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...¡¡¡¡This longing to distinguish themselves, to maneuver, to overthrow, and to cut off showed itself particularly whenever the Russians stumbled on the French army.,LastIndexNext!LastIndexNext;,¡¡¡¡As for Jean Valjean, he was, indeed, all tenderness, all solicitude; but he was only an old man and he knew nothing at all.,¡¡¡¡The advocate had seemed to admit that the prisoner was Jean Valjean.!
¡¡¡¡Envious rivalries arose.,...45 Of Building ,!¡¡¡¡But he stopped short, and went no further. He would have been obliged to speak to Cosette of her garter, and that was impossible.,¡¡¡¡The French colonel with difficulty repressed a yawn, but was polite and evidently understood Balashev's importance. He led him past his soldiers and behind the outposts and told him that his wish to be presented to the Emperor would most likely be satisfied immediately, as the Emperor's quarters were, he believed, not far off.,¡¡¡¡Countess Mary listened till he had finished, made some remark, and in her turn began thinking aloud. Her thoughts were about the children.!
!!CHAPTER I .,TWO SIREN BLASTS draw their attention to the main gate. It swings open, revealing a prison bus waiting outside.,,,¡¡¡¡"Shall I join the army and enter the service, or wait?" he asked himself for the hundredth time. He took a pack of cards that lay on the table and began to lay them out for a game of patience...
...¡¡¡¡This last was the dearest of the whole tariff.,There ON be monks in Russia, for penance, that will sit a whole night in a vessel of water, till they be engaged with hard ice. Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind, and body. Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man\'s life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good ...¡¡¡¡Why, I should have to have money, and I have none!,¡¡¡¡"Now, my lad, we'll go and get dwy," he said to Petya..CHAPTER XXI ;? Leo Tolstoy!!
¡¡¡¡I have that general on my back, and I am carrying him through the grape-shot. There's the history of it! That general never did a single thing for me; he was no better than the rest!.¡¡¡¡"Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count....¡¡¡¡This pallor sufficed but too thoroughly to trouble Jean Valjean. Sometimes he asked her:--,,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Then, there alone in the darkness, trembling with cold and with something else, too, perchance, he meditated.,¡¡¡¡"Well," resumed Combeferre, "I am going to fasten my handkerchief to my cane, and go as a flag of truce, to offer to exchange our man for theirs.",CHAPTER XIII ,;
? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"What can happen?",BROOKS...Andy did like he was told. Buffed those shoes to a high mirror shine.,¡¡¡¡In his eyes, Jean Valjean was a sort of mysterious combatant, who was not to be laid hands upon, a wrestler in the dark whom he had had in his grasp for the last five years, without being able to throw him. This arrest was not a beginning, but an end., ,¡¡¡¡He fixed a haggard eye on the candlesticks.;,? Victor Hugo.
¡¡¡¡The hair-dresser felt, that after this observation, a short silence would be fitting, so he conformed himself to it, and then went on:--.¡¡¡¡Was it the evident physical decline of Napoleon that complicated this epoch by an inward diminution of force?.¡¡¡¡"What does Hercle mean?",¡¡¡¡The vague aspects of all the courses of reasoning which had been sketched out by his meditations quivered and vanished, one after the other, into smoke.,¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡Viens calmer les tourments de ma sombre retraite,!,¡¡¡¡It was still quite dark outside. The rain was over, but drops were still falling from the trees. Near the watchman's hut the black shapes of the Cossacks' shanties and of horses tethered together could be seen. Behind the hut the dark shapes of the two wagons with their horses beside them were discernible, and in the hollow the dying campfire gleamed red. Not all the Cossacks and hussars were asleep; here and there, amid the sounds of falling drops and the munching of the horses near by, could be heard low voices which seemed to be whispering....
¡¡¡¡To avoid unpleasant encounters with the old man, the natural method was to do what had been done with him at Austerlitz and with Barclay at the beginning of the Russian campaign- to transfer the authority to the Emperor himself, thus cutting the ground from under the commander in chief's feet without upsetting the old man by informing him of the change.!¡¡¡¡Marius took the pistols and put them in the side pocket of his coat.;For the first time, Dumbledore sounded frightened. Harry could not see why: the hall was quite empty but for themselves, the sobbing Bellatrix still trapped under the witch statue, and the baby phoenix Fawkes croaking feebly on the floor¡ª¡¯...¡¡¡¡This is the factory of Goblet Junior: !,Harrison's "Within You Without You..."!.¡¡¡¡"Here. What lightning!" they called to one another. ,¡¡¡¡The chains, those pendant arms, and the necklets, those open hands, caught the unhappy wretches by the throat....
