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¡¡¡¡This 1815 was a sort of lugubrious April.,¡¡¡¡All at once, a tragic incident; on the English left, on our right, the head of the column of cuirassiers reared up with a frightful clamor. On arriving at the culminating point of the crest, ungovernable, utterly given over to fury and their course of extermination of the squares and cannon, the cuirassiers had just caught sight of a trench,-- a trench between them and the English..¡¡¡¡He did not repeat to himself with a sickening feeling of shame the words he had spoken, or say: "Oh, why did I not say that?" and, "Whatever made me say 'Je vous aime'?" On the contrary, he now repeated in imagination every word that he or Natasha had spoken and pictured every detail of her face and smile, and did not wish to diminish or add anything, but only to repeat it again and again. There was now not a shadow of doubt in his mind as to whether what he had undertaken was right or wrong. Only one terrible doubt sometimes crossed his mind: "Wasn't it all a dream? Isn't Princess Mary mistaken? Am I not too conceited and self-confident? I believe all this- and suddenly Princess Mary will tell her, and she will be sure to smile and say: 'How strange! He must be deluding himself. Doesn't he know that he is a man, just a man, while I...? I am something altogether different and higher.'",¡¡¡¡And she resolutely re-entered Montfermeil.!¡¡¡¡What a pack of boobies!,¡¡¡¡This 1815 was a sort of lugubrious April.,¡¡¡¡The light fell full on M. Madeleine's face....¡¡¡¡Some new thing had come into his soul.,La carte du Tendre au pays Latin.,!
¡¡¡¡"What is that?" asked M. Leblanc., ,ANDY!,CHAPTER XVIII !¡¡¡¡Then, bending down to the ear of his eldest daughter, while the two visitors were engaged in examining this lamentable interior, he added in a low and rapid voice:--;¡¡¡¡With the exception of the two or three streets, of which we shall presently speak, all was wall and solitude there.,¡¡¡¡"Why should we give up everything? We don't agree. Don't agree.... We are sorry for you, but we're not willing. Go away yourself, alone..." came from various sides of the crowd....
¡¡¡¡Specialist historians describing the campaign of 1813 or the restoration of the Bourbons plainly assert that these events were produced by the will of Alexander. But the universal historian Gervinus, refuting this opinion of the specialist historian, tries to prove that the campaign of 1813 and the restoration of the Bourbons were due to other things beside Alexander's will- such as the activity of Stein, Metternich, Madame de Stael, Talleyrand, Fichte Chateaubriand, and others. The historian evidently decomposes Alexander's power into the components: Talleyrand, Chateaubriand, and the rest- but the sum of the components, that is, the interactions of Chateaubriand, Talleyrand, Madame de Stael, and the others, evidently does not equal the resultant, namely the phenomenon of millions of Frenchmen submitting to the Bourbons. That Chateaubriand, Madame de Stael, and others spoke certain words to one another only affected their mutual relations but does not account for the submission of millions. And therefore to explain how from these relations of theirs the submission of millions of people resulted- that is, how component forces equal to one A gave a resultant equal to a thousand times A- the historian is again obliged to fall back on power- the force he had denied- and to recognize it as the resultant of the forces, that is, he has to admit an unexplained force acting on the resultant. And that is just what the universal historians do, and consequently they not only contradict the specialist historians but contradict themselves.;¡¡¡¡"For the peace that is from above, and for the salvation of our souls.",,? Leo Tolstoy,,¡¡¡¡"Leave him alone," said Mary Hendrikhovna, smiling timidly and happily. "He is sleeping well as it is, after a sleepless night.",¡¡¡¡From that time forth, was it chance? she saw him pass nearly every day.!¡¡¡¡"Such an insolent scoundrel!" he cried, growing hot again at the mere recollection of him. "If he had told me he was drunk and did not see... But what is the matter with you, Mary?" he suddenly asked.,¡¡¡¡He crushed the paper in his hand as though those words contained for him a strange and bitter aftertaste.,¡¡¡¡It seemed to him that he might commit himself to that silent little street..
¡¡¡¡Pierre's gloomy, unhappy look struck her. She stopped in front of him. She wished to help him, to bestow on him the superabundance of her own happiness.,¡¡¡¡"Ah, he has found one, I think," said Ilagin carelessly. "Yes, we must ride up.... Shall we both course it?" answered Nicholas, seeing in Erza and "Uncle's" red Rugay two rivals he had never yet had a chance of pitting against his own borzois. "And suppose they outdo my Milka at once!" he thought as he rode with "Uncle" and Ilagin toward the hare.,¡¡¡¡The first rushed toward her with joy and enthusiasm, the others turned away, each according to his nature....¡¡¡¡"Who is that man?" said M. Leblanc.,,¡¡¡¡At nightfall, Javert had posted his men and had gone into ambush himself between the trees of the Rue de la Barrieredes-Gobelins which faced the Gorbeau house, on the other side of the boulevard. He had begun operations by opening "his pockets," and dropping into it the two young girls who were charged with keeping a watch on the approaches to the den..
LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡By the kings command, Maitre Corbeau was permitted to add a tail to his initial letter and to call himself Gorbeau. Maitre Renard was less lucky; all he obtained was leave to place a P in front of his R, and to call himself Prenard; so that the second name bore almost as much resemblance as the first.,BOOK SEVENTH.--THE CHAMPMATHIEU AFFAIR,¡¡¡¡As with astronomy the difficulty of recognizing the motion of the earth lay in abandoning the immediate sensation of the earth's fixity and of the motion of the planets, so in history the difficulty of recognizing the subjection of personality to the laws of space, time, and cause lies in renouncing the direct feeling of the independence of one's own personality. But as in astronomy the new view said: "It is true that we do not feel the movement of the earth, but by admitting its immobility we arrive at absurdity, while by admitting its motion (which we do not feel) we arrive at laws," so also in history the new view says: "It is true that we are not conscious of our dependence, but by admitting our free will we arrive at absurdity, while by admitting our dependence on the external world, on time, and on cause, we arrive at laws.",CHAPTER XII !¡¡¡¡Pierre suddenly saw an outlet for his excitement. He hardened his heart against the senator who was introducing this set and narrow attitude into the deliberations of the nobility. Pierre stepped forward and interrupted him. He himself did not yet know what he would say, but he began to speak eagerly, occasionally lapsing into French or expressing himself in bookish Russian...¡¡¡¡From the day his wife arrived in Moscow Pierre had been intending to go away somewhere, so as not to be near her. Soon after the Rostovs came to Moscow the effect Natasha had on him made him hasten to carry out his intention. He went to Tver to see Joseph Alexeevich's widow, who had long since promised to hand over to him some papers of her deceased husband's..
¡¡¡¡"So you are glad and I have done right?",, ,253 INT -- CASCO BANK OF PORTLAND -- MORNING (1966) 253,¡¡¡¡Brevet gave a start of surprise, and surveyed him from head to foot with a frightened air.,...¡¡¡¡"How kind they all are," thought Pierre. "What is surprising is that they should trouble about these things now when it can no longer be of interest to them. And all for me!";¡¡¡¡ Jean Valjean was the more unhappy of the two..
¡¡¡¡Fantine took the sister's hand in her moist hands, and the latter was pained to feel that perspiration.,¡¡¡¡That done, he had betaken himself to Montfermeil. It will be remembered that already, during his preceding escape, he had made a mysterious trip thither, or somewhere in that neighborhood, of which the law had gathered an inkling.,CHAPTER II ,,...,,¡¡¡¡M. Leblanc turned back and said, with a smile:--...
...¡¡¡¡He returned to Fantine's bed, and she went on:--.¡¡¡¡"Dunyasha, send Alpatych, or Dronushka, or somebody to me!" she said, "and tell Mademoiselle Bourienne not to come to me," she added, hearing Mademoiselle Bourienne's voice. "We must go at once, at once!" she said, appalled at the thought of being left in the hands of the French.,¡¡¡¡His habits of solitary meditation, while they had developed in him sympathy and compassion, had, perhaps, diminished the faculty for irritation, but had left intact the power of waxing indignant; he had the kindliness of a brahmin, and the severity of a judge; he took pity upon a toad, but he crushed a viper.,¡¡¡¡It was already late when he rose after sealing the letter. He wished to sleep, but he knew he would not be able to and that most depressing thoughts came to him in bed. So he called Tikhon and went through the rooms with him to show him where to set up the bed for that night.,¡¡¡¡"Let no one know of it! " the Emperor added with a frown.;
¡¡¡¡"Come in, Mary," he said to his wife....CHAPTER IV , ,, ,¡¡¡¡"How handsome you have grown!",,¡¡¡¡God has passed by..
