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¡¡¡¡It was some one, a man, who had evidently just been posted there, and who was barring the passage and waiting.,¡¡¡¡Hucheloup, one fine morning, had seen fit to notify passers-by of this "specialty"; he had dipped a brush in a pot of black paint, and as he was an orthographer on his own account, as well as a cook after his own fashion, he had improvised on his wall this remarkable inscription:--,¡¡¡¡Petya ran up and offered her his back. She jumped on it, putting her arms round his neck, and he pranced along with her....,¡¡¡¡It thought that it had roots, because it was the past.,¡¡¡¡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.;
;¡¡¡¡Natasha had married in the early spring of 1813, and in 1820 already had three daughters besides a son for whom she had longed and whom she was now nursing. She had grown stouter and broader, so that it was difficult to recognize in this robust, motherly woman the slim, lively Natasha of former days. Her features were more defined and had a calm, soft, and serene expression. In her face there was none of the ever-glowing animation that had formerly burned there and constituted its charm. Now her face and body were of all that one saw, and her soul was not visible at all. All that struck the eye was a strong, handsome, and fertile woman. The old fire very rarely kindled in her face now. That happened only when, as was the case that day, her husband returned home, or a sick child was convalescent, or when she and Countess Mary spoke of Prince Andrew (she never mentioned him to her husband, who she imagined was jealous of Prince Andrew's memory), or on the rare occasions when something happened to induce her to sing, a practice she had quite abandoned since her marriage. At the rare moments when the old fire did kindle in her handsome, fully developed body she was even more attractive than in former days.,¡¡¡¡The time for retreating was passed....¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean added:,,¡°Poor old Snuffles,¡± said Ron, breathing deeply. ¡°He must really like you. Harry.¡Imagine having to live off rats.¡± ;¡¡¡¡"Fine doings!" answered Dmitrievna. "For fifty-eight years have I lived in this world and never known anything so disgraceful!"!
¡¡¡¡I just passed through the Rue Richelieu, in front of the big public library.,,¡¡¡¡"Calm yourself, my child," said the doctor; "your child is here.";LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"There'll hardly be another such chance to fall on a transport as today. It's too risky to attack them by oneself, and if we put it off till another day one of the big guerrilla detachments will snatch the prey from under our noses," thought Denisov, continually peering forward, hoping to see a messenger from Dolokhov.,¡¡¡¡If the aim of the European wars at the beginning of the nineteenth century had been the aggrandizement of Russia, that aim might have been accomplished without all the preceding wars and without the invasion. If the aim wag the aggrandizement of France, that might have been attained without the Revolution and without the Empire. If the aim was the dissemination of ideas, the printing press could have accomplished that much better than warfare. If the aim was the progress of civilization, it is easy to see that there are other ways of diffusing civilization more expedient than by the destruction of wealth and of human lives.,he be not to be commended, you much less. Glorious men are the scorn of wise men; the admiration of fools; the idols of parasites; and the slaves of their own vaunts.;BOOK TEN: 1812,...
¡¡¡¡The invaders flee, turn back, flee again, and all the chances are now not for Napoleon but always against him., ;¡¡¡¡At full speed, with bridles loose, swords in their teeth pistols in fist,--such was the attack.!¡¡¡¡At other times she praised Julie to him and advised him to go to Moscow during the holidays to amuse himself. Nicholas guessed what his mother's remarks were leading to and during one of these conversations induced her to speak quite frankly. She told him that her only hope of getting their affairs disentangled now lay in his marrying Julie Karagina.,,¡¡¡¡There are but few passers-by on that boulevard, particularly in the winter.,¡¡¡¡All that is accessible to man is the relation of the life of the bee to other manifestations of life. And so it is with the purpose of historic characters and nations.!