¡¡¡¡This is what people thought they had noticed:--!.CHAPTER I ,¡¡¡¡Count Rostov resumed his seat....CY A ETE ECRASE!¡¡¡¡ In the spring of 1832, although the cholera had been chilling all minds for the last three months and had cast over their agitation an indescribable and gloomy pacification, Paris had already long been ripe for commotion..
SECOND EPILOGUE,¡¡¡¡Ney, bewildered, great with all the grandeur of accepted death, offered himself to all blows in that tempest.,¡¡¡¡You have only to ascend the grand staircase.";¡¡¡¡I have not stolen; I picked up from the ground things that were lying there. You say, Jean Valjean, Jean Mathieu!,¡¡¡¡"Then hand to the governor in person a letter about the deed.",¡¡¡¡Three of the men, of whom Jondrette had said:,,¡°No, I - how did you know it woke me up over the summer?¡± said Harry, astonished. ...¡¡¡¡He had made his fortune in the business, and that of the arrondissement as well, we will admit..
¡¡¡¡I am a monster of ingratitude.!¡¡¡¡The actions of Napoleon and Alexander, on whose words the event seemed to hang, were as little voluntary as the actions of any soldier who was drawn into the campaign by lot or by conscription. This could not be otherwise, for in order that the will of Napoleon and Alexander (on whom the event seemed to depend) should be carried out, the concurrence of innumerable circumstances was needed without any one of which the event could not have taken place. It was necessary that millions of men in whose hands lay the real power- the soldiers who fired, or transported provisions and guns- should consent to carry out the will of these weak individuals, and should have been induced to do so by an infinite number of diverse and complex causes....;¡¡¡¡Dreamers like Marius are subject to supreme attacks of dejection, and desperate resolves are the result. The fatigue of living is insupportable; death is sooner over with. Then he reflected that he had still two duties to fulfil:.¡¡¡¡There was a child playing in the yard--the child of the portress or of some work-woman. It was one of those accidents which are always occurring, and which seem to form a part of the mysterious stage-setting of mournful scenes..¡¡¡¡At midnight dancing was still going on. Helene, not having a suitable partner, herself offered to dance the mazurka with Boris. They were the third couple. Boris, coolly looking at Helene's dazzling bare shoulders which emerged from a dark, gold-embroidered, gauze gown, talked to her of old acquaintances and at the same time, unaware of it himself and unnoticed by others, never for an instant ceased to observe the Emperor who was in the same room. The Emperor was not dancing, he stood in the doorway, stopping now one pair and now another with gracious words which he alone knew how to utter.;¡¡¡¡"Just so, just so," repeated the countess, and shaking all over, she went off into a good humored, unexpected, elderly laugh.;¡¡¡¡"Well, and what are you going to do? Will you stay here if the enemy occupies the place?" asked Prince Andrew..
¡¡¡¡She will no longer leave her fagots..,CHAPTER I ,¡¡¡¡Montparnasse answered:--,¡¡¡¡Toussaint replied in amazement.--"I am a much better thing than the master, I am the father.".That's him. That's the one.;The new fish are marched in. Guards unlock the shackles. The.
,because they are continually in use, and in note: whereas the occasion of any great .¡¡¡¡Facing him lay a field of winter rye, there his own huntsman stood alone in a hollow behind a hazel bush. The hounds had scarcely been loosed before Nicholas heard one he knew, Voltorn, giving tongue at intervals; other hounds joined in, now pausing and now again giving tongue. A moment later he heard a cry from the wooded ravine that a fox had been found, and the whole pack, joining together, rushed along the ravine toward the ryefield and away from Nicholas.; ,BROOKS,¡¡¡¡The only conception that can explain the movement of the peoples is that of some force commensurate with the whole movement of the peoples.!BOOK SIX: 1808 - 10,¡¡¡¡Dessalles' voice was heard outside the door asking whether little Nicholas might come in to say good night.,,¡¡¡¡The twilight threw a wan light on his fine brow, and covered his eyes in shadows. Beneath a veil of incomparable sweetness, he had something about him that suggested death and night....
