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¡¡¡¡An instant later he had disappeared.,¡¡¡¡Like all men who have grown up in society, Prince Andrew liked meeting someone there not of the conventional society stamp. And such was Natasha, with her surprise, her delight, her shyness, and even her mistakes in speaking French. With her he behaved with special care and tenderness, sitting beside her and talking of the simplest and most unimportant matters; he admired her shy grace. In the middle of the cotillion, having completed one of the figures, Natasha, still out of breath, was returning to her seat when another dancer chose her. She was tired and panting and evidently thought of declining, but immediately put her hand gaily on the man's shoulder, smiling at Prince Andrew.;¡¡¡¡Without admitting divine intervention in the affairs of humanity we cannot regard "power" as the cause of events.,one thing, to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers\' cases: so every , ,No thanks. I gave up drinking.!¡¡¡¡"Of course I do, I remember his teeth as if I had just seen them."...
,¡¡¡¡"No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.!,¡¡¡¡The wax was formerly made with resin and lampblack, and cost four livres the pound.;¡¡¡¡Nothing had happened.,¡¡¡¡You will understand how much money can be made in that way.,¡¡¡¡Of what is revolt composed?,¡¡¡¡Alas! he walked with no less indecision than Cosette....¡¡¡¡What does all this mean? Why did it happen? What made those people burn houses and slay their fellow men? What were the causes of these events? What force made men act so? These are the instinctive, plain, and most legitimate questions humanity asks itself when it encounters the monuments and tradition of that period.;
, ;This Free Ebook is Produced ,¡¡¡¡Old Prince Bolkonski heard all the rumors current in the town from Mademoiselle Bourienne and had read the note to Princess Mary in which Natasha had broken off her engagement. He seemed in better spirits than usual and awaited his son with great impatience.,¡¡¡¡While Denisov was talking to the esaul, Petya- abashed by Denisov's cold tone and supposing that it was due to the condition of his trousers- furtively tried to pull them down under his greatcoat so that no one should notice it, while maintaining as martial an air as possible.!Certainly, it is good to compound employments of both; for that will be good for the present, because the virtues of either age may correct the defects of both: and good for succession, mat young men may be learners, while men in age are actors: and lastly, good for extreme accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth. ;
.,¡¡¡¡So long as she was in Boulanger Lane and in the neighborhood of the church, the lighted stalls illuminated the road; but soon the last light from the last stall vanished.,¡¡¡¡"It will be too late.,,¡¡¡¡On the morning of the twenty-fifth Pierre was leaving Mozhaysk. At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot. Behind him a cavalry regiment was coming down the hill preceded by its singers. Coming up toward him was a train of carts carrying men who had been wounded in the engagement the day before. The peasant drivers, shouting and lashing their horses, kept crossing from side to side. The carts, in each of which three or four wounded soldiers were lying or sitting, jolted over the stones that had been thrown on the steep incline to make it something like a road. The wounded, bandaged with rags, with pale cheeks, compressed lips, and knitted brows, held on to the sides of the carts as they were jolted against one another. Almost all of them stared with naive, childlike curiosity at Pierre's white hat and green swallow-tail coat..
¡¡¡¡Ah! what a beautiful blue theatre all studded with unexpected flashes!;¡¡¡¡and set him gently on the ground. It touched the royal personages only with sadness and precaution. It was not one man, it was not a few men, it was France, France entire, France victorious and intoxicated with her victory, who seemed to be coming to herself, and who put into practice, before the eyes of the whole world, these grave words of Guillaume du Vair after the day of the Barricades:--,¡¡¡¡"Monsieur," said the clerk, "do not fail to be here ready to start at precisely one o'clock in the morning.";LastIndexNext,;¡¡¡¡The woman had murdered her child; the infanticide was proved; the jury threw out the question of premeditation, and she was condemned for life."!¡¡¡¡And then, Lieutenant Gillenormand sometimes came in his uniform, with the tricolored cockade.,;¡¡¡¡Lavrushka noticed this and to entertain him further, pretending not to know who Napoleon was, added:;
¡¡¡¡A return to the first is impossible, the belief has been destroyed; and so it is essential to explain what is meant by power.,¡¡¡¡JEAN VALJEAN !¡¡¡¡Enjolras glanced at Javert, and said to him:--,¡¡¡¡Mais que du bonheur les instants sont courts! !(shuts the book),¡¡¡¡"You are following me too closely, Monsieur Marius..
