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¡¡¡¡And then, when all was said, although the President was a kindly and a tolerably intelligent man, he was, at the same time, a devoted and almost an ardent royalist, and he had been shocked to hear the Mayor of M. sur M. say the Emperor, and not Bonaparte, when alluding to the landing at Cannes.,¡¡¡¡This challenge of titanic scorn Cambronne hurls not only at Europe in the name of the Empire,--that would be a trifle:,¡¡¡¡"If Mary is already persuading me forgive, it means that I ought long ago to have punished him," he thought. And giving her no further reply, he began thinking of the glad vindictive moment when he would meet Kuragin who he knew was now in the army.!¡¡¡¡"Yes, yes, that is really true," Pierre hastily interrupted her.!¡¡¡¡That which had just taken place in this street would not have astonished a forest..Make sure he double-bags. Last time your man didn't double-bag and the bottom near came out.,¡¡¡¡Do we really know the mountain well when we are not acquainted with the cavern?,¡¡¡¡MARY.slides open with an enormous CLANG. A stark room beyond....
¡¡¡¡The father and mother came into the room and gave the betrothed couple their blessing.,¡¡¡¡"And so, brother," he continued, with a smile on his pale emaciated face and a particularly happy light in his eyes, " you see, brother...",LastIndexNext,, ,Not a brassiere to be seen, nipples poking out at the world. Jeezus,;
CHAPTER II ....¡¡¡¡That gate was always closed.,¡¡¡¡The wolf paused, turned its heavy forehead toward the dogs awkwardly, like a man suffering from the quinsy, and, still slightly swaying from side to side, gave a couple of leaps and with a swish of its tail disappeared into the skirt of the wood. At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared. The hazel bushes parted behind the hounds and Daniel's chestnut horse appeared, dark with sweat. On its long back sat Daniel, hunched forward, capless, his disheveled gray hair hanging over his flushed, perspiring face.!,¡¡¡¡When Cosette saw that her father was suffering less, that he was convalescing, and that he appeared to be happy, she experienced a contentment which she did not even perceive, so gently and naturally had it come.!¡¡¡¡"Now then, all together- shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night. The lower stakes cracked more and more and at last the wall fell, and with it the men who had been pushing it. Loud, coarse laughter and joyous shouts ensued.....
¡¡¡¡"I have been robbed," said the officer; "I am sorry for that. You should have had them.",;¡¡¡¡Pierre looked at Rostopchin with naive astonishment, not understanding why he should be disturbed by the bad composition of the Note.,¡¡¡¡Nor do words alone prove that only he understood the meaning of the events. His actions- without the smallest deviation- were all directed to one and the same threefold end: (1) to brace all his strength for conflict with the French, (2) to defeat them, and (3) to drive them out of Russia, minimizing as far as possible the sufferings of our people and of our army.,¡¡¡¡The commander rode up to his hut. The regiment passed through the village and stacked its arms in front of the last huts....¡°I knew that to achieve this - it is an old piece of Dark Magic, the potion that revived me tonight - I would need three powerful ingredients. Well, one of them was already at hand, was it not, Wormtail? Flesh given by a servant.¡ !
