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,¡¡¡¡"The gentleman desires to be present at the trial," the President, with a quick and deferential movement, seized a pen and wrote a few words at the bottom of the paper and returned it to the usher, saying, "Admit him.";¡¡¡¡Some forty Uhlans were drowned in the river, though boats were sent to their assistance. The majority struggled back to the bank from which they had started. The colonel and some of his men got across and with difficulty clambered out on the further bank. And as soon as they had got out, in their soaked and streaming clothes, they shouted "Vivat!" and looked ecstatically at the spot where Napoleon had been but where he no longer was and at that moment considered themselves happy.,¡¡¡¡The Jondrette's dull eyes had grown joyous, and they now became gloomy.,...¡¡¡¡Yesterday I learned that, despite the loyalty which I have kept my engagements with Your Majesty, your troops have crossed the Russian frontier, and I have this moment received from Petersburg a note, in which Count Lauriston informs me, as a reason for this aggression, that Your Majesty has considered yourself to be in a state of war with me from the time Prince Kuragin asked for his passports. The reasons on which the Duc de Bassano based his refusal to deliver them to him would never have led me to suppose that that could serve as a pretext for aggression. In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post. If Your Majesty does not intend to shed the blood of our peoples for such a misunderstanding, and consents to withdraw your troops from Russian territory, I will regard what has passed as not having occurred and an understanding between us will be possible. In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked. It still depends on Your Majesty to preserve humanity from the calamity of another war. I am, etc....! !
¡¡¡¡"Immediately, I'm coming, I'm coming!" replied the princess hurriedly, not giving Dunyasha time to finish what she was saying, and trying to avoid seeing the girl she ran toward the house....¡¡¡¡As he was on the point of mounting the staircase, he perceived, on the other side of the boulevard, near the deserted wall skirting the Rue De la Barriere-des-Gobelins, Jondrette, wrapped in the "philanthropist's" great-coat, engaged in conversation with one of those men of disquieting aspect who have been dubbed by common consent, prowlers of the barriers; people of equivocal face, of suspicious monologues, who present the air of having evil minds, and who generally sleep in the daytime, which suggests the supposition that they work by night.,¡¡¡¡Then everything crumbles..,BOOK THIRTEENTH.--MARIUS ENTERS THE SHADOW,¡¡¡¡Brujon remained silent an instant longer, then he shook his head in various ways, and finally concluded to speak:--,¡¡¡¡When they all got up to go in to supper, little Nicholas Bolkonski went up to Pierre, pale and with shining, radiant eyes.;
¡¡¡¡Second problem:,¡¡¡¡BADLY SEWED.¡¡¡¡It was in the midst of this faith, of this intoxication, of this virgin possession, unprecedented and absolute, of this sovereignty, that these words: "We are going away," fell suddenly, at a blow, and that the harsh voice of reality cried to him:,...,¡¡¡¡Rostov gazed at what was happening before him as at a hunt. He felt instinctively that if the hussars struck at the French dragoons now, the latter could not withstand them, but if a charge was to be made it must be done now, at that very moment, or it would be too late. He looked around. A captain, standing beside him, was gazing like himself with eyes fixed on the cavalry below them.,¡¡¡¡She said nothing, but began to plait the sheets once more.,¡¡¡¡Kutuzov did not understand what Europe, the balance of power, or Napoleon meant. He could not understand it. For the representative of the Russian people, after the enemy had been destroyed and Russia had been liberated and raised to the summit of her glory, there was nothing left to do as a Russian. Nothing remained for the representative of the national war but to die, and Kutuzov died. ...
,¡¡¡¡"I do not know what you mean.";,¡¡¡¡"And so, brother," he continued, with a smile on his pale emaciated face and a particularly happy light in his eyes, " you see, brother...",;¡¡¡¡Pelageya Danilovna, having given orders to clear the rooms for the visitors and arranged about refreshments for the gentry and the serfs, went about among the mummers without removing her spectacles, peering into their faces with a suppressed smile and failing to recognize any of them. It was not merely Dimmler and the Rostovs she failed to recognize, she did not even recognize her own daughters, or her late husband's, dressing gowns and uniforms, which they had put on.,¡¡¡¡And Anatole and Dolokhov, when they had money, would give him a thousand or a couple of thousand rubles.,LastIndexNext.