,It turns out Andy's favorite hobby was totin' his wall out into the,.,¡¡¡¡In the course of a few moments he had experienced, almost simultaneously, almost intermingled with each other, all possible emotions.,,¡¡¡¡"The dramatic artist, good!",¡¡¡¡He was obliged to wait for the body of the army corps, and he had received orders to concentrate his forces before entering into line; but at five o'clock, perceiving Wellington's peril, Blucher ordered Bulow to attack, and uttered these remarkable words:.¡¡¡¡In this case one dies within the month.,¡¡¡¡"Be quiet," said Cosette.!
¡¡¡¡The horses that had previously been invisible could now be seen to their very tails, and a watery light showed itself through the bare branches. Petya shook himself, jumped up, took a ruble from his pocket and gave it to Likhachev; then he flourished the saber, tested it, and sheathed it. The Cossacks were untying their horses and tightening their saddle girths.,¡¡¡¡"He will be tried at the Assizes for a highway robbery which he committed long ago.",!,¡¡¡¡As all three methods are attended with their special inconveniences, the second, which at all events, presents some advantages, among others that of possessing a treasure, if only for a month, is the one most generally adopted....¡¡¡¡"What is it?",!¡¡¡¡At that moment of emotional tenderness young Nicholas' face, which resembled his father's, affected Pierre so much that when he had kissed the boy he got up quickly, took out his handkerchief, and went to the window. He wished to take leave of Princess Mary, but she would not let him go..¡¡¡¡He went about looking at every corner. Every place seemed unsatisfactory, but worst of all was his customary couch in the study. That couch was dreadful to him, probably because of the oppressive thoughts he had had when lying there. It was unsatisfactory everywhere, but the corner behind the piano in the sitting room was better than other places: he had never slept there yet....
¡¡¡¡Lobau at one extremity, and Reille at the other, are drawn into the tide. In vain does Napoleon erect walls from what is left to him of his Guard; in vain does he expend in a last effort his last serviceable squadrons. Quiot retreats before Vivian, Kellermann before Vandeleur, Lobau before Bulow, Morand before Pirch, Domon and Subervic before Prince William of Prussia; Guyot, who led the Emperor's squadrons to the charge, falls beneath the feet of the English dragoons. Napoleon gallops past the line of fugitives, harangues, urges, threatens, entreats them.!BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡"No, stop!" said Anatole. "Shut the door; we have first to sit down. That's the way."...RED (V.O.),he be not to be commended, you much less. Glorious men are the scorn of wise men; the admiration of fools; the idols of parasites; and the slaves of their own vaunts.,Augustus Caesar, Vespasianus, Aurelianus, Theodoricus, Henry VH of England and Henry IV of France. In me fourth place are propa^JSores or prnpugnatores imperil; such as in honourable wars enlarge their territories, or make noble defence against invaders,¡¡¡¡"You treat the cabriolets that people let you so well!,LastIndexNext.
¡¡¡¡More than once he had scratched the back of his head and said:,,¡¡¡¡I guarantee that she will fight well.,Yes sir, without a doubt. I can say I'm a changed man. No danger to,¡¡¡¡These men watched me pass.,¡¡¡¡The horses were harnessed, and the travellers, summoned by the coachman, were hastily climbing the lofty iron ladder of the vehicle.!,!
