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¡¡¡¡Here.",Innocent?...¡¡¡¡I don't know how the government arranges that, but, on my word of honor, sir, I am not Jacobin, sir, I am not a bousingot. I don't wish them any evil, but if I were the ministers, on my most sacred word, things would be different....¡¡¡¡"Cosette!",¡¡¡¡She was overcome by sweet sorrow and tears were already rising in her eyes; then she suddenly asked herself to whom she was saying this. Again everything was shrouded in hard, dry perplexity, and again with a strained frown she peered toward the world where he was. And now, now it seemed to her she was penetrating the mystery.... But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears. Dunyasha, her maid, entered the room quickly and abruptly with a frightened look on her face and showing no concern for her mistress.,;Money like that can be a problem. Sooner or later you gotta explain...
¡¡¡¡"I don't know," answered the child.,CHAPTER VII ,to look on, but nothing to health and sweetness.,¡¡¡¡"No," she replied, but she had not understood his question.,,¡¡¡¡"Don't answer like that, my good girl!" she said. "What I say is true! Write an answer!" Natasha did not reply and went to her own room to read Princess Mary's letter.,¡¡¡¡It was what is said in the bower, a prelude to what will be said in the chamber; a lyrical effusion, strophe and sonnet intermingled, pleasing hyperboles of cooing, all the refinements of adoration arranged in a bouquet and exhaling a celestial perfume, an ineffable twitter of heart to heart....
¡¡¡¡Come!,,¡¡¡¡"But nowhere in Europe is there anything like that," said Napoleon.,,...¡¡¡¡Mary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon which someone meanwhile had pounced on..LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"If I were a woman I would do so, Mary. That is a woman's virtue. But a man should not and cannot forgive and forget," he replied, and though till that moment he had not been thinking of Kuragin, all his unexpended anger suddenly swelled up in his heart....
¡¡¡¡Nicholas was silent and agreed with her..¡¡¡¡"Certainly there is," said the old woman.!Harry and Ron met up with Hermione in the common room, and they went down to breakfast together. They spent most of the morning in Gryffindor Tower, where everyone was enjoying their presents, then returned to the Great Hall for a magnificent lunch, which included at least a hundred turkeys and Christmas puddings, and large piles of Cribbage's Wizarding Crackers. ;¡¡¡¡Our false conception that an event is caused by a command which precedes it is due to the fact that when the event has taken place and out of thousands of others those few commands which were consistent with that event have been executed, we forget about the others that were not executed because they could not be. Apart from that, the chief source of our error in this matter is due to the fact that in the historical accounts a whole series of innumerable, diverse, and petty events, such for instance as all those which led the French armies to Russia, is generalized into one event in accord with the result produced by that series of events, and corresponding with this generalization the whole series of commands is also generalized into a single expression of will.,¡¡¡¡He caught sight of a corner of the wall on which was placarded the most peaceable sheet of paper in the world, a permission to eat eggs, a Lenten admonition addressed by the Archbishop of Paris to his "flock.",¡¡¡¡"I have none.".
¡¡¡¡"Uncle's" huntsman was galloping from the other side across the wolf's path and his borzois once more stopped the animal's advance. She was again hemmed in.!¡¡¡¡Waterloo bears divine right on its crupper.,¡¡¡¡"No, no. I'll go out to them," said Princess Mary, and in spite of the nurse's and Dunyasha's protests she went out into the porch; Dron, Dunyasha, the nurse, and Michael Ivanovich following her.!A Fragment of an Essay of Fame The poets make fame a monster. They describe her, in part, finely, and elegantly; and, in part, gravely, and sentendously. They say, look how many feathers she hath. so many eyes she hath underneath: so many tongues; so many voices; she pricks up so many ears.,¡¡¡¡"No. I knew it before.",¡¡¡¡No one replied to his remarks.;¡¡¡¡Men are hauling a log. Each of them expresses his opinion as to how and where to haul it. They haul the log away, and it happens that this is done as one of them said. He ordered it. There we have command and power in their primary form. The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.,¡¡¡¡Once she had a talk with her friend Natasha about Sonya and about her own injustice toward her.,,LastIndexNext!