¡¡¡¡That day, Cosette's glance drove Marius beside himself, and Marius' glance set Cosette to trembling.,¡¡¡¡The author of this book, who regrets the necessity of mentioning himself, has been absent from Paris for many years.,¡¡¡¡If he is an imbecile, it does not concern you. What are you worrying for, so long as he has money?",¡¡¡¡"We are saved!" said he. On the day appointed, he went to the Minister's house..¡¡¡¡"I know a thing or two myself!" said Nastasya Ivanovna.,force of custom is in his exaltation. Certainly, the great multiplication of virtues ;¡¡¡¡The immensity of night was facing this tiny creature.!¡¡¡¡"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!".
,.¡¡¡¡The noncommissioned officer frowned and, muttering words of abuse, advanced his horse's chest against Balashev, put his hand to his saber, and shouted rudely at the Russian general, asking: was he deaf that he did not do as he was told? Balashev mentioned who he was. The noncommissioned officer began talking with his comrades about regimental matters without looking at the Russian general.,¡¡¡¡France is made to arouse the soul of nations, not to stifle it..¡¡¡¡If combatants are required, they must be provided. It can do no harm to have something with which to strike. Passers-by always have more chance of being gored when there are bulls on the road than when there are none.,,¡¡¡¡After dinner they went to drink coffee in Napoleon's study, which four days previously had been that of the Emperor Alexander. Napoleon sat down, toying with his Sevres coffee cup, and motioned Balashev to a chair beside him.;
¡¡¡¡Will she forever summon in vain to her assistance the lance of light of the ideal?.¡¡¡¡Two minutes later, a flood of frightened bourgeois who were fleeing through the Rue Amelot and the Rue Basse, encountered the lad brandishing his pistol and singing:-- La nuit on ne voit rien, ,;¡¡¡¡This campaign consisted in a flight of the French during which they did all they could to destroy themselves. From the time they turned onto the Kaluga road to the day their leader fled from the army, none of the movements of the crowd had any sense. So one might have thought that regarding this period of the campaign the historians, who attributed the actions of the mass to the will of one man, would have found it impossible to make the story of the retreat fit their theory. But no! Mountains of books have been written by the historians about this campaign, and everywhere are described Napoleon's arrangements, the maneuvers, and his profound plans which guided the army, as well as the military genius shown by his marshals.....¡¡¡¡Firmly resolved, after putting his affairs in order in the regiment, to retire from the army and return and marry Sonya, Nicholas, serious, sorrowful, and at variance with his parents, but, as it seemed to him, passionately in love, left at the beginning of January to rejoin his regiment.!
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¡¡¡¡"That's well.",¡¡¡¡"Come!,,,¡¡¡¡The quay was deserted.,¡¡¡¡All that July the old prince was exceedingly active and even animated. He planned another garden and began a new building for the domestic serfs. The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day. One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while- instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne- a serf boy read to him. Then again he would spend a night in the dining room.,¡¡¡¡When he had written the first lines, which are formulas that never vary, he raised his eyes:--!¡°Dobby is quite sure, sir!¡± said the elf earnestly. ¡°Dobby hears things, sir, he is a house-elf, he goes all over the castle as he lights the fires and mops the floors. Dobby heard Professor McGonagall and Professor Moody in the staffroom, talking about the next task.¡Dobby cannot let Harry Potter lose his Wheezy!¡± ...
¡¡¡¡Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity.,¡¡¡¡"No, you have not understood me, don't let us talk about it," she replied, wiping away her tears.,¡¡¡¡"Nowadays old friends are not remembered," the countess would say when Boris was mentioned.,¡¡¡¡"Open!" said Cabuc.,¡¡¡¡There is, in truth," added the wheelwright, "an old calash under the shed yonder, which belongs to a bourgeois of the town, who gave it to me to take care of, and who only uses it on the thirty-sixth of the month--never, that is to say.;LastIndexNext!¡¡¡¡"How simple and clear it is," thought Pierre. "How is it I did not know it before?"!¡¡¡¡Cosette and Jean Valjean fell on their knees....¡¡¡¡She took his hand and laid it on her heart....
