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carved frieze of blind Lady Justice on the wall....¡¡¡¡Bullets which had rebounded from the cornices of the houses penetrated the barricade and wounded several men.,Some fellas collect stamps. Others build matchstick houses. Andy built a library. Now he needed a new project. Tommy was it. It was the same reason he spent years shaping and polishing those rocks. The same reason he hung his fantasy girlies on the wall....¡¡¡¡"I know! Cyril Matveich... but he is old.",...¡¡¡¡Man requires light.;¡¡¡¡At that moment, with soft steps, the countess came in shyly, in her cap and velvet gown.!¡¡¡¡"Why shouldn't you go away, your excellency? You can go," said Dron.,.
¡®Yes,¡¯ said Neville, ¡®everything's settled right back to normal.¡¯,¡¡¡¡"Ah, my God! my God! When one thinks who and what- what trash- can cause people misery!" he said with a malignity that alarmed Princess Mary.!¡¡¡¡But it remained motionless in the mist.!¡¡¡¡And in fact two more peasants began binding Dron, who took off his own belt and handed it to them, as if to aid them.;¡¡¡¡"To enter Russia without declaring war! I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains in my country!" It seemed to Boris that it gave the Emperor pleasure to utter these words. He was satisfied with the form in which he had expressed his thoughts, but displeased that Boris had overheard it.;¡¡¡¡There flowed in her veins some of the blood of the bohemian and the adventuress who runs barefoot.,¡¡¡¡Etc.!no longer the man you have been,.
,¡¡¡¡One army fled and the other pursued. Beyond Smolensk there were several different roads available for the French, and one would have thought that during their stay of four days they might have learned where the enemy was, might have arranged some more advantageous plan and undertaken something new. But after a four days' halt the mob, with no maneuvers or plans, again began running along the beaten track, neither to the right nor to the left but along the old- the worst- road, through Krasnoe and Orsha..LastIndexNext,BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812,¡¡¡¡"She no longer comes here." "Does she still live in this house?";!,¡¡¡¡"You never go there; I want you to stroll in it.";
...¡¡¡¡Marius!,The headline reads: "CORRUPTION AND MURDER AT SHAWSHANK."!,¡¡¡¡"I am sorry, for I need you. But you're right, you're right! It's not here that men are needed. Advisers are always plentiful, but men are not. The regiments would not be what they are if the would-be advisers served there as you do. I remember you at Austerlitz.... I remember, yes, I remember you with the standard!" said Kutuzov, and a flush of pleasure suffused Prince Andrew's face at this recollection.,,¡¡¡¡They had thrown the tables out of the wine-shop, with the exception of the two tables reserved for lint and cartridges, and of the one on which lay Father Mabeuf; they had added them to the barricade, and had replaced them in the tap-room with mattresses from the bed of the widow Hucheloup and her servants.,¡¡¡¡"But I never told them to come," said Princess Mary. "I only told Dron to let them have the grain."!.
,¡¡¡¡Alas! she will not recognize me. She must have forgotten me by this time, poor darling!;RED (V.O.),¡¡¡¡"Bonaparte treats Europe as a pirate does a captured vessel," said Count Rostopchin, repeating a phrase he had uttered several times before. "One only wonders at the long-suffering or blindness of the crowned heads. Now the Pope's turn has come and Bonaparte doesn't scruple to depose the head of the Catholic Church- yet all keep silent! Our sovereign alone has protested against the seizure of the Duke of Oldenburg's territory, and even..." Count Rostopchin paused, feeling that he had reached the limit beyond which censure was impossible.,¡¡¡¡In the past he had never been able to find that great inscrutable infinite something. He had only felt that it must exist somewhere and had looked for it. In everything near and comprehensible he had only what was limited, petty, commonplace, and senseless. He had equipped himself with a mental telescope and looked into remote space, where petty worldliness hiding itself in misty distance had seemed to him great and infinite merely because it was not clearly seen. And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him. But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness. Now, however, he had learned to see the great, eternal, and infinite in everything, and therefore- to see it and enjoy its contemplation- he naturally threw away the telescope through which he had till now gazed over men's heads, and gladly regarded the ever-changing, eternally great, unfathomable, and infinite life around him. And the closer he looked the more tranquil and happy he became. That dreadful question, "What for?" which had formerly destroyed all his mental edifices, no longer existed for him. To that question, "What for?" a simple answer was now always ready in his soul: "Because there is a God, that God without whose will not one hair falls from a man's head."...BOOK SEVENTH.--THE CHAMPMATHIEU AFFAIR;