¡¡¡¡After staggering into Smolensk which seemed to them a promised land, the French, searching for food, killed one another, sacked their own stores, and when everything had been plundered fled farther.,¡¡¡¡The half-hour after midnight had just struck when M. Madeleine quitted the Hall of Assizes in Arras.;¡¡¡¡The hall on the first floor, where "the restaurant" was situated, was a large and long apartment encumbered with stools, chairs, benches, and tables, and with a crippled, lame, old billiard-table. It was reached by a spiral staircase which terminated in the corner of the room at a square hole like the hatchway of a ship....¡¡¡¡Workmen assembled at the corner of the Rue de Bercy, waited for a certain Lemarin, the revolutionary agent for the Faubourg Saint-Marceau. Watchwords were exchanged almost publicly.,¡¡¡¡It was a warm, gray morning. Princess Mary stopped at the porch, still horrified by her spiritual baseness and trying to arrange her thoughts before going to her father. The doctor came downstairs and went out to her.,-- where he slams the door and leans heavily against it, shutting everything out, breathing heavily. Alone now.!¡¡¡¡Javert stamped his foot.,¡¡¡¡"What do you think of it, Prince?" Dessalles ventured to ask.,...
¡¡¡¡Sonya came along, wrapped in her cloak. She was only a couple of paces away when she saw him, and to her too he was not the Nicholas she had known and always slightly feared. He was in a woman's dress, with tousled hair and a happy smile new to Sonya. She ran rapidly toward him...¡¡¡¡Moscou, la capitale asiatique de ce grand empire, la ville sacree des peuples d'Alexandre, Moscou avec ses innombrables eglises en forme de pagodes chinoises,* this Moscow gave Napoleon's imagination no rest. On the march from Vyazma to Tsarevo-Zaymishche he rode his light bay bobtailed ambler accompanied by his Guards, his bodyguard, his pages, and aides-de-camp. Berthier, his chief of staff, dropped behind to question a Russian prisoner captured by the cavalry. Followed by Lelorgne d'Ideville, an interpreter, he overtook Napoleon at a gallop and reined in his horse with an amused expression. ,¡¡¡¡ Eponine raised herself and listened; then she murmured:--!¡¡¡¡ During the last two years, as we have said, Paris had witnessed more than one insurrection.,¡¡¡¡"Only, for Christ's sake..." the girl went on, as Natasha, without thinking, mechanically broke the seal and read a love letter from Anatole, of which, without taking in a word, she understood only that it was a letter from him- from the man she loved. Yes, she loved him, or else how could that have happened which had happened? And how could she have a love letter from him in her hand?,¡¡¡¡Let us complete this exposition..¡¡¡¡"If you will take my advice, you will come in force."...
¡¡¡¡"Of course she will!" whispered Natasha, but did not finish... suddenly Sonya pushed away the glass she was holding and covered her eyes with her hand..,¡¡¡¡"Give this to the countess... if you see her."...;Man likes to play chess. Let's get him some rocks.,¡¡¡¡"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.,¡¡¡¡The men remained at table over their port- English fashion. In the midst of a conversation that was started about Napoleon's Spanish affairs, which they all agreed in approving, Prince Andrew began to express a contrary opinion. Speranski smiled and, with an evident wish to prevent the conversation from taking an unpleasant course, told a story that had no connection with the previous conversation. For a few moments all were silent.,¡¡¡¡"Doesn't he? But I didn't invent it myself.",¡°Here ¡ª¡± !
,¡¡¡¡Ill!",¡¡¡¡"Let me kiss you, dear old fellow! Oh, how fine, how splendid!"...¡¡¡¡"Dear-est!" she repeated again.,,¡¡¡¡Another, in the Rue du Cygne, was assailed by thirty young men who broke his instrument, and took away his sword.!
¡¡¡¡At that moment, a ragged child who was coming down through the Rue Menilmontant, holding in his hand a branch of blossoming laburnum which he had just plucked on the heights of Belleville, caught sight of an old holster-pistol in the show-window of a bric-a-brac merchant's shop.,¡¡¡¡Let us note one detail, however; when Jean Valjean went out with Cosette, he dressed as the reader has already seen, and had the air of a retired officer.,¡¡¡¡They halted frequently; it was plain that they were searching all the nooks of the walls and all the embrasures of the doors and alleys.;,¡¡¡¡He passed into the next room, and the deep, querulous sounds of his voice were at once heard from there.,¡¡¡¡A shelter.,¡¡¡¡He was met by Gabriel, Marya Dmitrievna's gigantic footman..