,¡¡¡¡Despite the uneasy glances thrown at her by Princess Mary- who wished to have a tete-a-tete with Natasha- Mademoiselle Bourienne remained in the room and persistently talked about Moscow amusements and theaters. Natasha felt offended by the hesitation she had noticed in the anteroom, by her father's nervousness, and by the unnatural manner of the princess who- she thought- was making a favor of receiving her, and so everything displeased her. She did not like Princess Mary, whom she thought very plain, affected, and dry. Natasha suddenly shrank into herself and involuntarily assumed an offhand air which alienated Princess Mary still more. After five minutes of irksome, constrained conversation, they heard the sound of slippered feet rapidly approaching. Princess Mary looked frightened.!¡¡¡¡Take back your ferocious beast. You can't bribe me.,, ;¡¡¡¡This reply of Balashev's, which hinted at the recent defeats of the French in Spain, was much appreciated when he related it at Alexander's court, but it was not much appreciated at Napoleon's dinner, where it passed unnoticed..Mieux que Malebranche et que Lamennais,,¡¡¡¡"What! not even a spring-cart? I am not hard to please, as you see.",¡¡¡¡Tyranny constrains the writer to conditions of diameter which are augmentations of force..
¡¡¡¡He reflected for a moment....¡¡¡¡The people of the west moved eastwards to slay their fellow men, and by the law of coincidence thousands of minute causes fitted in and co-ordinated to produce that movement and war: reproaches for the nonobservance of the Continental System, the Duke of Oldenburg's wrongs, the movement of troops into Prussia- undertaken (as it seemed to Napoleon) only for the purpose of securing an armed peace, the French Emperor's love and habit of war coinciding with his people's inclinations, allurement by the grandeur of the preparations, and the expenditure on those preparations and the need of obtaining advantages to compensate for that expenditure, the intoxicating honors he received in Dresden, the diplomatic negotiations which, in the opinion of contemporaries, were carried on with a sincere desire to attain peace, but which only wounded the self-love of both sides, and millions and millions of other causes that adapted themselves to the event that was happening or coincided with it..¡¡¡¡It was that first, redoubtable moment of inundation, when the stream rises to the level of the levee and when the water begins to filter through the fissures of dike. A second more and the barricade would have been taken.!¡¡¡¡"My brother dined with me yesterday- we nearly died of laughter- he ate nothing and kept sighing for you, my charmer! He is madly, quite madly, in love with you, my dear.",A ROAD-GANG is grading a culvert with picks. There's dust and,¡¡¡¡Either the fairies or the police had had a hand in it....¡¡¡¡Cosette did not know.,¡¡¡¡The English discovered him there..
¡¡¡¡All this explains why the early revolutions contented themselves with finding a man, Cromwell or Napoleon; and why the second absolutely insisted on finding a family, the House of Brunswick or the House of Orleans.,¡¡¡¡They recalled the popular ovation which had greeted the neutrality of the 53d of the Line in July, 1830.!¡¡¡¡He told me his name, but his beastly voice was so weak that I didn't hear.!¡¡¡¡"Drubetskoy has proposed?".257 EXT -- SHAWSHANK PRISON -- WIDE SHOT -- DAY (1966) 257,¡¡¡¡"At first I did not like it much, because what makes a town pleasant ce sont les jolies femmes,* isn't that so? But now I like it very much indeed," he said, looking at her significantly. "You'll come to the costume tournament, Countess? Do come!" and putting out his hand to her bouquet and dropping his voice, he added, "You will be the prettiest there. Do come, dear countess, and give me this flower as a pledge!" ;¡¡¡¡Not only did his contempories, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite- a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.,!.
¡¡¡¡ Nothing is more extraordinary than the first breaking out of a riot. Everything bursts forth everywhere at once.!¡¡¡¡Does he think I can make it?"!¡¡¡¡On another page he drew a tomb, and wrote: ...¡¡¡¡The messenger himself was a very clever member of the police, who, in two words, informed Javert of what had taken place at Arras. The order of arrest, signed by the district-attorney, was couched in these words:,¡¡¡¡During the night she woke up; this time she was sure, and she distinctly heard some one walking close to the flight of steps beneath her window. She ran to her little wicket and opened it.!¡¡¡¡Let us state at once, that this trunk never quitted him more. He always had it in his chamber.; ;¡°No ¡ª no ¡ª¡± Harry gasped. ¡°He's innocent¡ expecto expecto patronum ¡ª¡± !