¡¡¡¡For an order to be certainly executed, it is necessary that a man should order what can be executed. But to know what can and what cannot be executed is impossible, not only in the case of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in which millions participated, but even in the simplest event, for in either case millions of obstacles may arise to prevent its execution. Every order executed is always one of an immense number unexecuted. All the impossible orders inconsistent with the course of events remain unexecuted. Only the possible ones get linked up with a consecutive series of commands corresponding to a series of events, and are executed....¡¡¡¡That domestic group was worthy of admiration.,¡¡¡¡He may be and it is useful for him to be a revolutionary; that is to say, a participant in his own person in that revolution, that he should have lent a hand to it, that he should have either compromised or distinguished himself therein, that he should have touched the axe or wielded the sword in it.,¡¡¡¡She had passed a very bad night; her cough was frightful; her fever had doubled in intensity; she had had dreams:!¡¡¡¡A bee settling on a flower has stung a child. And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people. A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers. A beekeeper, seeing the bee collect pollen from flowers and carry it to the hive, says that it exists to gather honey. Another beekeeper who has studied the life of the hive more closely says that the bee gathers pollen dust to feed the young bees and rear a queen, and that it exists to perpetuate its race. A botanist notices that the bee flying with the pollen of a male flower to a pistil fertilizes the latter, and sees in this the purpose of the bee's existence. Another, observing the migration of plants, notices that the bee helps in this work, and may say that in this lies the purpose of the bee. But the ultimate purpose of the bee is not exhausted by the first, the second, or any of the processes the human mind can discern. The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.,A dark, empty room.,¡¡¡¡"I have come from the staff, Count. Have you heard of Raevski's exploit?",¡°How did she know your scar hurt in Divination?¡± Ron said. ¡°There's no way she was there, there's no way she could've heard -¡± ...
¡¡¡¡This man was "already found."!¡¡¡¡"I? Wait a bit, wait.... Yes, first I thought that we are driving along and imagining that we are going home, but that heaven knows where we are really going in the darkness, and that we shall arrive and suddenly find that we are not in Otradnoe, but in Fairyland. And then I thought... No, nothing else.",! ,¡¡¡¡So Jean Valjean was absent..¡¡¡¡These colossal cities alone can offer such spectacles. These immense enclosures alone can contain at the same time civil war and an odd and indescribable tranquillity....
¡¡¡¡They discourage one with existence.. ,¡¡¡¡Had the action been begun two hours earlier, it would have been over at four o'clock, and Blucher would have fallen on the battle won by Napoleon..When they check you into this hotel, one of the bellhops bends you over and looks up your works, just to make sure you're not carrying anything. But a truly determined man can get an object quite a ways up there.,¡¡¡¡All at once Cosette exclaimed:,...,,¡¡¡¡Princess Mary asked Mademoiselle Bourienne's pardon, and also her father's pardon for herself and for Philip the footman, who had begged for her intervention.!¡¡¡¡The peril of this position lay in the forest of Soignes, then adjoining the field of battle, and intersected by the ponds of Groenendael and Boitsfort....
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¡¡¡¡The English main-mast rises to a height of two hundred and seventeen feet above the water-line. The navy of our fathers employed cables, ours employs chains. The simple pile of chains on a ship of a hundred guns is four feet high, twenty feet in breadth, and eight feet in depth.,¡¡¡¡Kutuzov seemed preoccupied and did not listen to what the general was saying. He screwed up his eyes with a dissatisfied look as he gazed attentively and fixedly at these prisoners, who presented a specially wretched appearance. Most of them were disfigured by frost-bitten noses and cheeks, and nearly all had red, swollen and festering eyes.!¡¡¡¡"MOVE AWAY FROM YOUR HOUSE.";¡¡¡¡"But what about my heirs?" said Pierre. "Supposing I suddenly marry... it might happen," he added with an involuntary smile.!¡¡¡¡"They will not open.",¡¡¡¡But, thank Heaven, still another choice is possible.,¡¡¡¡The arrest of M. Madeleine occasioned a sensation, or rather, an extraordinary commotion in M. sur M. We are sorry that we cannot conceal the fact, that at the single word, "He was a convict," nearly every one deserted him.,¡¡¡¡"Yes, I'll go. I shall certainly go," said Natasha decisively. "Daniel, tell them to saddle for us, and Michael must come with my dogs," she added to the huntsman.,¡¡¡¡"Ah!" he exclaimed, pushing the dagger back in haste, "you have brought along your gendarme disguised as a bourgeois."...
