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¡¡¡¡Marius' disappointment on beholding another man than the one whom he expected to see turned to the newcomer's disadvantage.,¡¡¡¡ A locomotive is moving. Someone asks: "What moves it?" A peasant says the devil moves it. Another man says the locomotive moves because its wheels go round. A third asserts that the cause of its movement lies in the smoke which the wind carries away.,¡¡¡¡But as if this angered him, he bent his head quite low and muttered:,¡¡¡¡Waterloo is a battle of the first order, won by a captain of the second.,,LastIndex;,¡¡¡¡"Their faces are black because they work in charcoal.!
To seek to extinguish anger utterly, is but a bravery of the Stoics. We have better ;¡¡¡¡Many had powder, and set about making others with the bullets which they had run. As for the barrel of powder, it stood on a table on one side, near the door, and was held in reserve..¡¡¡¡Eponine went to the Rue Plumet, recognized the gate and the garden, observed the house, spied, lurked, and, a few days later, brought to Magnon, who delivers in the Rue Clocheperce, a biscuit, which Magnon transmitted to Babet's mistress in the Salpetriere. A biscuit, in the shady symbolism of prisons, signifies:,¡¡¡¡A young man like you ought to have fine clothes. Do you know, Monsieur Marius, Father Mabeuf calls you Baron Marius, I don't know what.,¡°- Peeves threw it. Professor -¡± ,¡¡¡¡"What was it about?" asked Nicholas.!
;¡¡¡¡"Is it possible that he died in the bitter frame of mind he was then in? Is it possible that the meaning of life was not disclosed to him before he died?" thought Pierre. He recalled Karataev and his death and involuntarily began to compare these two men, so different, and yet so similar in that they had both lived and both died and in the love he felt for both of them.;¡¡¡¡Fortunately, the doctor had been warned, and he now made his appearance. He came to the aid of M. Madeleine.,¡¡¡¡The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.,¡¡¡¡Cosette had left the convent when she was still almost a child; she was a little more than fourteen, and she was at the "ungrateful age"; we have already said, that with the exception of her eyes, she was homely rather than pretty; she had no ungraceful feature, but she was awkward, thin, timid and bold at once, a grown-up little girl, in short.,¡¡¡¡As for myself, I have written for all, with a profound love for my own country, but without being engrossed by France more than by any other nation.,¡¡¡¡I should like to have all these English bullets enter my bowels!",¡¡¡¡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..
SECOND EPILOGUE,¡¡¡¡To Pierre that smile said plainly: "I am well, but my health is now of no use to anyone.",Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To,¡¡¡¡Thenardier recognized the fact that the man and Cosette were sitting there.,¡¡¡¡He is mad!,,¡¡¡¡The busy and heedless passer-by disappeared.,¡¡¡¡Courfeyrac said to him:--!
BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12;¡¡¡¡But none the less, I saved his life at the risk of my own, and I have the certificate of the fact in my pocket! I am a soldier of Waterloo, by all the furies!.¡¡¡¡a troop on the march, that is to say, movement; a stand, that is to say, repose.,¡¡¡¡On the thirteenth of July the Pavlograds took part in a serious action for the first time.,CHAPTER XII , ,¡¡¡¡An aperture large enough to allow a man to pass through had been made between the wall of the houses and the extremity of the barricade which was furthest from the wine-shop, so that an exit was possible at this point.;!¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, by dint of gazing intently he thought he perceived on the ground something which appeared to be covered with a winding-sheet, and which resembled a human form. This form was lying face downward, flat on the pavement, with the arms extended in the form of a cross, in the immobility of death. One would have said, judging from a sort of serpent which undulated over the floor, that this sinister form had a rope round its neck..¡¡¡¡Gibelotte, knowing Joly and Laigle, set a bottle of wine on the table....
¡¡¡¡These gifts of a world to civilization are such augmentations of light, that all resistance in that case is culpable. Sometimes the populace counterfeits fidelity to itself.,¡¡¡¡Besides, he was an admirable poacher, and quoted for his skill in shooting.,¡¡¡¡"Come in, come in!" he repeated in a gentle whisper. "Oh, what can I do for him?" he thought, and opening the door he let the boy pass in first.;¡¡¡¡"But how did you manage it, little pa?,,,... ,¡¡¡¡ Marius had left M. Gillenormand in despair..
