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,,¡¡¡¡Next day the Emperor arrived in Moscow, and several of the Rostovs' domestic serfs begged permission to go to have a look at him. That morning Petya was a long time dressing and arranging his hair and collar to look like a grown-up man. He frowned before his looking glass, gesticulated, shrugged his shoulders, and finally, without saying a word to anyone, took his cap and left the house by the back door, trying to avoid notice. Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to... While dressing, Petya had prepared many fine things he meant to say to the gentleman-in-waiting.. ,Oh god...that's sooo good...you're the best...the best I ever had...,,¡¡¡¡THE UNEXPECTED!...
¡°Ooooh - who?¡± she said keenly. ;¡¡¡¡The insurgents, on their side, placed videttes at the corners of all open spaces, and audaciously sent their patrols outside the barricades.,¡¡¡¡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....;¡¡¡¡There was cavalry on the Place du Palais-Royal.;¡¡¡¡Cosette's pace retarded Jean Valjean's.,¡¡¡¡"My dearest darling... Mummy, my precious!..." she whispered incessantly, kissing her head, her hands, her face, and feeling her own irrepressible and streaming tears tickling her nose and cheeks.;¡¡¡¡"I never doubted the devotion of the Russian nobles, but today it has surpassed my expectations. I thank you in the name of the Fatherland! Gentlemen, let us act! Time is most precious...",¡¡¡¡At the sound made by the opening door, people had drawn aside to make way for him; the President had turned his head, and, understanding that the personage who had just entered was the mayor of M. sur M., he had bowed to him; the attorney-general, who had seen M. Madeleine at M. sur M., whither the duties of his office had called him more than once, recognized him and saluted him also:;
¡¡¡¡"Who?"...¡°Oh Ron,¡± said Hermione, shaking her head sceptically, ¡°we thought Snape was trying to kill Harry before, and it turned out he was saving Harry's life, remember?¡± ,¡¡¡¡Of the activities that presented themselves to him, army service was the simplest and most familiar. As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work. Not having found Kuragin in Turkey, Prince Andrew did not think it necessary to rush back to Russia after him, but all the same he knew that however long it might be before he met Kuragin, despite his contempt for him and despite all the proofs he deduced to convince himself that it was not worth stooping to a conflict with him- he knew that when he did meet him he would not be able to resist calling him out, any more than a ravenous man can help snatching at food. And the consciousness that the insult was not yet avenged, that his rancor was still unspent, weighed on his heart and poisoned the artificial tranquillity which he managed to obtain in Turkey by means of restless, plodding, and rather vainglorious and ambitious activity.,? Leo Tolstoy, ;¡¡¡¡He answered:--;
¡¡¡¡A countermovement is then accomplished from east to west with a remarkable resemblance to the preceding movement from west to east. Attempted drives from east to west- similar to the contrary movements of 1805, 1807, and 1809- precede the great westward movement; there is the same coalescence into a group of enormous dimensions; the same adhesion of the people of Central Europe to the movement; the same hesitation midway, and the same increasing rapidity as the goal is approached.,¡¡¡¡Opposite this tree, which was an ash, there was a chestnut-tree, suffering from a peeling of the bark, to which a band of zinc had been nailed by way of dressing.,¡¡¡¡I have only a little lead sword, no longer than that.";¡¡¡¡"You are right; read!"!¡°He's okay,¡± said Harry. ¡°He keeps offering to help me with the Triwizard Tournament.¡± ,¡¡¡¡"It will be too late.,¡°Master, please¡please¡¡± ,¡¡¡¡You can judge of the bad dust that makes in grinding.;
LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡On seeing the Russian general he threw back his head, with its long hair curling to his shoulders, in a majestically royal manner, and looked inquiringly at the French colonel. The colonel respectfully informed His Majesty of Balashev's mission, whose name he could not pronounce.;LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡If the purpose of dinner is to nourish the body, a man who eats two dinners at once may perhaps get more enjoyment but will not attain his purpose, for his stomach will not digest the two dinners.,;¡¡¡¡"In the Faubourg Saint-Antoine.";
¡¡¡¡An old savant! a botanist! an inoffensive man! Something must be done for him!",,,,¡¡¡¡"It's like this," he said thoughtfully, "if there's a battle soon, yours will win. That's right. But if three days pass, then after that, well, then that same battle will not soon be over.";¡¡¡¡"Oh, the devil!" exclaimed Denisov angrily, and showing his teeth he struck his horse three times with his whip, splashing himself and his comrades with mud.!¡¡¡¡"That'll do, that'll do!" replied the sergeant major quietly.;¡¡¡¡Let us note in passing that it was Dubois's sorely tried brigade which, an hour previously, making a charge to one side, had captured the flag of the Lunenburg battalion..
? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡Gavroche was working on the larger one.,¡¡¡¡"Isn't she a Tartar!"!¡¡¡¡But how did that old man, alone, in opposition to the general opinion, so truly discern the importance of the people's view of the events that in all his activity he was never once untrue to it?,The winning of honour is but the revealing of a man\'s virtue and worth, without ...Then there was a crash outside the door and Dolohov looked over his shoulder¡ªthe baby-headed Death Eater had appeared in the doorway, his head bawling, his great fists still flailing uncontrollably at everything around him. Harry seized his chance:,¡¡¡¡Of all the combinations in which men unite for collective action one of the most striking and definite examples is an army..
,¡¡¡¡The two Pavlograd squadrons were bivouacking on a field of rye, which was already in ear but had been completely trodden down by cattle and horses. The rain was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter. An officer of their regiment, with long mustaches extending onto his cheeks, who after riding to the staff had been overtaken by the rain, entered Rostov's shelter.,It never would have occurred to us, if not for Andy. It was his idea.,,,.¡¡¡¡In this manner she advanced a dozen paces, but the bucket was full; it was heavy; she was forced to set it on the ground once more. She took breath for an instant, then lifted the handle of the bucket again, and resumed her march, proceeding a little further this time, but again she was obliged to pause.,¡¡¡¡"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.,¡¡¡¡For a long time he could not understand what was happening to him. All around he heard his comrades sobbing with joy....
¡¡¡¡"Good evening, gentlemen," said Dolokhov.;¡°This whole tournament's supposed to be about getting to know foreign wizards and making friends with them!¡± said Hermione hotly. ...,¡¡¡¡Moreover, Gavroche had no suspicion of the fact that when he had offered the hospitality of his elephant to two brats on that villainously rainy night, it was to his own brothers that he had played the part of Providence.,¡¡¡¡Six o'clock was striking from Saint-Medard.,¡¡¡¡"Oh, I'll go across and have a look....";
¡¡¡¡"Yes, but it's a secret society and therefore a hostile and harmful one which can only cause harm.",¡¡¡¡"What do you mean?" replied Marius.,¡¡¡¡They directed their course towards Saint-Merry.,¡¡¡¡She removed one hand from his arm, and with the other made him a sign to look behind him.,¡¡¡¡In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven. In Moscow he felt at peace, at home, warm and dirty as in an old dressing gown.!What I mean is, do you think she'd go behind your back? Try to,¡¡¡¡"Vivarika! Vif-seruvaru! Sedyablyaka!" repeated the soldier, flourishing his arm and really catching the tune.,¡¡¡¡Her first glance at Nicholas' face told her that he had only come to fulfill the demands of politeness, and she firmly resolved to maintain the tone in which he addressed her.,BROOKS (V.O.),...by Alexandree Dumb-ass.!
¡¡¡¡Yet the envelope, though unsealed, was not empty. Papers could be seen inside.,¡¡¡¡Let us state at once, that this trunk never quitted him more. He always had it in his chamber.,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Sister Sainte-Mechtilde had taught Cosette music in the convent; Cosette had the voice of a linnet with a soul, and sometimes, in the evening, in the wounded man's humble abode, she warbled melancholy songs which delighted Jean Valjean.,¡¡¡¡"Take this to Monsieur le President.";She winced slightly and put a hand to her ribs. The curse Dolohov had used on her, though less effective than it would have been had he been able to say the incantation aloud, had nevertheless caused, in Madam Pomfrey's words, ¡®quite enough damage to be going on with'. Hermione was having to take ten different types of potion every day, was improving greatly, and was already bored with the hospital wing....¡¡¡¡I do not digest meat well.,!
THWACK-THWACK-THWACK of the baton. Fat-ass passes out. Hadley gets in a few more licks and finally stops.;legiase (44) That his soldiers were levied, not bought,¡¡¡¡He's battering the door down! He's knocking the house down.";¡¡¡¡"Seriously, you'd better drop it! You'll only get yourself into a mess!",¡¡¡¡"The house had a garden.! ,¡¡¡¡"You're a first-class liar, Kiselev, when I come to look at you!"!