¡¡¡¡Cosette on her arrival had placed her blotting-book on the sideboard in front of the mirror, and, utterly absorbed in her agony of grief, had forgotten it and left it there, without even observing that she had left it wide open, and open at precisely the page on which she had laid to dry the four lines which she had penned, and which she had given in charge of the young workman in the Rue Plumet. The writing had been printed off on the blotter.!RED (V.O.)...¡¡¡¡At eight o'clock, I must be at my landlord's."!¡¡¡¡The countess looked round several times at her daughter's softened face and shining eyes and prayed God to help her.!¡¡¡¡"If only I had known..." she said through her tears. "I was afraid to come in.",¡¡¡¡"I'm not afraid of anything," said Sonya. "May I go at once?" She got up.,¡¡¡¡His large, glittering, masculine eyes were so close to hers that she saw nothing but them....¡¡¡¡"She will run away with him!" thought Sonya. "She is capable of anything. There was something particularly pathetic and resolute in her face today. She cried as she said good-by to Uncle," Sonya remembered. "Yes, that's it, she means to elope with him, but what am I to do?" thought she, recalling all the signs that clearly indicated that Natasha had some terrible intention. "The count is away. What am I to do? Write to Kuragin demanding an explanation? But what is there to oblige him to reply? Write to Pierre, as Prince Andrew asked me to in case of some misfortune?... But perhaps she really has already refused Bolkonski- she sent a letter to Princess Mary yesterday. And Uncle is away...." To tell Marya Dmitrievna who had such faith in Natasha seemed to Sonya terrible. "Well, anyway," thought Sonya as she stood in the dark passage, "now or never I must prove that I remember the family's goodness to me and that I love Nicholas. Yes! If I don't sleep for three nights I'll not leave this passage and will hold her back by force and will and not let the family be disgraced," thought she.!¡¡¡¡He opened the valise and drew from it Cosette's outfit....LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡On reading that letter (she always read her husband's letters) Natasha herself suggested that he should go to Petersburg, though she would feel his absence very acutely. She attributed immense importance to all her husband's intellectual and abstract interests though she did not understand them, and she always dreaded being a hindrance to him in such matters. To Pierre's timid look of inquiry after reading the letter she replied by asking him to go, but to fix a definite date for his return. He was given four weeks' leave of absence.!
one thing, to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers\' cases: so every ,BOOK FOURTEENTH.--THE GRANDEURS OF DESPAIR,¡¡¡¡An interesting and picturesque peculiarity of this sort of dwelling is the enormous size of the spiders.,we call education; which is, in effect, but an early custom. So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all fears of activity and motions, in youth than afterwards. For it is true, that late learners cannot so well take the ply; except it be in some minds, that have not suffered themselves to fix, but have kept themselves open and prepared to receive continual amendment, which is exceeding rare. ,Andy pops his head in. The GUARD shakes his head.,¡¡¡¡"Yes, you are a great friend of Bolkonski's, no doubt she wants to send him a message," said the count. "Oh dear! Oh dear! How happy it all was!"!The third sort is of those that may be accounted the left hands of courts; persons that are full of nimble and sinister tricks and shifts, whereby they pervert the plain .¡¡¡¡"Well, but supposing Mary Hendrikhovna is 'King'?" asked Ilyin.,!
But if the force of custom simple and separate, be great: the force of custom copulate, and conjoined and collegiate, is far greater. For there example teacheth;;,¡¡¡¡"I cannot help loving the light, it is not my fault. And I am very happy! You understand me? I know you are glad for my sake."!¡¡¡¡At the first sound of trampling hoofs and shouting, Petya lashed his horse and loosening his rein galloped forward, not heeding Denisov who shouted at him. It seemed to Petya that at the moment the shot was fired it suddenly became as bright as noon. He galloped to the bridge. Cossacks were galloping along the road in front of him. On the bridge he collided with a Cossack who had fallen behind, but he galloped on. In front of him soldiers, probably Frenchmen, were running from right to left across the road. One of them fell in the mud under his horse's feet.!...there's a small place inside of us they can never lock away, and that,;¡¡¡¡"Just imagine- I knew nothing about him!" said he. "I thought he had been killed. All I know I heard at second hand from others. I only know that he fell in with the Rostovs.... What a strange coincidence!".
¡¡¡¡For us with the standard of good and evil given us by Christ, no human actions are incommensurable. And there is no greatness where simplicity, goodness, and truth are absent. ,¡®I was and am the Dark Lord's most loyal servant. I learned the Dark Arts from him, and I know spells of such power that you, pathetic little boy, can never hope to compete¡ª ¡¯.¡¡¡¡Only by uniting them do we get a clear conception of man's life., ,Then I guess you wanna escape. Tunnel under the wall maybe?,? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"Then his identity was established?".
