there a large force of you here?" said another, a short man, coming up.!¡¡¡¡"Do you notice how pretty Cosette is growing, sir?" Cosette did not hear her father's reply, but Toussaint's words caused a sort of commotion within her.,¡°His mother left upon him the traces other sacrifice.¡This is old magic, I should have remembered it, I was foolish to overlook it¡but no matter. I can touch him now.¡± ...
¡¡¡¡"To-morrow you shall have some dainty little green silk boots!" said the father.!,¡¡¡¡"Why are they fighting?",,¡¡¡¡Among the opinions and voices in this immense, restless, brilliant, and proud sphere, Prince Andrew noticed the following sharply defined subdivisions of and parties:;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. , !.
RED!¡¡¡¡"But, Mamma, suppose I loved a girl who has no fortune, would you expect me to sacrifice my feelings and my honor for the sake of money?" he asked his mother, not realizing the cruelty of his question and only wishing to show his noble-mindedness.,¡¡¡¡Still, he felt that he had lost time.!¡¡¡¡The seventh party consisted of the sort of people who are always to be found, especially around young sovereigns, and of whom there were particularly many round Alexander- generals and imperial aides-de-camp passionately devoted to the Emperor, not merely as a monarch but as a man, adoring him sincerely and disinterestedly, as Rostov had done in 1805, and who saw in him not only all the virtues but all human capabilities as well. These men, though enchanted with the sovereign for refusing the command of the army, yet blamed him for such excessive modesty, and only desired and insisted that their adored sovereign should abandon his diffidence and openly announce that he would place himself at the head of the army, gather round him a commander in chief's staff, and, consulting experienced theoreticians and practical men where necessary, would himself lead the troops, whose spirits would thereby be raised to the highest pitch., ,Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To,,¡¡¡¡Each one for himself in times of peril....
¡¡¡¡Cosette's thin and sickly face was vaguely outlined by the livid light in the sky..,¡¡¡¡After the lapse of a few minutes he no longer knew his position.!¡¡¡¡The second party was directly opposed to the first; one extreme, as always happens, was met by representatives of the other. The members of this party were those who had demanded an advance from Vilna into Poland and freedom from all prearranged plans. Besides being advocates of bold action, this section also represented nationalism, which made them still more one-sided in the dispute. They were Russians: Bagration, Ermolov (who was beginning to come to the front), and others. At that time a famous joke of Ermolov's was being circulated, that as a great favor he had petitioned the Emperor to make him a German. The men of that party, remembering Suvorov, said that what one had to do was not to reason, or stick pins into maps, but to fight, beat the enemy, keep him out of Russia, and not let the army get discouraged.,¡¡¡¡No one has been able to discover where Jean Valjean has concealed this money since his return to prison at Toulon.,,¡¡¡¡At that moment there came a light tap on the door of his chamber.,¡¡¡¡"Yes, I wanted to tell you," said he, answering her look as if she had spoken. "Princess, help me! What am I to do? Can I hope? Princess, my dear friend, listen! I know it all. I know I am not worthy of her, I know it's impossible to speak of it now. But I want to be a brother to her. No, not that, I don't, I can't...".
¡¡¡¡Cosette did not know what love was....LastIndexNext, ,had need to be rich, that is set without foil. But if a man mark it well, it is in !.¡¡¡¡After she had gone, a dressmaker from Madame Suppert-Roguet waited on the Rostovs, and Natasha, very glad of this diversion, having shut herself into a room adjoining the drawing room, occupied herself trying on the new dresses. Just as she had put on a bodice without sleeves and only tacked together, and was turning her head to see in the glass how the back fitted, she heard in the drawing room the animated sounds of her father's voice and another's- a woman's- that made her flush. It was Helene. Natasha had not time to take off the bodice before the door opened and Countess Bezukhova, dressed in a purple velvet gown with a high collar, came into the room beaming with good-humored amiable smiles.,had need to be rich, that is set without foil. But if a man mark it well, it is in ,HEYWOOD;
¡¡¡¡Cosette turned her pocket inside out; there was nothing in it. What could have become of that money?,¡¡¡¡To meet was to find each other.;¡¡¡¡Boris came to the Rostovs' box, received their congratulations very simply, and raising his eyebrows with an absent-minded smile conveyed to Natasha and Sonya his fiancee's invitation to her wedding, and went away. Natasha with a gay, coquettish smile talked to him, and congratulated on his approaching wedding that same Boris with whom she had formerly been in love. In the state of intoxication she was in, everything seemed simple and natural....¡¡¡¡I will not ask you much for it.,¡¡¡¡"But why are you angry?" remonstrated Tikhon, "just as if I'd never seen your Frenchmen! Only wait till it gets dark and I'll fetch you any of them you want- three if you like.",¡¡¡¡Modern history has rejected the beliefs of the ancients without replacing them by a new conception, and the logic of the situation has obliged the historians, after they had apparently rejected the divine authority of the kings and the "fate" of the ancients, to reach the same conclusion by another road, that is, to recognize (1) nations guided by individual men, and (2) the existence of a known aim to which these nations and humanity at large are tending.,,¡¡¡¡On August 24 Davydov's first partisan detachment was formed and then others were recognized. The further the campaign progressed the more numerous these detachments became.;
¡¡¡¡"Pe... Petya... Go, go, she... is calling..." and weeping like a child and quickly shuffling on his feeble legs to a chair, he almost fell into it, covering his face with his hands.,Une tigre en riait dans sa grotte.!¡¡¡¡Glimpses could be caught of the features still indistinct and imperfectly lighted, of a possible revolution. France kept an eye on Paris; Paris kept an eye on the Faubourg Saint-Antoine.;,,...