There is a kind of followers likewise, which are dangerous, being indeed ,¡¡¡¡A few paces in front of him, in the hollow road, at the point where the pile of dead came to an end, an open hand, illumined by the moon, projected from beneath that heap of men.,!¡¡¡¡Blind is he who announces it!,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean, armed with his bar of iron, walked slowly up to Fantine's couch.....
CHAPTER IX ;¡¡¡¡"Forgive me!" he said. "But you are so young, and I have already been through so much in life. I am afraid for you, you do not yet know yourself.",,,Red leans down and solves the mystery at last, staring at the object buried under the rock. Stunned. It's an envelope wrapped in plastic. Written on it is a single word: "Red.",¡¡¡¡So that examining the relation in time of the commands to the events, we find that a command can never be the cause of the event, but that a certain definite dependence exists between the two..,¡¡¡¡Oh!;.
The right decision. Sometimes it's hard to figure out what that is.,¡¡¡¡Moreover, if we deduct the public duties which require to be fulfilled first of all, that deep tenderness of Louis Philippe towards his family was deserved by the family.,¡¡¡¡This was quite correct on the twenty-fourth of July. But on the twenty-ninth of July Kutuzov received the title of Prince. This might indicate a wish to get rid of him, and therefore Prince Vasili's opinion continued to be correct though he was not now in any hurry to express it. But on the eighth of August a committee, consisting of Field Marshal Saltykov, Arakcheev, Vyazmitinov, Lopukhin, and Kochubey met to consider the progress of the war. This committee came to the conclusion that our failures were due to a want of unity in the command and though the members of the committee were aware of the Emperor's dislike of Kutuzov, after a short deliberation they agreed to advise his appointment as commander in chief. That same day Kutuzov was appointed commander in chief with full powers over the armies and over the whole region occupied by them.,¡°Cedric Diggory, who also used the Bubble-Head Charm, was first to return with his hostage, though he returned one minute outside the time limit of an hour.¡± Enormous cheers from the Hufflepuffs in the crowd; Harry saw Cho give Cedric a glowing look. ¡°We therefore award him forty-seven points.¡± ,every day by the hand. Also some steps up to it, and some fine pavement about it, ...,¡¡¡¡* "When in doubt, my dear fellow, do nothing." ...
,¡¡¡¡It thought it possessed strength because the Empire had been carried away before it like a theatrical stage-setting. It did not perceive that it had, itself, been brought in in the same fashion.;¡¡¡¡"No, she has dressed and gone into the drawing room," said Sonya.;¡¡¡¡Gavroche felt his gamin's heart moved with compassion for the old man.,¡¡¡¡"Be quite easy," he continued playfully, as he adroitly took the gold coin in his palm. "She will soon be singing and frolicking about. The last medicine has done her a very great deal of good. She has freshened up very much.";¡¡¡¡He had seen, and he was becoming blind again.!
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¡¡¡¡As if responding to them but with a different sort of merriment, the metallic sound of the bells reverberated high above and the hot rays of the sun bathed the top of the opposite slope with yet another sort of merriment. But beneath the slope, by the cart with the wounded near the panting little nag where Pierre stood, it was damp, somber, and sad.,¡¡¡¡It is a long way from that to the galleys. And who knows?;? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"Domino."!,gillyflowers of all varieties; musk roses; the lime tree in blossom; early pears, ,CHAPTER XII ,¡¡¡¡"Where is the chief?"!¡¡¡¡Cosette, my whole life passed at the feet of this man would be too little.;