,? Victor Hugo,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡I'm vexed..¡¡¡¡"The Emperor! The Emperor! The Marshal! The Duke!" and hardly had the sleek cavalry passed, before a carriage drawn by six gray horses rattled by. Pierre caught a glimpse of a man in a three-cornered hat with a tranquil look on his handsome, plump, white face. It was one of the marshals. His eye fell on Pierre's large and striking figure, and in the expression with which he frowned and looked away Pierre thought he detected sympathy and a desire to conceal that sympathy.,¡¡¡¡Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.,¡¡¡¡Nature, spring, youth, love for her father, the gayety of the birds and flowers, caused something almost resembling forgetfulness to filter gradually, drop by drop, into that soul, which was so virgin and so young..
...¡¡¡¡He has at last been unmasked and arrested, thanks to the indefatigable zeal of the public prosecutor. He had for his concubine a woman of the town, who died of a shock at the moment of his arrest.,¡¡¡¡"The count's things? Bring them here," she said, pointing to the portmanteaus and not greeting anyone. "The young ladies'? There to the left. Now what are you dawdling for?" she cried to the maids. "Get the samovar ready!... You've grown plumper and prettier," she remarked, drawing Natasha (whose cheeks were glowing from the cold) to her by the hood. "Foo! You are cold! Now take off your things, quick!" she shouted to the count who was going to kiss her hand. "You're half frozen, I'm sure! Bring some rum for tea!... Bonjour, Sonya dear!" she added, turning to Sonya and indicating by this French greeting her slightly contemptuous though affectionate attitude toward her.,¡¡¡¡At that epoch there were no gas-jets in the streets of Paris. At nightfall lanterns placed at regular distances were lighted; they were ascended and descended by means of a rope, which traversed the street from side to side, and was adjusted in a groove of the post. The pulley over which this rope ran was fastened underneath the lantern in a little iron box, the key to which was kept by the lamp-lighter, and the rope itself was protected by a metal case.!¡¡¡¡When she had taken leave of him and remained alone she suddenly felt her eyes filling with tears, and then not for the first time the strange question presented itself to her: did she love him?,¡¡¡¡"Let me introduce my brother to you," said Helene, her eyes shifting uneasily from Natasha to Anatole.,¡¡¡¡One would have thought that under the almost incredibly wretched conditions the Russian soldiers were in at that time- lacking warm boots and sheepskin coats, without a roof over their heads, in the snow with eighteen degrees of frost, and without even full rations (the commissariat did not always keep up with the troops)- they would have presented a very sad and depressing spectacle., ;injustice maketh it bitter, and delays make it sour. The principal duty of a judge ,¡¡¡¡For the first time for many days Natasha wept tears of gratitude and tenderness, and glancing at Pierre she went out of the room..
,¡¡¡¡At that moment, a ragged child who was coming down through the Rue Menilmontant, holding in his hand a branch of blossoming laburnum which he had just plucked on the heights of Belleville, caught sight of an old holster-pistol in the show-window of a bric-a-brac merchant's shop.,takes one. Norton lights both cigarettes, pockets his lighter.,¡¡¡¡"No, Sonya, I can't any longer!" she said. "I can't hide it from you any longer. You know, we love one another! Sonya, darling, he writes... Sonya...",¡¡¡¡"What is 'the talk of all Moscow'?" Pierre asked angrily, rising to his feet.,MANAGER,Well I just stand there holdin' on to that TV, so the voice says: "You!
,...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. ,... ,¡¡¡¡An idea had occurred to Gavroche which had brought him to a decision, but he had not mentioned it for fear that Marius might offer some objection to it.;¡¡¡¡Which of the two will hurl the other over?...
,¡¡¡¡There, at the angle of which we have spoken, it descended to such a degree that it consisted of merely a wall.;...¡¡¡¡"Then why did you come?",¡¡¡¡Man is the creation of an all-powerful, all-good, and all-seeing God. What is sin, the conception of which arises from the consciousness of man's freedom? That is a question for theology.,¡¡¡¡"What do I care? Let him hear! We're not dogs," said the ex-captain of police, and looking round he noticed Alpatych..¡¡¡¡Nicholas was with the Russian army in Paris when the news of his father's death reached him. He at once resigned his commission, and without waiting for it to be accepted took leave of absence and went to Moscow. The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected. The debts amounted to double the value of the property.,¡¡¡¡He had something of the look of sailors, who are accustomed to screw up their eyes to gaze through marine glasses.;
¡¡¡¡The street had suddenly become black....¡¡¡¡His glance, calm at first, paused there, remained fixed on that brass handle, then grew terrified, and little by little became impregnated with fear....¡¡¡¡"There are poorer people than you, la Vargouleme.",,,¡¡¡¡At such moments something like a pride of sacrifice gathered in her soul. And suddenly that father whom she had judged would look for his spectacles in her presence, fumbling near them and not seeing them, or would forget something that had just occurred, or take a false step with his failing legs and turn to see if anyone had noticed his feebleness, or, worst of all, at dinner when there were no visitors to excite him would suddenly fall asleep, letting his napkin drop and his shaking head sink over his plate. "He is old and feeble, and I dare to condemn him!" she thought at such moments, with a feeling of revulsion against herself. ,;...