¡¡¡¡But let us assume that what is called science can harmonize all contradictions and possesses an unchanging standard of good and bad by which to try historic characters and events; let us say that Alexander could have done everything differently; let us say that with guidance from those who blame him and who profess to know the ultimate aim of the movement of humanity, he might have arranged matters according to the program his present accusers would have given him- of nationality, freedom, equality, and progress (these, I think, cover the ground). Let us assume that this program was possible and had then been formulated, and that Alexander had acted on it. What would then have become of the activity of all those who opposed the tendency that then prevailed in the government- an activity that in the opinion of the historians was good and beneficent? Their activity would not have existed: there would have been no life, there would have been nothing.,.¡¡¡¡Thought is moved in its most sombre depths, social philosophy is bidden to its most poignant meditations, in the presence of that enigmatic dialect at once so blighted and rebellious. Therein lies chastisement made visible.;¡¡¡¡Why was the Russian army- which with inferior forces had withstood the enemy in full strength at Borodino- defeated at Krasnoe and the Berezina by the disorganized crowds of the French when it was numerically superior?,¡¡¡¡Countess Mary was jealous of this passion of her husband's and regretted that she could not share it; but she could not understand the joys and vexations he derived from that world, to her so remote and alien. She could not understand why he was so particularly animated and happy when, after getting up at daybreak and spending the whole morning in the fields or on the threshing floor, he returned from the sowing or mowing or reaping to have tea with her. She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well-to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in. She did not understand why he stepped out from the window to the veranda and smiled under his mustache and winked so joyfully, when warm steady rain began to fall on the dry and thirsty shoots of the young oats, or why when the wind carried away a threatening cloud during the hay harvest he would return from the barn, flushed, sunburned, and perspiring, with a smell of wormwood and gentian in his hair and, gleefully rubbing his hands, would say: "Well, one more day and my grain and the peasants' will all be under cover.",¡¡¡¡She would begin to say something to her in a low tone from the other end of the room.;we call education; which is, in effect, but an early custom. So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all fears of activity and motions, in youth than afterwards. For it is true, that late learners cannot so well take the ply; except it be in some minds, that have not suffered themselves to fix, but have kept themselves open and prepared to receive continual amendment, which is exceeding rare. .
? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡This is a law.,¡¡¡¡There he seemed perfectly secure.,,¡¡¡¡In what does the substance of those reproaches lie?,,,¡¡¡¡The two honest practitioners, embarrassed by the jests, and finding the bearing of their heads interfered with by the shouts of laughter which followed them, resolved to get rid of their names, and hit upon the expedient of applying to the king.,¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, before setting out, the coachman cast a glance at the traveller's shabby dress, at the diminutive size of his bundle, and made him pay his fare....
J.K. Rowling,,¡¡¡¡"If you ask me," said Prince Andrew, without looking up (he was censuring his father for the first time in his life), "I did not wish to speak about it, but as you ask me I will give you my frank opinion. If there is any misunderstanding and discord between you and Mary, I can't blame her for it at all. I know how she loves and respects you. Since you ask me," continued Prince Andrew, becoming irritable- as he was always liable to do of late- "I can only say that if there are any misunderstandings they are caused by that worthless woman, who is not fit to be my sister's companion.",¡¡¡¡Nicholas put all his horses to a gallop and passed Zakhar. The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh- beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing. The whistling sound of the runners on the snow and the voices of girls shrieking were heard from different sides.,¡¡¡¡Yet one need only discard the study of the reports and general plans and consider the movement of those hundreds of thousands of men who took a direct part in the events, and all the questions that seemed insoluble easily and simply receive an immediate and certain solution.,.