;,.¡¡¡¡As if measuring themselves and preparing for the coming movement, the western forces push toward the east several times in 1805, 1806, 1807, and 1809, gaining strength and growing. In 1811 the group of people that had formed in France unites into one group with the peoples of Central Europe. The strength of the justification of the man who stands at the head of the movement grows with the increased size of the group. During the ten-year preparatory period this man had formed relations with all the crowned heads of Europe. The discredited rulers of the world can oppose no reasonable ideal to the insensate Napoleonic ideal of glory and grandeur. One after another they hasten to display their insignificance before him. The King of Prussia sends his wife to seek the great man's mercy; the Emperor of Austria considers it a favor that this man receives a daughter the Caesars into his bed; the Pope, the guardian of all that the nations hold sacred, utilizes religion for the aggrandizement of the great man. It is not Napoleon who prepares himself for the accomplishment of his role, so much as all those round him who prepare him to take on himself the whole responsibility for what is happening and has to happen. There is no step, no crime or petty fraud he commits, which in the mouths of those around him is not at once represented as a great deed. The most suitable fete the Germans can devise for him is a celebration of Jena and Auerstadt. Not only is he great, but so are his ancestors, his brothers, his stepsons, and his brothers-in-law. Everything is done to deprive him of the remains of his reason and to prepare him for his terrible part. And when he is ready so too are the forces.,¡¡¡¡"At the Madelonettes.",¡¡¡¡Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov....;
¡¡¡¡One feels obscurely impelled towards more darkness still, and all is cloud.;!¡¡¡¡Tikhon scratched his back with one hand and his head with the other, then suddenly his whole face expanded into a beaming, foolish grin, disclosing a gap where he had lost a tooth (that was why he was called Shcherbaty- the gap-toothed). Denisov smiled, and Petya burst into a peal of merry laughter in which Tikhon himself joined....This Free Ebook is Produced ,¡¡¡¡`This book, Les Miserables, is a French book....,¡¡¡¡It seemed as though he also were clinging to the hand of some one greater than himself; he thought he felt a being leading him, though invisible. However, he had no settled idea, no plan, no project.;
.¡¡¡¡Both of you. I shall need you.",¡¡¡¡One had a round-jacket, a cavalry sabre, and two holster-pistols, another was in his shirt-sleeves, with a round hat, and a powder-horn slung at his side, a third wore a plastron of nine sheets of gray paper and was armed with a saddler's awl. There was one who was shouting:,¡¡¡¡An idea, a flash, crossed Marius' mind; this was the expedient of which he was in search, the solution of that frightful problem which was torturing him, of sparing the assassin and saving the victim.;¡¡¡¡I deem it my duty to report to Your Majesty the condition of the various corps I have had occasion to observe during different stages of the last two or three days' march. They are almost disbanded. Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline. In general they regard Smolensk as the place where they hope to recover. During the last few days many of the men have been seen to throw away their cartridges and their arms. In such a state of affairs, whatever your ultimate plans may be, the interest of Your Majesty's service demands that the army should be rallied at Smolensk and should first of all be freed from ineffectives, such as dismounted cavalry, unnecessary baggage, and artillery material that is no longer in proportion to the present forces. The soldiers, who are worn out with hunger and fatigue, need these supplies as well as a few days' rest. Many have died last days on the road or at the bivouacs. This state of things is continually becoming worse and makes one fear that unless a prompt remedy is applied the troops will no longer be under control in case of an engagement.;TOMMY.
Those of us who knew him best talk about him often. I swear, the stuff he pulled. It always makes us laugh.!ANDY,!¡¡¡¡A hussar indeed!!!¡¡¡¡The transports, ammunition-wagons, the baggage-wagons, the wagons filled with wounded, on perceiving that the French were gaining ground and approaching the forest, rushed headlong thither.,¡¡¡¡Beyond Shamshevo, Dolokhov was to observe the road in the same way, to find out at what distance there were other French troops. They reckoned that the convoy had fifteen hundred men. Denisov had two hundred, and Dolokhov might have as many more, but the disparity of numbers did not deter Denisov. All that he now wanted to know was what troops these were and to learn that he had to capture a "tongue"- that is, a man from the enemy column. That morning's attack on the wagons had been made so hastily that the Frenchmen with the wagons had all been killed; only a little drummer boy had been taken alive, and as he was a straggler he could tell them nothing definite about the troops in that column..¡¡¡¡*"Lancers of the 6th Regiment." ,RED (V.O.).