¡°There!¡± said Pettigrew shrilly, pointing at Ron with his maimed hand. ¡°Thank you! You see, Remus? I have never hurt a hair of Harry's head! Why should I?¡± ,¡¡¡¡One of the men came out of the crowd and went up to Rostov.!¡¡¡¡In the second case, if freedom were possible without inevitability we should have arrived at unconditioned freedom beyond space, time, and cause, which by the fact of its being unconditioned and unlimited would be nothing, or mere content without form....? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡The rest is nothing, but the rest comes afterwards. Nothing is more real than these great shocks which two souls convey to each other by the exchange of that spark.!? Leo Tolstoy,FLOYD!
;CHAPTER V .,LastIndexNext,The standards to be roses; jumper, holly; berberries (but here and there, because of the smell of their blossom); red currants; gooseberries; rosemary; bays; sweet-briar; and such like. But these standards to be kept with cutting, that they grow not out of course.,¡®Luna¡ªNeville¡ª help me!¡¯,Red hears Andy coming, moves to the bars. He watches Andy come!There were footsteps running along behind the doors, every now and then another heavy body would launch itself against one, so it creaked and shuddered; Luna and Neville were bewitching the doors along the opposite wall¡ªthen, as Harry reached the very top of the room, he heard Luna cry:...
¡¡¡¡"As you please.",¡¡¡¡He was called 9,430.,,¡¡¡¡This letter had not yet been presented to the Emperor when Barclay, one day at dinner, informed Bolkonski that the sovereign wished to see him personally, to question him about Turkey, and that Prince Andrew was to present himself at Bennigsen's quarters at six that evening..¡¡¡¡"Excuse me, sir, but one does not give away one's child to a passer-by, like that.,¡¡¡¡The sound of the watering-pot on the leaves filled Father Mabeuf's soul with ecstasy. It seemed to him that the rhododendron was happy now.! ,¡¡¡¡As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others. Every event, joyful or sad, that took place in that house was important to all these worlds, but each had its own special reasons to rejoice or grieve over that occurrence independently of the others.!¡¡¡¡The Emperor was in very good spirits after his ride through Vilna, where crowds of people had rapturously greeted and followed him. From all the windows of the streets through which he rode, rugs, flags, and his monogram were displayed, and the Polish ladies, welcoming him, waved their handkerchiefs to him..
¡¡¡¡They were all round here, they fairly swarmed, booted and barefooted, shaven, bearded, gray, black, white, Franciscans, Minims, Capuchins, Carmelites, Little Augustines, Great Augustines, old Augustines--there was no end of them.",¡¡¡¡Whose fault was it?,!¡¡¡¡Near this barricade he observed the old chapel of Saint Nicholas, painted white, which stands at the angle of the cross-road near Braine-l'Alleud; he bent down and spoke in a low voice to the guide Lacoste.!¡¡¡¡Mademoiselle Bourienne took from her reticule a proclamation (not printed on ordinary Russian paper) of General Rameau's, telling people not to leave their homes and that the French authorities would afford them proper protection. She handed this to the princess.,¡¡¡¡About 1830, Father Hucheloup died.; !¡¡¡¡"I helped you, but all the same I must tell you the truth; it is a dangerous business, and if you think about it- a stupid business. Well, you'll carry her off- all right! Will they let it stop at that? It will come out that you're already married. Why, they'll have you in the criminal court....".
¡¡¡¡"And make haste, Monsieur What's-your-name, for Mamselle Cosette is waiting.";By "Eshu Space".,,¡¡¡¡Only Countess Helene, considering the society of such people as the Bergs beneath her, could be cruel enough to refuse such an invitation. Berg explained so clearly why he wanted to collect at his house a small but select company, and why this would give him pleasure, and why though he grudged spending money on cards or anything harmful, he was prepared to run into some expense for the sake of good society- that Pierre could not refuse, and promised to come.,¡¡¡¡You blush and turn pale, when a certain being clad in black appears at the end of a certain green walk?.¡¡¡¡The Temple preserved the slang of the seventeenth century; Bicetre, when it was a prison, preserved the slang of Thunes..¡¡¡¡Now the Prussian general, Muffling, declares that one hour's delay, and Blucher would not have found Wellington on his feet.;
¡¡¡¡After the second day's march Pierre, having examined his feet by the campfire, thought it would be impossible to walk on them; but when everybody got up he went along, limping, and, when he had warmed up, walked without feeling the pain, though at night his feet were more terrible to look at than before. However, he did not look at them now, but thought of other things.,¡¡¡¡She swore splendidly; she boasted of being able to crack a nut with one blow of her fist.,¡¡¡¡Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity., ,.¡¡¡¡"The Karagins, Julie- and Boris with them. One can see at once that they're engaged...."...¡¡¡¡And he tore the charge from the nail....