¡¡¡¡There they drank, there they ate, there they shouted; they did not pay much, they paid badly, they did not pay at all, but they were always welcome..¡¡¡¡"Why are you going? Why are you upset?" asked Natasha, and she looked challengingly into Pierre's eyes....¡¡¡¡At the moment when Wellington retreated, Napoleon shuddered. He suddenly beheld the table-land of Mont-Saint-Jean cleared, and the van of the English army disappear.,¡¡¡¡An old man, who appeared to be extremely aged, was walking in the band.,LastIndexNext,,The row of return, on the banquet side, let it be all stately galleries; in which ,,¡¡¡¡During breakfast, it was said that Wellington had been to a ball two nights before, in Brussels, at the Duchess of Richmond's; and Soult, a rough man of war, with a face of an archbishop, said, "The ball takes place to-day." The Emperor jested with Ney, who said, "Wellington will not be so simple as to wait for Your Majesty."!
¡¡¡¡On that side lay safety.,¡¡¡¡Berg smiled with a sense of his superiority over a weak woman, and paused, reflecting that this dear wife of his was after all but a weak woman who could not understand all that constitutes a man's dignity, what it was ein Mann zu sein.* Vera at the same time smiling with a sense of superiority over her good, conscientious husband, who all the same understood life wrongly, as according to Vera all men did. Berg, judging by his wife, thought all women weak and foolish. Vera, judging only by her husband and generalizing from that observation, supposed that all men, though they understand nothing and are conceited and selfish, ascribe common sense to themselves alone. !ANDY!¡¡¡¡The symptoms of Natasha's illness were that she ate little, slept little, coughed, and was always low-spirited. The doctors said that she could not get on without medical treatment, so they kept her in the stifling atmosphere of the town, and the Rostovs did not move to the country that summer of 1812.,Amongst a man\'s peers, a man shall be sure of familiarity; and therefore, it is good ;¡¡¡¡The two remarkably pretty girls, Natasha and Sonya, with Count Rostov who had not been seen in Moscow for a long time, attracted general attention. Moreover, everybody knew vaguely of Natasha's engagement to Prince Andrew, and knew that the Rostovs had lived in the country ever since, and all looked with curiosity at a fiancee who was making one of the best matches in Russia.,¡°I'm honored,¡± said Harry darkly. ¡°You keep your eyes shut!¡± ,A whirlwind kicks up, whipping everything into the air. The hole in the wall is like a giant vacuum cleaner -- papers, book, toiletries, bedding -- if it ain't nailed down, it gets sucked down the hole toward the light. Red fights it, but the suction drags him closer and closer...;
¡¡¡¡Alexander I was as necessary for the movement of the peoples from east to west and for the refixing of national frontiers as Kutuzov had been for the salvation and glory of Russia.!¡¡¡¡At two o'clock the six chosen guests assembled for dinner.,,¡¡¡¡"Well, dear heart," said he, "I wanted to tell you about it yesterday and I have come to do so today. I never experienced anything like it before. I am in love, my friend!".¡¡¡¡"If you allow yourself in my drawing room..." whispered Helene, but Pierre did not reply and went out of the room.....
¡¡¡¡"And you?",,BROOKS,;¡¡¡¡No such thing as a back-flow of ideas exists any more than there exists a return of a river on its course.,He that is only real, had need have exceeding great parts of virtue: as the stone ,¡¡¡¡Then he raised his voice:--,.
