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¡¡¡¡The driver's eyes sparkled at the sight of the wine. After refusing it for manners' sake, he drank it and wiped his mouth with a red silk handkerchief he took out of his cap.,,¡¡¡¡In the ballroom guests stood crowding at the entrance doors awaiting the Emperor. The countess took up a position in one of the front rows of that crowd. Natasha heard and felt that several people were asking about her and looking at her. She realized that those noticing her liked her, and this observation helped to calm her.,¡¡¡¡"Before me? No! All is over for me," she replied with shame and self-abasement.,¡¡¡¡He said this because on his journey from Petersburg he had had the honor of being presented to the Duke. Prince Bolkonski glanced at the young man as if about to say something in reply, but changed his mind, evidently considering him too young.,;
¡¡¡¡Sometimes in the very quarter where the fighting is going on.,¡¡¡¡Cosette did not take time to breathe.,;¡¡¡¡Kutuzov swayed his head, as much as to say: "How is one man to deal with it all?" and again listened to Denisov., ,!
La premiere fois qu'en mon joyeux bouge,¡¡¡¡The first to speak was General Armfeldt who, to meet the difficulty that presented itself, unexpectedly proposed a perfectly new position away from the Petersburg and Moscow roads. The reason for this was inexplicable (unless he wished to show that he, too, could have an opinion), but he urged that at this point the army should unite and there await the enemy. It was plain that Armfeldt had thought out that plan long ago and now expounded it not so much to answer the questions put- which, in fact, his plan did not answer- as to avail himself of the opportunity to air it. It was one of the millions of proposals, one as good as another, that could be made as long as it was quite unknown what character the war would take. Some disputed his arguments, others defended them. Young Count Toll objected to the Swedish general's views more warmly than anyone else, and in the course of the dispute drew from his side pocket a well-filled notebook, which he asked permission to read to them. In these voluminous notes Toll suggested another scheme, totally different from Armfeldt's or Pfuel's plan of campaign. In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.,¡¡¡¡"This is what I have to say.,,,...¡¡¡¡The Emperor with a rapid glance scanned Kutuzov from head to foot, frowned for an instant, but immediately mastering himself went up to the old man, extended his arms and embraced him. And this embrace too, owing to a long-standing impression related to his innermost feelings, had its usual effect on Kutuzov and he gave a sob.,¡¡¡¡"They probably think I am offering them the grain to bribe them to remain here, while I myself go away leaving them to the mercy of the French," thought Princess Mary. "I will offer them monthly rations and housing at our Moscow estate. I am sure Andrew would do even more in my place," she thought as she went out in the twilight toward the crowd standing on the pasture by the barn..
LastIndexNext,? Leo Tolstoy.,¡¡¡¡When seeing a dying animal a man feels a sense of horror: substance similar to his own is perishing before his eyes. But when it is a beloved and intimate human being that is dying, besides this horror at the extinction of life there is a severance, a spiritual wound, which like a physical wound is sometimes fatal and sometimes heals, but always aches and shrinks at any external irritating touch.,,¡¡¡¡"Hur-r-rah!" roared thousands of voices.,FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20,in observing times and opportunities. Solomon saith; He that considered! the wind ,¡¡¡¡"The first street that I entered was deserted.,CHAPTER XII ;
¡¡¡¡Napoleon having cut our armies apart advanced far into the country and missed several chances of forcing an engagement. In August he was at Smolensk and thought only of how to advance farther, though as we now see that advance was evidently ruinous to him..Hadley busted his head pretty good. Doc already went home for the,¡¡¡¡Berg was satisfied and happy. The smile of pleasure never left his face. The party was very successful and quite like other parties he had seen. Everything was similar: the ladies' subtle talk, the cards, the general raising his voice at the card table, and the samovar and the tea cakes; only one thing was lacking that he had always seen at the evening parties he wished to imitate. They had not yet had a loud conversation among the men and a dispute about something important and clever. Now the general had begun such a discussion and so Berg drew Pierre to it.!¡¡¡¡They left him his purse and his watch.,That the usurer breaketh the first law that was made for mankind, after the fall; ,¡¡¡¡A table with a board at the end to keep the glasses from falling off is required, then a special stove is needed, a pot with three compartments for the different degrees of strength of the paste, according as it is to be used for wood, paper, or stuff, a paring-knife to cut the cardboard, a mould to adjust it, a hammer to nail the steels, pincers, how the devil do I know what all?!¡¡¡¡The ex-convict Brevet wore the black and gray waistcoat of the central prisons..¡¡¡¡After Ostermann had gone, a command rang out to the Uhlans....!