¡¡¡¡"Did you have a pleasant trip, Monsieur le Maire?...¡¡¡¡During that year after his son's departure, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's health and temper became much worse. He grew still more irritable, and it was Princess Mary who generally bore the brunt of his frequent fits of unprovoked anger. He seemed carefully to seek out her tender spots so as to torture her mentally as harshly as possible. Princess Mary had two passions and consequently two joys- her nephew, little Nicholas, and religion- and these were the favorite subjects of the prince's attacks and ridicule. Whatever was spoken of he would bring round to the superstitiousness of old maids, or the petting and spoiling of children. "You want to make him"- little Nicholas- "into an old maid like yourself! A pity! Prince Andrew wants a son and not an old maid," he would say. Or, turning to Mademoiselle Bourienne, he would ask her in Princess Mary's presence how she liked our village priests and icons and would joke about them.,¡¡¡¡Monsieur will have to wait three or four hours at the least at every relay. And, then, they drive at a walk.,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,!¡¡¡¡"But, Natasha, can that be all over?"...¡¡¡¡"It's all God's scourge," said Dron. "What horses we had have been taken for the army or have died- this is such a year! It's not a case of feeding horses- we may die of hunger ourselves! As it is, some go three days without eating. We've nothing, we've been ruined.",¡¡¡¡Those who had conquered Europe have fallen prone on the earth, with nothing left to say nor to do, feeling the present shadow of a terrible presence. Hoc erat in fatis..¡¡¡¡Then he went out.;
¡¡¡¡As though she now beheld him for the first time in her life.,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"Only, please let me command something, so that I may really command..." Petya went on. "What would it be to you?... Oh, you want a knife?" he said, turning to an officer who wished to cut himself a piece of mutton.,,¡¡¡¡"`Wash this linen.'--`Where?'--`In the stream....¡¡¡¡Such was the innocence of their love that Marius was not even acquainted with Cosette's handwriting.,.
.,¡¡¡¡At the time of the insurrection of 1839, in the Rue Saint-Martin a little, infirm old man, pushing a hand-cart surmounted by a tricolored rag, in which he had carafes filled with some sort of liquid, went and came from barricade to troops and from troops to the barricade, offering his glasses of cocoa impartially,--now to the Government, now to anarchy.,¡¡¡¡"What is it? What's the matter?"...¡¡¡¡"My name is Marius," said he.,Harry waited, but Dumbledore did not speak.,¡¡¡¡Within a week the peasants who came with empty carts to carry off plunder were stopped by the authorities and made to cart the corpses out of the town. Other peasants, having heard of their comrades' discomfiture, came to town bringing rye, oats, and hay, and beat down one another's prices to below what they had been in former days. Gangs of carpenters hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired. Tradesmen began trading in booths. Cookshops and taverns were opened in partially burned houses. The clergy resumed the services in many churches that had not been burned. Donors contributed Church property that had been stolen. Government clerks set up their baize-covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms. The higher authorities and the police organized the distribution of goods left behind by the French. The owners of houses in which much property had been left, brought there from other houses, complained of the injustice of taking everything to the Faceted Palace in the Kremlin; others insisted that as the French had gathered things from different houses into this or that house, it would be unfair to allow its owner to keep all that was found there. They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief. And Count Rostopchin wrote proclamations. ...
