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¡¡¡¡That evening, between issuing one order that the forged Russian paper money prepared for use in Russia should be delivered as quickly as possible and another that a Saxon should be shot, on whom a letter containing information about the orders to the French army had been found, Napoleon also gave instructions that the Polish colonel who had needlessly plunged into the river should be enrolled in the Legion d'honneur of which Napoleon was himself the head.,¡¡¡¡"That which you see there, higher up in the door, near a nail,is the hole of a big iron bullet as large as an egg. The bullet didnot pierce the wood.".¡°Well, I thought he must be,¡± she said, shrugging. ¡°I knew he couldn't be pure giant because they're about twenty feet tall. But honestly, all this hysteria about giants. They can't all be horrible.¡It's the same sort of prejudice that people have toward werewolves.¡It's just bigotry, isn't it?¡± ,¡¡¡¡"Why shouldn't I marry her?" he asked his daughter. "She'll make a splendid princess!",CHAPTER XVII ,Now, in this work of education, in this grave matter of preparing a woman for life, what science is required to combat that vast ignorance which is called innocence!;(beat)!
¡¡¡¡"The second hundred," replied the Cossack.,¡¡¡¡If you only knew what pretty little rosy fingers she had!,¡¡¡¡Marius had not even seen him.. !,¡¡¡¡"Yes, a Cossack, your Honor.",¡¡¡¡"All of you, all who are present--consider me worthy of pity, do you not?.
¡°I'll wait for you. Harry, shall I?¡± ,LastIndexNext,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Before partisan warfare had been officially recognized by the government, thousands of enemy stragglers, marauders, and foragers had been destroyed by the Cossacks and the peasants, who killed them off as instinctively as dogs worry a stray mad dog to death. Denis Davydov, with his Russian instinct, was the first to recognize the value of this terrible cudgel which regardless of the rules of military science destroyed the French, and to him belongs the credit for taking the first step toward regularizing this method of warfare..¡¡¡¡She thought that it had been very far from Paris.;¡¡¡¡At midday on the twenty-second of October Pierre was going uphill along the muddy, slippery road, looking at his feet and at the roughness of the way. Occasionally he glanced at the familiar crowd around him and then again at his feet. The former and the latter were alike familiar and his own. The blue-gray bandy legged dog ran merrily along the side of the road, sometimes in proof of its agility and self-satisfaction lifting one hind leg and hopping along on three, and then again going on all four and rushing to bark at the crows that sat on the carrion. The dog was merrier and sleeker than it had been in Moscow. All around lay the flesh of different animals- from men to horses- in various stages of decomposition; and as the wolves were kept off by the passing men the dog could eat all it wanted.,¡¡¡¡"Mon cher," answered Anatole (their whole conversation was in French), "I don't consider myself bound to answer questions put to me in that tone.",¡¡¡¡"Satisfactory, indeed! Very satisfactory! Barbara Ivanovna told me today how our troops are distinguishing themselves. It certainly does them credit! And the people too are quite mutinous- they no longer obey, even my maid has taken to being rude. At this rate they will soon begin beating us. One can't walk in the streets. But, above all, the French will be here any day now, so what are we waiting for? I ask just one thing of you, cousin," she went on, "arrange for me to be taken to Petersburg. Whatever I may be, I can't live under Bonaparte's rule.";
¡¡¡¡ Several squares of the Guard, motionless amid this stream of the defeat, as rocks in running water, held their own until night. Night came, death also; they awaited that double shadow, and, invincible, allowed themselves to be enveloped therein. Each regiment, isolated from the rest, and having no bond with the army, now shattered in every part, died alone.,¡¡¡¡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..¡¡¡¡After Nicholas had gone things in the Rostov household were more depressing than ever, and the countess fell ill from mental agitation....,¡¡¡¡You will have, like Venice, an artificial power, or, like England, a material power; you will be the wicked rich man.,¡¡¡¡I am the only one here who sees the matter clearly, and I am telling you the truth.;¡¡¡¡Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. And in the fifth verse of the same chapter: .