¡¡¡¡"The Emperor! The Emperor! The Marshal! The Duke!" and hardly had the sleek cavalry passed, before a carriage drawn by six gray horses rattled by. Pierre caught a glimpse of a man in a three-cornered hat with a tranquil look on his handsome, plump, white face. It was one of the marshals. His eye fell on Pierre's large and striking figure, and in the expression with which he frowned and looked away Pierre thought he detected sympathy and a desire to conceal that sympathy.,¡¡¡¡Etc.,¡¡¡¡For about three minutes all were silent.,¡¡¡¡During the whole time of his convalescence in Orel Pierre had experienced a feeling of joy, freedom, and life; but when during his journey he found himself in the open world and saw hundreds of new faces, that feeling was intensified. Throughout his journey he felt like a schoolboy on holiday. Everyone- the stagecoach driver, the post-house overseers, the peasants on the roads and in the villages- had a new significance for him. The presence and remarks of Willarski who continually deplored the ignorance and poverty of Russia and its backwardness compared with Europe only heightened Pierre's pleasure. Where Willarski saw deadness Pierre saw an extraordinary strength and vitality- the strength which in that vast space amid the snows maintained the life of this original, peculiar, and unique people. He did not contradict Willarski and even seemed to agree with him- an apparent agreement being the simplest way to avoid discussions that could lead to nothing- and he smiled joyfully as he listened to him. ,,¡¡¡¡"It's as good as a warrant for each one, of five hundred balls, and the worst that can happen is five years, six years, ten years at the most!";¡¡¡¡A carpenter, occupied in nailing boards to a fence around the ground on which a house was in process of construction, in the Rue de Reuilly found on that plot the torn fragment of a letter on which were still legible the following lines:--...
¡¡¡¡If he had had those five francs, he would have been saved, he would have been born again, he would have emerged from the limbo and darkness, he would have made his escape from isolation and spleen, from his widowed state; he might have re-knotted the black thread of his destiny to that beautiful golden thread, which had just floated before his eyes and had broken at the same instant, once more!.¡¡¡¡They all went without knowing whither or why they were going. Still less did that genius, Napoleon, know it, for no one issued any orders to him. But still he and those about him retained their old habits: wrote commands, letters, reports, and orders of the day; called one another sire, mon cousin, prince d'Eckmuhl, roi de Naples, and so on. But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay. And though they pretended to be concerned about the army, each was thinking only of himself and of how to get away quickly and save himself. ;¡¡¡¡The ruffians bound him securely, in an upright attitude, with his feet on the ground at the head of the bed, the end which was most remote from the window, and nearest to the fireplace.,Augustus Caesar, Vespasianus, Aurelianus, Theodoricus, Henry VH of England and Henry IV of France. In me fourth place are propa^JSores or prnpugnatores imperil; such as in honourable wars enlarge their territories, or make noble defence against invaders,,¡¡¡¡An acrid and stifling smoke in which dying and wounded lay with weak, dull groans.,¡¡¡¡To want that little monster to play! to give away forty-franc dolls to a jade that I would sell for forty sous, so I would!,¡¡¡¡"Yes, and where do you put the others?" inquired Dolokhov.,¡¡¡¡He could not rejoin the army where he would have been made colonel at the next vacancy, for his mother now clung to him as her one hold on life; and so despite his reluctant to remain in Moscow among people who had known him before, and despite his abhorrence of the civil service, he accepted a post in Moscow in that service, doffed the uniform of which he was so fond, and moved with his mother and Sonya to a small house on the Sivtsev Vrazhek.!
!¡¡¡¡Then he seeks for the appropriate word as one seeks for a sword.,.,¡¡¡¡He who had in former days known all the roads to triumph, and who, from the summit of his chariot of lightning, pointed them out with a sovereign finger, had he now reached that state of sinister amazement when he could lead his tumultuous legions harnessed to it, to the precipice? Was he seized at the age of forty-six with a supreme madness? Was that titanic charioteer of destiny no longer anything more than an immense dare-devil?,¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡160 ,¡¡¡¡You see, you are my angel!,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Thou knowest the promise that I gave thee, I shall keep it.!
,...¡¡¡¡The heart becomes heroic, by dint of passion. It is no longer composed of anything but what is pure; it no longer rests on anything that is not elevated and great.,,!... !
¡¡¡¡Of all these writers, the one who probably then excavated in the masses the most unhealthy gallery was Restif de La Bretonne.;¡¡¡¡A quarter of a league further on, he arrived at the bottom of alittle valley, where there is water which passes beneath an archmade through the embankment of the road. The clump of sparselyplanted but very green trees, which fills the valley on one side ofthe road, is dispersed over the meadows on the other, and disappearsgracefully and as in order in the direction of Braine-l'Alleud.,¡¡¡¡"Uncle" looked round disapprovingly at Petya and Natasha. He did not like to combine frivolity with the serious business of hunting.... ,¡¡¡¡And do what he would, he always fell back upon the heartrending dilemma which lay at the foundation of his revery:!¡¡¡¡Whatever may have been the obstinate injustice of destiny in this case, Thenardier was one of those men who understand best, with the most profundity and in the most modern fashion, that thing which is a virtue among barbarous peoples and an object of merchandise among civilized peoples,--hospitality.,...