CHAPTER VI ,¡¡¡¡He merely noticed that she had grown sad, and he grew gloomy. On his side and on hers, inexperience had joined issue.,!¡¡¡¡"Ah, but you are a crusty fellow, friend!" said the count.,¡¡¡¡"He set out this morning for Paris; in fact, he need not even go through Paris; Montfermeil is a little to the left as you come thence. Do you remember how he said to me yesterday, when I spoke to him of Cosette, Soon, soon?,¡¡¡¡Toward dusk the cannonade began to subside. Alpatych left the cellar and stopped in the doorway. The evening sky that had been so clear was clouded with smoke, through which, high up, the sickle of the new moon shone strangely. Now that the terrible din of the guns had ceased a hush seemed to reign over the town, broken only by the rustle of footsteps, the moaning, the distant cries, and the crackle of fires which seemed widespread everywhere. The cook's moans had now subsided. On two sides black curling clouds of smoke rose and spread from the fires. Through the streets soldiers in various uniforms walked or ran confusedly in different directions like ants from a ruined ant-hill. Several of them ran into Ferapontov's yard before Alpatych's eyes. Alpatych went out to the gate. A retreating regiment, thronging and hurrying, blocked the street....¡¡¡¡Yet to supply this conception various historians take forces of different kinds, all of which are incommensurate with the movement observed. Some see it as a force directly inherent in heroes, as the peasant sees the devil in the locomotive; others as a force resulting from several other forces, like the movement of the wheels; others again as an intellectual influence, like the smoke that is blown away.,¡¡¡¡"Well, go on, go on. I am very glad," said Pierre, and his face really changed, his brow became smooth, and he listened gladly to Prince Andrew. Prince Andrew seemed, and really was, quite a different, quite a new man. Where was his spleen, his contempt for life, his disillusionment? Pierre was the only person to whom he made up his mind to speak openly; and to him he told all that was in his soul. Now he boldly and lightly made plans for an extended future, said he could not sacrifice his own happiness to his father's caprice, and spoke of how he would either make his father consent to this marriage and love her, or would do without his consent; then he marveled at the feeling that had mastered him as at something strange, apart from and independent of himself....!
¡¡¡¡To all appearance he was one of those whom we have just described,--neither English nor French, neither peasant nor soldier, less a man than a ghoul attracted by the scent of the dead bodies having theft for his victory, and come to rifle Waterloo.,¡¡¡¡"Now then! Nearly ready? You're dawdling!" he shouted to the servants.,.,¡¡¡¡We're jolly comfortable here, ain't we?"!¡¡¡¡"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.... .
¡¡¡¡Now, it was into a hole of vipers that his glance had just been directed, it was a nest of monsters that he had beneath his eyes.,¡¡¡¡After a pause he went on:--,¡¡¡¡She put her large hand under Natasha's face and turned it toward her. Both Marya Dmitrievna and Sonya were amazed when they saw how Natasha looked. Her eyes were dry and glistening, her lips compressed, her cheeks sunken....¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew looked at him and without replying went on speaking to Alpatych.; .¡¡¡¡He was clad in a blouse that was something like a great coat; he was uneasy and audacious; he walked forwards and gazed behind him..
Cedric stared at Harry. He unfolded his arms. ,¡¡¡¡"Rascal, let that be a warning to you!",¡¡¡¡"Go away! Go away! You all hate and despise me!" and she threw herself back on the sofa.,¡¡¡¡At the same moment, Javert reached the Thenardier couple. One of his big hands descended on the woman's shoulder; the other on the husband's head.;¡¡¡¡Then he turned round and cast a glance of anguish toward heaven which was becoming studded with stars.,¡¡¡¡Municipal guards of lofty stature were making their way in, some striding over the omnibus, others through the cut, thrusting before them the urchin, who retreated, but did not flee.,¡¡¡¡"Well," he said, "Khvostikov must have two thousand."......
¡¡¡¡Pierre came up to him and caught him by the arm.;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.;,,¡¡¡¡Republican revolution, No. 127.;...¡¡¡¡"Let me kiss you, dear old fellow! Oh, how fine, how splendid!"...