¡¡¡¡Yet he loved "our Russian peasants" and their way of life with his whole soul, and for that very reason had understood and assimilated the one way and manner of farming which produced good results.,¡¡¡¡He was on the battle-field of Waterloo.!¡¡¡¡"Routed up the earth like a pig," said another.,¡¡¡¡Was she to go back? etc., etc. All at once she exclaimed, "How pretty it is here!"!Tell me about it. Young punks protesting the war. You imagine?...? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡On his way to the house Pierre kept thinking of Prince Andrew, of their friendship, of his various meetings with him, and especially of the last one at Borodino.,LastIndexNext;LastIndexNext...
,¡¡¡¡"This garden belongs to me.",ANDY,There is a kind of followers likewise, which are dangerous, being indeed ,...¡¡¡¡The doctor who came to see her that day ordered her to continue the powders he had prescribed a fortnight previously.,,;
¡¡¡¡The doctor who attended Pierre and visited him every day, though he considered it his duty as a doctor to pose as a man whose every moment was of value to suffering humanity, would sit for hours with Pierre telling him his favorite anecdotes and his observations on the characters of his patients in general, and especially of the ladies.;,¡¡¡¡He was on the point of turning round, when a paper folded in four fell upon his knees as though a hand had dropped it over his head.,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡[The end of Volume I. "Fantine"] ,Five minutes later he was hurtling toward a stone gargoyle standing halfway along an empty corridor. ,,Some men are praised maliciously to their hurt, thereby to stir envy and jealousy towards them; pesswiwn genus inmvcomm hudanlaan; in so much as it was a proverb, amongst the Grecians; that, he that was praised to his hurt, should have a push rise upon his nose: as we say; that a blister will rise upon one\'s tongue, that tells a lie. ;
,¡¡¡¡"But what do I care about your allies?" said Napoleon. "I have allies- the Poles. There are eighty thousand of them and they fight like lions. And there will be two hundred thousand of them.",BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13,¡¡¡¡One could remain for eternity in such abysses.,¡¡¡¡Her hatred of the human race began with her own sons.;¡¡¡¡Louis Philippe had been handsome, and in his old age he remained graceful; not always approved by the nation, he always was so by the masses; he pleased.,!¡¡¡¡They demanded light with the mask of night.,¡¡¡¡You blush and turn pale, when a certain being clad in black appears at the end of a certain green walk?,...
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¡¡¡¡"Natalie?" he whispered inquiringly while she felt her hands being painfully pressed. "Natalie?",¡¡¡¡"In the best way I can.!¡¡¡¡The extremity of the cul-de-sac was distinctly visible,-- a lofty white wall.,¡¡¡¡Moreover, all the windows of this silent dwelling were grated with heavy iron bars, even the attic windows in the roof. And then, the moon fell full upon that facade, and the man who was watching at the corner of the street would have seen Jean Valjean in the act of climbing.!¡¡¡¡The woman stared at him with the look that signifies:! ,.