By "Eshu Space".,!¡¡¡¡"But tell me how much you will need for what you have to purchase?",¡¡¡¡Marius willed with the will of a man who hopes no more.,¡¡¡¡A large black form, straight and erect, was walking beside her through the darkness; it was a man who had come up behind her, and whose approach she had not heard.;...
,,,¡¡¡¡He called this "writing to her.",¡¡¡¡It was a long time before she could sleep. She kept thinking that no one could understand all that she understood and all there was in her.,¡¡¡¡Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity. A deed done is irrevocable, and its result coinciding in time with the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance. The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the more people he is connected with and the more power he has over others, the more evident is the predestination and inevitability of his every action.!
¡¡¡¡"He is a little better today," said he. "I was looking for you. One can make out something of what he is saying. His head is clearer. Come in, he is asking for you...".¡¡¡¡He set her on the ground and took her hand again.;BROOKS!LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Marius recollected that he had but sixteen sous about him.,!!
¡¡¡¡The lanterns of that date resembled large red stars, hanging to ropes, and shed upon the pavement a shadow which had the form of a huge spider. These streets were not deserted.;¡¡¡¡The latter was riding with a sullen expression on his face.,¡¡¡¡Smolensk was abandoned contrary to the wishes of the Emperor and of the whole people. But Smolensk was burned by its own inhabitants-who had been misled by their governor. And these ruined inhabitants, setting an example to other Russians, went to Moscow thinking only of their own losses but kindling hatred of the foe. Napoleon advanced farther and we retired, thus arriving at the very result which caused his destruction.!¡¡¡¡Anatole glanced at him and immediately thrust his hand into his pocket and drew out his pocketbook.!¡¡¡¡It is the country of jet . . .".,¡¡¡¡"Monsieur?",It is generally better to deal by speech, than by letter; and by the mediation of ;¡¡¡¡"He doesn't obey... I said it twice... and he doesn't obey! She is the first person in this house; she's my best friend," cried the prince. "And if you allow yourself," he screamed in a fury, addressing Princess Mary for the first time, "to forget yourself again before her as you dared to do yesterday, I will show you who is master in this house. Go! Don't let me set eyes on you; beg her pardon!",¡¡¡¡"Well, go, go! If anything more is wanted I'll send after you.",¡¡¡¡"Oh, my enchantress!" she cried to the blushing Natasha. "Charming! No, this is really beyond anything, my dear count," said she to Count Rostov who had followed her in. "How can you live in Moscow and go nowhere? No, I won't let you off! Mademoiselle George will recite at my house tonight and there'll be some people, and if you don't bring your lovely girls- who are prettier than Mademoiselle George- I won't know you! My husband is away in Tver or I would send him to fetch you. You must come. You positively must! Between eight and nine.".
NORTON;!¡¡¡¡Napoleon ordered an army to be raised and go to war. We are so accustomed to that idea and have become so used to it that the question: why did six hundred thousand men go to fight when Napoleon uttered certain words, seems to us senseless. He had the power and so what he ordered was done.,¡¡¡¡"Andrew lying? Is he ill?" asked Natasha, her frightened eyes fixed on her friend.;¡¡¡¡How the birds sang!!¡¡¡¡"He has the air of a man who is following some one."...¡¡¡¡When a man works alone he always has a certain set of reflections which as it seems to him directed his past activity, justify his present activity, and guide him in planning his future actions. Just the same is done by a concourse of people, allowing those who do not take a direct part in the activity to devise considerations, justifications, and surmises concerning their collective activity.,¡¡¡¡"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.",.