¡¡¡¡Anatole sat at a table frowning and biting his lips.,By "Eshu Space",Wiley sits in one of the stalls, Jughead comic on his knees..¡¡¡¡He did not proceed according to his custom, he did not enter into the matter, he exhibited no warrant of arrest.,All I do anymore is think of ways to break my parole.!¡¡¡¡"Monsieur Madeleine, save me!",¡¡¡¡"But it's already ten.",,,;
? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"I left the town and began to ramble about the fields.;...,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. !¡¡¡¡Cosette?",¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, there was always a great deal of mystery about these leaders, and no certain fact can invalidate the singular arrogance of this reply made later on by a man accused before the Court of Peers:--!¡¡¡¡On the eve of his departure from Petersburg Prince Andrew brought with him Pierre, who had not been to the Rostovs' once since the ball. Pierre seemed disconcerted and embarrassed. He was talking to the countess, and Natasha sat down beside a little chess table with Sonya, thereby inviting Prince Andrew to come too. He did so.;
¡¡¡¡*"To shed (or not to shed) the blood of his peoples." ,¡¡¡¡Anatole consented and went to Moscow, where he put up at Pierre's house. Pierre received him unwillingly at first, but got used to him after a while, sometimes even accompanied him on his carousals, and gave him money under the guise of loans.;¡¡¡¡After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu. The sounds of both packs mingled and broke apart again, but both were becoming more distant.,CHAPTER XII ,,¡¡¡¡"What is it? What's the matter?"!¡¡¡¡He struck a match and lighted a candle.!¡¡¡¡Cosette, terrified by the melodrama improvised by Toussaint, and possibly, also, by the recollection of the apparitions of the past week, which recurred to her memory, dared not even say to her: "Go and look at the stone which has been placed on the bench!" for fear of opening the garden gate and allowing "the men" to enter. She saw that all the doors and windows were carefully fastened, made Toussaint go all over the house from garret to cellar, locked herself up in her own chamber, bolted her door, looked under her couch, went to bed and slept badly.!
¡¡¡¡Pierre went to the children, and the shouting and laughter grew still louder.,¡¡¡¡There was only one spoon, sugar was more plentiful than anything else, but it took too long to dissolve, so it was decided that Mary Hendrikhovna should stir the sugar for everyone in turn. Rostov received his tumbler, and adding some rum to it asked Mary Hendrikhovna to stir it.,to his holster. The tower guards CLICK-CLACK their rifle bolts. Hadley turns, stupefied to find Andy there.,,¡¡¡¡It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one- a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius. This power cannot be based on the predominance of moral strength, for, not to mention heroes such as Napoleon about whose moral qualities opinions differ widely, history shows us that neither a Louis XI nor a Metternich, who ruled over millions of people, had any particular moral qualities, but on the contrary were generally morally weaker than any of the millions they ruled over.!,¡¡¡¡"A painting by a master, a picture of great value, my benefactor! I am as much attached to it as I am to my two daughters; it recalls souvenirs to me!...
¡¡¡¡ Let us recount what had taken place.,Dufresne! What the fuck did you do?,,¡¡¡¡She slipped out while her husband was lavishing salutes and offering M. Leblanc a chair.,NORTON.By "Eshu Space".,.? Victor Hugo.
¡¡¡¡"No, there's not much to be amused at here," said Rostov, and rode on a little way. "What's the matter?" he asked.!,¡¡¡¡I am about to plunge into the night without even seeing her again.,¡¡¡¡"I'd be glad to sit beside you and rest: I'm tired; but you see how they keep asking me, and I'm glad of it, I'm happy and I love everybody, and you and I understand it all," and much, much more was said in her smile. When her partner left her Natasha ran across the room to choose two ladies for the figure.,¡¡¡¡"You malicious, bare-pawed little wretch!",¡¡¡¡He paused at the sight of Pierre. His face quivered and immediately assumed a vindictive expression.,¡¡¡¡He was as neat as a new sou."!¡¡¡¡They are artists, who have one picture in the salon, and who toil, none the less, on a new work in their studios.!
