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¡¡¡¡"I imagine, sir," said he, mumbling with his toothless mouth, "that we have been summoned here not to discuss whether it's best for the empire at the present moment to adopt conscription or to call out the militia. We have been summoned to reply to the appeal with which our sovereign the Emperor has honored us. But to judge what is best- conscription or the militia- we can leave to the supreme authority....",¡¡¡¡He seemed to understand.,¡¡¡¡They had thrown the tables out of the wine-shop, with the exception of the two tables reserved for lint and cartridges, and of the one on which lay Father Mabeuf; they had added them to the barricade, and had replaced them in the tap-room with mattresses from the bed of the widow Hucheloup and her servants.!,¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean described many and varied labyrinths in the Mouffetard quarter, which was already asleep, as though the discipline of the Middle Ages and the yoke of the curfew still existed; he combined in various manners, with cunning strategy, the Rue Censier and the Rue Copeau, the Rue du Battoir-Saint-Victor and the Rue du Puits l'Ermite. There are lodging houses in this locality, but he did not even enter one, finding nothing which suited him. He had no doubt that if any one had chanced to be upon his track, they would have lost it..¡¡¡¡ One evening, little Gavroche had had nothing to eat; he remembered that he had not dined on the preceding day either; this was becoming tiresome....¡¡¡¡At that epoch, King Louis XVIII.,¡¡¡¡A sergeant of the English Guards, the foremost boxer in England, reputed invulnerable by his companions, had been killed there by a little French drummer-boy. Baring had been dislodged, Alten put to the sword.,¡¡¡¡Marius, dreamer as he was, was, as we have said, firm and energetic by nature..
CHAPTER III ,...,¡¡¡¡"A fine little bitch, that!" said he in a careless tone. "Is she swift?",CHAPTER XIV ;¡¡¡¡"My Skip-the-Gutter," the hairdresser who says:!¡¡¡¡ Let us turn back,--that is one of the story-teller's rights,-- and put ourselves once more in the year 1815, and even a little earlier than the epoch when the action narrated in the first part of this book took place.,¡¡¡¡Will he even pay me for his lodging?...
¡¡¡¡There is something indescribable there which exhales grace, a green meadow traversed by tightly stretched lines, from which flutter rags drying in the wind, and an old market-gardener's house, built in the time of Louis XIII., with its great roof oddly pierced with dormer windows, dilapidated palisades, a little water amid poplar-trees, women, voices, laughter; on the horizon the Pantheon, the pole of the Deaf-Mutes, the Val-de-Grace, black, squat, fantastic, amusing, magnificent, and in the background, the severe square crests of the towers of Notre Dame.,¡¡¡¡While this was taking place in Petersburg the French had already passed Smolensk and were drawing nearer and nearer to Moscow. Napoleon's historian Thiers, like other of his historians, trying to justify his hero says that he was drawn to the walls of Moscow against his will. He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders. Here besides the law of retrospection, which regards all the past as a preparation for events that subsequently occur, the law of reciprocity comes in, confusing the whole matter. A good chessplayer having lost a game is sincerely convinced that his loss resulted from a mistake he made and looks for that mistake in the opening, but forgets that at each stage of the game there were similar mistakes and that none of his moves were perfect. He only notices the mistake to which he pays attention, because his opponent took advantage of it. How much more complex than this is the game of war, which occurs under certain limits of time, and where it is not one will that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills!...¡¡¡¡"The barricade will not be attacked until daybreak, according to all appearances, and will not be taken before to-morrow noon."...¡¡¡¡And every day he returned to that meadow of the Lark.!¡¡¡¡*"I have acted the Emperor long enough; it is time to act the general." ,¡¡¡¡"Did he have fine horses?,¡¡¡¡Marya Dmitrievna, having found Sonya weeping in the corridor, made her confess everything, and intercepting the note to Natasha she read it and went into Natasha's room with it in her hand.!¡¡¡¡Brujon, after having passed a month in the punishment cell, had had time, in the first place, to weave a rope, in the second, to mature a plan..