¡¡¡¡From scruples, the mother proceeded to uneasiness:...¡¡¡¡On the following day, she saw him pass again.;The first night's the toughest, no doubt about it. They march you in!¡¡¡¡"Call me Mr. Inspector.",¡¡¡¡Who does know?.¡¡¡¡ The line of open-air booths starting at the church, extended, as the reader will remember, as far as the hostelry of the Thenardiers. These booths were all illuminated, because the citizens would soon pass on their way to the midnight mass, with candles burning in paper funnels, which, as the schoolmaster, then seated at the table at the Thenardiers' observed, produced "a magical effect." In compensation, not a star was visible in the sky....¡¡¡¡At that moment, on the road leading from the big house, two women and a man in a white hat were seen coming toward the officers.,¡¡¡¡The supreme moment had arrived. He sought to collect his faculties, but could not.,¡¡¡¡Then, there alone in the darkness, trembling with cold and with something else, too, perchance, he meditated.,¡¡¡¡ Towards four o'clock the condition of the English army was serious. The Prince of Orange was in command of the centre, Hill of the right wing, Picton of the left wing....
,¡¡¡¡Her hatred of the human race began with her own sons.,¡¡¡¡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.,¡¡¡¡She drew near to him and stopped. He took her hand and kissed it..¡¡¡¡"I can't, I belong in the procession, I'm the one to shout `Down with Polignac!'";...¡¡¡¡"And with such fine fellows to retreat and retreat! Well, good-by, General," he added, and rode into the yard past Prince Andrew and Denisov.;
¡¡¡¡At nightfall, Javert had posted his men and had gone into ambush himself between the trees of the Rue de la Barrieredes-Gobelins which faced the Gorbeau house, on the other side of the boulevard. He had begun operations by opening "his pockets," and dropping into it the two young girls who were charged with keeping a watch on the approaches to the den.,¡¡¡¡When the man in the yellow coat had thrown the agent off his track, he redoubled his pace, not without turning round many a time to assure himself that he was not being followed.;¡¡¡¡In the meantime, in the space of a few minutes, twenty iron bars had been wrenched from the grated front of the wine-shop, ten fathoms of street had been unpaved; Gavroche and Bahorel had seized in its passage, and overturned, the dray of a lime-dealer named Anceau; this dray contained three barrels of lime, which they placed beneath the piles of paving-stones: Enjolras raised the cellar trap, and all the widow Hucheloup's empty casks were used to flank the barrels of lime; Feuilly, with his fingers skilled in painting the delicate sticks of fans, had backed up the barrels and the dray with two massive heaps of blocks of rough stone.,,¡¡¡¡Selfishness is not one of the divisions of the social order.,By "Eshu Space".,¡¡¡¡At that moment Count Rostopchin with his protruding chin and alert eyes, wearing the uniform of a general with sash over his shoulder, entered the room, stepping briskly to the front of the crowd of gentry.,? Leo Tolstoy;
¡¡¡¡All human destiny lies in this dilemma..VOICE (O.S.),¡¡¡¡The fifth party consisted of those who were adherents of Barclay de Tolly, not so much as a man but as minister of war and commander in chief. "Be he what he may" (they always began like that), "he is an honest, practical man and we have nobody better. Give him real power, for war cannot be conducted successfully without unity of command, and he will show what he can do, as he did in Finland. If our army is well organized and strong and has withdrawn to Drissa without suffering any defeats, we owe this entirely to Barclay. If Barclay is now to be superseded by Bennigsen all will be lost, for Bennigsen showed his incapacity already in 1807.".¡¡¡¡Anatole was always content with his position, with himself, and with others. He was instinctively and thoroughly convinced that was impossible for him to live otherwise than as he did and that he had never in his life done anything base. He was incapable of considering how his actions might affect others or what the consequences of this or that action of his might be. He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society. He believed this so firmly that others, looking at him, were persuaded of it too and did not refuse him either a leading place in society or money, which he borrowed from anyone and everyone and evidently would not repay..¡¡¡¡He lives,-- or rather, he no longer lives,--ah well, I don't know.", ,and said. What a dust do I raise?.