¡¡¡¡"Hurrah!" was heard on all sides.!¡¡¡¡Natasha smiled bashfully..¡¡¡¡An attendant deferentially and quickly slipped before the ladies and opened the door of their box. The music sounded louder and through the door rows of brightly lit boxes in which ladies sat with bare arms and shoulders, and noisy stalls brilliant with uniforms, glittered before their eyes. A lady entering the next box shot a glance of feminine envy at Natasha. The curtain had not yet risen and the overture was being played. Natasha, smoothing her gown, went in with Sonya and sat down, scanning the brilliant tiers of boxes opposite. A sensation she had not experienced for a long time- that of hundreds of eyes looking at her bare arms and neck- suddenly affected her both agreeably and disagreeably and called up a whole crowd of memories, desires and emotions associated with that feeling.;CHAPTER XXIV ,¡¡¡¡"Is it all over, Jondrette?",¡¡¡¡Unwilling to obtrude himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure. When her carriage drove out of the house, he mounted and accompanied her eight miles from Bogucharovo to where the road was occupied by our troops. At the inn at Yankovo he respectfully took leave of her, for the first time permitting himself to kiss her hand.... ;;
¡¡¡¡On reaching the vestibule Natasha saw a tall figure in a fur coat unwinding his scarf. "It's he! It's really he! He has come!" she said to herself, and rushing at him embraced him, pressed his head to her breast, and then pushed him back and gazed at his ruddy, happy face, covered with hoarfrost. "Yes, it is he, happy and contented...".¡¡¡¡Karataev looked at Pierre with his kindly round eyes now filled with tears, evidently wishing him to come near that he might say something to him. But Pierre was not sufficiently sure of himself. He made as if he did not notice that look and moved hastily away.,¡¡¡¡A legitimist association, the Chevaliers of Fidelity, stirred about among these the republican affiliations.!¡¡¡¡"That's not right! That's not right!" cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.,¡¡¡¡Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov..¡¡¡¡When the first cannon was fired, the English general, Colville, looked at his watch, and noted that it was thirty-five minutes past eleven.;
¡¡¡¡My daughter will play in the garden.,¡¡¡¡Alpatych clung to Prince Andrew's leg and burst into sobs. Gently disengaging himself, the prince spurred his horse and rode down the avenue at a gallop.,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡You must have thought me ridiculous when you went off with the Lark!,; !
¡¡¡¡All this took place a few paces distant from Gavroche.;...¡¡¡¡Sometimes he remembered how he had heard that soldiers in war when entrenched under the enemy's fire, if they have nothing to do, try hard to find some occupation the more easily to bear the danger. To Pierre all men seemed like those soldiers, seeking refuge from life: some in ambition, some in cards, some in framing laws, some in women, some in toys, some in horses, some in politics, some in sport, some in wine, and some in governmental affairs. "Nothing is trivial, and nothing is important, it's all the same- only to save oneself from it as best one can," thought Pierre. "Only not to see it, that dreadful it!"!¡¡¡¡During the entr'acte a whiff of cold air came into Helene's box, the door opened, and Anatole entered, stooping and trying not to brush against anyone....¡¡¡¡After the twenty-eighth of October when the frosts began, the flight of the French assumed a still more tragic character, with men freezing, or roasting themselves to death at the campfires, while carriages with people dressed in furs continued to drive past, carrying away the property that had been stolen by the Emperor, kings, and dukes; but the process of the flight and disintegration of the French army went on essentially as before.,¡¡¡¡When after a bachelor supper he rose with his amiable and kindly smile, yielding to the entreaties of the festive company to drive off somewhere with them, shouts of delight and triumph arose among the young men. At balls he danced if a partner was needed. Young ladies, married and unmarried, liked him because without making love to any of them, he was equally amiable to all, especially after supper. "Il est charmant; il n'a pas de sexe,"* they said of him. ,¡¡¡¡No one in Montfermeil thought any more about it.!;!
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¡¡¡¡It was necessary to fight an unexpected battle at Smolensk to save our lines of communication. The battle was fought and thousands were killed on both sides.,¡¡¡¡Which of the two will be the first to fall?,¡¡¡¡During breakfast, it was said that Wellington had been to a ball two nights before, in Brussels, at the Duchess of Richmond's; and Soult, a rough man of war, with a face of an archbishop, said, "The ball takes place to-day." The Emperor jested with Ney, who said, "Wellington will not be so simple as to wait for Your Majesty.",¡¡¡¡"I will speak to her when I have your consent.... Do you give it to me?" said Prince Andrew....,,¡¡¡¡From time to time he advanced a step and approached the door.,¡¡¡¡ If history dealt only with external phenomena, the establishment of this simple and obvious law would suffice and we should have finished our argument. But the law of history relates to man. A particle of matter cannot tell us that it does not feel the law of attraction or repulsion and that that law is untrue, but man, who is the subject of history, says plainly: I am free and am therefore not subject to the law.!