Tommy took to it pretty well, too. Boy found brains he never knew he,Other hands go up. Red jots the names.,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡ A locomotive is moving. Someone asks: "What moves it?" A peasant says the devil moves it. Another man says the locomotive moves because its wheels go round. A third asserts that the cause of its movement lies in the smoke which the wind carries away.!¡¡¡¡The countess pressed her daughter's hand, closed her eyes, and became quiet for a moment. Suddenly she sat up with unaccustomed swiftness, glanced vacantly around her, and seeing Natasha began to press her daughter's head with all her strength. Then she turned toward her daughter's face which was wincing with pain and gazed long at it.,.¡¡¡¡I told my wife to dress herself in the way she did, so that your young lady might make no difficulty about following her., .Damn, Byron. Look'a that.,¡¡¡¡A pistol?";
¡¡¡¡He who gave to all so readily thought this demand exorbitant and almost odious.;¡¡¡¡Stop!" He halted the cart with a vigorous movement which contained a feverish and convulsive element resembling hope.,¡¡¡¡All at once, in this whitish band, two figures made their appearance. One was in front, the other some distance in the rear.,¡¡¡¡Her voice trembled, and she again nearly cried, but recovered and went on quietly:...¡¡¡¡All at once, in the midst of his dejected ecstasy, he heard a familiar voice saying:--,256 INT -- SHAWSHANK PRISON -- DAY (1966) 256,¡¡¡¡Divers reports were in circulation in the cortege....¡¡¡¡Write it yourself.", !
¡¡¡¡They drove up to the gloomy old house on the Vozdvizhenka and entered the vestibule.,¡¡¡¡And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness., ;¡¡¡¡There is a mechanical movement which comes to us, unconsciously, from the most profound depths of our thought.,,¡¡¡¡The dormer window permitted the entrance of a ray of moonlight between two blocks of shadow....¡¡¡¡Bang.!
¡¡¡¡She was gazing in the direction in which he had gone- to the other side of life. And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.;BOOK THIRD.--THE HOUSE IN THE RUE PLUMET!¡¡¡¡The candle brought out the fierce and the fine angles of his countenance....BOOK FIRST.-WATERLOO!¡¡¡¡Marius heard the lower door turn on its hinges; a heavy step mounted the staircase, and hastened along the corridor; the latch of the hovel was noisily lifted; it was Jondrette returning.,Une tigre en riait dans sa grotte.,I ain't no goddamn loser.;¡¡¡¡"Your daughter."!
¡¡¡¡All day long conversations like the following were to be heard in all quarters of the town:--,¡¡¡¡"No, she has dressed and gone into the drawing room," said Sonya.,,¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡t¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡u¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡v¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡w¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡x¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡y,¡¡¡¡This betrayed unwonted agitation..¡¡¡¡"Oh, I am so happy!" she replied, smiled through her tears, bent over closer to him, paused for an instant as if asking herself whether she might, and then kissed him.,¡¡¡¡M. Madeleine had reigned over all and directed all. No sooner had he fallen, than each pulled things to himself; the spirit of combat succeeded to the spirit of organization, bitterness to cordiality, hatred of one another to the benevolence of the founder towards all; the threads which M. Madeleine had set were tangled and broken, the methods were adulterated, the products were debased, confidence was killed; the market diminished, for lack of orders; salaries were reduced, the workshops stood still, bankruptcy arrived.....
,.,.¡¡¡¡In venery this is called false re-imbushment.,¡¡¡¡The day after the opera the Rostovs went nowhere and nobody came to see them. Marya Dmitrievna talked to the count about something which they concealed from Natasha. Natasha guessed they were talking about the old prince and planning something, and this disquieted and offended her. She was expecting Prince Andrew any moment and twice that day sent a manservant to the Vozdvizhenka to ascertain whether he had come. He had not arrived. She suffered more now than during her first days in Moscow. To her impatience and pining for him were now added the unpleasant recollection of her interview with Princess Mary and the old prince, and a fear and anxiety of which she did not understand the cause. She continually fancied that either he would never come or that something would happen to her before he came. She could no longer think of him by herself calmly and continuously as she had done before. As soon as she began to think of him, the recollection of the old prince, of Princess Mary, of the theater, and of Kuragin mingled with her thoughts. The question again presented itself whether she was not guilty, whether she had not already broken faith with Prince Andrew, and again she found herself recalling to the minutest detail every word, every gesture, and every shade in the play of expression on the face of the man who had been able to arouse in her such an incomprehensible and terrifying feeling. To the family Natasha seemed livelier than usual, but she was far less tranquil and happy than before.,BOOK NINE: 1812.
