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,? Leo Tolstoy,...¡¡¡¡It is I who ask your forgiveness, and on my knees!.CHAPTER VI ,,Fair enough. A rock-hammer is about eight or nine inches long. Looks like a miniature pickaxe, with a small sharp pick on one end, and a blunt hammerhead on the other. It's for rocks.;
,,;¡¡¡¡From the point where he stood he could see the whole extent of the Pont d'Austerlitz....¡¡¡¡These brutalities, which are only matter, entertain a confused fear of having to deal with the immense obscurity condensed into an unknown being. A black figure barring the way stops the wild beast short. That which emerges from the cemetery intimidates and disconcerts that which emerges from the cave; the ferocious fear the sinister; wolves recoil when they encounter a ghoul.,¡¡¡¡After speaking to the senior French officer, who came out of the house with a white handkerchief tied to his sword and announced that they surrendered, Dolokhov dismounted and went up to Petya, who lay motionless with outstretched arms.,¡¡¡¡Ney drew his sword and placed himself at their head....
LastIndexNext;¡¡¡¡He would scold me.",¡¡¡¡"No, after dinner," said the old count, evidently expecting much enjoyment from that reading.,LastIndexNext,As for offices, let them stand at distance, with some lofty galleries, to pass ,that he is most defective, and is most out of countenance in himself, that will the ;
If he be inferior, if he be to be commended, you much more; if he be superior, if ,¡¡¡¡*"Long live Henry the Fourth, that valiant king! That rowdy devil." ;¡¡¡¡It chanced that in the Rue de la Verrerie, they passed in front of Courfeyrac's door.,CHAPTER XIII , ,¡¡¡¡He took a circuit, turned into the Passage des Patriarches, which was closed on account of the hour, strode along the Rue de l'Epee-de-Bois and the Rue de l'Arbalete, and plunged into the Rue des Postes.;¡¡¡¡"Cosette!",¡¡¡¡"Mercy on us! Your excellency!" answered Alpatych, immediately recognizing the voice of his young prince....¡¡¡¡There existed an interval of twenty paces between the grand barrier and the lofty houses which formed the background of the street, so that one might say that the barricade rested on these houses, all inhabited, but closed from top to bottom.!
¡°Oh - but - this is a really good one!¡± Parvati said as the Weird Sisters struck up a new song, which was much faster. ...;¡¡¡¡It is a sad thing to say, and we have already intimated it, that, at eight years of age, her heart was cold. It was not her fault; it was not the faculty of loving that she lacked; alas! it was the possibility.,¡¡¡¡After this outburst the prince did not speak any more about the matter. But repressed vexation at his son's poor-spirited behavior found expression in his treatment of his daughter. To his former pretexts for irony a fresh one was now added- allusions to stepmothers and amiabilities to Mademoiselle Bourienne.,¡¡¡¡"Only, for God's sake, Princess dear, have them sent away and don't go out to them. It's all a trick," said Dunyasha, "and when Yakov Alpatych returns let us get away... and please don't...".¡¡¡¡To understand in what this dependence consists it is necessary to reinstate another omitted condition of every command proceeding not from the Deity but from a man, which is, that the man who gives the command himself takes part in,,¡¡¡¡"What were you thinking about just now, Nicholas?" inquired Natasha....¡¡¡¡Let us go..
¡¡¡¡"To-morrow you shall have some dainty little green silk boots!" said the father.,¡¡¡¡The artery was beating everywhere. Like those membranes which arise from certain inflammations and form in the human body, the network of secret societies began to spread all over the country.;¡¡¡¡"He was even called Jean-the-Screw, because he was so strong."!¡¡¡¡Oh, great nation of Italy, thou resemblest the great nation of France!,;BOOK FIFTH.--THE END OF WHICH DOES NOT RESEMBLE THE BEGINNING,!¡¡¡¡They set off once more in the direction of the Bastille....,¡¡¡¡And these things took place, and the kings resumed their thrones, and the master of Europe was put in a cage, and the old regime became the new regime, and all the shadows and all the light of the earth changed place, because, on the afternoon of a certain summer's day, a shepherd said to a Prussian in the forest, "Go this way, and not that!"!
¡¡¡¡He made a sign of the head in the negative.,¡¡¡¡This is what people thought they had noticed:--,¡¡¡¡"I ask one thing of you," he said sternly, "to obey me and not shove yourself forward anywhere."! ;¡¡¡¡"Hush!" ejaculated Montparnasse, "not so loud.",CHAPTER III .¡¡¡¡"French dresses, French ideas, French feelings! There now, you turned Metivier out by the scruff of his neck because he is a Frenchman and a scoundrel, but our ladies crawl after him on their knees. I went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope's indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays. And they themselves sit there nearly naked, like the signboards at our Public Baths if I may say so. Ah, when one looks at our young people, Prince, one would like to take Peter the Great's old cudgel out of the museum and belabor them in the Russian way till all the nonsense jumps out of them.".
? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Gentlemen, my father always detested me because I could not understand mathematics.!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.,¡¡¡¡It is a question of seizing the opponent round the waist.,¡¡¡¡"And Alpatych is being sent to Smolensk?" asked Princess Mary.,¡¡¡¡"Is it possible that this hand, that face, those eyes, all this treasure of feminine charm so strange to me now, is it possible that it will one day be mine forever, as familiar to me as I am to myself?... No, that's impossible!...", !,¡¡¡¡"There are two, an officer and a Cossack. But it is not presupposable that it is the lieutenant colonel himself," said the esaul, who was fond of using words the Cossacks did not know.;
,,¡¡¡¡There was a chair behind him; he dropped into it, terrified at the thought that he might be seen; when he was seated, he took advantage of a pile of cardboard boxes, which stood on the judge's desk, to conceal his face from the whole room; he could now see without being seen; he had fully regained consciousness of the reality of things; gradually he recovered; he attained that phase of composure where it is possible to listen.,¡¡¡¡"At Saint-Lazare.".,¡¡¡¡Then ask logic of passion if you will. There is no more absolute logical sequence in the human heart than there is a perfect geometrical figure in the celestial mechanism. For Cosette and Marius nothing existed except Marius and Cosette. The universe around them had fallen into a hole.!¡¡¡¡On the day following that on which these events took place in the house on the Boulevard de l'Hopital, a child, who seemed to be coming from the direction of the bridge of Austerlitz, was ascending the side-alley on the right in the direction of the Barriere de Fontainebleau., .¡¡¡¡"There is the sun.";
¡¡¡¡When Pierre and his wife had left, he grew very quiet and began to complain of depression. A few days later he fell ill and took to his bed. He realized from the first that he would not get up again, despite the doctor's encouragement. The countess passed a fortnight in an armchair by his pillow without undressing. Every time she gave him his medicine he sobbed and silently kissed her hand. On his last day, sobbing, he asked her and his absent son to forgive him for having dissipated their property- that being the chief fault of which he was conscious. After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs. All these acquaintances, who had so often dined and danced at his house and had so often laughed at him, now said, with a common feeling of self-reproach and emotion, as if justifying themselves: "Well, whatever he may have been he was a most worthy man. You don't meet such men nowadays.... And which of us has not weaknesses of his own?";¡¡¡¡I deem it my duty to report to Your Majesty the condition of the various corps I have had occasion to observe during different stages of the last two or three days' march. They are almost disbanded. Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline. In general they regard Smolensk as the place where they hope to recover. During the last few days many of the men have been seen to throw away their cartridges and their arms. In such a state of affairs, whatever your ultimate plans may be, the interest of Your Majesty's service demands that the army should be rallied at Smolensk and should first of all be freed from ineffectives, such as dismounted cavalry, unnecessary baggage, and artillery material that is no longer in proportion to the present forces. The soldiers, who are worn out with hunger and fatigue, need these supplies as well as a few days' rest. Many have died last days on the road or at the bivouacs. This state of things is continually becoming worse and makes one fear that unless a prompt remedy is applied the troops will no longer be under control in case of an engagement..¡¡¡¡Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat. But the bleached eyeball, the scar, and the familiar weariness of his expression were still the same. He was wearing the white Horse Guard's cap and a military overcoat with a whip hanging over his shoulder by a thin strap. He sat heavily and swayed limply on his brisk little horse.,shovel and pick had served as a ray of light to Boulatruelle; he had hastened to the thicket in the morning, and had found neither shovel nor pick..¡¡¡¡She resumed her contemplation of the book.,,¡¡¡¡And Prince Vasili repeated the words supposed to have been spoken by Kutuzov to the Emperor. "I can neither punish him if he does wrong nor reward him if he does right.",LastIndexNext;54 Of Vainglory ;
¡¡¡¡If I examine an act I performed a moment ago in approximately the same circumstances as those I am in now, my action appears to me undoubtedly free. But if I examine an act performed a month ago, then being in different circumstances, I cannot help recognizing that if that act had not been committed much that resulted from it- good, agreeable, and even essential- would not have taken place. If I reflect on an action still more remote, ten years ago or more, then the consequences of my action are still plainer to me and I find it hard to imagine what would have happened had that action not been performed. The farther I go back in memory, or what is the same thing the farther I go forward in my judgment, the more doubtful becomes my belief in the freedom of my action.,¡¡¡¡His life had been all shadows, his end was night....¡¡¡¡After the rapture of meeting, and after that odd feeling of unsatisfied expectation- the feeling that "everything is just the same, so why did I hurry?"- Nicholas began to settle down in his old home world. His father and mother were much the same, only a little older. What was new in them was a certain uneasiness and occasional discord, which there used not to be, and which, as Nicholas soon found out, was due to the bad state of their affairs. Sonya was nearly twenty; she had stopped growing prettier and promised nothing more than she was already, but that was enough. She exhaled happiness and love from the time Nicholas returned, and the faithful, unalterable love of this girl had a gladdening effect on him. Petya and Natasha surprised Nicholas most. Petya was a big handsome boy of thirteen, merry, witty, and mischievous, with a voice that was already breaking. As for Natasha, for a long while Nicholas wondered and laughed whenever he looked at her.;¡¡¡¡But the doctor interrupted him and moved toward his gig.,¡¡¡¡The torch had been placed in a sort of cage of paving-stones closed on three sides to shelter it from the wind, and disposed in such a fashion that all the light fell on the flag.,? Leo Tolstoy...