,,¡¡¡¡In the meantime, the face of the President was stamped with sympathy and sadness; he had exchanged a rapid sign with the district-attorney and a few low-toned words with the assistant judges; he addressed the public, and asked in accents which all understood:--...¡¡¡¡On the one side reflection shows that the expression of a man's will- his words- are only part of the general activity expressed in an event, as for instance in a war or a revolution, and so without assuming an incomprehensible, supernatural force- a miracle- one cannot admit that words can be the immediate cause of the movements of millions of men. On the other hand, even if we admitted that words could be the cause of events, history shows that the expression of the will of historical personages does not in most cases produce any effect, that is to say, their commands are often not executed, and sometimes the very opposite of what they order occurs.,¡¡¡¡The kings reigned, but ill at their ease, with the rock of Saint Helena on the horizon.,I speak not of many more: want of water, want of wood, shade, and shelter, want of fruitfulness, and mixture of grounds of several natures; want of prospect; want of level grounds; want of places, at some near distance, for sports of hunting, hawking, and races; too near the sea, too remote; having the commodity of navigable rivers, or the discommodity of their overflowing; too far off from great cities, which may hinder business; or too near them, which lurcheth all provisions, and maketh every thing dear: where a man hath a great living laid together, and where he is scanted: all which, as it is impossible, perhaps, to find together, so it is good to know them, and think of them, that a man may take as many as he can: and if he have several dwellings, that he sort them so, that what he wanteth in the one, he may find in the other. Lucullus answered Pompey well; who when he saw his stately galleries, and rooms, so large and lightsome, in one of his houses, said;,¡¡¡¡If the Deity issues a command, expresses His will, as ancient history tells us, the expression of that will is independent of time and is not caused by anything, for the Divinity is not controlled by an event. But speaking of commands that are the expression of the will of men acting in time and in relation to one another, to explain the connection of commands with events we must restore: (1) the condition of all that takes place: the continuity of movement in time both of the events and of the person who commands, and (2) the inevitability of the connection between the person commanding and those who execute his command.,...
,¡¡¡¡When speaking to Chichagov, Kutuzov incidentally mentioned that the vehicles packed with china that had been captured from him at Borisov had been recovered and would be restored to him.,¡¡¡¡Take away Louis Philippe the king, there remains the man.,¡¡¡¡"Then," resumed Javert, "you will excuse me if I persist; it is my duty; you have not seen a certain person--a man--this evening? He has escaped; we are in search of him--that Jean Valjean; you have not seen him?",CHAPTER IX ,Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To...¡¡¡¡Several hours before the barricade was attacked, he had assumed an attitude which he did not afterwards abandon, with both fists planted on his knees and his head thrust forward as though he were gazing over a precipice.,¡¡¡¡"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob. He stood at the back, and, though he had heard hardly anything, understood everything in his own way.!¡¡¡¡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.,espials; which enquire the secrets of the house, and bear tales of them to others. !
,¡¡¡¡Wait! Monsieur Marius--the Baron Marius Pontmercy, parbleu!,RED,¡¡¡¡All three remained speechless, and indicated by a sign of the head that they did not know him.,¡¡¡¡If the aim of the Russians consisted in cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his marshals- and that aim was not merely frustrated but all attempts to attain it were most shamefully baffled- then this last period of the campaign is quite rightly considered by the French to be a series of victories, and quite wrongly considered victorious by Russian historians.,? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡His first care on arriving in Paris had been to buy mourning clothes for a little girl of from seven to eight years of age; then to procure a lodging.,,¡¡¡¡"Go away! Go away! You all hate and despise me!" and she threw herself back on the sofa..