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¡¡¡¡"How glad I am you have come. You are tired. Won't you have some tea?" Natasha went up to her. "You have improved in looks and grown more manly," continued the countess, taking her daughter's hand.,¡¡¡¡"You see!" shrieked the hair-dresser, who from white had turned blue, "that fellow returns and does mischief for the pure pleasure of it. What has any one done to that gamin?",¡°Do it now,¡± whispered his father's voice, ¡°be ready to run¡do it now.¡¡± ,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"Has not Monsieur le Baron perused my letter?",....
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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. ,¡¡¡¡As he was acquainted with the peaceful and more than timid habits of the old beadle-book-collector, and was amazed at the sight of him in the midst of that uproar, a couple of paces from the cavalry charges, almost in the midst of a fusillade, hatless in the rain, and strolling about among the bullets, he had accosted him, and the following dialogue had been exchanged between the rioter of fire and the octogenarian:--,¡¡¡¡After Mass, when they had finished their coffee in the dining room where the loose covers had been removed from the furniture, a servant announced that the carriage was ready, and Marya Dmitrievna rose with a stern air. She wore her holiday shawl, in which she paid calls, and announced that she was going to see Prince Nicholas Bolkonski to have an explanation with him about Natasha.;¡¡¡¡From Orsha they fled farther along the road to Vilna, still playing at blindman's buff with the pursuing army. At the Berezina they again became disorganized, many were drowned and many surrendered, but those who got across the river fled farther. Their supreme chief donned a fur coat and, having seated himself in a sleigh, galloped on alone, abandoning his companions. The others who could do so drove away too, leaving those who could not to surrender or die. !!!¡¡¡¡She opened her eyes, saw him, and said quietly, with a smile:--,;
¡¡¡¡Whither?,,¡¡¡¡"Let us exterminate them to the last man and die at the point of our bayonet.",¡¡¡¡Terrible entanglement! There was no longer any slope, for the corpses had levelled the road with the plain, and reached the brim like a well-filled bushel of barley.,,¡¡¡¡"Well, I am going to lodge there to-night. Show me the way.",¡¡¡¡At each discharge, the square diminished and replied.;¡¡¡¡She was asleep..
¡¡¡¡Thus passed several years.,Today he had managed to capture two unicorn foals. Unlike full-grown unicorns, they were pure gold. Parvati and Lavender went into transports of delight at the sight of them, and even Pansy Parkinson had to work hard to conceal how much she liked them. ,¡¡¡¡"To-morrow I will take you out to dine with me....¡¡¡¡Denisov wore a Cossack coat, had a beard, had an icon of Nicholas the Wonder-Worker on his breast, and his way of speaking and everything he did indicated his unusual position. But Dolokhov, who in Moscow had worn a Persian costume, had now the appearance of a most correct officer of the Guards. He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head. He took off his wet felt cloak in a corner of the room, and without greeting anyone went up to Denisov and began questioning him about the matter in hand. Denisov told him of the designs the large detachments had on the transport, of the message Petya had brought, and his own replies to both generals. Then he told him all he knew of the French detachment.!,¡¡¡¡After dinner Natasha went to her room and again took up Princess Mary's letter. "Can it be that it is all over?" she thought. "Can it be that all this has happened so quickly and has destroyed all that went before?" She recalled her love for Prince Andrew in all its former strength, and at the same time felt that she loved Kuragin. She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole..;¡¡¡¡"Don't look at me, Mamma! Don't look; I shall cry directly.",¡¡¡¡It is evident that your name is not Champmathieu; that you are the convict, Jean Valjean, concealed first under the name of Jean Mathieu, which was the name of his mother; that you went to Auvergne; that you were born at Faverolles, where you were a pruner of trees. It is evident that you have been guilty of entering, and of the theft of ripe apples from the Pierron orchard..