¡°Here comes Lupin!¡± said Harry as they saw another figure sprinting down the stone steps and halting toward the Willow. Harry looked up at the sky. Clouds were obscuring the moon completely. ...238 ANGLE FROM BEHIND POSTER 238!FEMALE TELLER (O.S.),¡¡¡¡But without finishing what she was saying, Princess Mary burst into tears.,!? Leo Tolstoy;
¡¡¡¡Sometimes they went up stairs, to a private room on the first floor, and there scenes that were almost masonic were enacted.;;¡¡¡¡They always have too much fire in these cursed stoves.,¡¡¡¡To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.,¡¡¡¡The day after this conversation Natasha put on the old dress which she knew had the peculiar property of conducing to cheerfulness in the mornings, and that day she returned to the old way of life which she had abandoned since the ball. Having finished her morning tea she went to the ballroom, which she particularly liked for its loud resonance, and began singing her solfeggio. When she had finished her first exercise she stood still in the middle of the room and sang a musical phrase that particularly pleased her. She listened joyfully (as though she had not expected it) to the charm of the notes reverberating, filling the whole empty ballroom, and slowly dying away; and all at once she felt cheerful. "What's the good of making so much of it? Things are nice as it is," she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice. Passing a mirror she glanced into it. "There, that's me!" the expression of her face seemed to say as she caught sight of herself. "Well, and very nice too! I need nobody.",¡¡¡¡Moreover, he had light hair, prominent blue eyes, a round face, was vain, insolent and good-looking; quite the reverse of Marius.;,¡¡¡¡The fresh respite which the assailants were granting to the barricade had, in fact, been prolonged.,,¡¡¡¡Where was he to get a rope at midnight, in the Rue Polonceau?.
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LastIndexNext.¡°Who're you?¡± said Ron, staring at her. ¡°Where's Hagrid?¡± ; ;-,¡¡¡¡They all went without knowing whither or why they were going. Still less did that genius, Napoleon, know it, for no one issued any orders to him. But still he and those about him retained their old habits: wrote commands, letters, reports, and orders of the day; called one another sire, mon cousin, prince d'Eckmuhl, roi de Naples, and so on. But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay. And though they pretended to be concerned about the army, each was thinking only of himself and of how to get away quickly and save himself. ,,¡¡¡¡The idea of being made a fool of and of having thrown away that whole month of arduous melancholy service to Julie, and of seeing all the revenue from the Penza estates which he had already mentally apportioned and put to proper use fall into the hands of another, and especially into the hands of that idiot Anatole, pained Boris. He drove to the Karagins' with the firm intention of proposing. Julie met him in a gay, careless manner, spoke casually of how she had enjoyed yesterday's ball, and asked when he was leaving. Though Boris had come intentionally to speak of his love and therefore meant to be tender, he began speaking irritably of feminine inconstancy, of how easily women can turn from sadness to joy, and how their moods depend solely on who happens to be paying court to them. Julie was offended and replied that it was true that a woman needs variety, and the same thing over and over again would weary anyone.,? Victor Hugo;CHAPTER III ,Since 1912. Yuh, over 37 years..
,CHAPTER I ,¡¡¡¡"Yes, always first both on the grassland and here," answered Rostov, stroking his heated Donets horse.!¡°Well, stop telling people what to do then. See you later.¡± ,¡¡¡¡To share it., !
¡¡¡¡Behind the crest of the plateau, in the shadow of the masked battery, the English infantry, formed into thirteen squares, two battalions to the square, in two lines, with seven in the first line, six in the second, the stocks of their guns to their shoulders, taking aim at that which was on the point of appearing, waited, calm, mute, motionless.;¡¡¡¡By refuting these new laws the former view of history might have been retained; but without refuting them it would seem impossible to continue studying historic events as the results of man's free will. For if a certain mode of government was established or certain migrations of peoples took place in consequence of such and such geographic, ethnographic, or economic conditions, then the free will of those individuals who appear to us to have established that mode of government or occasioned the migrations can no longer be regarded as the cause.,¡¡¡¡You can judge of the bad dust that makes in grinding.,CHAPTER VIII ., ,¡¡¡¡"I know nothing about it.";¡¡¡¡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..