¡¡¡¡"Now then! Nearly ready? You're dawdling!" he shouted to the servants.,¡¡¡¡Once as he sat with his knees pressed together, and his eyes almost closed, in a despondent attitude, his daughter ventured to say to him:--,,,¡¡¡¡Good evening, citizen.",¡¡¡¡He seized the two candlesticks....MONSIEUR BERNARD;
¡¡¡¡He turned aside from all illusions, detached himself more and more from earth, and sought strength and consolation elsewhere. He told himself that he must do his duty; that perhaps he should not be more unhappy after doing his duty than after having avoided it; that if he allowed things to take their own course, if he remained at M. sur M., his consideration, his good name, his good works, the deference and veneration paid to him, his charity, his wealth, his popularity, his virtue, would be seasoned with a crime. And what would be the taste of all these holy things when bound up with this hideous thing? while, if he accomplished his sacrifice, a celestial idea would be mingled with the galleys, the post, the iron necklet, the green cap, unceasing toil, and pitiless shame....LastIndexNext.;¡¡¡¡Take a few steps, and you come upon that fatal Rue Croulebarbe, where Ulbach stabbed the goat-girl of Ivry to the sound of thunder, as in the melodramas. A few paces more, and you arrive at the abominable pollarded elms of the Barriere Saint-Jacques, that expedient of the philanthropist to conceal the scaffold, that miserable and shameful Place de Grove of a shop-keeping and bourgeois society, which recoiled before the death penalty, neither daring to abolish it with grandeur, nor to uphold it with authority.,¡¡¡¡It is a delight to him to dream that there still lingers behind him something of that which he beheld when he was in his own country, and that all has not vanished..¡¡¡¡He never passed this man without giving him a few sous..CHAPTER XIX .
BOOK SIX: 1808 - 10!Dufresne!.¡¡¡¡Sometimes in the very quarter where the fighting is going on.,¡¡¡¡"Our marriage was impossible.,¡¡¡¡"Ah, yes! Today's events mark an epoch, the greatest epoch in our history," he concluded.!suit and tie, a jiggly little hula girl on his desk, he would'a been Mister Dufresne, if you please....
¡¡¡¡He very often passes along the boulevard, and goes in the direction of the Glaciere, Rue Croulebarbe. The meadow of the Lark.,,LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡When shall we go to the forest? Charlot asked Charlotte.,¡¡¡¡It is a point of fire that exists within us, which is immortal and infinite, which nothing can confine, and which nothing can extinguish.,Harry and Ron whiled away most of the journey playing wizard chess while Hermione read out snippets from the Prophet.It was now full of articles about how to repel dementors, attempts by the Ministry to track down Death Eaters and hysterical letters claiming that the writer had seen Lord Voldemort walking past their house that very morning ...,¡¡¡¡Is that right? Is that it?".
,¡¡¡¡ History examines the manifestations of man's free will in connection with the external world in time and in dependence on cause, that is, it defines this freedom by the laws of reason, and so history is a science only in so far as this free will is defined by those laws.,¡¡¡¡It is evident that your name is not Champmathieu; that you are the convict, Jean Valjean, concealed first under the name of Jean Mathieu, which was the name of his mother; that you went to Auvergne; that you were born at Faverolles, where you were a pruner of trees. It is evident that you have been guilty of entering, and of the theft of ripe apples from the Pierron orchard..¡¡¡¡Cosette dropped her head, and went for an empty bucket which stood near the chimney-corner.,...¡¡¡¡"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."...¡¡¡¡Brevet looked at the prisoner, then turned towards the court..
.¡¡¡¡Wellington, uneasy but impassive, was on horseback, and there remained the whole day in the same attitude, a little in advance of the old mill of Mont-Saint-Jean, which is still in existence, beneath an elm, which an Englishman, an enthusiastic vandal, purchased later on for two hundred francs, cut down, and carried off. Wellington was coldly heroic.,55 Of Honour & Reputation ,By "Eshu Space".,;¡¡¡¡The stranger stretched his neck out of his cravat, a gesture characteristic of the vulture, and replied with an augmented smile..¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean heaved a deep sigh.,;
,¡¡¡¡"No you won't, master!" he shouted., ,¡¡¡¡A certain amount of tempest is always mingled with a battle. Quid obscurum, quid divinum., ,¡¡¡¡Pierre nodded, and went on with what he had been saying when the children had interrupted. Countess Mary sat down doing woolwork; Natasha did not take her eyes off her husband. Nicholas and Denisov rose, asked for their pipes, smoked, went to fetch more tea from Sonya- who sat weary but resolute at the samovar- and questioned Pierre. The curly-headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.,¡¡¡¡Was the veil about to be rent?,¡¡¡¡He strives to detain the army, he recalls it to its duty, he insults it, he clings to the rout. He is overwhelmed....may seem rather to be above the injury, than below it: which is a thing easily done, !
¡¡¡¡"Now, my lad, we'll go and get dwy," he said to Petya.;¡¡¡¡"Do not think, however," she wrote, "that my father is ill-disposed toward you. He is an invalid and an old man who must be forgiven; but he is good and magnanimous and will love her who makes his son happy." Princess Mary went on to ask Natasha to fix a time when she could see her again.;!? Leo Tolstoy...,¡¡¡¡"Well, General, it all looks like war," as if regretting a circumstance of which he was unable to judge.!¡¡¡¡"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....