¡¡¡¡It is Europe against France; it is Petersburg, Berlin, and Vienna against Paris; it is the statu quo against the initiative; it is the 14th of July, 1789, attacked through the 20th of March, 1815; it is the monarchies clearing the decks in opposition to the indomitable French rioting. The final extinction of that vast people which had been in eruption for twenty-six years--such was the dream.... !,,¡°This is the weirdest thing we've ever done,¡± Harry said fervently. .and hot, soothing his tortured muscles....¡¡¡¡"How did the Emperor ride, sir?" said the barber.,and said. What a dust do I raise?...¡¡¡¡"Natasha, I don't understand you. And what are you saying! Think of your father and of Nicholas.";¡¡¡¡"Go home!",¡¡¡¡She was evidently unable to speak and made a sign with her hands that they should leave her alone..
¡¡¡¡What have we to fear, we who believe?!¡¡¡¡The voice which had summoned Marius through the twilight to the barricade of the Rue de la Chanvrerie, had produced on him the effect of the voice of destiny.,¡¡¡¡By taking from this mournful field the wherewithal to make a monument to it, its real relief has been taken away, and history, disconcerted, no longer finds her bearings there.,¡¡¡¡"You see, he holds it up." (She meant the baby's head.) "But how he did frighten me... You've seen the princess? Is it true she's in love with that...",¡¡¡¡He dined with Cosette, and he had a loaf of black bread on the table for his own use.,¡¡¡¡He was forced to acknowledge with consternation that this apparent door was simply the wooden decoration of a building against which it was placed. It was easy to tear off a plank; but then, one found one's self face to face with a wall.,!
; ,¡¡¡¡The fundamental and essential significance of the European events of the beginning of the nineteenth century lies in the movement of the mass of the European peoples from west to east and afterwards from east to west. The commencement of that movement was the movement from west to east. For the peoples of the west to be able to make their warlike movement to Moscow it was necessary: (1) that they should form themselves into a military group of a size able to endure a collision with the warlike military group of the east, (2) that they should abandon all established traditions and customs, and (3) that during their military movement they should have at their head a man who could justify to himself and to them the deceptions, robberies, and murders which would have to be committed during that movement.,¡¡¡¡Lelorgne d'Ideville smilingly interpreted this speech to Napoleon thus: "If a battle takes place within the next three days the French will win, but if later, God knows what will happen." Napoleon did not smile, though he was evidently in high good humor, and he ordered these words to be repeated..? Victor Hugo,revocable.,. !
¡¡¡¡"Sit down with me a little," said the countess....Cristo, you dumbshit.,,customs. ,,CHAPTER X ;
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254 INT -- BANK -- SHORTLY LATER (1966) 254...Andy sorts through Norton's three suits. He pauses, checking the gray pinstripe. Nice.,¡¡¡¡The general in charge of the stores galloped after the carriage with a red and frightened face, whipping up his skinny horse. Several officers formed a group and some soldiers crowded round them. Their faces all looked excited and worried.,LastIndexNext,? Victor Hugo,By "Eshu Space".,¡¡¡¡This strange battle was like a duel between two raging, wounded men, each of whom, still fighting and still resisting, is expending all his blood.,¡¡¡¡"I know you were friendly with Natalie, and so... but I was always more friendly with Vera- that dear Vera.",RED,¡¡¡¡Having arranged matters thus, Denisov and Dolokhov intended, without reporting matters to the higher command, to attack and seize that convoy with their own small forces. On October 22 it was moving from the village of Mikulino to that of Shamshevo. To the left of the road between Mikulino and Shamshevo there were large forests, extending in some places up to the road itself though in others a mile or more back from it. Through these forests Denisov and his party rode all day, sometimes keeping well back in them and sometimes coming to the very edge, but never losing sight of the moving French. That morning, Cossacks of Denisov's party had seized and carried off into the forest two wagons loaded with cavalry saddles, which had stuck in the mud not far from Mikulino where the forest ran close to the road. Since then, and until evening, the party had the movements of the French without attacking. It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.;
RED (V.O.),¡°You - er - look nice,¡± he said awkwardly. ,!¡¡¡¡"No doubt, historically, uprisings have their beauty; the war of the pavements is no less grandiose, and no less pathetic, than the war of thickets:!¡¡¡¡The latter was riding with a sullen expression on his face..¡¡¡¡As soon as it rose everyone in the boxes and stalls became silent, and all the men, old and young, in uniform and evening dress, and all the women with gems on their bare flesh, turned their whole attention with eager curiosity to the stage. Natasha too began to look at it.,¡¡¡¡Besides, no one has any interest in looking closely after children who have not a sou.",LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"But I am three times as rich as before," returned Pierre..¡¡¡¡After having authenticated the fronts of five or six barricaded houses in this manner, the urchin shrugged his shoulders, and took himself to task in these terms:--.