,¡¡¡¡One no longer emerges from one's self except for the purpose of going off to dream. Idle production.,;¡¡¡¡The four men did not stir, and did not even seem to be looking on.;¡¡¡¡"Well, friends, I have now thought the whole matter over and this is my advice," she began. "Yesterday, as you know, I went to see Prince Bolkonski. Well, I had a talk with him.... He took it into his head to begin shouting, but I am not one to be shouted down. I said what I had to say!",¡¡¡¡Nothing can reproduce the sombre and kindly melancholy of tone which accompanied these words.,.By "Eshu Space"..
¡¡¡¡"His pardon is granted; it only remains for me to obtain it.",¡¡¡¡It was a warm rainy autumn day. The sky and the horizon were both the color of muddy water. At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down.,,¡¡¡¡"Maybe I do love a poor girl," said Nicholas to himself. "Am I to sacrifice my feelings and my honor for money? I wonder how Mamma could speak so to me. Because Sonya is poor I must not love her," he thought, "must not respond to her faithful, devoted love? Yet I should certainly be happier with her than with some doll-like Julie. I can always sacrifice my feelings for my family's welfare," he said to himself, "but I can't coerce my feelings. If I love Sonya, that feeling is for me stronger and higher than all else.", ...¡¡¡¡"He says he expected it," she remarked. "I know his pride will not let him express his feelings, but still he has taken it better, far better, than I expected. Evidently it had to be...."...
¡¡¡¡Behind him, where Karataev had been sitting, the dog began to howl. "What a stupid beast! Why is it howling?" thought Pierre.,¡¡¡¡He traversed the line of the principal outposts, halting here and there to talk to the sentinels.,... .¡¡¡¡Rakes, those male Magdalenes, have a secret feeling of innocence similar to that which female Magdalenes have, based on the same hope of forgiveness. "All will be forgiven her, for she loved much; and all will be forgiven him, for he enjoyed much.",¡¡¡¡While she was forgetful of him, he had found her again!,¡¡¡¡A whole political school called "the golden mean" has been the outcome of this.,¡¡¡¡"That ninny is madly in love with Cosette, but Cosette does not even know that he exists.";143 to a stuttering halt. Nobody moves, nobody speaks. Everybody 143!!
¡¡¡¡Master Bourgaillard!";¡¡¡¡"Oh, how good! How splendid!" said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more. "Oh, how good, how splendid!",¡¡¡¡This voice, feeble at first, and which had proceeded from the most obscure depths of his conscience, had gradually become startling and formidable, and he now heard it in his very ear.,¡¡¡¡To understand, observe, and draw conclusions, man must first of all be conscious of himself as living. A man is only conscious of himself as a living being by the fact that he wills, that is, is conscious of his volition. But his will- which forms the essence of his life- man recognizes (and can but recognize) as free.,!¡¡¡¡"Come along....
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¡¡¡¡"Hold!" said he, "and what about that poor woman?",LastIndexNext,strangers, and formal natures: but the dwelling upon them, and exalting them above !¡¡¡¡Often, in the midst of his gravest souvenirs, after a day of conflict with the whole diplomacy of the continent, he returned at night to his apartments, and there, exhausted with fatigue, overwhelmed with sleep, what did he do? He took a death sentence and passed the night in revising a criminal suit, considering it something to hold his own against Europe, but that it was a still greater matter to rescue a man from the executioner. He obstinately maintained his opinion against his keeper of the seals; he disputed the ground with the guillotine foot by foot against the crown attorneys, those chatterers of the law, as he called them. Sometimes the pile of sentences covered his table; he examined them all; it was anguish to him to abandon these miserable, condemned heads. One day, he said to the same witness to whom we have recently referred: "I won seven last night.",strangers, and formal natures: but the dwelling upon them, and exalting them above ...,.