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¡¡¡¡`Ah! this is broken.' After the Revolution of July, one was sensible only of deliverance; after the riots, one was conscious of a catastrophe.,¡¡¡¡Take away Louis Philippe the king, there remains the man., ,,¡¡¡¡All yields, splits, cracks, floats, rolls, falls, jostles, hastens, is precipitated.,¡¡¡¡The poor child, who was used to being beaten, did not know the meaning of this, and ran away in confusion.!¡¡¡¡The priest's wife, flushing rosy red, caught up the dish she had after all not managed to present at the right moment, though she had so long been preparing for it, and with a low bow offered it to Kutuzov.,¡¡¡¡She had passed a very bad night; her cough was frightful; her fever had doubled in intensity; she had had dreams:,¡°Yes, I do,¡± said Dumbledore quietly. ¡°But I have no power to make other men see the truth, or to overrule the Minister of Magic¡.¡± ;
¡¡¡¡The countess was lying in an armchair in a strange and awkward position, stretching out and beating her head against the wall. Sonya and the maids were holding her arms.,¡¡¡¡Permit me to accompany you to your carriage."!LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡The actions of Napoleon and Alexander, on whose words the event seemed to hang, were as little voluntary as the actions of any soldier who was drawn into the campaign by lot or by conscription. This could not be otherwise, for in order that the will of Napoleon and Alexander (on whom the event seemed to depend) should be carried out, the concurrence of innumerable circumstances was needed without any one of which the event could not have taken place. It was necessary that millions of men in whose hands lay the real power- the soldiers who fired, or transported provisions and guns- should consent to carry out the will of these weak individuals, and should have been induced to do so by an infinite number of diverse and complex causes.,man will reserve to himself liberty either to disavow, or to expound. In choice of ,¡¡¡¡Natasha was one of the first to meet him. She was wearing a dark-blue house dress in which Prince Andrew thought her even prettier than in her ball dress. She and all the Rostov family welcomed him as an old friend, simply and cordially. The whole family, whom he had formerly judged severely, now seemed to him to consist of excellent, simple, and kindly people. The old count's hospitality and good nature, which struck one especially in Petersburg as a pleasant surprise, were such that Prince Andrew could not refuse to stay to dinner. "Yes," he thought, "they are capital people, who of course have not the slightest idea what a treasure they possess in Natasha; but they are kindly folk and form the best possible setting for this strikingly poetic, charming girl, overflowing with life!",¡¡¡¡Nicholas glanced at her and, wishing to appear not to notice her abstraction, made some remark to Mademoiselle Bourienne and then again looked at the princess. She still sat motionless with a look of suffering on her gentle face. He suddenly felt sorry for her and was vaguely conscious that he might be the cause of the sadness her face expressed. He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.;
¡¡¡¡Gavroche's bed stood as in a cage, behind this net..¡¡¡¡He plunged into the night as into a gulf....¡¡¡¡When he was with Cosette, !¡¡¡¡If the old woman could have seen him at that moment, she would have been frightened....¡¡¡¡The fact was accordingly conveyed to Lavrushka.,First, as in their own defence, as being exposed to scorn; but in process of time, by a general habit Also it stirreth in (hem industry, and especially of this kind, to watch and observe the weakness of others, that they may have somewhat to repay. .? Victor Hugo;
¡¡¡¡"The Elder.... He wants the Elder!... Dron Zakharych, you!" meek and flustered voices here and there were heard calling and caps began to come off their heads.,¡¡¡¡After Nicholas had gone things in the Rostov household were more depressing than ever, and the countess fell ill from mental agitation.,¡¡¡¡"An assassin and a thief.,¡¡¡¡The old woman saw him fumble in his pocket and draw thence a case, scissors, and thread; then he began to rip the lining of one of the skirts of his coat, and from the opening he took a bit of yellowish paper, which he unfolded. The old woman recognized, with terror, the fact that it was a bank-bill for a thousand francs.,,¡¡¡¡After six rubbers the general got up, saying that it was no use playing like that, and Pierre was released. Natasha on one side was talking with Sonya and Boris, and Vera with a subtle smile was saying something to Prince Andrew. Pierre went up to his friend and, asking whether they were talking secrets, sat down beside them. Vera, having noticed Prince Andrew's attentions to Natasha, decided that at a party, a real evening party, subtle allusions to the tender passion were absolutely necessary and, seizing a moment when Prince Andrew was alone, began a conversation with him about feelings in general and about her sister. With so intellectual a guest as she considered Prince Andrew to be, she felt that she had to employ her diplomatic tact..!