CHAPTER VIII ....¡¡¡¡"I desire peace, no less than the Emperor Alexander," he began. "Have I not for eighteen months been doing everything to obtain it? I have waited eighteen months for explanations. But in order to begin negotiations, what is demanded of me?" he said, frowning and making an energetic gesture of inquiry with his small white plump hand.;,¡¡¡¡At a quarter past ten they at last got into their carriages and started. But they had still to call at the Taurida Gardens.;¡¡¡¡Nature, spring, youth, love for her father, the gayety of the birds and flowers, caused something almost resembling forgetfulness to filter gradually, drop by drop, into that soul, which was so virgin and so young.,¡¡¡¡And that dear portrait of the divine Shakespeare which we sold one evening that we might sup!...
¡¡¡¡Then war, whether foreign or civil, is iniquitous; it is called crime. Outside the pale of that holy thing, justice, by what right does one form of man despise another?!,¡¡¡¡Only by uniting them do we get a clear conception of man's life.!¡¡¡¡They said no more. Prince Andrew looked closely into those mirrorlike, impenetrable eyes, and felt that it had been ridiculous of him to have expected anything from Speranski and from any of his own activities connected with him, or ever to have attributed importance to what Speranski was doing. That precise, mirthless laughter rang in Prince Andrew's ears long after he had left the house..¡¡¡¡Once outside of the house, he made for the Rue du Petit-Banquier.,¡¡¡¡And she sank down as though on the point of death.;
¡¡¡¡Of late, since the Emperor's return from the army, there had been some excitement in these conflicting salon circles and some demonstrations of hostility to one another, but each camp retained its own tendency. In Anna Pavlovna's circle only those Frenchmen were admitted who were deep-rooted legitimists, and patriotic views were expressed to the effect that one ought not to go to the French theater and that to maintain the French troupe was costing the government as much as a whole army corps. The progress of the war was eagerly followed, and only the reports most flattering to our army were circulated. In the French circle of Helene and Rumyantsev the reports of the cruelty of the enemy and of the war were contradicted and all Napoleon's attempts at conciliation were discussed. In that circle they discountenanced those who advised hurried preparations for a removal to Kazan of the court and the girls' educational establishments under the patronage of the Dowager Empress. In Helene's circle the war in general was regarded as a series of formal demonstrations which would very soon end in peace, and the view prevailed expressed by Bilibin- who now in Petersburg was quite at home in Helene's house, which every clever man was obliged to visit- that not by gunpowder but by those who invented it would matters be settled. In that circle the Moscow enthusiasm- news of which had reached Petersburg simultaneously with the Emperor's return- was ridiculed sarcastically and very cleverly, though with much caution.,¡¡¡¡"Well, supposing N. N. swindled the country and the Tsar, and the country and the Tsar confer honors upon him, what does that matter? She smiled at me yesterday and asked me to come again, and I love her, and no one will ever know it." And his soul felt calm and peaceful..,¡¡¡¡"That is Bezukhova's brother, Anatole Kuragin," she said, indicating a handsome officer of the Horse Guards who passed by them with head erect, looking at something over the heads of the ladies. "He's handsome, isn't he? I hear they will marry him to that rich girl. But your cousin, Drubetskoy, is also very attentive to her. They say she has millions. Oh yes, that's the French ambassador himself!" she replied to the countess' inquiry about Caulaincourt. "Looks as if he were a king! All the same, the French are charming, very charming. No one more charming in society. Ah, here she is! Yes, she is still the most beautiful of them all, our Marya Antonovna! And how simply she is dressed! Lovely! And that stout one in spectacles is the universal Freemason," she went on, indicating Pierre. "Put him beside his wife and he looks a regular buffoon!",¡¡¡¡"I will send her to you," said the countess, and left the room.,¡¡¡¡During this act every time Natasha looked toward the stalls she saw Anatole Kuragin with an arm thrown across the back of his chair, staring at her. She was pleased to see that he was captivated by her and it did not occur to her that there was anything wrong in it.! ,Red, pumping the trigger. Red focuses on the gun, listening to it CLICKETY-CLACK. Sparky wheel grinding.;
