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¡¡¡¡Just so it now seems as if we have only to admit the law of inevitability, to destroy the conception of the soul, of good and evil, and all the institutions of state and church that have been built up on those conceptions.,¡¡¡¡Half of progress, quasi-right. Now, logic knows not the "almost," absolutely as the sun knows not the candle.,¡¡¡¡It is an exercise in gymnastics; it is almost hygiene.;.,¡¡¡¡"Will you open, yes or no?",¡¡¡¡"Natasha, your hair!..." whispered Sonya....
¡¡¡¡But Cosette had left the convent too early to have occupied herself much with the "drum.",¡¡¡¡Bonaparte places a postilion on the throne of Naples, and a sergeant on the throne of Sweden, employing inequality to demonstrate equality; Louis XVIII. at Saint-Ouen countersigns the declaration of the rights of man. If you wish to gain an idea of what revolution is, call it Progress; and if you wish to acquire an idea of the nature of progress, call it To-morrow. To-morrow fulfils its work irresistibly, and it is already fulfilling it to-day. It always reaches its goal strangely. It employs Wellington to make of Foy, who was only a soldier, an orator.,¡¡¡¡Night had fully come.,¡¡¡¡The writers of universal histories and of the history of culture are like people who, recognizing the defects of paper money, decide to substitute for it money made of metal that has not the specific gravity of gold. It may indeed make jingling coin, but will do no more than that. Paper money may deceive the ignorant, but nobody is deceived by tokens of base metal that have no value but merely jingle. As gold is gold only if it is serviceable not merely for exchange but also for use, so universal historians will be valuable only when they can reply to history's essential question: what is power? The universal historians give contradictory replies to that question, while the historians of culture evade it and answer something quite different. And as counters of imitation gold can be used only among a group of people who agree to accept them as gold, or among those who do not know the nature of gold, so universal historians and historians of culture, not answering humanity's essential question, serve as currency for some purposes of their own, only in universities and among the mass of readers who have a taste for what they call "serious reading." ,,CHAPTER XI ,...¡¡¡¡What did I say?;
,¡¡¡¡This was so melancholy and so grand that all around him cried:,¡¡¡¡"It means that Anna Makarovna has finished her stocking," said Countess Mary.,CHAPTER XIV ,¡¡¡¡At the one end of the hall, the one where he was, were judges, with abstracted air, in threadbare robes, who were gnawing their nails or closing their eyelids; at the other end, a ragged crowd; lawyers in all sorts of attitudes; soldiers with hard but honest faces; ancient, spotted woodwork, a dirty ceiling, tables covered with serge that was yellow rather than green; doors blackened by handmarks; tap-room lamps which emitted more smoke than light, suspended from nails in the wainscot; on the tables candles in brass candlesticks; darkness, ugliness, sadness; and from all this there was disengaged an austere and august impression, for one there felt that grand human thing which is called the law, and that grand divine thing which is called justice.,¡¡¡¡It was quite impossible to understand these sounds. The doctor thought he had guessed them, and inquiringly repeated: "Mary, are you afraid?" The prince shook his head, again repeated the same sounds....
You shall have sometimes fair houses, so full of glass, that one cannot tell where ,BOOK NINE: 1812!¡¡¡¡A double-leaved door, which was closed at that moment, separated it from the large apartment where the court was sitting.,¡¡¡¡"And how's your father?",,¡¡¡¡Without heeding the end of the Italian's remarks, and as though not hearing them, the Emperor, recognizing Bolkonski, addressed him graciously.,¡¡¡¡"Suppose he finds out, and your brother, and your betrothed?",¡¡¡¡Sometimes the old count would come up, kiss Prince Andrew, and ask his advice about Petya's education or Nicholas' service. The old countess sighed as she looked at them; Sonya was always getting frightened lest she should be in the way and tried to find excuses for leaving them alone, even when they did not wish it. When Prince Andrew spoke (he could tell a story very well), Natasha listened to him with pride; when she spoke she noticed with fear and joy that he gazed attentively and scrutinizingly at her. She asked herself in perplexity: "What does he look for in me? He is trying to discover something by looking at me! What if what he seeks in me is not there?" Sometimes she fell into one of the mad, merry moods characteristic of her, and then she particularly loved to hear and see how Prince Andrew laughed. He seldom laughed, but when he did he abandoned himself entirely to his laughter, and after such a laugh she always felt nearer to him. Natasha would have been completely happy if the thought of the separation awaiting her and drawing near had not terrified her, just as the mere thought of it made him turn pale and cold.!!