¡¡¡¡"This is my cup," said he. "Only dip your finger in it and I'll drink it all up.",¡¡¡¡On the outside, the front of the barricade, composed of piles of paving-stones and casks bound together by beams and planks, which were entangled in the wheels of Anceau's dray and of the overturned omnibus, had a bristling and inextricable aspect.,¡¡¡¡The extremity of the cul-de-sac was distinctly visible,-- a lofty white wall.,,This Free Ebook is Produced ...¡¡¡¡"To Petersburg!" she repeated as if unable to understand.!
¡¡¡¡"I did not notice him following me," she said timidly. "I just looked in.",But some part of him realised, even as he fought to break free from Lupin, that Sirius had never kept him waiting before ... Sirius had risked everything, always, to see Harry to help him ... if Sirius was not reappearing out of that archway when Harry was yelling for him as though his life depended on it, the only possible explanation was that he could not come back ... that he really was¡ª., ,¡¡¡¡"Don't laugh, stop!" cried Natasha. "You're shaking the whole bed! You're awfully like me, just such another giggler.... Wait..." and she seized the countess' hands and kissed a knuckle of the little finger, saying, "June," and continued, kissing, "July, August," on the other hand. "But, Mamma, is he very much in love? What do you think? Was anybody ever so much in love with you? And he's very nice, very, very nice. Only not quite my taste- he is so narrow, like the dining-room clock.... Don't you understand? Narrow, you know- gray, light gray...".¡¡¡¡This knob, which was round and of polished brass, shone like a terrible star for him. He gazed at it as a lamb might gaze into the eye of a tiger.,¡¡¡¡The notary's gamin is called Skip-the-Gutter, the cook's gamin is called a scullion, the baker's gamin is called a mitron, the lackey's gamin is called a groom, the marine gamin is called the cabin-boy, the soldier's gamin is called the drummer-boy, the painter's gamin is called paint-grinder, the tradesman's gamin is called an errand-boy, the courtesan gamin is called the minion, the kingly gamin is called the dauphin, the god gamin is called the bambino.",¡¡¡¡Princess Mary turned with absent-minded questioning look to Pierre, who hat in hand and with a smile on his face was the last of the guests to approach her after the old prince had gone out and they were left alone in the drawing room..¡¡¡¡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..
¡¡¡¡ If there did not exist some one who loved, the sun would become extinct.,¡¡¡¡At the moment when the soldier was sighting Marius, a hand was laid on the muzzle of the gun and obstructed it. This was done by some one who had darted forward,--the young workman in velvet trousers.;,¡¡¡¡"Vive la France!.¡¡¡¡"Yes, yes, there will be something to see....",,so that he giveth another occasion of satiety, maketh himself cheap. To apply one\'s self to others is good: so it be with demonstration, that a man doth it upon regard and not upon facility. It is a good precept, generally in seconding another, yet to add somewhat of one\'s own: as if you will grant his opinion, let it be with some distinction; if you will follow his motion, let it be with condition; if you allow ,¡¡¡¡"It is trees."!