¡¡¡¡Though Napoleon at that time, in 1812, was more convinced than ever that it depended on him, verser (ou ne pas verser) le sang de ses peuples*- as Alexander expressed it in the last letter he wrote him- he had never been so much in the grip of inevitable laws, which compelled him, while thinking that he was acting on his own volition, to perform for the hive life- that is to say, for history- whatever had to be performed. ,&.¡¡¡¡He always had an ill-tempered air, seemed to wish to intimidate his customers, grumbled at the people who entered his establishment, and had rather the mien of seeking a quarrel with them than of serving them with soup.;¡¡¡¡If you had known about that affair, of the sewer, you would have made me remain near you....,¡¡¡¡"Well, say you went to the barn now, and listened. It depends on what you hear; hammering and knocking- that's bad; but a sound of shifting grain is good and one sometimes hears that, too."!¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean held his breath.;
¡¡¡¡A fearful detonation burst forth on the barricade.,,¡¡¡¡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.,¡¡¡¡"Charming!" said he, kissing the tips of his fingers.,,¡¡¡¡It was indispensable that all should be ended on the following day, that triumph should rest either here or there, that the insurrection should prove itself a revolution or a skirmish.;
¡¡¡¡"In the best way I can.,¡¡¡¡She was as he had known her almost as a child and later on as Prince Andrew's fiancee. A bright questioning light shone in her eyes, and on her face was a friendly and strangely roguish expression.,wishes, and respects, which is a form due in civility to kings, and great persons, ,CHAPTER VI ...¡¡¡¡"Twenty sous for the chamber," resumed Thenardier, coldly, "and six sous for his supper.;¡¡¡¡"--Dier."!
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¡¡¡¡"What a bwute you are!... Well?";¡¡¡¡This building communicated in the rear by a masked door which opened by a secret spring, with a long, narrow, paved winding corridor, open to the sky, hemmed in with two lofty walls, which, hidden with wonderful art, and lost as it were between garden enclosures and cultivated land, all of whose angles and detours it followed, ended in another door, also with a secret lock which opened a quarter of a league away, almost in another quarter, at the solitary extremity of the Rue du Babylone.;¡¡¡¡ex-ambassador, and a note which we also copy:,Andy shakes his head. Not exactly.!¡¡¡¡"Now then, now then, teach us how it goes! I'll soon pick it up. How is it?" said the man- a singer and a wag- whom Morel was embracing.,,¡¡¡¡This mass was about five feet in height; the space above the summit of this mass which it was necessary to climb was not more than fourteen feet.,¡¡¡¡that, whatever the result was to be, there was no reason why he should not see with his own eyes, and judge of matters for himself; that this was even prudent; that he must know what took place; that no decision could be arrived at without having observed and scrutinized; that one made mountains out of everything from a distance; that, at any rate, when he should have seen that Champmathieu, some wretch, his conscience would probably be greatly relieved to allow him to go to the galleys in his stead; that Javert would indeed be there; and that Brevet, that Chenildieu, that Cochepaille, old convicts who had known him; but they certainly would not recognize him;--bah! what an idea! that Javert was a hundred leagues from suspecting the truth; that all conjectures and all suppositions were fixed on Champmathieu, and that there is nothing so headstrong as suppositions and conjectures; that accordingly there was no danger.;
¡¡¡¡Her voice broke, tears gushed from her eyes, and she turned quickly to hide them and left the room.,(MORE)..¡¡¡¡Should he wait for M. Leblanc at the door that evening at six o'clock, at the moment of his arrival, and warn him of the trap?;LastIndexNext;,LastIndexNext.,¡¡¡¡There was no one there..
¡¡¡¡So thought the Emperor, and the Russian commanders and people were still more provoked at the thought that our forces were retreating into the depths of the country.,CHAPTER XII .¡¡¡¡He took a few steps.;is comely, though not of delicate features: and that hath rather dignity of presence, ,¡¡¡¡"And such a one!" she said. But as soon as she had said it a new train of thoughts and feelings arose in her. "What did Nicholas' smile mean when he said 'chosen already'? Is he glad of it or not? It is as if he thought my Bolkonski would not approve of or understand our gaiety. But he would understand it all. Where is he now?" she thought, and her face suddenly became serious. But this lasted only a second. "Don't dare to think about it," she said to herself, and sat down again smilingly beside "Uncle," begging him to play something more.,¡¡¡¡"Hurrah!... Lads!... ours!" shouted Petya, and giving rein to his excited horse he galloped forward along the village street....¡¡¡¡he said to Cosette.;;¡¡¡¡Was it possible that Napoleon should have won that battle? We answer No. Why?,¡¡¡¡Natasha had not had a moment free since early morning and had not once had time to think of what lay before her.!