!.? Leo Tolstoy;54 EXT -- PRISON YARD -- DAY (1949) 54,¡¡¡¡Beside him rode an hussar, with a boy in a tattered French uniform and blue cap behind him on the crupper of his horse. The boy held on to the hussar with cold, red hands, and raising his eyebrows gazed about him with surprise. This was the French drummer boy captured that morning.;¡¡¡¡"Yes, is there a family free from sorrow now?" said Pierre, addressing Natasha. "You know it happened the very day we were rescued. I saw him. What a delightful boy he was!";¡¡¡¡The first to speak was General Armfeldt who, to meet the difficulty that presented itself, unexpectedly proposed a perfectly new position away from the Petersburg and Moscow roads. The reason for this was inexplicable (unless he wished to show that he, too, could have an opinion), but he urged that at this point the army should unite and there await the enemy. It was plain that Armfeldt had thought out that plan long ago and now expounded it not so much to answer the questions put- which, in fact, his plan did not answer- as to avail himself of the opportunity to air it. It was one of the millions of proposals, one as good as another, that could be made as long as it was quite unknown what character the war would take. Some disputed his arguments, others defended them. Young Count Toll objected to the Swedish general's views more warmly than anyone else, and in the course of the dispute drew from his side pocket a well-filled notebook, which he asked permission to read to them. In these voluminous notes Toll suggested another scheme, totally different from Armfeldt's or Pfuel's plan of campaign. In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.!¡¡¡¡Behind the tip of the A, behind the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean, is the forest of Soignes..
,be too perfect in compliments; for be they never so sufficient otherwise, their ,¡¡¡¡M. Madeleine seemed to reflect for a few moments; then he said with his calm gravity:--;Red glances around at his friends. Andy also catches his eye..¡¡¡¡When his eyes fell again, he saw Cosette smiling at him. The smile of a woman whom one loves possesses a visible radiance, even at night.,¡¡¡¡A pleasant feeling of excitement and an expectation of something joyful and solemn was aroused among the soldiers of the convoy and the prisoners. From all sides came shouts of command, and from the left came smartly dressed cavalrymen on good horses, passing the prisoners at a trot. The expression on all faces showed the tension people feel at the approach of those in authority. The prisoners thronged together and were pushed off the road. The convoy formed up.,Our inmates, properly supervised, will be put to work outside these...
¡¡¡¡All that had taken place since the morning, the appearance of the angel, her disappearance, what that creature had just said to him, a gleam of hope floating in an immense despair,-- this was what filled his brain confusedly.,¡¡¡¡Pierre had failed to notice Natasha because he did not at all expect to see her there, but he had failed to recognize her because the change in her since he last saw her was immense. She had grown thin and pale, but that was not what made her unrecognizable; she was unrecognizable at the moment he entered because on that face whose eyes had always shone with a suppressed smile of the joy of life, now when he first entered and glanced at her there was not the least shadow of a smile: only her eyes were kindly attentive and sadly interrogative....¡¡¡¡Before this, a long time before, he had given up his two eggs and the morsel of beef which he ate from time to time.,¡¡¡¡She had a way of her own of saying things, which spiced her reminiscences of the village and of her springtime. It had formerly been her delight, so she affirmed, to hear the loups-de-gorge (rouges-gorges) chanter dans les ogrepines (aubepines)--to hear the redbreasts sing in the hawthorn-trees.,oracles: Be angry, but sin not. Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited, and confined, both in race, and in time. We will first speak, how the natural inclination, and habit, to be angry, may be attempered, and calmed. ,¡¡¡¡"But such a... such a... never happened to me before!" she said. "Only I feel afraid in his presence. I am always afraid when I'm with him. What does that mean? Does it mean that it's the real thing? Yes? Mamma, are you asleep?",¡¡¡¡This figure probably comprises all the other corpses which were flung into this ravine the day after the combat.,BOOK EIGHTH.--A COUNTER-BLOW.