¡¡¡¡political troubles presented this inconvenient feature, for any one who had anything to conceal in his life, that the police had grown very uneasy and very suspicious, and that while seeking to ferret out a man like Pepin or Morey, they might very readily discover a man like Jean Valjean.;¡¡¡¡I will tell you how you can care for me better than any surgeon.!LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡It fits me! My faith, but it fits me!",¡¡¡¡The edges of the hollow road were encumbered with horses and riders, inextricably heaped up., ;Amongst a man\'s peers, a man shall be sure of familiarity; and therefore, it is good ,be too perfect in compliments; for be they never so sufficient otherwise, their !¡¡¡¡"I have quite lost the knack of talking to ladies," he said. "It was simply dull. Besides, I was very busy.".
¡¡¡¡They were in possession of other indications; they laid hand on the three prowlers, and supposed that they had circumvented some one or other of Brujon's machinations.,¡¡¡¡The very moment that you hear the carriage stop, you will open the door, instantly, he will come up, you will light the staircase and the corridor, and when he enters here, you will go down stairs again as speedily as possible, you will pay the coachman, and dismiss the fiacre.!,¡¡¡¡*"Lancers of the 6th Regiment." ,¡¡¡¡In a rather low room lit by one candle sat the princess and with her another person dressed in black. Pierre remembered that the princess always had lady companions, but who they were and what they were like he never knew or remembered. "This must be one of her companions," he thought, glancing at the lady in the black dress.,¡¡¡¡They say and write and print that the soul and freedom do not exist, for the life of man is expressed by muscular movements and muscular movements are conditioned by the activity of the nerves; the soul and free will do not exist because at an unknown period of time we sprang from the apes. They say this, not at all suspecting that thousands of years ago that same law of necessity which with such ardor they are now trying to prove by physiology and comparative zoology was not merely acknowledged by all the religions and all the thinkers, but has never been denied. They do not see that the role of the natural sciences in this matter is merely to serve as an instrument for the illumination of one side of it. For the fact that, from the point of view of observation, reason and the will are merely secretions of the brain, and that man following the general law may have developed from lower animals at some unknown period of time, only explains from a fresh side the truth admitted thousands of years ago by all the religious and philosophic theories- that from the point of view of reason man is subject to the law of necessity; but it does not advance by a hair's breadth the solution of the question, which has another, opposite, side, based on the consciousness of freedom.,¡¡¡¡He saw the gleam of their bayonets.;
¡¡¡¡This work, peculiar to the whole of Europe, effected more ravages in Germany than anywhere else.,¡°Yeah,¡± said Harry, ¡°we haven't seen him since the first task. The Daily Prophet's saying he's ill.¡± ;¡¡¡¡"I say that it is a miracle that you should have travelled five leagues without you and your horse rolling into some ditch on the highway. Just see here!",Certainly vainglory helpeth to perpetuate a man\'s memory; and virtue was never so beholding to human nature, as it received his due at the second hand. Neither had the fame of Cicero, Seneca, Plinius Secundus, borne her age so well, if it had not been joined with some vanity in themselves: like unto varnish, that makes sealings not only shine, but last But all this while, when I speak of vainglory, I mean not of that property, that Tacitus doth attribute to Mucianus; omnium, quae cHxerat jeceratque, arte quadam ostentator: for that proceeds not of vanity, but of natural magnanimity, and discretion: and in some persons is not only comely, but gracious. ;BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Nothing.,¡¡¡¡She was asleep..¡¡¡¡"I cannot come to visit you but is it possible that I shall never see you? I love you madly. Can I never...?" and, blocking her path, he brought his face close to hers..