But she just poked him painfully in the side with the end of the broomstick, laughing at him. ,¡¡¡¡The inspector stared still more intently at Marius, and continued with sententious solemnity:--,the meridian of meir years: as it was with Julius Caesar, and Septimius Severus. Of ,¡¡¡¡At a certain moment he made that indescribable gesture of a sort of authority mingled with rebellion, which is intended to convey, and which does so well convey, "Pardieu! who compels me to this?" Then he wheeled briskly round, caught sight of the door through which he had entered in front of him, went to it, opened it, and passed out. He was no longer in that chamber; he was outside in a corridor, a long, narrow corridor, broken by steps and gratings, making all sorts of angles, lighted here and there by lanterns similar to the night taper of invalids, the corridor through which he had approached. He breathed, he listened; not a sound in front, not a sound behind him, and he fled as though pursued.!¡¡¡¡In the middle of another conversation, he chanced to exclaim:--,¡¡¡¡At nightfall, a workingman encountered near the canal a "very well dressed man," who said to him:!BOOK THIRD.--THE HOUSE IN THE RUE PLUMET,¡¡¡¡These were two Frenchmen who had been hiding in the forest. They came up to the fire, hoarsely uttering something in a language our soldiers did not understand. One was taller than the other; he wore an officer's hat and seemed quite exhausted. On approaching the fire he had been going to sit down, but fell. The other, a short sturdy soldier with a shawl tied round his head, was stronger. He raised his companion and said something, pointing to his mouth. The soldiers surrounded the Frenchmen, spread a greatcoat on the ground for the sick man, and brought some buckwheat porridge and vodka for both of them.;¡¡¡¡In Floreal this enormous thicket, free behind its gate and within its four walls, entered upon the secret labor of germination, quivered in the rising sun, almost like an animal which drinks in the breaths of cosmic love, and which feels the sap of April rising and boiling in its veins, and shakes to the wind its enormous wonderful green locks, sprinkled on the damp earth, on the defaced statues, on the crumbling steps of the pavilion, and even on the pavement of the deserted street, flowers like stars, dew like pearls, fecundity, beauty, life, joy, perfumes.;
¡¡¡¡The memory of an absent being kindles in the darkness of the heart; the more it has disappeared, the more it beams; the gloomy and despairing soul sees this light on its horizon; the star of the inner night.,? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"Because I am accustomed to doing everything accurately," said Petya. "Some fellows do things just anyhow, without preparation, and then they're sorry for it afterwards. I don't like that.",¡¡¡¡"Because, my daughter."....¡¡¡¡Nicholas gave the horses the rein, and Zakhar, stretching out his arms, clucked his tongue and let his horses go.;¡¡¡¡That was the war of Ambiorix, of Artevelde, of Marnix, of Pelagius.,¡¡¡¡Had Claquesous melted into the shadows like a snow-flake in water?.¡¡¡¡"Monsieur de Courfeyrac!";
Andy and Red play checkers. Red makes his move.,¡¡¡¡He had subscribed for the Champ d'Asile. It was said in the village that he had studied for the priesthood.,This Free Ebook is Produced ,BOOK SIX: 1808 - 10...¡¡¡¡The heart draws back before voluptuousness only to love the more.,!