¡¡¡¡"There are Italians, and they are numerous, who say:;¡¡¡¡Towards six o'clock in the evening they reached Chelles.,¡¡¡¡ One day, a short time after Magnon had handed to Eponine the note relating to the Rue Plumet, a sudden raid was made by the police in the Rue Clocheperce; Magnon was seized, as was also Mamselle Miss; and all the inhabitants of the house, which was of a suspicious character, were gathered into the net.,CHAPTER I ,Dumbledore smiled at Harry, but Karkaroff and Madame Maxime didn't look at all pleased to see him.¡It was obvious from the looks on their faces that they had thought he wasn't going to turn up. ,¡¡¡¡`The Lark is on the way,' we will release you, and you will be free to go and sleep at home. You see that our intentions are not evil.".¡¡¡¡The first comer seizes a current of the throng and leads it whither he wills. A beginning full of terror, in which is mingled a sort of formidable gayety....that he is most defective, and is most out of countenance in himself, that will the ,¡¡¡¡"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!".
Je les entendais dire: Est elle belle!,Before long, Andy started him on his course requirements. He really.¡¡¡¡She dropped on the grass, and remained crouching there.;¡¡¡¡Cosette was occupied in admiring the wood as it was sawed.,¡¡¡¡Behind the tip of the A, behind the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean, is the forest of Soignes.;¡¡¡¡One day, her butcher, who had caught a glimpse of Jean Valjean, said to her:!¡¡¡¡"Wait, I must...",¡¡¡¡"Nothing.!....
¡¡¡¡Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest. ,and said. What a dust do I raise?,¡¡¡¡"Yes, Princess," said Nicholas at last with a sad smile, "it doesn't seem long ago since we first met at Bogucharovo, but how much water has flowed since then! In what distress we all seemed to be then, yet I would give much to bring back that time... but there's no bringing it back.",? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"Good evening, Mr. Marius," said she suddenly and abruptly; and away she went..¡¡¡¡"And who is is this?" she asked her governess, peering into the face of her own daughter dressed up as a Kazan-Tartar. "I suppose it is one of the Rostovs! Well, Mr. Hussar, and what regiment do you serve in?" she asked Natasha. "Here, hand some fruit jelly to the Turk!" she ordered the butler who was handing things round. "That's not forbidden by his law.",company comforteth; emulation quickeneth; glory raiseth: so as in such places the .¡¡¡¡There had been many discussions and preparations for this ball in the Rostov family, many fears that the invitation would not arrive, that the dresses would not be ready, or that something would not be arranged as it should be.;¡¡¡¡There is no one in Russian literature now, from schoolboy essayist to learned historian, who does not throw his little stone at Alexander for things he did wrong at this period of his reign.;
commonwealths, and good governments, do nourish virtue grown, but do not much mend the seeds. But the misery is, that the most effectual means are now applied to the ends least to be desired.,¡¡¡¡"Would you like to have me go with you?".¡¡¡¡Thenardier saw something resembling a gleam of hope flash before his eyes,--these men conversed in slang.,,LastIndexNext,BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812,,¡¡¡¡Javert replied in his most imperious tone:--,¡¡¡¡"Well?" said the mother....¡¡¡¡These breaths sufficed to trouble and to touch all nature round about. Magic power which we should find it difficult to understand were we to read in a book these conversations which are made to be borne away and dispersed like smoke wreaths by the breeze beneath the leaves. Take from those murmurs of two lovers that melody which proceeds from the soul and which accompanies them like a lyre, and what remains is nothing more than a shade; you say:...¡¡¡¡"A fine little bitch, that!" said he in a careless tone. "Is she swift?";