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...¡¡¡¡And those great misfortunes which made us laugh!,¡¡¡¡Even at the same price, we should prefer the 14th of July.,¡¡¡¡Though the position was now altered by his decision to pay his wife's debts and to rebuild his houses, Pierre still maintained that he had become three times as rich as before.! !Many ill matters and projects are undertaken; and private suits do putrefy the public ...¡¡¡¡"In peace let us pray unto the Lord.";Timotheus the Athenian, after he had, in the account he gave to the state of his government, often interlaced this speech, \'and in mis fortune had no part\', never prospered in anything he undertook afterwards. Certainly, mere be, whose fortunes are like Homer\'s verses, that have a slide, and easiness, more than the verses of other poets: as Plutarch sailh of Timoleon\'s fortune, in respect of that of Agesilaus, or Epaminondas. And that this should be, no doubt it is much in a man\'s self..
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? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡"We ourselves will not delay to appear among our people in that Capital and in others parts of our realm for consultation, and for the direction of all our levies, both those now barring the enemy's path and those freshly formed to defeat him wherever he may appear. May the ruin he hopes to bring upon us recoil on his own head, and may Europe delivered from bondage glorify the name of Russia!" ....¡¡¡¡He thinks that he can re-ascend with equal ease, and he tells himself that, after all, it is the same thing.,¡¡¡¡Next day the imperial gentleman-in-waiting, the Comte de Turenne, came to Balashev and informed him of the Emperor Napoleon's wish to honor him with an audience.,¡¡¡¡"When you are here he can't tear himself away," she said.,;
!,¡¡¡¡When on the following morning the Emperor said to the officers assembled about him: "You have not only saved Russia, you have saved Europe!" they all understood that the war was not ended., ,BOOK THIRD.--THE HOUSE IN THE RUE PLUMET!¡°There must be something,¡± Hermione muttered, moving a candle closer to her. Her eyes were so tired she was poring over the tiny print of Olde and Forgotten Bewitchments and Charmes with her nose about an inch from the page. ¡°They'd never have set a task that was undoable.¡± ,¡¡¡¡The boy with the thin neck stretching out from the turn-down collar- whom everyone had forgotten- gazed at Pierre with even greater and more rapturous joy. Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table..¡¡¡¡But even if we assume that fifty years ago Alexander I was mistaken in his view of what was good for the people, we must inevitably assume that the historian who judges Alexander will also after the lapse of some time turn out to be mistaken in his view of what is good for humanity. This assumption is all the more natural and inevitable because, watching the movement of history, we see that every year and with each new writer, opinion as to what is good for mankind changes; so that what once seemed good, ten years later seems bad, and vice versa. And what is more, we find at one and the same time quite contradictory views as to what is bad and what is good in history: some people regard giving a constitution to Poland and forming the Holy Alliance as praiseworthy in Alexander, while others regard it as blameworthy..,.
¡¡¡¡NUMBER 9,430 REAPPEARS, AND COSETTE WINS IT IN THE LOTTERY.¡¡¡¡To these questions three answers are possible:,¡¡¡¡Despots count for something in the question of philosophers. A word that is chained is a terrible word..¡¡¡¡"Had I seen her before as she is now," thought Nicholas, "I should long ago have asked her what to do and have done whatever she told me, and all would have been well."!¡¡¡¡M. Leblanc sprang up, placed his back against the wall, and cast a rapid glance around the room.,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Why don't you give me a gun?"...