,,¡°These names are?¡± said Mr. Crouch sharply. ,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡biped without feathers--pen.,¡¡¡¡There he got out, paid the coachman, took Cosette by the hand, and together they directed their steps through the darkness,--through the deserted streets which adjoin the Ourcine and the Glaciere, towards the Boulevard de l'Hopital.;¡¡¡¡And he picked up something that was rolling about the floor. It was a pebble....
¡¡¡¡All seriously thinking historians have involuntarily encountered this question. All the contradictions and obscurities of history and the false path historical science has followed are due solely to the lack of a solution of that question.,¡¡¡¡It had neither windows nor air-holes, its only aperture was the door; men could enter there, air could not....¡¡¡¡AN ENTRANCE BY FAVOR,¡¡¡¡Nothing disturbed the harmony of the whole effect..¡¡¡¡There is no one in Russian literature now, from schoolboy essayist to learned historian, who does not throw his little stone at Alexander for things he did wrong at this period of his reign.,¡¡¡¡Wellington was rigid; he gave orders that any one caught in the act should be shot; but rapine is tenacious. The marauders stole in one corner of the battlefield while others were being shot in another....¡¡¡¡It is as obscure to those who won it as to those who lost it.,;
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¡¡¡¡"Well, messieurs et mesdames," said Nicholas loudly and with apparent cheerfulness (it seemed to Countess Mary that he did it on purpose to vex her), "I have been on my feet since six this morning. Tomorrow I shall have to suffer, so today I'll go and rest.",¡¡¡¡Sonya said that Natasha was in her bedroom. Natasha was sitting on the bed, pale and dry eyed, and was gazing at the icons and whispering something as she rapidly crossed herself. Seeing her mother she jumped up and flew to her..Ron moaned and put his face in his hands. He kept talking, though the words were barely distinguishable. ,,!¡¡¡¡"This is well.!
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Ron chose to ignore this. ¡°I s'pose he asked you to come with him while you were both in the library?¡± ,¡¡¡¡Berg smiled again.,¡¡¡¡Throughout the whole of the month of May of that year 1832, there were there, in every night, in that poor, neglected garden, beneath that thicket which grew thicker and more fragrant day by day, two beings composed of all chastity, all innocence, overflowing with all the felicity of heaven, nearer to the archangels than to mankind, pure, honest, intoxicated, radiant, who shone for each other amid the shadows.;the new poster: the famous shot from "The Seven Year Itch," on the subway grate with skirt billowing up. Andy sits gazing at her as lights-out commences...;,,¡¡¡¡Citizens, in the future there will be neither darkness nor thunderbolts; neither ferocious ignorance, nor bloody retaliation.!
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¡¡¡¡Axes and choppers were plied all around. Everything was done without any orders being given. Stores of wood were brought for the night, shelters were rigged up for the officers, caldrons were being boiled, and muskets and accouterments put in order.,¡¡¡¡Those who were on his track had evidently lost the scent, and Jean Valjean believed himself to be out of danger..¡¡¡¡It was our man and Cosette.,¡¡¡¡"Princess, for God's sake!" he exclaimed, trying to stop her. "Princess!",¡¡¡¡When he awoke, he saw Courfeyrac, Enjolras, Feuilly, and Combeferre standing in the room with their hats on and all ready to go out....;¡¡¡¡Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull. They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.,LastIndexNext...
¡¡¡¡"To the Governor's, as you ordered," answered the coachman.;¡¡¡¡Life was cheaper because it was circumscribed: that most expensive luxury, the kind of life that can be changed at any moment, was no longer his nor did he wish for it. He felt that his way of life had now been settled once for all till death and that to change it was not in his power, and so that way of life proved economical.,¡¡¡¡At intervals, truth, that daylight of the human soul, can be descried shining there.,¡¡¡¡From time to time she raised her eyes towards the man, with a sort of tranquillity and an indescribable confidence.,¡¡¡¡Marius displaced the bar, and rushed headlong into the garden. Cosette was not at the spot where she ordinarily waited for him. He traversed the thicket, and approached the recess near the flight of steps:...,.
BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11,¡¡¡¡On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail. In general, the summer of 18l2 was remarkable for its storms....CHAPTER XIII ,.The smoky shadow of a tall man with untidy hair fell to the ground as Bertha had done, straightened up, and looked at him¡and Harry, his arms shaking madly now, looked back into the ghostly face of his father. ,...¡¡¡¡It may be said that amazement has its lightning flashes.!!