¡¡¡¡Guarantees are the same to facts that repose is to men.;,LastIndexNext,? Leo Tolstoy...!;
RED,¡¡¡¡Javert began again calmly:--,¡¡¡¡Father Mabeuf went to his room, took his hat, mechanically sought for a book to place under his arm, found none, said:,¡¡¡¡Late one evening the Rostovs' four sleighs drove into Marya Dmitrievna's courtyard in the old Konyusheny street. Marya Dmitrievna lived alone. She had already married off her daughter, and her sons were all in the service..¡¡¡¡"I beg your pardon, doctor, I really beg your pardon.,¡¡¡¡The rain redoubled in violence; the thunder rolled while the Emperor was speaking.,¡¡¡¡Although this man had, literally, glided into the room, he had not been able to prevent M. Leblanc catching sight of him....,¡¡¡¡He tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.,¡¡¡¡He has just committed a fresh theft; it is a case of a second offence; condemn him for the fresh deed; later on he will be judged for the old crime."...¡¡¡¡All at once he shouted:--...
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¡¡¡¡A capital error which led this family to lay its hand once more on the guarantees "granted" in 1814, on the concessions, as it termed them....¡¡¡¡"What were you thinking about just now, Nicholas?" inquired Natasha..¡¡¡¡"This.",¡¡¡¡"Dear me, how jolly we are!" said Rostov laughing.,¡¡¡¡"But why this secrecy? Why doesn't he come to the house?" asked Sonya. "Why doesn't he openly ask for your hand? You know Prince Andrew gave you complete freedom- if it is really so; but I don't believe it! Natasha, have you considered what these secret reasons can be?",¡¡¡¡No other house was visible.,¡¡¡¡"Omnibuses," said he, "do not pass the Corinthe.,,¡¡¡¡The servant stammered:--!
¡¡¡¡Consequently, it would only have been necessary for Metternich, Rumyantsev, or Talleyrand, between a levee and an evening party, to have taken proper pains and written a more adroit note, or for Napoleon to have written to Alexander: "My respected Brother, I consent to restore the duchy to the Duke of Oldenburg"- and there would have been no war.,¡¡¡¡"It is he."!¡¡¡¡They all grew silent. The stars, as if knowing that no one was looking at them, began to disport themselves in the dark sky: now flaring up, now vanishing, now trembling, they were busy whispering something gladsome and mysterious to one another.!BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11;¡¡¡¡"It won't do, my love! Not everyone will understand this friendship dating from your childish days, and to see him so intimate with you may injure you in the eyes of other young men who visit us, and above all it torments him for nothing. He may already have found a suitable and wealthy match, and now he's half crazy.",¡¡¡¡*"Long live the king." , ,BOOK FOURTH.--SUCCOR FROM BELOW MAY TURN OUT TO BE SUCCOR FROM ON HIGH!
¡¡¡¡For this purpose he had pawned his copperplates of the Flora.,¡¡¡¡You can take me, for here I am: but I have done my best; I concealed myself under another name; I have become rich; I have become a mayor; I have tried to re-enter the ranks of the honest.,¡¡¡¡"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!",¡¡¡¡Marius' manners were no longer in the least natural.;!¡¡¡¡Marius shivered from head to foot..¡¡¡¡Wellington went to the village of Waterloo to draw up his report to Lord Bathurst.,¡¡¡¡Her brother Petya was upstairs too; with the man in attendance on him he was preparing fireworks to let off that night.!13 ON THE BLEACHERS 13,¡¡¡¡Count Ostermann-Tolstoy met the returning hussars, sent for Rostov, thanked him, and said he would report his gallant deed to the Emperor and would recommend him for a St. George's Cross. When sent for by Count Ostermann, Rostov, remembering that he had charged without orders, felt sure his commander was sending for him to punish him for breach of discipline. Ostermann's flattering words and promise of a reward should therefore have struck him all the more pleasantly, but he still felt that same vaguely disagreeable feeling of moral nausea. "But what on earth is worrying me?" he asked himself as he rode back from the general. "Ilyin? No, he's safe. Have I disgraced myself in any way? No, that's not it." Something else, resembling remorse, tormented him. "Yes, oh yes, that French officer with the dimple. And I remember how my arm paused when I raised it."!