¡¡¡¡ During the last two years, as we have said, Paris had witnessed more than one insurrection.;¡¡¡¡Braine-l'Alleud is a Belgian village; Ohain is another.,...¡¡¡¡"Sonya?" she thought, glancing at that curled-up, sleeping little kitten with her enormous plait of hair. "No, how could she? She's virtuous. She fell in love with Nicholas and does not wish to know anything more. Even Mamma does not understand. It is wonderful how clever I am and how... charming she is," she went on, speaking of herself in the third person, and imagining it was some very wise man- the wisest and best of men- who was saying it of her. "There is everything, everything in her," continued this man. "She is unusually intelligent, charming... and then she is pretty, uncommonly pretty, and agile- she swims and rides splendidly... and her voice! One can really say it's a wonderful voice!",? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡It was necessary to fetch it from a considerable distance; the end of the village towards Gagny drew its water from the magnificent ponds which exist in the woods there.!¡¡¡¡"You were angry that he had not entered those 700 rubles. But they were carried forward- and you did not look at the other page.",¡¡¡¡"Mamma, tell us what happened to you in the barn.",? Victor Hugo;
Harry's feeling of stupidity was growing. Now he was out of the water, it seemed perfectly clear that Dumbledores safety precautions wouldn't have permitted the death of a hostage just because their champion hadn't turned up. Why hadn't he just grabbed Ron and gone? He would have been first back.¡Cedric and Krum hadn't wasted time worrying about anyone else; they hadn't taken the mersong seriously.¡ ,¡¡¡¡The lofty trees, the copses, the heaths, the branches rudely interlaced, the tall grass, exist in a sombre manner; the savage swarming there catches glimpses of sudden apparitions of the invisible; that which is below man distinguishes, through the mists, that which is beyond man; and the things of which we living beings are ignorant there meet face to face in the night....¡¡¡¡1 foil, 1 pistol, 1 pound of powder.-- E. Tessier.,¡¡¡¡Thanks to clever purchasers of land, the magistrate had been able to make a secret, sewer-like passage on his own property, and consequently, without interference.,,¡¡¡¡"No, Natasha and I sometimes don't go to sleep till after two, so please don't go. I will order supper. Go downstairs, we will come immediately.",¡¡¡¡And without a word to his wife he went to the little sitting room and lay down on the sofa.;
¡¡¡¡She at once acquired the whole science of the bonnet, the gown, the mantle, the boot, the cuff, the stuff which is in fashion, the color which is becoming, that science which makes of the Parisian woman something so charming, so deep, and so dangerous.,¡¡¡¡"But this is abandoning our children!"....Okay. But you should know that sudden serious brain injury causes!¡¡¡¡No discharge followed. Javert's gun was not loaded.,(James i: 20).,¡¡¡¡"You know, chere Marie," said Mademoiselle Bourienne, "that we are in danger- are surrounded by the French. It would be dangerous to move now. If we go we are almost sure to be taken prisoners, and God knows...".
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¡¡¡¡"Why not?",¡¡¡¡"Brothers! Dear fellows! Darlings!" old soldiers exclaimed, weeping, as they embraced Cossacks and hussars.;¡¡¡¡Every one knows it now. The scare-crow scares no longer.,,¡¡¡¡"Because it's useless."!,.
¡¡¡¡Thy husband was right in giving me to understand that I ought to go away; but there is a little error in what he believed, though he was in the right.,!I tell you, son, this really came along and knocked my wind out. It's!¡¡¡¡There is a thief, a brigand, a convict named Jean Valjean!,¡¡¡¡"I thank you all!" he said, addressing the soldiers and then again the officers. In the stillness around him his slowly uttered words were distinctly heard. "I thank you all for your hard and faithful service. The victory is complete and Russia will not forget you! Honor to you forever.",Better get used to the idea.,¡¡¡¡The flag on the dome of the Tuileries was white.!¡¡¡¡The historians, in accord with the old habit of acknowledging divine intervention in human affairs, want to see the cause of events in the expression of the will of someone endowed with power, but that supposition is not confirmed either by reason or by experience.,.
wet In many of these alleys likewise, you are to set fruit trees of all sorts; as ;¡¡¡¡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.,¡¡¡¡Marius never set foot in the house.!¡¡¡¡ On lui payait deux sous.",and dew in the flowers, the long silvery tracks of the snails were visible on the cold, thick carpet of yellow leaves; but in any fashion, under any aspect, at all seasons, spring, winter, summer, autumn, this tiny enclosure breathed forth melancholy, contemplation, solitude, liberty, the absence of man, the presence of God; and the rusty old gate had the air of saying:,¡¡¡¡He had "ferreted out" nothing.;¡¡¡¡"It seems a little warmer today, my dear," she would murmur.,together, on either hand. I would have on the side of the banquet, in front, one only ;
!¡¡¡¡"She does, I know," Pierre cried fiercely.,¡°Get out of the way, Potter, you're in enough trouble already,¡± snarled Snape. ¡°If I hadn't been here to save your skin ¡ª¡± ;;¡¡¡¡You know what you have to do.,¡¡¡¡You will find at my house, among the ashes in the fireplace, the forty-sou piece which I stole, seven years ago, from little Gervais.,;¡¡¡¡"Andrew Sevastyanych!" said Rostov. "You know, we could crush them....",¡°Cheers, Hagrid,¡± said Harry, grinning. .