!¡¡¡¡"Well, good-by, my dear fellow; remember that with all my heart I share your sorrow, and that for you I am not a Serene Highness, nor a prince, nor a commander in chief, but a father! If you want anything come straight to me. Good-by, my dear boy.".,... ,¡¡¡¡One day in Moscow in Princess Mary's presence (she thought her father did it purposely when she was there) the old prince kissed Mademoiselle Bourienne's hand and, drawing her to him, embraced her affectionately. Princess Mary flushed and ran out of the room. A few minutes later Mademoiselle Bourienne came into Princess Mary's room smiling and making cheerful remarks in her agreeable voice. Princess Mary hastily wiped away her tears, went resolutely up to Mademoiselle Bourienne, and evidently unconscious of what she was doing began shouting in angry haste at the Frenchwoman, her voice breaking: "It's horrible, vile, inhuman, to take advantage of the weakness..." She did not finish. "Leave my room," she exclaimed, and burst into sobs..
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¡¡¡¡For a while the crowd was less dense, but suddenly all heads were bared, and everyone rushed forward in one direction. Petya was being pressed so that he could scarcely breathe, and everybody shouted, "Hurrah! hurrah! hurrah!" Petya stood on tiptoe and pushed and pinched, but could see nothing except the people about him.,¡¡¡¡"Fool," retorted Anatole. "Don't talk nonsense! If you only knew... it's the devil knows what!".,¡¡¡¡But besides the fact that cutting off Napoleon with his army would have been senseless, it was impossible.,,¡¡¡¡"I? I? What did I tell you?" said Pierre suddenly, rising and beginning to pace up and down the room. "I always thought it.... That girl is such a treasure... she is a rare girl.... My dear friend, I entreat you, don't philosophize, don't doubt, marry, marry, marry.... And I am sure there will not be a happier man than you.".the daisy; the almond tree in blossom; the peach tree in blossom; the cornelian tree ,¡¡¡¡They surrounded Ramballe, lifted him on the crossed arms of two soldiers, and carried him to the hut. Ramballe put his arms around their necks while they carried him and began wailing plaintively:.¡¡¡¡There stood a tall man behind a grating, leaning against a stove, and holding up with both hands the tails of a vast topcoat, with three collars. His face was square, with a thin, firmmouth, thick, gray, and very ferocious whiskers, and a look that was enough to turn your pockets inside out..
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¡¡¡¡"If she goes to her cousin first and then to another lady, she will be my wife," said Prince Andrew to himself quite to his own surprise, as he watched her. She did go first to her cousin.,¡¡¡¡Princess Mary sighed, and the expression on her face said: "Yes, that's what I expected and feared.",¡¡¡¡The pavilion, built of stone in the taste of Mansard, wainscoted and furnished in the Watteau style, rocaille on the inside, old-fashioned on the outside, walled in with a triple hedge of flowers, had something discreet, coquettish, and solemn about it, as befits a caprice of love and magistracy....,¡¡¡¡On the evening of the day when Jean Valjean rescued Cosette from the claws of the Thenardiers, he returned to Paris.,¡¡¡¡As generally happens, Pierre did not feel the full effects of the physical privation and strain he had suffered as prisoner until after they were over. After his liberation he reached Orel, and on the third day there, when preparing to go to Kiev, he fell ill and was laid up for three months. He had what the doctors termed "bilious fever." But despite the fact that the doctors treated him, bled him, and gave him medicines to drink, he recovered.,¡¡¡¡The wattle wall the men had brought was set up in a semicircle by the Eighth Company as a shelter from the north, propped up by musket rests, and a campfire was built before it. They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night- some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts. ,a little to keep state. Amongst a man\'s inferiors, one shall be sure of reverence; ,¡¡¡¡You said to yourself:,Yet even in beginners, to adhere so moderately, as he be a man of the one faction, which is most passable with the other, commonly giveth best way. The lower and weaker faction is the firmer in conjunction: and it is often seen, that a few that are stiff, do tire out a greater number that are more moderate. When one of the factions is extinguished, the remaining subdivided!: as the faction, between Lucullus and the rest of the nobles of the Senate (which they called Optimates) held out a while, against the faction ofPompey and Caesar: but when the senate\'s authority was ruled down, Caesar and Pompey soon after brake. !