,^Jobxii:18). sospetto lice/ilia fede (91) Suspicion gives failh [i.e. fidelity] leave ,.!¡¡¡¡That day the perspective of the human race underwent a change.!¡¡¡¡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.,RED...
¡¡¡¡"When there are enough for the men, we will give some to the children.",¡¡¡¡He went up stairs again.,,¡¡¡¡She paused. She so wanted a word from him that would explain to her what had happened and to which she could find no answer....¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew looked at the laughing Speranski with astonishment, regret, and disillusionment. It seemed to him that this was not Speranski but someone else. Everything that had formerly appeared mysterious and fascinating in Speranski suddenly became plain and unattractive.;I am terrified. There is no way home.;
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He gropes for a lamp, tries to turn it on, knocks it over instead. Hell with it. He's got more urgent things to do, like getting her blouse open and his hands on her breasts. She arches, moaning, fumbling with his fly. He slams her against the wall, ripping her skirt. We hear fabric tear.,¡¡¡¡The countess, who heard at once from the maids what had happened at the lodge, was calmed by the thought that now their affairs would certainly improve, but on the other hand felt anxious as to the effect this excitement might have on her son. She went several times to his door on tiptoe and listened, as he lighted one pipe after another.,¡¡¡¡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.!¡¡¡¡"Monsieur owes twenty-six sous.",,¡¡¡¡THE GUARD,;
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¡¡¡¡"And as for the man who advised forming this camp- the Drissa camp," said Paulucci, as the Emperor mounted the steps and noticing Prince Andrew scanned his unfamiliar face, "as to that person, sire..." continued Paulucci, desperately, apparently unable to restrain himself, "the man who advised the Drissa camp- I see no alternative but the lunatic asylum or the gallows!".¡¡¡¡For the grievances against Louis Philippe, there is one deduction to be made; there is that which accuses royalty, that which accuses the reign, that which accuses the King; three columns which all give different totals.,,!¡¡¡¡But the attention of the crowd- officials, burghers, shopkeepers, peasants, and women in cloaks and in pelisses- was so eagerly centered on what was passing in Lobnoe Place that no one answered him. The stout man rose, frowned, shrugged his shoulders, and evidently trying to appear firm began to pull on his jacket without looking about him, but suddenly his lips trembled and he began to cry, in the way full-blooded grown-up men cry, though angry with himself for doing so. In the crowd people began talking loudly, to stifle their feelings of pity as it seemed to Pierre.;¡¡¡¡The guests welcomed Pierre because he always helped to enliven and unite any company he was in.,¡¡¡¡In a word, was this genius, as many historians of note have thought, suffering from an eclipse?.
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,¡¡¡¡"So it was a woman?" said he.!¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean stepped up to Gavroche.,himself that the day was on the point of dawning, alarmed at the idea of hearing the neighboring clock of Saint-Paul strike four within a few minutes, an hour when the sentinel was relieved and when the latter would be found asleep under the pierced roof, staring in horror at a terrible depth, at the light of the street lanterns, the wet, black pavement, that pavement longed for yet frightful, which meant death, and which meant liberty.!,¡°An excellent point,¡± said Professor Dumbledore. ¡°My own brother, Aberforth, was prosecuted for practicing inappropriate charms on a goat. It was all over the papers, but did Aberforth hide? No, he did not! He held his head high and went about his business as usual! Of course, I'm not entirely sure he can read, so that may not have been bravery¡.¡± ,¡¡¡¡All were silent..
,,,¡¡¡¡M. Mabeuf no longer knew his books, his garden, or his indigo:,RED,;CHAPTER XV !¡¡¡¡"The commissary of police is not here," said a clerk; "but there is an inspector who takes his place., .
¡¡¡¡No!,¡¡¡¡"The best thing is to let me repair the wheel like an honest man, and set out on your journey to-morrow.",,BOOK FIFTH.--THE END OF WHICH DOES NOT RESEMBLE THE BEGINNING;¡¡¡¡God willed that Cosette's love should encounter one of the loves which save.,¡¡¡¡All fell silent again.,¡¡¡¡"Thank you, my dear, you have cheered me up," said she as she always did. "But best of all you have brought yourself back- for I never saw anything like it, you ought to give your wife a scolding! What are !