¡¡¡¡For the last three days Bogucharovo had lain between the two hostile armies, so that it was as easy for the Russian rearguard to get to it as for the French vanguard; Rostov, as a careful squadron commander, wished to take such provisions as remained at Bogucharovo before the French could get them.!¡¡¡¡"My mealyback," the cobbler who says: "My cub," talks slang....¡¡¡¡"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.",¡¡¡¡"Are you sleepy?" said Jean Valjean..¡¡¡¡"I am a Republican," the Polytechnic School coming up unexpectedly against orders to remain at home, the shouts of: "Long live the Polytechnique!,¡¡¡¡"The herd goes in that direction because the animal in front leads it and the collective will of all the other animals is vested in that leader." This is what historians of the first class say- those who assume the unconditional transference of the people's will....
¡¡¡¡He tried to rise, to flee, to make his escape; he could not move his feet.,!.shower, whereof the scripture speaketh; plwt supa- eos laqueos: for penal laws pressed, are a shower of snares upon the people. .And in the last place are patres patriae; which reign justly, and make the times good, wherein they live. Both which last kinds need no examples, they are in such number. ;¡¡¡¡"Let me be!... What is it to me?... I shall die!" she muttered, wrenching herself from Marya Dmitrievna's hands with a vicious effort and sinking down again into her former position.,de facto (31) as a fact, as an actual possession.!
A WOMAN leads Brooks up the stairs toward the top floor. He,¡¡¡¡In Natasha's receptive condition of soul this prayer affected her strongly. She listened to every word about the victory of Moses over Amalek, of Gideon over Midian, and of David over Goliath, and about the destruction of "Thy Jerusalem," and she prayed to God with the tenderness and emotion with which her heart was overflowing, but without fully understanding what she was asking of God in that prayer. She shared with all her heart in the prayer for the spirit of righteousness, for the strengthening of the heart by faith and hope, and its animation by love. But she could not pray that her enemies might be trampled under foot when but a few minutes before she had been wishing she had more of them that she might pray for them. But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended knees. She felt in her heart a devout and tremulous awe at the thought of the punishment that overtakes men for their sins, and especially of her own sins, and she prayed to God to forgive them all, and her too, and to give them all, and her too, peace and happiness. And it seemed to her that God heard her prayer....286 INT -- EMPLOYEE RESTROOM -- DAY 286...¡¡¡¡Then she summoned up all her courage, and turned round resolutely.,¡¡¡¡Rostov saw the prisoners being led away and galloped after them to have a look at his Frenchman with the dimple on his chin. He was sitting in his foreign uniform on an hussar packhorse and looked anxiously about him; The sword cut on his arm could scarcely be called a wound. He glanced at Rostov with a feigned smile and waved his hand in greeting. Rostov still had the same indefinite feeling, as of shame.,LastIndexNext.¡¡¡¡"I don't ask for six months, I don't ask for even two. In less than a fortnight we shall be parallel with the government. With twenty-five thousand men we can face them.",And therefore, let a man contend to excel any competitors of his in honour, in out-shooting them, if he can, in their own bow. Discreet followers and servants help much to reputation. Onuus farm a danestids emanat. Envy, which is me ,In 1959, the folks up Augusta way finally clued in to the fact they,¡¡¡¡In venery this is called false re-imbushment.!