¡¡¡¡Anatole followed him with his usual jaunty step but his face betrayed anxiety.,¡¡¡¡He had seated himself in silence on the nearest bed, and, as he was behind Jondrette, he could only be indistinctly seen.,¡¡¡¡Was this precaution or humility? Both.,¡¡¡¡Poor Cosette said nothing. As she had seated herself beside him and leaned her head against him, Jean Valjean had fancied that she was asleep....BOOK TEN: 1812,¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew left the Rostovs' late in the evening. He went to bed from habit, but soon realized that he could not sleep. Having lit his candle he sat up in bed, then got up, then lay down again not at all troubled by his sleeplessness: his soul was as fresh and joyful as if he had stepped out of a stuffy room into God's own fresh air. It did not enter his head that he was in love with Natasha; he was not thinking about her, but only picturing her to himself, and in consequence all life appeared in a new light. "Why do I strive, why do I toil in this narrow, confined frame, when life, all life with all its joys, is open to me?" said he to himself. And for the first time for a very long while he began making happy plans for the future. He decided that he must attend to his son's education by finding a tutor and putting the boy in his charge, then he ought to retire from the service and go abroad, and see England, Switzerland and ,...¡¡¡¡To whom was this addressed? To her, probably, since a hand had deposited the packet on her bench. From whom did it come?...
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I think a nan working outdoors feels more like a man if he can have a bottle of suds. That's only my opinion.;,¡¡¡¡When the second act was over Countess Bezukhova rose, turned to the Rostovs' box- her whole bosom completely exposed- beckoned the old count with a gloved finger, and paying no attention to those who had entered her box began talking to him with an amiable smile.,¡¡¡¡Pierre was in an agreeable after-dinner mood. He looked straight before him and smiled quietly....,¡¡¡¡It had rained all night, the earth had been cut up by the downpour, the water had accumulated here and there in the hollows of the plain as if in casks; at some points the gear of the artillery carriages was buried up to the axles, the circingles of the horses were dripping with liquid mud.,¡¡¡¡I love thee.;
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¡¡¡¡He put the letter under the candlestick and closed his eyes. And there rose before him the Danube at bright noonday: reeds, the Russian camp, and himself a young general without a wrinkle on his ruddy face, vigorous and alert, entering Potemkin's gaily colored tent, and a burning sense of jealousy of "the favorite" agitated him now as strongly as it had done then. He recalled all the words spoken at that first meeting with Potemkin. And he saw before him a plump, rather sallow-faced, short, stout woman, the Empress Mother, with her smile and her words at her first gracious reception of him, and then that same face on the catafalque, and the encounter he had with Zubov over her coffin about his right to kiss her hand.,¡¡¡¡It must be borne in mind, in fact, that wherever there is nothing but skill, there is necessarily pettiness. To say "the skilful" amounts to saying "the mediocre.".¡¡¡¡When he was with Cosette, ,...¡¡¡¡Natasha looked in the mirrors and could not distinguish her reflection from the others. All was blended into one brilliant procession. On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more. The host and hostess, who had already been standing at the door for half an hour repeating the same words to the various arrivals, "Charme de vous voir,"* greeted the Rostovs and Peronskaya in the same manner. ,;? Leo Tolstoy;
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¡¡¡¡One house in this ruin, the farmhouse, is still inhabited.,¡¡¡¡Is it a revolt?,Hermione looked severely over at him too. ¡°I'd have thought you'd be doing something constructive, Harry, even if you don't want to learn your antidotes!¡± .¡¡¡¡But he had not long been able to resist that mysterious and sovereign vertigo which may be designated as the call of the abyss....¡¡¡¡"I beg you to excuse me, excuse me! God is my witness, I did not know," muttered the old man, and after looking Natasha over from head to foot he went out.,LastIndexNext...
Harry's insides went cold. The dementors - tall, hooded creatures whose faces were concealed - were gliding slowly toward the chair in the center of the room, each grasping one of the man's arms with their dead and rotten-looking hands. The man between them looked as though he was about to faint, and Harry couldn't blame him¡he knew the dementors could not touch him inside a memory, but he remembered their power only too well. The watching crowd recoiled slightly as the dementors placed the man in the chained chair and glided back out of the room. The door swung shut behind them. ,¡¡¡¡His face again resumed its former stiff and cold expression. But the princess had caught a glimpse of the man she had known and loved, and it was to him that she now spoke.,,,¡¡¡¡Thrown into a hat!--",¡¡¡¡A confusion of helmets, of cries, of sabres, a stormy heaving of the cruppers of horses amid the cannons and the flourish of trumpets, a terrible and disciplined tumult; over all, the cuirasses like the scales on the hydra.;
¡¡¡¡My God!,¡¡¡¡"That's Mitka, my coachman.... I have got him a good balalayka. I'm fond of it," said "Uncle."!.¡¡¡¡"Patron-Minette must have had a hand in this."!¡¡¡¡"Come to your Papa at once, please!" said she with a strange, excited look. "A misfortune... about Peter Ilynich... a letter," she finished with a sob..¡¡¡¡"A charming woman!" said Ilyin, with all the gravity of a boy of sixteen.!