¡¡¡¡Everywhere upon it we have the right of light, we contemplate its beauties, we lay bare its defects. Where it is ill, we probe; and the sickness once diagnosed, the study of the cause leads to the discovery of the remedy. Our civilization, the work of twenty centuries, is its law and its prodigy; it is worth the trouble of saving.,¡¡¡¡ Several squares of the Guard, motionless amid this stream of the defeat, as rocks in running water, held their own until night. Night came, death also; they awaited that double shadow, and, invincible, allowed themselves to be enveloped therein. Each regiment, isolated from the rest, and having no bond with the army, now shattered in every part, died alone.!,¡¡¡¡Ulm, Wagram, Jena, Friedland, died with them.. ,Nothin'! Just came in to say fare-thee-well.,¡¡¡¡Do palace revolutions- in which sometimes only two or three people take part- transfer the will of the people to a new ruler? In international relations, is the will of the people also transferred to their conqueror? Was the will of the Confederation of the Rhine transferred to Napoleon in 1806? Was the will of the Russian people transferred to Napoleon in 1809, when our army in alliance with the French went to fight the Austrians?!
¡¡¡¡They're drunk!,¡¡¡¡Before partisan warfare had been officially recognized by the government, thousands of enemy stragglers, marauders, and foragers had been destroyed by the Cossacks and the peasants, who killed them off as instinctively as dogs worry a stray mad dog to death. Denis Davydov, with his Russian instinct, was the first to recognize the value of this terrible cudgel which regardless of the rules of military science destroyed the French, and to him belongs the credit for taking the first step toward regularizing this method of warfare.,(wry glance to Red),bucket and pail. Mert Entwhistle comes into view.,? Victor Hugo,;,¡¡¡¡Princess Mary wrote that she was in despair at the misunderstanding that had occurred between them. Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything., .
¡¡¡¡Let us return to 1830.,,We find Tommy on evening work detail, mopping the floors with,¡¡¡¡Overhead, at the small window in the third story Marius descried a sort of spectator who appeared to him to be singularly attentive., ;,¡¡¡¡ Le bourgeois s'ebouriffe, ;¡¡¡¡He had hired the house under the name of M. Fauchelevent, independent gentleman. In all that has been related heretofore, the reader has, doubtless, been no less prompt than Thenardier to recognize Jean Valjean.,¡¡¡¡To present such a bill to a man who had so completely the air "of a poor wretch" seemed difficult to her.,¡¡¡¡He did not hesitate, but took the one on the right.;
;RED,on account of;!¡¡¡¡She would have liked to encounter her "passer-by," to see what he would say, and to "teach him a lesson!",¡¡¡¡They are so modest! An audience embarrasses them..The traitor in faction lightly goeth away with it; for when matters have stuck long in balancing, the winning of some one man casteth them, and he getteth all the thanks. The even carriage between two factions proceedeth not always of moderation, but of a trueness to a man\'s self, with end to make use of both. Certainly in Italy, they hold it a little suspect in Popes, when they have often in their mouth, padre oommne: and take it to be a sign of one, that meaneth to refer all to the greatness of his own house. Kings had need beware how they side themselves, and make themselves as of a faction or party: for leagues within the state are ever pernicious to monarchies; for they raise an obligation, paramount to obligation of sovereignty, and make the king tanquam wws ex nobis: as was to be seen in the league of France. ;
passages, amongst compliments, which is of singular use, if a man can hit upon it ;BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13,¡°Very good,¡± said Voldemort softly, and as he raised his wand the pressure bearing down upon Harry lifted too. ¡°And now you face me, like a man¡straight-backed and proud, the way your father died.¡ .226 INT -- SOLITARY WING -- NIGHT (1966) 226,...¡¡¡¡Balashev rode on, supposing from Murat's words that he would very soon be brought before Napoleon himself. But instead of that, at the next village the sentinels of Davout's infantry corps detained him as the pickets of the vanguard had done, and an adjutant of the corps commander, who was fetched, conducted him into the village to Marshal Davout. ,¡¡¡¡Of all pitched battles, Waterloo is the one which has the smallest front for such a number of combatants.......