,¡¡¡¡As soon as the aide-de-camp had said this, the old mustached officer, with happy face and sparkling eyes, raised his saber, shouted "Vivat!" and, commanding the Uhlans to follow him, spurred his horse and galloped into the river. He gave an angry thrust to his horse, which had grown restive under him, and plunged into the water, heading for the deepest part where the current was swift. Hundreds of Uhlans galloped in after him. It was cold and uncanny in the rapid current in the middle of the stream, and the Uhlans caught hold of one another as they fell off their horses. Some of the horses were drowned and some of the men; the others tried to swim on, some in the saddle and some clinging to their horses' manes. They tried to make their way forward to the opposite bank and, though there was a ford one third of a mile away, were proud that they were swimming and drowning in this river under the eyes of the man who sat on the log and was not even looking at what they were doing. When the aide-de-camp, having returned and choosing an opportune moment, ventured to draw the Emperor's attention to the devotion of the Poles to his person, the little man in the gray overcoat got up and, having summoned Berthier, began pacing up and down the bank with him, giving him instructions and occasionally glancing disapprovingly at the drowning Uhlans who distracted his attention.;¡¡¡¡An instant later she returned and whispered in his ear:--,,¡¡¡¡ "All over?" he repeated. "If I were not myself, but the handsomest, cleverest, and best man in the world, and were free, I would this moment ask on my knees for your hand and your love!",¡¡¡¡On the morning of that very day, when he alone of the household was stirring, while strolling in the garden before Cosette's shutters were open, he had suddenly perceived on the wall, the following line, engraved, probably with a nail:--,¡¡¡¡"What swells they are! Why, the water streams from them! Don't make our drawing room so wet.".;
,? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡On the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit." The latter was very attentive to Anna Pavlovna because he wanted to be appointed director of one of the educational establishments for young ladies. Prince Vasili entered the room with the air of a happy conqueror who has attained the object of his desires.,¡¡¡¡The esaul, screwing up his light-colored eyes, nodded approvingly.!¡¡¡¡This man, who was old, moreover, had a thick nose, his chin swathed in a cravat, green spectacles with a double screen of green taffeta over his eyes, and his hair was plastered and flattened down on his brow on a level with his eyebrows like the wigs of English coachmen in "high life.",!¡¡¡¡"No, you have not understood me, don't let us talk about it," she replied, wiping away her tears.,!
!,¡°Your mother's coming¡¡± he said quietly. ¡°She wants to see you¡it will be all right¡hold on.¡¡± ,¡¡¡¡"Fabantou," replied the girl.,¡¡¡¡"There's going to be a row.",¡¡¡¡No conjecture was possible.,¡¡¡¡For instance, Pierre's return was a joyful and important event and they all felt it to be so....
¡¡¡¡"Have you known that young man long, Princess?" he asked.;¡¡¡¡Natasha did not follow the golden rule advocated by clever folk, especially by the French, which says that a girl should not let herself go when she marries, should not neglect her accomplishments, should be even more careful of her appearance than when she was unmarried, and should fascinate her husband as much as she did before he became her husband. Natasha on the contrary had at once abandoned all her witchery, of which her singing had been an unusually powerful part. She gave it up just because it was so powerfully seductive. She took no pains with her manners or with of speech, or with her toilet, or to show herself to her husband in her most becoming attitudes, or to avoid inconveniencing him by being too exacting. She acted in contradiction to all those rules. She felt that the allurements instinct had formerly taught her to use would now be merely ridiculous in the eyes of her husband, to whom she had from the first moment given herself up entirely- that is, with her whole soul, leaving no corner of it hidden from him. She felt that her unity with her husband was not maintained by the poetic feelings that had attracted him to her, but by something else- indefinite but firm as the bond between her own body and soul.;¡¡¡¡"Oh, yes, he has been waiting to start for some time." ;¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean never even dreamed any longer that Marius was in existence.,¡¡¡¡After that Petya remained silent for a long time, listening to the sounds. He heard footsteps in the darkness and a black figure appeared.,...Et ces grands malheurs qui nous faisaient rire!,¡¡¡¡"Yes, that was happiness," she then said in her quiet voice with its deep chest notes. "For me it certainly was happiness." She paused. "And he... he... he said he was wishing for it at the very moment I entered the room....",¡¡¡¡"Didn't I tell you so!" ejaculated Javert..
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¡¡¡¡ How long did he remain thus?;¡¡¡¡On another page he drew a tomb, and wrote: ,¡¡¡¡The counter-revolution was involuntarily liberal, in the same manner as, by a corresponding phenomenon, Napoleon was involuntarily revolutionary.,¡¡¡¡On arriving there, he calculated that he ought to be able to see the old man and the child.;¡¡¡¡She fled in alarm.,,...
¡¡¡¡One evening he had a singular apparition.,,¡¡¡¡It humiliates me to think that I am of the same age as that baldy....¡¡¡¡The sea of history was not driven spasmodically from shore to shore as previously. It was seething in its depths. Historic figures were not borne by the waves from one shore to another as before. They now seemed to rotate on one spot. The historical figures at the head of armies, who formerly reflected the movement of the masses by ordering wars, campaigns, and battles, now reflected the restless movement by political and diplomatic combinations, laws, and treaties.,¡¡¡¡Give it here.".¡¡¡¡In reply Boris wrote these lines: !¡¡¡¡I'm not a suspicious character, not a bit of it!,¡¡¡¡"What companion, my dear boy? Eh? You've already been talking it over! Eh?";¡¡¡¡WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGENCE!
BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡He stood beside the bed, with his finger on his lips, as though there were some one in the chamber whom he must enjoin to silence.!providence and fortune; for so they may the better assume them: and besides, it is ...¡¡¡¡They lived soberly, always having a little fire, but like people in very moderate circumstances.!¡¡¡¡A carpenter named Lombier met a comrade, who asked him:,;RED (V.O.)...
? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"What riots?".¡¡¡¡"Every country has its own character," said he..¡¡¡¡"Why, whatever is the matter, my dearest?".,,,¡¡¡¡"And was our militia of any use to the Empia? Not at all! It only wuined our farming! Bettah have another conscwiption... o' ou' men will wetu'n neithah soldiers no' peasants, and we'll get only depwavity fwom them. The nobility don't gwudge theah lives- evewy one of us will go and bwing in more wecwuits, and the sov'weign" (that was the way he referred to the Emperor) "need only say the word and we'll all die fo' him!" added the orator with animation.,¡¡¡¡"It is unavoidable," said Prince Andrew with a sigh..
CHAPTER XXII ;¡¡¡¡And she would go to the nursery to nurse Petya, her only boy. No one else could tell her anything so comforting or so reasonable as this little three-month-old creature when he lay at her breast and she was conscious of the movement of his lips and the snuffling of his little nose. That creature said: "You are angry, you are jealous, you would like to pay him out, you are afraid- but here am I! And I am he..." and that was unanswerable. It was more than true.,.LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡She replied:,disadvantage. For some in their actions do woo and affect honour and reputation. ,,LastIndexNext...
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? Leo Tolstoy, ;...STILL PANNING, past a chair, a sweater on a hook...and finally to the place of honor on the wall...,¡¡¡¡However, she did not allow Jean Valjean to perceive anything of this, except her pallor.,¡¡¡¡This relation of the men who command to those they command is what constitutes the essence of the conception called power.;HEYWOOD.a third, than by a man\'s self. Letters are good, when a man would draw an answer by letter back again; or when it may seem, for a man\'s justification, afterwards to ,¡¡¡¡The barricade was free.!
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.¡¡¡¡Rostov, with his keen sportsman's eye, was one of the first to catch sight of these blue French dragoons pursuing our Uhlans. Nearer and nearer in disorderly crowds came the Uhlans and the French dragoons pursuing them. He could already see how these men, who looked so small at the foot of the hill, jostled and overtook one another, waving their arms and their sabers in the air....¡¡¡¡I was wrong to lose my temper just now, I don't know what I was thinking of, I went a great deal too far, I said extravagant things.,,¡¡¡¡*Forty-two. .They all look to Red.,,,;
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BOOK NINE: 1812...¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, he did not become discouraged.,¡¡¡¡"You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest.",¡¡¡¡*"I have acted the Emperor long enough; it is time to act the general." ,¡¡¡¡They said:,¡¡¡¡"Fabantou," replied Jondrette quickly.,,¡¡¡¡"If you please, Miss! allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.,;
¡¡¡¡"How beautiful she is!, !Many ill matters and projects are undertaken; and private suits do putrefy the public !!,¡¡¡¡Shinshin, lowering his voice, began to tell the count of some intrigue of Kuragin's in Moscow, and Natasha tried to overhear it just because he had said she was "charmante.",FEMALE TELLER (O.S.),¡¡¡¡"Louisa Ivanovna, may I?" asked Sonya.,¡¡¡¡He was enjoying himself immensely..
¡¡¡¡The affianced couple, no longer alluding to trees that shed gloom and melancholy upon them, planned the arrangements of a splendid house in Petersburg, paid calls, and prepared everything for a brilliant wedding.,, ,,,¡¡¡¡"We won't speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.,,,¡¡¡¡Cosette and the servant occupied the pavilion; she had the big sleeping-room with the painted pier-glasses, the boudoir with the gilded fillets, the justice's drawing-room furnished with tapestries and vast arm-chairs; she had the garden.;