...¡¡¡¡He lacked majesty; he wore no crown, although a king, and no white hair, although an old man; his manners belonged to the old regime and his habits to the new; a mixture of the noble and the bourgeois which suited 1830; Louis Philippe was transition reigning; he had preserved the ancient pronunciation and the ancient orthography which he placed at the service of opinions modern; he loved Poland and Hungary, but he wrote les Polonois, and he pronounced les Hongrais.,¡¡¡¡THE TWO DUTIES:... ,¡¡¡¡A linden-tree showed its crest above the niche, and the wall was covered with ivy on the side of the Rue Polonceau.,¡¡¡¡The Emperor straightened himself up and fell to thinking.;¡¡¡¡Gavroche was satisfied with himself for having produced this remark.,¡¡¡¡The more this field of motion spreads out before our eyes, the more evident are the laws of that movement. To discover and define those laws is the problem of history., .
¡¡¡¡The lanterns of that date resembled large red stars, hanging to ropes, and shed upon the pavement a shadow which had the form of a huge spider. These streets were not deserted.,¡¡¡¡"Mary, dear, I think he is asleep- he was so tired," said Sonya, meeting her in the large sitting room (it seemed to Countess Mary that she crossed her path everywhere). "Andrew may wake him."...¡¡¡¡Cosette gazed at the stone, asking herself what it meant....¡¡¡¡Wellington, uneasy but impassive, was on horseback, and there remained the whole day in the same attitude, a little in advance of the old mill of Mont-Saint-Jean, which is still in existence, beneath an elm, which an Englishman, an enthusiastic vandal, purchased later on for two hundred francs, cut down, and carried off. Wellington was coldly heroic.,¡¡¡¡Toll wrote a disposition: "The first column will march to so and so," etc. And as usual nothing happened in accord with the disposition. Prince Eugene of Wurttemberg fired from a hill over the French crowds that were running past, and demanded reinforcements which did not arrive. The French, avoiding the Russians, dispersed and hid themselves in the forest by night, making their way round as best they could, and continued their flight....? Victor Hugo,CHAPTER XII ,¡¡¡¡Natasha rose and curtsied to the splendid countess. She was so pleased by praise from this brilliant beauty that she blushed with pleasure..¡°I had help on that too,¡± Harry snapped, trying to mop up his bloody leg with his robes. ¡°You helped me with the egg - we're square.¡± ...
HADLEY (O.S.).¡¡¡¡"How many inhabitants are there in Moscow? How many houses? Is it true that Moscow is called 'Holy Moscow'? How many churches are there in Moscow?" he asked.,The headline reads: "CORRUPTION AND MURDER AT SHAWSHANK."!¡¡¡¡"About Prince Michael...",¡¡¡¡He seemed to understand.,¡¡¡¡His wound once healed, he resumed his solitary twilight strolls..¡¡¡¡He did not see and did not hear how they shot the prisoners who lagged behind, though more than a hundred perished in that way. He did not think of Karataev who grew weaker every day and evidently would soon have to share that fate. Still less did Pierre think about himself. The harder his position became and the more terrible the future, the more independent of that position in which he found himself were the joyful and comforting thoughts, memories, and imaginings that came to him. ,¡¡¡¡This war contained many events in one, and a quantity of peculiarities. A grand family affair for the house of Bourbon; the branch of France succoring and protecting the branch of Madrid, that is to say, performing an act devolving on the elder; an apparent return to our national traditions, complicated by servitude and by subjection to the cabinets of the North; M. le Duc d'Angouleme, surnamed by the liberal sheets the hero of Andujar, compressing in a triumphal attitude that was somewhat contradicted by his peaceable air, the ancient and very powerful terrorism of the Holy Office at variance with the chimerical terrorism of the liberals; the sansculottes resuscitated, to the great terror of dowagers, under the name of descamisados; monarchy opposing an obstacle to progress described as anarchy; the theories of '89 roughly interrupted in the sap; a European halt, called to the French idea, which was making the tour of the world; beside the son of France as generalissimo, the Prince de Carignan, afterwards Charles Albert, enrolling himself in that crusade of kings against people as a volunteer, with grenadier epaulets of red worsted; the soldiers of the Empire setting out on a fresh