,¡¡¡¡He beheld civil war laid open like a gulf before him, and into this he was about to fall.,drowns things weighty and solid: but if persons of quality and judgement concur, then it is, (as the scripture saith) nomen bonwn mstar unguentifragrontis. It fillelh all ;¡¡¡¡The inspector contented himself with the remark:--....¡¡¡¡Thenardier began to dictate:--!¡¡¡¡Thus passed several years..
¡¡¡¡He knew him through having many times accompanied Marius as far as his door..¡¡¡¡People were anxiously roaming about the streets.,¡¡¡¡Each one for himself in times of peril.!BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12,¡¡¡¡Sometimes he spoke to him. Those who envied this mendicant said that he belonged to the police. He was an ex-beadle of seventy-five, who was constantly mumbling his prayers.,¡¡¡¡No. The winning number in the lottery....
¡¡¡¡The princess was apparently vexed at not having anyone to be angry with. Muttering to herself, she sat down on a chair.,;¡¡¡¡ You will be paid for all the little things. .¡¡¡¡"Nicholas has the weakness of never agreeing with anything not generally accepted. But I understand that you value what opens up a fresh line," said she, repeating words Pierre had once uttered..¡¡¡¡The noncommissioned officer frowned and, muttering words of abuse, advanced his horse's chest against Balashev, put his hand to his saber, and shouted rudely at the Russian general, asking: was he deaf that he did not do as he was told? Balashev mentioned who he was. The noncommissioned officer began talking with his comrades about regimental matters without looking at the Russian general.,¡¡¡¡She retorted with acrimony:--,He was lifted into the air in its front legs; struggling madly, he tried to kick it; his leg connected with the pincers and next moment he was in excruciating pain. He could hear Cedric yelling ¡°Stupefy!¡± too, but his spell had no more effect than Harry's - Harry raised his wand as the spider opened its pincers once more and shouted ¡°Expelliarmus!¡± ...
,¡¡¡¡Whatever To-day may be, To-morrow will be peace.,¡¡¡¡Why and how were the battles of Shevardino and Borodino given and accepted? Why was the battle of Borodino fought? There was not the least sense in it for either the French or the Russians. Its immediate result for the Russians was, and was bound to be, that we were brought nearer to the destruction of Moscow- which we feared more than anything in the world; and for the French its immediate result was that they were brought nearer to the destruction of their whole army- which they feared more than anything in the world. What the result must be was quite obvious, and yet Napoleon offered and Kutuzov accepted that battle.,You don't understand. You do that, I'll put all eight inches of this steel ii your ear.!¡¡¡¡Interfere?,¡¡¡¡All at once a heavily laden carrier's cart, which was passing along the boulevard, shook the frail bed, like a clap of thunder, and made it quiver from top to bottom.,¡¡¡¡Just after he had turned the inner angle of the edifice, he observed that he was coming to some arched windows, where he perceived a light. He stood on tiptoe and peeped through one of these windows. They all opened on a tolerably vast hall, paved with large flagstones, cut up by arcades and pillars, where only a tiny light and great shadows were visible..
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¡¡¡¡The Rue Rambuteau has devastated all that.,customs. ,? Victor Hugo,,,¡¡¡¡The old man fell on his knees, then rose again, dropped the flag and fell backwards on the pavement, like a log, at full length, with outstretched arms.,¡¡¡¡Each one for himself in times of peril.!
¡¡¡¡He saw Cosette every day, he felt paternity spring up and develop within him more and more, he brooded over the soul of that child, he said to himself that she was his, that nothing could take her from him, that this would last indefinitely, that she would certainly become a nun, being thereto gently incited every day, that thus the convent was henceforth the universe for her as it was for him, that he should grow old there, and that she would grow up there, that she would grow old there, and that he should die there; that, in short, delightful hope, no separation was possible.,,!!¡¡¡¡"For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us. Besides, I want to go very much and certainly will go, so don't hinder me," said he. "It will only make things worse...".¡¡¡¡"You've got the sniffles, old lady," said Gavroche. "Blow your promontory."!;
,¡°Come ON!¡± Harry said fiercely (but only bubbles issued from his mouth), and he tried to pull the spear away from the merman, but the merman yanked it back, still shaking his head and laughing. ,¡¡¡¡On the following day, she saw him pass again.,¡°Harry, you prat,¡± said Ron, ¡°you didn't take that song thing seriously, did you? Dumbledore wouldn't have let any of us drown!¡± ,wherein may disgrace him more, than the carrying of it through can honour him. Honour that is gained and broken upon another, hath the quickest reflection; like diamonds cut with facets. ,¡¡¡¡She now saw him from the commencement of that scene and relived what she had then felt. She recalled his long sad and severe look at those words and understood the meaning of the rebuke and despair in that protracted gaze..