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¡¡¡¡Marius was perplexed. At last he accepted the risk and quitted his room....LastIndexNext.89 INT -- MAIN BUILDING -- STORAGE ROOMS -- DAY (1949) 89,¡¡¡¡"They can't do anything... always make some muddle," he muttered.;234 INT -- ANDY'S CELL -- NIGHT (1951) 234,¡¡¡¡He passed into the next room, and the deep, querulous sounds of his voice were at once heard from there..
¡¡¡¡He had looked on at his own drama as a piece which one does not understand.,¡¡¡¡The unexpected news of the French having crossed the Niemen was particularly startling after a month of unfulfilled expectations, and at a ball. On first receiving the news, under the influence of indignation and resentment the Emperor had found a phrase that pleased him, fully expressed his feelings, and has since become famous. On returning home at two o'clock that night he sent for his secretary, Shishkov, and told him to write an order to the troops and a rescript to Field Marshal Prince Saltykov, in which he insisted on the words being inserted that he would not make peace so long as a single armed Frenchman remained on Russian soil.;¡¡¡¡The doctor who came to see her that day ordered her to continue the powders he had prescribed a fortnight previously.,¡¡¡¡Audacity had succeeded with him once.,,¡¡¡¡It was as though his brain were full of smoke; lightnings darted between his lips; his ideas vanished; it seemed to him that he was accomplishing some religious act, and that he was committing a profanation.,;His insides had come back again. It felt as though they had been filled with lead in their absence. !
,,¡¡¡¡On the third day after leaving Moscow Karataev again fell ill with the fever he had suffered from in the hospital in Moscow, and as he grew gradually weaker Pierre kept away from him. Pierre did not know why, but since Karataev had begun to grow weaker it had cost him an effort to go near him. When he did so and heard the subdued moaning with which Karataev generally lay down at the halting places, and when he smelled the odor emanating from him which was now stronger than before, Pierre moved farther away and did not think about him.,¡¡¡¡In the past he had never been able to find that great inscrutable infinite something. He had only felt that it must exist somewhere and had looked for it. In everything near and comprehensible he had only what was limited, petty, commonplace, and senseless. He had equipped himself with a mental telescope and looked into remote space, where petty worldliness hiding itself in misty distance had seemed to him great and infinite merely because it was not clearly seen. And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him. But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness. Now, however, he had learned to see the great, eternal, and infinite in everything, and therefore- to see it and enjoy its contemplation- he naturally threw away the telescope through which he had till now gazed over men's heads, and gladly regarded the ever-changing, eternally great, unfathomable, and infinite life around him. And the closer he looked the more tranquil and happy he became. That dreadful question, "What for?" which had formerly destroyed all his mental edifices, no longer existed for him. To that question, "What for?" a simple answer was now always ready in his soul: "Because there is a God, that God without whose will not one hair falls from a man's head.", !¡¡¡¡"I can't.".¡¡¡¡And the officer gave them details of the Saltanov battle, which he had heard at the staff....¡¡¡¡"With me?;