campaign, but aged, saddened, after eight years of repose, and under the white cockade; the tricolored standard waved abroad by a heroic handful of Frenchmen, as the white standard had been thirty years earlier at Coblentz; monks mingled with our troops; the spirit of liberty and of novelty brought to its senses by bayonets; principles slaughtered by cannonades; France undoing by her arms that which she had done by her mind; in addition to this, hostile leaders sold, soldiers hesitating, cities besieged by millions; no military perils, and yet possible explosions, as in every mine which is surprised and invaded; but little bloodshed, little honor won, shame for some, glory for no one. Such was this war, made by the princes descended from Louis XIV., and conducted by generals who had been under Napoleon.;¡¡¡¡The light fell full on M. Madeleine's face.;
She and her fellow Death Eaters had closed in so that they were mere feet away from Harry and the others, the light from their wands dazzling Harry's eyes.....¡¡¡¡When he reached the slant of the wall where he had left Cosette, he noticed that no one could see him there.!¡¡¡¡He could sometimes be seen standing by the hour together in front of the sutler's window in the Charlemagne yard, staring like an idiot at the sordid list of prices which began with:,¡¡¡¡"You marry!,¡¡¡¡None of them had on shoes; those who did not wear socks were barefooted.,¡¡¡¡A filousophe [philosophe], a scientific thief. The species does exist..
¡¡¡¡"Is it possible that he died in the bitter frame of mind he was then in? Is it possible that the meaning of life was not disclosed to him before he died?" thought Pierre. He recalled Karataev and his death and involuntarily began to compare these two men, so different, and yet so similar in that they had both lived and both died and in the love he felt for both of them..¡¡¡¡ Thus our conception of free will and inevitability gradually diminishes or increases according to the greater or lesser connection with the external world, the greater or lesser remoteness of time, and the greater or lesser dependence on the causes in relation to which we contemplate a man's life.,¡¡¡¡And off he ran with the pistol....This Free Ebook is Produced ,BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812!¡¡¡¡"It's all the same to him," he muttered, turning quickly to a soldier who stood behind him. "Brigand! Get away!",¡¡¡¡Moreover, he was in hopes, that this violent encounter between Jondrette and M. Leblanc would cast some light on all the things which he was interested in learning.;
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¡¡¡¡"Sit down with me a little," said the countess.,¡¡¡¡However, this quarter, which had a superannuated rather than an antique air, was tending even then to transformation.!ANDY.¡¡¡¡In fact, to get Wurmser, it sufficed to blanch the hair of Wellington..,BOOK FIRST.-WATERLOO,¡¡¡¡The same sad, piercing, religious sentiment filled his heart..What the fuck you care, new fish?;
!¡¡¡¡Two hostile troops on a field of battle are two wrestlers.,¡¡¡¡"One might easily get killed that way! What do they mean by it? Killing people! Poor dear, he's as white as a sheet!"- various voices were heard saying.,¡¡¡¡Toussaint did not fail in her duty, and Cosette was well aware of the fact, but she could not refrain from adding:--,¡¡¡¡In the hut which the men had passed, the chief officers had gathered and were in animated talk over their tea about the events of the day and the maneuvers suggested for tomorrow. It was proposed to make a flank march to the left, cut off the Vice-King (Murat) and capture him.,Another jet of green light flew from behind the silver shield. This time it was the one-armed centaur, galloping in front of Dumbledore, that took the blast and shattered into a hundred pieces, but before the fragments had even hit the floor, Dumbledore had drawn back his wand and waved it as though brandishing a whip. A long thin flame flew from the tip; it wrapped itself around Voldemort, shield and all. For a moment, it seemed Dumbledore had won, but then the fiery rope became a serpent, which relinquished its hold on Voldemort at once and turned, hissing furiously, to face Dumbledore., ;
LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Ponsonby had fallen, riddled by seven lance-thrusts. Gordon was dead.,¡¡¡¡I am an unhappy wretch!" said he.,¡¡¡¡The peculiarity of a language which is desirous of saying all yet concealing all is that it is rich in figures..¡¡¡¡"Well, that's all!" said Kutuzov as he signed the last of the documents, and rising heavily and smoothing out the folds in his fat white neck he moved toward the door with a more cheerful expression....¡¡¡¡The more this field of motion spreads out before our eyes, the more evident are the laws of that movement. To discover and define those laws is the problem of history....¡¡¡¡Their specific gravity in the human species results from something more than a combat..CHAPTER III ,¡¡¡¡It is a delight to him to dream that there still lingers behind him something of that which he beheld when he was in his own country, and that all has not vanished.!
¡¡¡¡The President addressed him:--,¡¡¡¡"Bad," replied Jondrette with a heart-broken and grateful smile, "very bad, my worthy sir.;¡¡¡¡It was in front of this Gorbeau house that Jean Valjean halted. Like wild birds, he had chosen this desert place to construct his nest., ,,CHAPTER XIII ;,To speak now, of the reformation and reiglement of usury; how the discommodities of it may be best avoided, and the commodities retained. It appears by the balance of commodities and discommodities of usury, two things are to be reconciled. The one, that the tooth of usury be grinded, that it bite not too much: the other, that there be left open a means, to invite moneyed men to lend to the merchants, for the continuing and quickening of trade. This cannot be done, except you introduce two several sorts of usury; a less, and a greater. For if you reduce usury to one low rate, it will ease the common borrower, but the merchant will be to seek for money. And it is to be noted that the trade of merchandise, being the most lucrative, may bear usury at a good rate; other contracts not so.;¡¡¡¡Thus, by a sort of infiltration from below upwards, with the aid of metaphor, that incalculable, trajectory slang mounts from the cavern to the Academy; and Poulailler saying: "I light my camoufle," causes Voltaire to write:;
¡¡¡¡The eighth and largest group, which in its enormous numbers was to the others as ninety-nine to one, consisted of men who desired neither peace nor war, neither an advance nor a defensive camp at the Drissa or anywhere else, neither Barclay nor the Emperor, neither Pfuel nor Bennigsen, but only the one most essential thing- as much advantage and pleasure for themselves as possible. In the troubled waters of conflicting and intersecting intrigues that eddied about the Emperor's headquarters, it was possible to succeed in many ways unthinkable at other times. A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter. Another who wished to gain some advantage would attract the Emperor's attention by loudly advocating the very thing the Emperor had hinted at the day before, and would dispute and shout at the council, beating his breast and challenging those who did not agree with him to duels, thereby proving that he was prepared to sacrifice himself for the common good. A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him. A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye. A fifth, to achieve his long-cherished aim of dining with the Emperor, would stubbornly insist on the correctness or falsity of some newly emerging opinion and for this object would produce arguments more or less forcible and correct.,NORTON,,¡¡¡¡When the last knot had been tied, Thenardier took a chair and seated himself almost facing M. Leblanc.!BOOK NINE: 1812;.¡¡¡¡Born yesterday, it was obliged to fight to-day....¡¡¡¡However, Jean Valjean was happy.;
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RED (V.O.),¡¡¡¡Thenceforth, everything was done on a small scale, instead of on a grand scale; for lucre instead of the general good. There was no longer a centre; everywhere there was competition and animosity.,¡¡¡¡"Promise to give me a kiss on my brow when I am dead.--I shall feel it.",¡¡¡¡In consequence of demolitions and reconstructions, the Paris of his youth, that Paris which he bore away religiously in his memory, is now a Paris of days gone by. He must be permitted to speak of that Paris as though it still existed. It is possible that when the author conducts his readers to a spot and says, "In such a street there stands such and such a house," neither street nor house will any longer exist in that locality. Readers may verify the facts if they care to take the trouble. For his own part, he is unacquainted with the new Paris, and he writes with the old Paris before his eyes in an illusion which is precious to him.,¡¡¡¡At intervals, truth, that daylight of the human soul, can be descried shining there.,...