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¡¡¡¡It is true, that the Empire having been despotic, the kingdom by the natural reaction of things, was forced to be liberal, and that a constitutional order was the unwilling result of Waterloo, to the great regret of the conquerors....¡¡¡¡"No, Monsieur Dessalles, I will ask my aunt to let me stay," replied Nicholas Bolkonski also in a whisper..¡¡¡¡The bourgeoisie is simply the contented portion of the people.,¡¡¡¡Is any one the less ill because one does not know the name of one's malady?,¡¡¡¡The unhappy woman glanced about her.!¡¡¡¡"Ready, your Serene Highness," replied the general....¡¡¡¡A little behind, on a poor, small, lean Kirghiz mount with an enormous tail and mane and a bleeding mouth, rode a young officer in a blue French overcoat....,¡¡¡¡Marius had no longer any weapons; he had flung away his discharged pistols after firing them; but he had caught sight of the barrel of powder in the tap-room, near the door....
¡¡¡¡A wholesale arrest of malefactors, like that in the Jondrette garret, necessarily complicated by investigations and subsequent incarcerations, is a veritable disaster for that hideous and occult counter-society which pursues its existence beneath public society; an adventure of this description entails all sorts of catastrophes in that sombre world. The Thenardier catastrophe involved the catastrophe of Magnon....,¡¡¡¡I'm not in. Now, get away with you."...¡¡¡¡Yet he loved "our Russian peasants" and their way of life with his whole soul, and for that very reason had understood and assimilated the one way and manner of farming which produced good results.,¡¡¡¡Marius bent hastily down.,¡¡¡¡Ilyin went out and Zdrzhinski rode away.;
¡¡¡¡"If I set ten men to work.",FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20!,¡¡¡¡Ancient unhealthy and poisonous realities were covered with new appearances. A lie wedded 1789; the right divine was masked under a charter; fictions became constitutional; prejudices, superstitions and mental reservations, with Article 14 in the heart, were varnished over with liberalism....¡¡¡¡Each historian, according to his view of what constitutes a nation's progress, looks for these conditions in the greatness, wealth, freedom, or enlightenment of citizens of France or some other country. But not to mention the historians' contradictions as to the nature of this program- or even admitting that some one general program of these conditions exists- the facts of history almost always contradict that theory. If the conditions under which power is entrusted consist in the wealth, freedom, and enlightenment of the people, how is it that Louis XIV and Ivan the Terrible end their reigns tranquilly, while Louis XVI and Charles I are executed by their people? To this question historians reply that Louis XIV's activity, contrary to the program, reacted on Louis XVI. But why did it not react on Louis XIV or on Louis XV- why should it react just on Louis XVI? And what is the time limit for such reactions? To these questions there are and can be no answers. Equally little does this view explain why for several centuries the collective will is not withdrawn from certain rulers and their heirs, and then suddenly during a period of fifty years is transferred to the Convention, to the Directory, to Napoleon, to Alexander, to Louis XVIII, to Napoleon again, to Charles X, to Louis Philippe, to a Republican government, and to Napoleon III. When explaining these rapid transfers of the people's will from from one individual to another, especially in view of international relations, conquests, and alliances, the historians are obliged to admit that some of these transfers are not normal delegations of the people's will but are accidents dependent on cunning, on mistakes, on craft, or on the weakness of a diplomatist, a ruler, or a party leader. So that the greater part of the events of history- civil wars, revolutions, and conquests- are presented by these historians not as the results of free transferences of the people's will, but as results of the ill-directed will of one or more individuals, that is, once again, as usurpations of power. And so these historians also see and admit historical events which are exceptions to the theory.,¡¡¡¡His white face looked up to heaven, he allowed Cosette and Marius to cover his hands with kisses.!