¡¡¡¡As soon as the Uhlans descended the hill, the hussars were ordered up the hill to support the battery. As they took the places vacated by the Uhlans, bullets came from the front, whining and whistling, but fell spent without taking effect.,¡¡¡¡Fantine, without changing her attitude, continued in a loud voice, and with an accent that was both imperious and heart-rending:--,...¡¡¡¡"Hush!" replied the unhappy man; "it is Madame Thenardier.",,¡¡¡¡That is what no one has ever been able to explain or understand....;¡¡¡¡The buildings, begun under straitened circumstances, were more than simple. The immense house on the old stone foundations was of wood, plastered only inside. It had bare deal floors and was furnished with very simple hard sofas, armchairs, tables, and chairs made by their own serf carpenters out of their own birchwood. The house was spacious and had rooms for the house serfs and apartments for visitors. Whole families of the Rostovs' and Bolkonskis' relations sometimes came to Bald Hills with sixteen horses and dozens of servants and stayed for months. Besides that, four times a year, on the name days and birthdays of the hosts, as many as a hundred visitors would gather there for a day or two. The rest of the year life pursued its unbroken routine with its ordinary occupations, and its breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and suppers, provided out of the produce of the estate. .¡¡¡¡Where the infantry stood the artillery arrives, the cavalry rushes in where the artillery was, the battalions are like smoke.;
¡¡¡¡Cosette was still too young to escape the penetrating influence of that April joy which bore so strong a resemblance to herself. Insensibly, and without her suspecting the fact, the blackness departed from her spirit.!¡¡¡¡It was only gradually during his convalescence that Pierre lost the impressions he had become accustomed to during the last few months and got used to the idea that no one would oblige him to go anywhere tomorrow, that no one would deprive him of his warm bed, and that he would be sure to get his dinner, tea, and supper. But for a long time in his dreams he still saw himself in the conditions of captivity. In the same way little by little he came to understand the news he had been told after his rescue, about the death of Prince Andrew, the death of his wife, and the destruction of the French.,They shake. Andy strolls off. Red watches him go.;¡¡¡¡The villainy of slaves is a direct product of the despot; a miasma exhales from these cowering consciences wherein the master is reflected; public powers are unclean; hearts are small; consciences are dull, souls are like vermin; thus it is under Caracalla, thus it is under Commodus, thus it is under Heliogabalus, while, from the Roman Senate, under Caesar, there comes nothing but the odor of the dung which is peculiar to the eyries of the eagles.,whom he speaketh, may give him a direction, how far to go: and generally, where a ,¡¡¡¡You are right, sir, when you tell me that Les Miserables is written for all nations.,¡¡¡¡This had been sufficient to make him come to a decision....
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LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"I've made a hit," the philosopher who says:...BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡"This morning my father told me to settle all my little affairs and to hold myself in readiness, that he would give me his linen to put in a trunk, that he was obliged to go on a journey, that we were to go away, that it is necessary to have a large trunk for me and a small one for him, and that all is to be ready in a week from now, and that we might go to England.".¡¡¡¡Cosette turned her pocket inside out; there was nothing in it. What could have become of that money?.¡¡¡¡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.;¡¡¡¡He had immediately felt that it was an event of weight..
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¡¡¡¡"Karay? Old fellow!..." wailed Nicholas..,.¡¡¡¡Do you dare?".¡¡¡¡The Emperor went in, and after that the greater part of the crowd began to disperse.,¡¡¡¡"I know. It is not right, darling!",...
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,,¡¡¡¡"Yes, I know him...",? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡That is what I had already read in his eyes.".¡¡¡¡Either the fairies or the police had had a hand in it....
¡¡¡¡"Must I sweep?" she resumed at last.,¡¡¡¡This shot still betokened life..¡°Professor?¡± he said again. ,;..¡¡¡¡Foolish is he who fears it!...
¡¡¡¡Sometimes, in proportion as slang progresses from the first epoch to the second, words pass from the primitive and savage sense to the metaphorical sense. The devil ceases to be le rabouin, and becomes le boulanger (the baker), who puts the bread into the oven.,¡¡¡¡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.,¡¡¡¡"Look in my pockets; you will find a watch and a purse.,¡¡¡¡The child unhesitatingly making his choice among the three, addressed himself to Laigle de Meaux.,¡¡¡¡"Thirdly," Pierre continued without listening to him, "you must never breathe a word of what has passed between you and Countess Rostova. I know I can't prevent your doing so, but if you have a spark of conscience..." Pierre paced the room several times in silence.,¡¡¡¡"Do you really not recognize her?",He looked down at Wormtail, who continued to sob. ;