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My standard mark-up's twenty percent, but we're talkin' about a,,¡°It's called a Time-Turner,¡± Hermione whispered, ¡°and I got it from Professor McGonagall on our first day back. I've been using it all year to get to all my lessons. Professor McGonagall made me swear I wouldn't tell anyone. She had to write all sorts of letters to the Ministry of Magic so I could have one. She had to tell them that I was a model student, and that I'd never, ever use it for anything except my studies¡ I've been turning it back so I could do hours over again, that's how I've been doing several lessons at once, see? But¡ ,,¡¡¡¡All at once he heard a voice which seemed to proceed from the street, and which was calling to him through the trees:--...¡¡¡¡That evening the Rostovs went to the Opera, for which Marya Dmitrievna had taken a box..¡¡¡¡"Ulyulyulyu!" whispered Rostov, pouting his lips. The borzois jumped up, jerking the rings of the leashes and pricking their ears. Karay finished scratching his hindquarters and, cocking his ears, got up with quivering tail from which tufts of matted hair hung down.!¡¡¡¡NUMBER 9,430 REAPPEARS, AND COSETTE WINS IT IN THE LOTTERY. ,;
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¡¡¡¡"And can't it be helped?" she asked. Prince Andrew did not reply, but his face expressed the impossibility of altering that decision.,,¡¡¡¡What is he in search of? An adventure!,¡¡¡¡Whatever presentation of the activity of many men or of an individual we may consider, we always regard it as the result partly of man's free will and partly of the law of inevitability..¡¡¡¡"Natasha, I am in earnest...",¡¡¡¡"What do you want with No. 7?",¡®She doesn't love me,¡¯ said Harry at once. ¡®She doesn't give a damn¡ª¡¯ ...
¡¡¡¡Towards four o'clock, the English line drew back.,¡°We saw him in the forest just before the Dark Mark appeared,¡± Hermione told Sirius. ¡°Remember?¡± she said to Harry and Ron. ,stamp that form there, sonny, and stop wasting my damn time. Truth.¡¡¡¡"Yes, he's a poor little fellow," said Denisov, who evidently saw nothing shameful in this reminder. "Call him in. His name is Vincent Bosse. Have him fetched.",? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡This is what Brujon had written the night before.,¡¡¡¡Moreover, he had light hair, prominent blue eyes, a round face, was vain, insolent and good-looking; quite the reverse of Marius..
¡°He is mad,¡± said Krum doubtfully, staring down at Crouch, who was still gabbling to the tree, apparently convinced it was Percy. ,¡°You what?¡¯ said Harry. !¡¡¡¡Mary Hendrikhovna was the wife of the regimental doctor, a pretty young German woman he had married in Poland. The doctor, whether from lack of means or because he did not like to part from his young wife in the early days of their marriage, took her about with him wherever the hussar regiment went and his jealousy had become a standing joke among the hussar officers.,BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13...¡¡¡¡He had meditated all night long; he had meditated all the day: he heard within him but one voice, which said, "Alas!";¡¡¡¡Nobody at No. 17. It's nothing but a big carriage gate!,,8 INT -- COURTROOM -- DAY (1946) 8!¡¡¡¡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.!CHAPTER XVII ;