Harry flung himself sideways as Neville took aim again and shouted:!¡¡¡¡I will soon be back.";¡¡¡¡"Ulyulyulyu! ulyulyu!..." he cried. When he caught sight of the count his eyes flashed lightning...., ,¡¡¡¡But instead of all that- here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society. For a long time he could not reconcile himself to the idea that he was one of those same retired Moscow gentlemen-in-waiting he had so despised seven years before.,¡¡¡¡Man had been rendered both greater and smaller by Napoleon. Under this reign of splendid matter, the ideal had received the strange name of ideology!;
,¡¡¡¡He said to his Majesty, "Yonder is an evil-looking man.",¡¡¡¡With the exception of this issue which was left free, and which constituted what Folard in his strategical style would have termed a branch and taking into account, also, the narrow cutting arranged on the Rue de la Chanvrerie, the interior of the barricade, where the wine-shop formed a salient angle, presented an irregular square, closed on all sides., ,,This Free Ebook is Produced , ,A cloud shifted. There were suddenly dim shadows on the ground. Their party was bathed in moonlight. ;
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¡¡¡¡Enjolras hastily quitted the urchin and murmured a few words in a very low tone to a longshoreman from the winedocks who chanced to be at hand.;Red watches as Norton storms up with an entourage of guards.,,¡¡¡¡She cast a parting glance in the mirror and went out, shutting the door behind her.,¡¡¡¡"I've had an eye on him this long while," said the other.,¡¡¡¡He was one of those wretched men whom nature has sketched out for wild beasts, and on whom society puts the finishing touches as convicts in the galleys.;
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,;¡¡¡¡"It can't be helped: men must sometimes have masculine conversation," said he....¡¡¡¡a monster spewed forth, etc..¡¡¡¡It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one- a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius. This power cannot be based on the predominance of moral strength, for, not to mention heroes such as Napoleon about whose moral qualities opinions differ widely, history shows us that neither a Louis XI nor a Metternich, who ruled over millions of people, had any particular moral qualities, but on the contrary were generally morally weaker than any of the millions they ruled over.,¡¡¡¡The first of these books was the famous treatise of President Delancre, De l'inconstance des Demons; the other was a quarto by Mutor de la Rubaudiere, Sur les Diables de Vauvert et les Gobelins de la Bievre.,¡¡¡¡Old Rostov could not tell his wife of what had passed without tears, and at once consented to Petya's request and went himself to enter his name....
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? Leo Tolstoy,Andy hands him the envelopes. Norton heads for the door.,¡¡¡¡It seemed as though it might be possible to pierce this worm-eaten barrier.!¡¡¡¡She worked; he created..And much like is the reason of deformed persons. Still the ground is, they will, if they be of spirit, seek to free themselves from scorn; which must be, either by virtue, or malice: and therefore, let it not be marvelled, if sometimes they prove excellent persons; as was Agesilaus, Zanger the son of Solyman, Aesop, Gasca President of Peru; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them; with others....¡¡¡¡On the twenty-fourth of August the battle of the Shevardino Redoubt was fought, on the twenty-fifth not a shot was fired by either side, and on the twenty-sixth the battle of Borodino itself took place....
? Leo Tolstoy... ,¡¡¡¡Oh!.¡¡¡¡The wrinkles on his brow were well placed, and would have disposed in his favor any one who observed him attentively., ...LastIndexNext,RED!¡¡¡¡After the lapse of a good quarter of an hour, and some erasures, Thenardier produced the following masterpiece:-- ,¡°We'll explain later,¡± Harry muttered; Pansy Parkinson was listening. ;
? Victor Hugo,;¡¡¡¡Rostov was always thinking about that brilliant exploit of his, which to his amazement had gained him the St. George's Cross and even given him a reputation for bravery, and there was something he could not at all understand. "So others are even more afraid than I am!" he thought. "So that's all there is in what is called heroism! And heroism! And did I do it for my country's sake? And how was he to blame, with his dimple and blue eyes? And how frightened he was! He thought that I should kill him. Why should I kill him? My hand trembled. And they have given me a St. George's Cross.... I can't make it out at all.";.¡¡¡¡No one knows what dust-colored figures were suspended like draperies from the triangular opening.,CHAPTER XVII ,¡¡¡¡Eponine made a final effort..¡¡¡¡The third consideration is the degree to which we apprehend that endless chain of causation inevitably demanded by reason, in which each phenomenon comprehended, and therefore man's every action, must have its definite place as a result of what has gone before and as a cause of what will follow.,,;