¡¡¡¡It was the road to Bicetre.,¡¡¡¡And some years pass during which he plays a pitiful comedy to himself in solitude on his island, justifying his actions by intrigues and lies when the justification is no longer needed, and displaying to the whole world what it was that people had mistaken for strength as long as an unseen hand directed his actions.....¡¡¡¡What Russian, reading the account of the last part of the campaign of 1812, has not experienced an uncomfortable feeling of regret, dissatisfaction, and perplexity? Who has not asked himself how it is that the French were not all captured or destroyed when our three armies surrounded them in superior numbers, when the disordered French, hungry and freezing, surrendered in crowds, and when (as the historians relate) the aim of the Russians was to stop the French, to cut them off, and capture them all?.¡¡¡¡He said a few words to Prince Andrew and Chernyshev about the present war, with the air of a man who knows beforehand that all will go wrong, and who is not displeased that it should be so. The unbrushed tufts of hair sticking up behind and the hastily brushed hair on his temples expressed this most eloquently.,¡®I was trying to keep Sirius alive,¡¯ said Dumbledore quietly.,¡¡¡¡Early youth has none of them. That which overwhelmed Othello glides innocuous over Candide. Suspect Cosette!,¡¡¡¡"He left long ago. She has been at death's door.";
,,naked as the day you're born, fresh from a Bible reading, skin burning;...¡¡¡¡Countess Mary sat at the other end of the table. When her husband took his place she concluded, from the rapid manner in which after taking up his table napkin he pushed back the tumbler and wineglass standing before him, that he was out of humor, as was sometimes the case when he came in to dinner straight from the farm- especially before the soup. Countess Mary well knew that mood of his, and when she herself was in a good frame of mind quietly waited till he had had his soup and then began to talk to him and make him admit that there was no cause for his ill-humor. But today she quite forgot that and was hurt that he should be angry with her without any reason, and she felt unhappy. She asked him where he had been. He replied. She again inquired whether everything was going well on the farm. Her unnatural tone made him wince unpleasantly and he replied hastily..? Victor Hugo;
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¡¡¡¡He slipped from under the gate where he had concealed himself, and went down the Rue des Postes, towards the region of the Jardin des Plantes.,¡¡¡¡"Well, good evening," said he, "I'm going off to my elephant with my brats.,¡¡¡¡"Grantaire, you are incapable of believing, of thinking, of willing, of living, and of dying.",¡¡¡¡Owing to the rapidity of the French flight and the Russian pursuit and the consequent exhaustion of the horses, the chief means of approximately ascertaining the enemy's position- by cavalry scouting- was not available. Besides, as a result of the frequent and rapid change of position by each army, even what information was obtained could not be delivered in time. If news was received one day that the enemy had been in a certain position the day before, by the third day when something could have been done, that army was already two days' march farther on and in quite another position.,,!
¡¡¡¡"Oh, Sonya, if you knew him as I do! He said... He asked me what I had promised Bolkonski. He was glad I was free to refuse him.",¡¡¡¡Cosette on perceiving that her father was ill, had deserted the pavilion and again taken a fancy to the little lodging and the back courtyard. She passed nearly all her days beside Jean Valjean and read to him the books which he desired....RED (V.O.),;¡¡¡¡"God will inspire us," said he.,!
¡¡¡¡She pointed to a lady who was crossing the room followed by a very plain daughter....¡¡¡¡"Madame," she resumed, "may I put her on a chair?",¡¡¡¡Two lovers hide themselves in the evening, in the twilight, in the invisible, with the birds, with the roses; they fascinate each other in the darkness with their hearts which they throw into their eyes, they murmur, they whisper, and in the meantime, immense librations of the planets fill the infinite universe.,¡¡¡¡In vain.,Red wakes from the nightmare. He gets out of bed. Moves to the,,? Leo Tolstoy...
¡¡¡¡There is but one way of rejecting To-morrow, and that is to die....¡¡¡¡"My child wounded!" added Jondrette.,¡¡¡¡"When I tell you that I must talk to you!..." repeated Pierre.,CHAPTER II ,? Victor Hugo...¡¡¡¡Pierre was one of those retired gentlemen-in-waiting of whom there were hundreds good-humoredly ending their days in Moscow.,wherever he is, he's doing okay and making new friends.!