¡¡¡¡Providence compelled all these men, striving to attain personal aims, to further the accomplishment of a stupendous result no one of them at all expected- neither Napoleon, nor Alexander, nor still less any of those who did the actual fighting.,I know what you think it means. Me, I think it's a made-up word, a politician's word. A word so young fellas like you can wear a suit and tie and have a job. What do you really want to know? Am I sorry for what I did?,¡¡¡¡He fumbled in his pocket, drew out his purse, opened it, and took out a small key; he inserted the key in a lock whose aperture could hardly be seen, so hidden was it in the most sombre tones of the design which covered the wall-paper; a secret receptacle opened, a sort of false cupboard constructed in the angle between the wall and the chimney-piece; in this hiding-place there were some rags-- a blue linen blouse, an old pair of trousers, an old knapsack, and a huge thorn cudgel shod with iron at both ends.,¡¡¡¡"Natasha, what is it about?" she asked. "What do they matter to you? It will all pass, Natasha.",¡¡¡¡In the afternoon, extraordinary noises broke out in Paris. They resembled shots and the clamors of a multitude.,!¡¡¡¡The Prussians threw themselves into Genappe, furious, no doubt, that they were not more entirely the conquerors....
¡¡¡¡"You are very wicked; that you are!!¡¡¡¡But on glancing at Rostov's face Ilyin stopped short. He saw that his hero and commander was following quite a different train of thought.,The next are duces beS, great leaders; such as are princes\' lieutenants, and do them notable services in the wars. The third are ^arias\', favourites; such as exceed not this scantling; to be solace to the sovereign, and harmless to the people. And the fourth, negotas pares; such as have great places under princes, and execute their places with sufficiency. ,¡¡¡¡"What is she making?" went on the stranger, in a gentle voice which contrasted strangely with his beggarly garments and his porter's shoulders.!¡¡¡¡The cuirassiers replied by crushing them.,¡¡¡¡He glanced at her to make sure that he might go on. Her irritability had suddenly quite vanished, and her anxious, imploring eyes were fixed on him with greedy expectation. "I can always arrange so as not to see her often," thought Boris. "The affair has been begun and must be finished!" He blushed hotly, raised his eyes to hers, and said:,CHAPTER XXI , ...
,¡¡¡¡A detail to be noted.,¡°Er-right,¡± said Harry sheepishly. ¡°I just meant-Hagrid, how could you think we'd care what that-woman-wrote about you?¡± , ,¡¡¡¡When they all got up to go in to supper, little Nicholas Bolkonski went up to Pierre, pale and with shining, radiant eyes.,¡¡¡¡"Why not?" Dolokhov answered absently, scrutinizing the face of the French drummer boy. "Have you had that youngster with you long?" he asked Denisov..¡¡¡¡You've embraced me....
,¡¡¡¡The horses were harnessed, and the travellers, summoned by the coachman, were hastily climbing the lofty iron ladder of the vehicle.....¡¡¡¡Wellington went to the village of Waterloo to draw up his report to Lord Bathurst.,¡¡¡¡A... !¡¡¡¡Having as it were reviewed her kingdom, tested her power, and made sure that everyone was submissive, but that all the same it was dull, Natasha betook herself to the ballroom, picked up her guitar, sat down in a dark corner behind a bookcase, and began to run her fingers over the strings in the bass, picking out a passage she recalled from an opera she had heard in Petersburg with Prince Andrew. What she drew from the guitar would have had no meaning for other listeners, but in her imagination a whole series of reminiscences arose from those sounds. She sat behind the bookcase with her eyes fixed on a streak of light escaping from the pantry door and listened to herself and pondered. She was in a mood for brooding on the past.,¡¡¡¡"What's the matter with you, brats?",¡¡¡¡She resumed her contemplation of the book..
¡¡¡¡"Natasha, you are sixteen. At your age I was married. You say Boris is nice. He is very nice, and I love him like a son. But what then?... What are you thinking about? You have quite turned his head, I can see that....";¡¡¡¡"Ah, but you are a crusty fellow, friend!" said the count.,¡¡¡¡As there was never any one in the street, and as Marius never entered the garden except at night, he ran no risk of being seen....¡¡¡¡"Hold your tongue, you cask!" said Courfeyrac.,¡¡¡¡She is a smile which passed over me..!
? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡And then he fell to weeping bitterly., ...¡¡¡¡This odd espalier, with its branches of lead and iron, was the first thing that struck Jean Valjean.... ... ,¡¡¡¡He checked himself in the middle of the sentence, lowered his eyes to avoid seeing her unpleasantly irritated and irresolute face, and said:,¡¡¡¡When shall we go to the forest, Charlot asked Charlotte..