¡¡¡¡"I should like to go and establish myself at la Joya.,,¡¡¡¡The little girl gave vent to loud shrieks.,¡¡¡¡"But nowhere in Europe is there anything like that," said Napoleon.,¡¡¡¡Are you brutes?,¡¡¡¡Whither?;
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¡¡¡¡"Hard as this year which delays my happiness will be," continued Prince Andrew, "it will give you time to be sure of yourself. I ask you to make me happy in a year, but you are free: our engagement shall remain a secret, and should you find that you do not love me, or should you come to love..." said Prince Andrew with an unnatural smile..¡¡¡¡Scoundrel! He hadn't the heart even to go as high as a hundred francs!...¡¡¡¡A conference took place confined to the magnates sitting at the table. The whole consultation passed more than quietly. After all the preceding noise the sound of their old voices saying one after another, "I agree," or for variety, "I too am of that opinion," and so on had even a mournful effect.,¡¡¡¡The triangle included in the top of the A, between the two limbs and the tie, is the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean. The dispute over this plateau constituted the whole battle..¡¡¡¡Already, at the beginning of this chase, Daniel, hearing the ulyulyuing, had rushed out from the wood. He saw Karay seize the wolf, and checked his horse, supposing the affair to be over. But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off. As a result of this, he galloped up to the wolf just when she had been stopped a second time by "Uncle's" borzois.,¡¡¡¡"Done for!" repeated Dolokhov as if the utterance of these words afforded him pleasure, and he went quickly up to the prisoners, who were surrounded by Cossacks who had hurried up. "We won't take them!" he called out to Denisov..
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Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To,¡¡¡¡"If my father goes.",¡¡¡¡"Good morning, good morning! But don't go overriding the hounds," said "Uncle" sternly.,,¡¡¡¡Natasha would have had no doubt as to the greatness of Pierre's idea, but one thing disconcerted her. "Can a man so important and necessary to society be also my husband? How did this happen?" She wished to express this doubt to him. "Now who could decide whether he is really cleverer than all the others?" she asked herself, and passed in review all those whom Pierre most respected. Judging by what he had said there was no one he had respected so highly as Platon Karataev.!!
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¡¡¡¡M. Madeleine stood before her; he had just entered silently...¡¡¡¡The door opened, and Marius saw the tall Jondrette come in with a candle in her hand.,., ;¡¡¡¡Then Jondrette advanced to the table.,¡¡¡¡The day on which she returned to the Luxembourg, Marius was no longer there....¡¡¡¡Come choose your jugs and crocks, ,!
The door opens. Spit-shined shoes enter. DOLLY the shoes to the counter.,¡¡¡¡She nodded to the dressmaker, whom she knew and who had curtsied respectfully to her, and seated herself in an armchair beside the looking glass, draping the folds of her velvet dress picturesquely. She did not cease chattering good-naturedly and gaily, continually praising Natasha's beauty. She looked at Natasha's dresses and praised them, as well as a new dress of her own made of "metallic gauze," which she had received from Paris, and advised Natasha to have one like it.,,And drive it, if they're old enough.,,¡¡¡¡The sixth, who had not yet opened his lips, now began to inspect the gate, as Eponine had done an hour earlier, grasping each bar in succession, and shaking them cautiously.,,¡¡¡¡"Who are you?",¡¡¡¡Blood-drinking bestiality, voracious appetites, hunger in search of prey, the armed instincts of nails and jaws which have for source and aim the belly, glare and smell out uneasily the impassive spectral forms straying beneath a shroud, erect in its vague and shuddering robe, and which seem to them to live with a dead and terrible life.,¡¡¡¡M. Leblanc erased the three words.,¡¡¡¡Thenardier was a small, thin, pale, angular, bony, feeble man, who had a sickly air and who was wonderfully healthy.;
,¡¡¡¡When I think of what I was on the point of doing, I consider that I am to be envied.,¡¡¡¡The merchant, who was pacing back and forth in front of his shop, produced on her somewhat the effect of being the Eternal Father.,,yet he was the ablest emperor, almost, of all me list But reposed natures may do well in youth. As it is seen in Augustus Caesar, Cosmus Duke of Florence, Gaston de Fois, and others. .,¡¡¡¡Was she to go back? etc., etc. All at once she exclaimed, "How pretty it is here!",.