¡¡¡¡Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen. The priest came out with his purple velvet biretta on his head, adjusted his hair, and knelt down with an effort. Everybody followed his example and they looked at one another in surprise. Then came the prayer just received from the Synod- a prayer for the deliverance of Russia from hostile invasion.,¡¡¡¡Just after he had turned the inner angle of the edifice, he observed that he was coming to some arched windows, where he perceived a light. He stood on tiptoe and peeped through one of these windows. They all opened on a tolerably vast hall, paved with large flagstones, cut up by arcades and pillars, where only a tiny light and great shadows were visible.,!¡¡¡¡In the second act there was scenery representing tombstones, there was a round hole in the canvas to represent the moon, shades were raised over the footlights, and from horns and contrabass came deep notes while many people appeared from right and left wearing black cloaks and holding things like daggers in their hands. They began waving their arms. Then some other people ran in and began dragging away the maiden who had been in white and was now in light blue. They did not drag her away at once, but sang with her for a long time and then at last dragged her off, and behind the scenes something metallic was struck three times and everyone knelt down and sang a prayer. All these things were repeatedly interrupted by the enthusiastic shouts of the audience.,.The oak front doors opened, and everyone turned to look as the Durmstrang students entered with Professor Karkaroff. Krum was at the front of the party, accompanied by a pretty girl in blue robes Harry didn't know. Over their heads he saw that an area of lawn right in front of the castle had been transformed into a sort of grotto full of fairy lights - meaning hundreds of actual living fairies were sitting in the rosebushes that had been conjured there, and fluttering over the statues of what seemed to be Father Christmas and his reindeer. ,¡¡¡¡The invasion pushes eastward and reaches its final goal- Moscow. That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram. But suddenly instead of those chances and that genius which hitherto had so consistently led him by an uninterrupted series of successes to the predestined goal, an innumerable sequence of inverse chances occur- from the cold in his head at Borodino to the sparks which set Moscow on fire, and the frosts- and instead of genius, stupidity and immeasurable baseness become evident..
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;¡¡¡¡"I know for a fact that Kutuzov made it an absolute condition that the Tsarevich should not be with the army. Do you know what he said to the Emperor?",...¡¡¡¡"Because he is young, because he is poor, because he is a relation... and because you yourself don't love him.";ANDY,¡¡¡¡The thinker of to-day has a great duty-- to auscultate civilization.,,!
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¡¡¡¡If 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.,¡¡¡¡Moreover, Marius was heart-broken. Everything had plunged through a trap-door once more.!¡®What?¡¯ snapped Snape, though Harry knew he had heard perfectly well. ¡®Oh¡ªwell¡ªI suppose ...¡¯,¡¡¡¡It may be said of it that it created man a second time, by giving him a second soul, the right.,¡®I did not say that, nor will you ever hear me say it,¡¯ Dumbledore replied quietly. ¡®Sirius was not a cruel man, he was kind to house-elves in general. He had no love for Kreacher, because Kreacher was a living reminder of the home Sirius had hated.¡¯;¡¡¡¡"You flirt with him too," said the countess, laughing.,¡¡¡¡"Natasha, what is it about?" she asked. "What do they matter to you? It will all pass, Natasha."...¡¡¡¡Cosette walked on without asking any questions.!
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,¡¡¡¡"It's really bully there.,¡¡¡¡And a joyful yet pathetic expression which seemed to beg forgiveness for her joy settled on Natasha's face.,¡¡¡¡The wind ceased, the torch was lighted once more. On the lofty heights, the pure light of mind could be seen flickering. A magnificent, useful, and charming spectacle.;the meridian of meir years: as it was with Julius Caesar, and Septimius Severus. Of ...¡¡¡¡They waited a long time for Natasha to come to dinner that day. She sat in her room crying like a child, blowing her nose and sobbing. Sonya stood beside her, kissing her hair.!
LastIndexNext;,Winky's eyelids drooped and suddenly, without warning, she slid off her stool into the hearth, snoring loudly. The empty bottle of butterbeer rolled away across the stone-flagged floor. Half a dozen house-elves came hurrying forward, looking disgusted. One of them picked up the bottle; the others covered Winky with a large checked tablecloth and tucked the ends in neatly, hiding her from view. .¡¡¡¡"After that, I could not make out what there was; something blue and red...",¡¡¡¡These are the effects of the dawn, of childhood, of joy.!¡¡¡¡This is disorderly. Smash that for me.";¡¡¡¡The members of sections complained that they were torn asunder.,? Leo Tolstoy;
canker of honour, is best extinguished by declaring a man\'s self in his ends, rather , ,? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"You see he writes," said she, showing her son a letter of Prince Andrew's, with that latent grudge a mother always has in regard to a daughter's future married happiness, "he writes that he won't come before December. What can be keeping him? Illness, probably! His health is very delicate. Don't tell Natasha. And don't attach importance to her being so bright: that's because she's living through the last days of her girlhood, but I know what she is like every time we receive a letter from him! However, God grant that everything turns out well!" (She always ended with these words.) "He is an excellent man!".¡¡¡¡He struck a match and lighted a candle.;,¡¡¡¡I remember one Shrove-Tuesday when she went to bed at eight o'clock. There, I am telling the truth; you have only to ask..