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,¡¡¡¡"Upon my word, sir, you are in luck; you have arrived in season. Do you see those four windows?!¡¡¡¡"Know that if you stir up Prussia against me, I'll wipe it off the map of Europe!" he declared, his face pale and distorted by anger, and he struck one of his small hands energetically with the other. "Yes, I will throw you back beyond the Dvina and beyond the Dnieper, and will re-erect against you that barrier which it was criminal and blind of Europe to allow to be destroyed. Yes, that is what will happen to you. That is what you have gained by alienating me!" And he walked silently several times up and down the room, his fat shoulders twitching.,By "Eshu Space"..¡¡¡¡When two men are there, they must meet.,¡¡¡¡About five o'clock, Toussaint, who was going and coming and busying herself with the tiny establishment, set on the table a cold chicken, which Cosette, out of deference to her father, consented to glance at..
CHAPTER XIX !¡¡¡¡"Only, for Christ's sake..." the girl went on, as Natasha, without thinking, mechanically broke the seal and read a love letter from Anatole, of which, without taking in a word, she understood only that it was a letter from him- from the man she loved. Yes, she loved him, or else how could that have happened which had happened? And how could she have a love letter from him in her hand?,,,¡¡¡¡"Where is he?",¡¡¡¡"It's like this," he said thoughtfully, "if there's a battle soon, yours will win. That's right. But if three days pass, then after that, well, then that same battle will not soon be over.",¡¡¡¡The winner of the battle of Waterloo was not Napoleon, who was put to flight; nor Wellington, giving way at four o'clock, in despair at five; nor Blucher, who took no part in the engagement. The winner of Waterloo was Cambronne.,...
¡¡¡¡But in the midst of this pause Fantine exclaimed:--,¡¡¡¡*"From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step." , ,!RED (V.O.)...BOOK NINE: 1812!
¡¡¡¡"How is it pointing?" asked Nicholas, riding a hundred paces toward the whip who had sighted the hare.,¡¡¡¡Montparnasse no longer offered more than a feeble resistance; the fact is, that these four men, with the fidelity of ruffians who never abandon each other, had prowled all night long about La Force, great as was their peril, in the hope of seeing Thenardier make his appearance on the top of some wall.,¡¡¡¡These simple words uttered by an old woman led by a child made the perspiration trickle down his limbs.,¡¡¡¡The longer the Emperor remained in Vilna the less did everybody- tired of waiting- prepare for the war. All the efforts of those who surrounded the sovereign seemed directed merely to making him spend his time pleasantly and forget that war was impending.! ,¡¡¡¡So too, like Voltaire in his time, uninvited defenders of the law of inevitability today use that law as a weapon against religion, though the law of inevitability in history, like the law of Copernicus in astronomy, far from destroying, even strengthens the foundation on which the institutions of state and church are erected.,.
¡¡¡¡"Ah! so it is true!" said the child....¡¡¡¡The alarm beat which ran through all Paris, did not cease, but it had finally come to be nothing more than a monotonous noise to which they no longer paid any attention.,¡¡¡¡"Good evening, Monsieur Marius.",¡¡¡¡"Is she like him?" thought Natasha. "Yes, like and yet not like. But she is quite original, strange, new, and unknown. And she loves me. What is in her heart? All that is good. But how? What is her mind like? What does she think about me? Yes, she is splendid!",,¡¡¡¡By dint of going outdoors to think, the day comes when one goes out to throw one's self in the water.!¡¡¡¡Each one received thirty cartridges.,ANDY,.
