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ĦĦĦĦThis letter had not yet been presented to the Emperor when Barclay, one day at dinner, informed Bolkonski that the sovereign wished to see him personally, to question him about Turkey, and that Prince Andrew was to present himself at Bennigsen's quarters at six that evening.!ĦĦĦĦLove is sufficiently potent to charge all nature with its messages.!ĦĦĦĦ"That's the way," said Dolokhov, "and then so!" and he turned the collar up round her head, leaving only a little of the face uncovered. "And then so, do you see?" and he pushed Anatole's head forward to meet the gap left by the collar, through which Matrena's brilliant smile was seen.!ĦĦĦĦ"Well, what about my plan? Peter Kirilych, for heaven's sake! You are my only hope " said Petya.,CHAPTER V ,ĦĦĦĦ"It seems to be that you can't love me, that I am so plain... always... and now... in this cond..."!ĦĦĦĦ"Come, come!" said he. "Here's a fine warrior! No! Nonsense! You must study.",ĦĦĦĦCountess Mary listened to her husband and understood all that he told her. She knew that when he thought aloud in this way he would sometimes ask her what he had been saying, and be vexed if he noticed that she had been thinking about something else. But she had to force herself to attend, for what he was saying did not interest her at all. She looked at him and did not think, but felt, about something different. She felt a submissive tender love for this man who would never understand all that she understood, and this seemed to make her love for him still stronger and added a touch of passionate tenderness. Besides this feeling which absorbed her altogether and hindered her from following the details of her husband's plans, thoughts that had no connection with what he was saying flitted through her mind. She thought of her nephew. Her husband's account of the boy's agitation while Pierre was speaking struck her forcibly, and various traits of his gentle, sensitive character recurred to her mind; and while thinking of her nephew she thought also of her own children. She did not compare them with him, but compared her feeling for them with her feeling for him, and felt with regret that there was something lacking in her feeling for young Nicholas.!ĦĦĦĦNext day the prince did not say a word to his daughter, but she noticed that at dinner he gave orders that Mademoiselle Bourienne should be served first. After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army..
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ĦĦĦĦThe old women made a great many signs of the cross..ĦĦĦĦAs they approached the watchhouse Denisov stopped, peering into the forest. Among the trees a man with long legs and long, swinging arms, wearing a short jacket, bast shoes, and a Kazan hat, was approaching with long, light steps. He had a musketoon over his shoulder and an ax stuck in his girdle. When he espied Denisov he hastily threw something into the bushes, removed his sodden hat by its floppy brim, and approached his commander. It was Tikhon. His wrinkled and pockmarked face and narrow little eyes beamed with self-satisfied merriment. He lifted his head high and gazed at Denisov as if repressing a laugh.;ĦĦĦĦ"Mary," she said timidly, drawing Princess Mary's hand to herself, "Mary, you mustn't think me wicked. No? Mary darling, how I love you! Let us be quite, quite friends.",ĦĦĦĦThe stranger, still surveying him with that gaze which penetrates, as the saying goes, to the very depths of the conscience, replied in a grave, firm voice:--, ,ĦĦĦĦWhat a melancholy thing not to know the address of one's soul!;.ĦĦĦĦHe had "ferreted out" nothing....
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ĦĦĦĦHe laboriously dragged a table and the old arm-chair to the fireside, and placed upon the table a pen, some ink and some paper.;ĦĦĦĦThe populace was admirable.!,ĦĦĦĦIt was necessary that it should be so, or they could never have been wounded in the back.,ĦĦĦĦAgain real events mingled with dreams and again someone, he or another, gave expression to his thoughts, and even to the same thoughts that had been expressed in his dream at Mozhaysk.,ĦĦĦĦ In the garden, near the railing on the street, there was a stone bench, screened from the eyes of the curious by a plantation of yoke-elms, but which could, in case of necessity, be reached by an arm from the outside, past the trees and the gate.!
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ĦĦĦĦWas it prepared?,,ĦĦĦĦOn the eve of the Sunday when the special prayer was read, Pierre had promised the Rostovs to bring them, from Count Rostopchin whom he knew well, both the appeal to the people and the news from the army. In the morning, when he went to call at Rostopchin's he met there a courier fresh from the army, an acquaintance of his own, who often danced at Moscow balls.,,ĦĦĦĦ"I, I... I'll go with you!" cried Petya.,? Leo Tolstoy...,This Free Ebook is Produced !...
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