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¡¡¡¡Unwilling to obtrude himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure. When her carriage drove out of the house, he mounted and accompanied her eight miles from Bogucharovo to where the road was occupied by our troops. At the inn at Yankovo he respectfully took leave of her, for the first time permitting himself to kiss her hand.,¡¡¡¡It was because, of all the tortures which he had undergone in the course of this long inquisition to which destiny had doomed him, this was the most terrible.,¡¡¡¡"On the contrary, but what dignity? A princess!" he whispered to her.,? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡I inquired of the woman who let the chairs, and she told me that she no longer saw you. You lived in the Rue de l'Ouest, on the third floor, in the front apartments of a new house,--you see that I know!,¡¡¡¡Tikhon did not like riding, and always went on foot, never lagging behind the cavalry. He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal case picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones. Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons. In Denisov's party he held a peculiar and exceptional position. When anything particularly difficult or nasty had to be done- to push a cart out of the mud with one's shoulders, pull a horse out of a swamp by its tail, skin it, slink in among the French, or walk more than thirty miles in a day- everybody pointed laughingly at Tikhon.,¡¡¡¡It seemed as though words failed that creature formerly so heedless and so bold.,¡¡¡¡We perceive vast fluctuations in that fog, a dizzy mirage, paraphernalia of war almost unknown to-day, pendant colbacks, floating sabre-taches, cross-belts, cartridge-boxes for grenades, hussar dolmans, red boots with a thousand wrinkles, heavy shakos garlanded with torsades, the almost black infantry of Brunswick mingled with the scarlet infantry of England, the English soldiers with great, white circular pads on the slopes of their shoulders for epaulets, the Hanoverian light-horse with their oblong casques of leather, with brass hands and red horse-tails, the Scotch with their bare knees and plaids, the great white gaiters of our grenadiers; pictures, not strategic lines--what Salvator Rosa requires, not what is suited to the needs of Gribeauval..
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¡¡¡¡He stopped in front of the Preobrazhensk regiment, sighed deeply, and closed his eyes. One of his suite beckoned to the soldiers carrying the standards to advance and surround the commander in chief with them. Kutuzov was silent for a few seconds and then, submitting with evident reluctance to the duty imposed by his position, raised his head and began to speak. A throng of officers surrounded him. He looked attentively around at the circle of officers, recognizing several of them....¡¡¡¡"Why?" asked Julie. "You don't think Moscow is in danger?",¡¡¡¡Thenardier tried to disentangle himself from Eponine's arms, and grumbled:--,¡¡¡¡She drew near to him and stopped. He took her hand and kissed it.;¡¡¡¡"But shan't we have to accept battle?" remarked Prince Andrew.;¡¡¡¡Arms are lost.,¡¡¡¡"No, Papa. Forgive me if I have caused you unpleasantness. I understand it all less than you do.",¡¡¡¡That which had just taken place in this street would not have astonished a forest.!¡¡¡¡"What?" asked Countess Mary, surprised..!
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¡¡¡¡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.;RED (V.O.),¡¡¡¡"Open to me, I come for you.",¡¡¡¡The day is born in tears.,¡¡¡¡All at once, towards the end of February, 1832, it was discovered that Brujon, that somnolent fellow, had had three different commissions executed by the errand-men of the establishment, not under his own name, but in the name of three of his comrades; and they had cost him in all fifty sous, an exorbitant outlay which attracted the attention of the prison corporal.,BOOK ELEVENTH.--THE ATOM FRATERNIZES WITH THE HURRICANE,¡¡¡¡The replies this theory gives to historical questions are like the replies of a man who, watching the movements of a herd of cattle and paying no attention to the varying quality of the pasturage in different parts of the field, or to the driving of the herdsman, should attribute the direction the herd takes to what animal happens to be at its head.,¡¡¡¡Dolokhov, after Anatole entered, had remained at the wicket gate and was struggling with the yard porter who was trying to lock it. With a last desperate effort Dolokhov pushed the porter aside, and when Anatole ran back seized him by the arm, pulled him through the wicket, and ran back with him to the troyka. ;BOOK EIGHTH.--THE WICKED POOR MAN!
,¡¡¡¡Thenardier exclaimed:--,¡¡¡¡For my part I don't tremble before a poppy, the little red hat inspires me with no alarm.,¡¡¡¡The countess lifted her head and looked attentively at her daughter.,¡¡¡¡They idolized each other.,!...to reveal the bungalow, remote in a wooded area, the lovers' cries spilling into the night..., ...;
¡¡¡¡All the faces bore the same expression of excitement and enthusiasm. A tradesman's wife standing beside Petya sobbed, and the tears ran down her cheeks.,¡¡¡¡public prosecution, legal infamy, prison, the scaffold, the executioner, the death penalty?,¡°YOU'RE PATHETIC!¡± Harry yelled. ¡°JUST BECAUSE THEY MADE A FOOL OF YOU AT SCHOOL YOU WON'T EVEN LISTEN ¡ª¡± ,¡¡¡¡She told him about her romance with Prince Andrew and of his visit to Otradnoe and showed him his last letter.,,¡¡¡¡This was the work of Marius, who had just entered the barricade....