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ĦĦĦĦSoon after the migration to the "warm rivers," in which he had taken part like the rest, Dron was made village Elder and overseer of Bogucharovo, and had since filled that post irreproachably for twenty-three years. The peasants feared him more than they did their master. The masters, both the old prince and the young, and the steward respected him and jestingly called him "the Minister." During the whole time of his service Dron had never been drunk or ill, never after sleepless nights or the hardest tasks had he shown the least fatigue, and though he could not read he had never forgotten a single money account or the number of quarters of flour in any of the endless cartloads he sold for the prince, nor a single shock of the whole corn crop on any single acre of the Bogucharovo fields.;191 INT -- PRISON LIBRARY -- DAY (1966) 191,ĦĦĦĦ"It's a good day, eh? For a hunt and a gallop, eh?" asked Nicholas, scratching Milka behind the ears.,ĦĦĦĦIn the same way, to say "statesmen" is sometimes equivalent to saying "traitors.".ĦĦĦĦShe stopped; the conclusion of her sentence would have been lacking in respect towards the beginning., ;
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ĦĦĦĦWhat was needed for him who, overshadowing others, stood at the head of that movement from east to west?,ĦĦĦĦ"As one community, without distinction of class, without enmity, united by brotherly love- let us pray!" thought Natasha.,,ĦĦĦĦThe idea of being made a fool of and of having thrown away that whole month of arduous melancholy service to Julie, and of seeing all the revenue from the Penza estates which he had already mentally apportioned and put to proper use fall into the hands of another, and especially into the hands of that idiot Anatole, pained Boris. He drove to the Karagins' with the firm intention of proposing. Julie met him in a gay, careless manner, spoke casually of how she had enjoyed yesterday's ball, and asked when he was leaving. Though Boris had come intentionally to speak of his love and therefore meant to be tender, he began speaking irritably of feminine inconstancy, of how easily women can turn from sadness to joy, and how their moods depend solely on who happens to be paying court to them. Julie was offended and replied that it was true that a woman needs variety, and the same thing over and over again would weary anyone.,.BOOK NINE: 1812!ĦĦĦĦDuring the whole week she spent in this way, that feeling grew every day. And the happiness of taking communion, or "communing" as Agrafena Ivanovna, joyously playing with the word, called it, seemed to Natasha so great that she felt she should never live till that blessed Sunday.!BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11; Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦOn receiving news of Natasha's illness, the countess, though not quite well yet and still weak, went to Moscow with Petya and the rest of the household, and the whole family moved from Marya Dmitrievna's house to their own and settled down in town.,,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,? Leo Tolstoy,,ĦĦĦĦIt was high time; one minute more, and the exhausted and despairing man would have allowed himself to fall into the abyss.!ĦĦĦĦ,ĦĦĦĦMarius, also warned, and, in accordance with the deep law of God, by that same Mother Nature, did all he could to keep out of sight of "the father."!Find out more.
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.ĦĦĦĦIn front of the Governor's house Alpatych found a large number of people, Cossacks, and a traveling carriage of the Governor's. At the porch he met two of the landed gentry, one of whom he knew. This man, an ex-captain of police, was saying angrily:,ĦĦĦĦA sombre and starry transfiguration is mingled with this torture. There is ecstasy in agony.,tanquam unus (141) as one of us (Genesis iii: 22)....ĦĦĦĦ"I can't stand this any more," said Ilyin, noticing that Rostov did not relish Zdrzhinski's conversation. "My stockings and shirt... and the water is running on my seat! I'll go and look for shelter. The rain seems less heavy."!ĦĦĦĦNatasha was sad and irritable all that time, especially when her mother, her brother, Sonya, or Countess Mary in their efforts to console her tried to excuse Pierre and suggested reasons for his delay in returning.,ĦĦĦĦThis convict was on his way to fling the body into the river.,ĦĦĦĦThe prisoner paused thoughtfully for a moment, then he took the pen and wrote:--!
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!,ĦĦĦĦThis door with an unclean, and this window with an honest though dilapidated air, thus beheld on the same house, produced the effect of two incomplete beggars walking side by side, with different miens beneath the same rags, the one having always been a mendicant, and the other having once been a gentleman..LastIndexNext,ĦĦĦĦIn spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed. Natasha's grief began to be overlaid by the impressions of daily life, it ceased to press so painfully on her heart, it gradually faded into the past, and she began to recover physically. ...ĦĦĦĦWith a pale and frowning face Dron stepped out of the crowd.,ĦĦĦĦCosette had been beautiful for a tolerably long time before she became aware of it herself.!ĦĦĦĦ"He's our plastun. I sent him to capture a 'tongue.'"...
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ĦĦĦĦ"Nobody there!,ĦĦĦĦThe unhappy man turned to the spectators and the judges with a smile which still rends the hearts of all who saw it whenever they think of it....ĦĦĦĦShe--that was Marius' whole thought.!,ĦĦĦĦThe disappearance of wars, of street wars as well as of wars on the frontiers, such is the inevitable progression.,;ĦĦĦĦ"Then it's all right?" said Nicholas, again scrutinizing the expression of his sister's face to see if she was in earnest. Then he jumped down and, his boots scrunching the snow, ran back to his sleigh. The same happy, smiling Circassian, with mustache and beaming eyes looking up from under a sable hood, was still sitting there, and that Circassian was Sonya, and that Sonya was certainly his future happy and loving wife.,let her have her quickie divorce.;
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ĦĦĦĦbrave as a grenadier, courageous as a thinker; uneasy only in the face of the chances of a European shaking up, and unfitted for great political adventures; always ready to risk his life, never his work; disguising his will in influence, in order that he might be obeyed as an intelligence rather than as a king; endowed with observation and not with divination; not very attentive to minds, but knowing men, that is to say requiring to see in order to judge; prompt and penetrating good sense, practical wisdom, easy speech, prodigious memory; drawing incessantly on this memory, his only point of resemblance with Caesar, Alexander, and Napoleon; knowing deeds, facts, details, dates, proper names, ignorant of tendencies, passions, the diverse geniuses of the crowd, the interior aspirations, the hidden and obscure uprisings of souls, in a word, all that can be designated as the invisible currents of consciences; accepted by the surface, but little in accord with France lower down; extricating himself by dint of tact; governing too much and not enough; his own first minister; excellent at creating out of the pettiness of realities an obstacle to the immensity of ideas; mingling a genuine creative faculty of civilization, of order and organization, an indescribable spirit of proceedings and chicanery, the founder and lawyer of a dynasty; having something of Charlemagne and something of an attorney; in short, a lofty and original figure, a prince who understood how to create authority in spite of the uneasiness of France, and power in spite of the jealousy of Europe..ĦĦĦĦ One day, Cosette chanced to look at herself in her mirror, and she said to herself:;SECOND EPILOGUE,ĦĦĦĦThe corridor was too dark to allow of the person's face being distinguished; but when the man reached the staircase, a ray of light from without made it stand out like a silhouette, and Jean Valjean had a complete view of his back.;,ĦĦĦĦThe interior of the Jondrette apartment presented a curious aspect, and Marius found an explanation of the singular light which he had noticed.,,ĦĦĦĦShe gazed fixedly at him..