¡¡¡¡A noise was audible in the house; it was the Lark sweeping the stairs.!¡¡¡¡The ruts were up to the hubs of the cannons.......LastIndexNext,&,¡°There's nothing seriously wrong with him,¡± said Lupin, bending over Snape and checking his pulse. ¡°You were just a little ¡ª overenthusiastic. Still out cold. Er ¡ª perhaps it will be best if we don't revive him until we're safety back in the castle. We can take him like this¡.¡± ;
? Leo Tolstoy!,¡¡¡¡"You are a bwute!" said Denisov. "I wanted to question...",¡¡¡¡"That is good.,Whatever it was, something lit a fire under that boy's ass..¡¡¡¡Who could have penned them?,¡¡¡¡"It is the voter!;
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,¡¡¡¡"I have begun giving the elder ones marks every evening, showing how they have behaved.";CHAPTER II ,¡¡¡¡Anisya Fedorovna, with her light step, willingly went to fulfill her errand and brought back the guitar..? Leo Tolstoy!Fourthly, for that which may concern the sovereign and estate. Judges ought above ;
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¡¡¡¡The officer's comrades perceived that there was, in that "badly kept" garden, behind that malicious rococo fence, a very pretty creature, who was almost always there when the handsome lieutenant,--who is not unknown to the reader, and whose name was Theodule Gillenormand,-- passed by.!¡¡¡¡He saw that black form standing out in relief against the white pavement, illuminated by the moon; to advance was to fall into this man's hands; to retreat was to fling himself into Javert's arms..¡¡¡¡This pathetic crisis of contemporary history which the memory of Parisians calls "the epoch of the riots," is certainly a characteristic hour amid the stormy hours of this century. A last word, before we enter on the recital.!LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡Natasha's wedding to Bezukhov, which took place in 1813, was the last happy event in the family of the old Rostovs. Count Ilya Rostov died that same year and, as always happens, after the father's death the family group broke up.....¡¡¡¡They waited for the first cannon-shot. Men sprang up at the corners of the streets and disappeared, shouting:!
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LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡There could be no doubt of it. That phantom was lying in wait for him.,¡¡¡¡Le Petit-Picpus, which, moreover, hardly ever had any existence, and never was more than the outline of a quarter, had nearly the monkish aspect of a Spanish town.,¡¡¡¡They halted in amazement.,¡¡¡¡When they were out of the village they began talking again as loud as before, interlarding their talk with the same aimless expletives.;¡¡¡¡The fresh respite which the assailants were granting to the barricade had, in fact, been prolonged.!
!NORTON,¡¡¡¡It seemed to Natasha that even at the time she first saw Prince Andrew at Otradnoe she had fallen in love with him. It was as if she feared this strange, unexpected happiness of meeting again the very man she had then chosen (she was firmly convinced she had done so) and of finding him, as it seemed, not indifferent to her.,LastIndexNext;¡°Are you all right?¡± said Ron, frowning at her. .,!
¡¡¡¡Though lighted up, this wild throng remained in gloom.,!¡¡¡¡Only by uniting them do we get a clear conception of man's life..¡¡¡¡The day had begun to dawn.,¡¡¡¡"And you, Michael Nikanorovich?" he said, addressing "Uncle."!¡¡¡¡The last of these stalls, established precisely opposite the Thenardiers' door, was a toy-shop all glittering with tinsel, glass, and magnificent objects of tin..