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¡¡¡¡The prince had aged very much that year. He showed marked signs of senility by a tendency to fall asleep, forgetfulness of quite recent events, remembrance of remote ones, and the childish vanity with which he accepted the role of head of the Moscow opposition. In spite of this the old man inspired in all his visitors alike a feeling of respectful veneration- especially of an evening when he came in to tea in his old-fashioned coat and powdered wig and, aroused by anyone, told his abrupt stories of the past, or uttered yet more abrupt and scathing criticisms of the present. For them all, that old-fashioned house with its gigantic mirrors, pre-Revolution furniture, powdered footmen, and the stern shrewd old man (himself a relic of the past century) with his gentle daughter and the pretty Frenchwoman who were reverently devoted to him presented a majestic and agreeable spectacle. But the visitors did not reflect that besides the couple of hours during which they saw their host, there were also twenty-two hours in the day during which the private and intimate life of the house continued.,¡¡¡¡On his cuirass he wore the silver cross of the Legion of Honor.!¡¡¡¡"So she knows I am engaged, and she and her husband Pierre- that good Pierre- have talked and laughed about this. So it's all right." And again, under Helene's influence, what had seemed terrible now seemed simple and natural. "And she is such a grande dame, so kind, and evidently likes me so much. And why not enjoy myself?" thought Natasha, gazing at Helene with wide-open, wondering eyes....Bull queers take by force, that's all they want or understand. I'd,,¡¡¡¡This bandit refused to defend himself.,!LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡It appears that previous to his arrest he had succeeded in withdrawing from the hands of M. Laffitte, a sum of over half a million which he had lodged there, and which he had, moreover, and by perfectly legitimate means, acquired in his business.;
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¡¡¡¡"Always thoughts... about you... thoughts..." he then uttered much more clearly than he had done before, now that he was sure of being understood.,;¡¡¡¡"You see plainly," he said, "that I am Jean Valjean."...¡¡¡¡He wore an air of serenity which rendered him singularly venerable.,...,¡¡¡¡Marius reeled in utter horror, the very ruffians shuddered, hardly a muscle of the old man's face contracted, and while the red-hot iron sank into the smoking wound, impassive and almost august, he fixed on Thenardier his beautiful glance, in which there was no hatred, and where suffering vanished in serene majesty.,.
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,¡¡¡¡AN ENTRANCE BY FAVOR,¡¡¡¡"Do go to your own quarters! Leave me alone a little!"!.? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡He had laid his hand lightly on Cosette's mouth.,;¡¡¡¡Nicholas was spending the last of his leave at home. A fourth letter had come from Prince Andrew, from Rome, in which he wrote that he would have been on his way back to Russia long ago had not his wound unexpectedly reopened in the warm climate, which obliged him to defer his return till the beginning of the new year. Natasha was still as much in love with her betrothed, found the same comfort in that love, and was still as ready to throw herself into all the pleasures of life as before; but at the end of the fourth month of their separation she began to have fits of depression which she could not master. She felt sorry for herself: sorry that she was being wasted all this time and of no use to anyone- while she felt herself so capable of loving and being loved....
¡¡¡¡All the world has seen him before we can show him.;,¡¡¡¡He quitted the mob and ran up to his quarters at full speed. He seized an old hat and his purse.,,¡¡¡¡During the winter Prince Andrew had come to Bald Hills and had been gay, gentle, and more affectionate than Princess Mary had known him for a long time past. She felt that something had happened to him, but he said nothing to her about his love. Before he left he had a long talk with his father about something, and Princess Mary noticed that before his departure they were dissatisfied with one another.,¡¡¡¡When I received that bullet, I dragged myself here, no one saw me, no one picked me up, I was waiting for you, I said:!? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡"How is it you didn't go head over heels?" asked the boldest of all, addressing Natasha directly.,¡¡¡¡If we assume as the historians do that great men lead humanity to the attainment of certain ends- the greatness of Russia or of France, the balance of power in Europe, the diffusion of the ideas of the Revolution general progress or anything else- then it is impossible to explain the facts of history without introducing the conceptions of chance and genius..;
,¡¡¡¡And her mother, no doubt, alas!,¡¡¡¡On August 24 Davydov's first partisan detachment was formed and then others were recognized. The further the campaign progressed the more numerous these detachments became.!¡¡¡¡Foolish is he who fears it!,¡¡¡¡A sense of pity he had never before known overflowed Pierre's heart.,¡¡¡¡How was it that the Russian army, which when numerically weaker than the French had given battle at Borodino, did not achieve its purpose when it had surrounded the French on three sides and when its aim was to capture them? Can the French be so enormously superior to us that when we had surrounded them with superior forces we could not beat them? How could that happen?,¡¡¡¡Denisov and Petya rode up to him. From the spot where the peasant was standing they could see the French. Immediately beyond the forest, on a downward slope, lay a field of spring rye. To the right, beyond a steep ravine, was a small village and a landowner's house with a broken roof. In the village, in the house, in the garden, by the well, by the pond, over all the rising ground, and all along the road uphill from the bridge leading to the village, not more than five hundred yards away, crowds of men could be seen through the shimmering mist. Their un-Russian shouting at their horses which were straining uphill with the carts, and their calls to one another, could be clearly heard..¡¡¡¡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....¡¡¡¡"Mamma, can we have a talk? Yes?" said Natasha. "Now, just one on your throat and another... that'll do!" And seizing her mother round the neck, she kissed her on the throat. In her behavior to her mother Natasha seemed rough, but she was so sensitive and tactful that however she clasped her mother she always managed to do it without hurting her or making her feel uncomfortable or displeased..