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,CHAPTER XII ,Leonard catches Red's eye, turns and grabs a specific stack of clean sheets. He hands it across to Red --,Specially in case of laws penal, they ought to have care, that that which was meant ;¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew left the Rostovs' late in the evening. He went to bed from habit, but soon realized that he could not sleep. Having lit his candle he sat up in bed, then got up, then lay down again not at all troubled by his sleeplessness: his soul was as fresh and joyful as if he had stepped out of a stuffy room into God's own fresh air. It did not enter his head that he was in love with Natasha; he was not thinking about her, but only picturing her to himself, and in consequence all life appeared in a new light. "Why do I strive, why do I toil in this narrow, confined frame, when life, all life with all its joys, is open to me?" said he to himself. And for the first time for a very long while he began making happy plans for the future. He decided that he must attend to his son's education by finding a tutor and putting the boy in his charge, then he ought to retire from the service and go abroad, and see England, Switzerland and ,¡¡¡¡December 4. Today when Andrusha (her eldest boy) woke up he did not wish to dress and Mademoiselle Louise sent for me. He was naughty and obstinate. I tried threats, but he only grew angrier. Then I took the matter in hand: I left him alone and began with nurse's help to get the other children up, telling him that I did not love him. For a long time he was silent, as if astonished, then he jumped out of bed, ran to me in his shirt, and sobbed so that I could not calm him for a long time. It was plain that what troubled him most was that he had grieved me. Afterwards in the evening when I gave him his ticket, he again began crying piteously and kissing me. One can do anything with him by tenderness. ,¡¡¡¡In spite of his remaining thus what seemed to him a very long time, the outstretched form made no movement. All at once he felt himself overpowered by an inexpressible terror, and he fled.,This Free Ebook is Produced ;¡¡¡¡The guide made a negative sign with his head, which was probably perfidious..¡¡¡¡At intervals, Cosette stammered a word..
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¡¡¡¡I was unconscious; I saw nothing, I heard nothing, I could know nothing of my own adventure..Zihuatanejo?...¡¡¡¡History, that is, the unconscious, general, hive life of mankind, uses every moment of the life of kings as a tool for its own purposes.,¡¡¡¡This man evidently had no right over Cosette.,¡¡¡¡A military organization may be quite correctly compared to a cone, of which the base with the largest diameter consists of the rank and file; the next higher and smaller section of the cone consists of the next higher grades of the army, and so on to the apex, the point of which will represent the commander in chief..¡¡¡¡"In any case," he said, "if she is the Lark, I shall see her, for the Thenardier woman is to bring her hither.,¡¡¡¡It separated into two streets, which ran in a slanting line, one to the right, and the other to the left..¡¡¡¡He had said:.
¡¡¡¡It will be remembered that it was at the opposite point, in the direction of the Genappe road, that the destruction of the cuirassiers had taken place....!¡¡¡¡"No, you have not understood me," said his mother, not knowing how to justify herself. "You have not understood me, Nikolenka. It is your happiness I wish for," she added, feeling that she was telling an untruth and was becoming entangled. She began to cry.,If he be inferior, if he be to be commended, you much more; if he be superior, if ,¡¡¡¡Another series of facts was in preparation, in which there was no longer any room for Napoleon.!.¡¡¡¡"Natasha is not quite well; she's in her room and would like to see you. Marya Dmitrievna is with her and she too asks you to come."!¡¡¡¡"If Mary is already persuading me forgive, it means that I ought long ago to have punished him," he thought. And giving her no further reply, he began thinking of the glad vindictive moment when he would meet Kuragin who he knew was now in the army.,¡¡¡¡"I had the pleasure," replied Prince Andrew, "not only of taking part in the retreat but of losing in that retreat all I held dear- not to mention the estate and home of my birth- my father, who died of grief. I belong to the province of Smolensk.".
¡¡¡¡"Don't laugh, stop!" cried Natasha. "You're shaking the whole bed! You're awfully like me, just such another giggler.... Wait..." and she seized the countess' hands and kissed a knuckle of the little finger, saying, "June," and continued, kissing, "July, August," on the other hand. "But, Mamma, is he very much in love? What do you think? Was anybody ever so much in love with you? And he's very nice, very, very nice. Only not quite my taste- he is so narrow, like the dining-room clock.... Don't you understand? Narrow, you know- gray, light gray...",¡¡¡¡He felt that the police were there somewhere in ambuscade, waiting for the signal agreed upon and ready to stretch out their arm.,¡¡¡¡Instantly, several voices arose.!¡¡¡¡Royal houses resemble those Indian fig-trees, each branch of which, bending over to the earth, takes root and becomes a fig-tree itself. Each branch may become a dynasty.,,¡¡¡¡Cosette, without troubling herself to understand anything, was inexpressibly happy with that doll and that kind man.,,CHAPTER XI ...