!,, In whatever direction a ship moves, the flow of the waves it cuts will always be noticeable ahead of it. To those on board the ship the movement of those waves will be the only perceptible motion.; With the present complex forms of political and social life in Europe can any event that is not prescribed, decreed, or ordered by monarchs, ministers, parliaments, or newspapers be imagined? Is there any collective action which cannot find its justification in political unity, in patriotism, in the balance of power, or in civilization? So that every event that occurs inevitably coincides with some expressed wish and, receiving a justification, presents itself as the result of the will of one man or of several men.,,BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13;
"Vivat!" shouted the Poles, ecstatically, breaking their ranks and pressing against one another to see him.... Enjolras never took his eyes off of him:, "Of course I can."... A phenomenon to which "well drilled" policemen are no strangers.; It is rare that charity and pity are the outcome of these words.,LastIndex, "Ah, the standards!" said Kutuzov, evidently detaching himself with difficulty from the thoughts that preoccupied him.,CHAPTER V !
I promise that!,;!, It was very dark, but she was in the habit of coming to this spring.;,A few more of the portraits had stirred now. Terror of being interrogated made Harry stride across the room and seize the doorknob.!
It is the nature of France to prefer to have Rostopchine rather than Ballesteros in front of her.,BOOK SEVENTH.--THE CHAMPMATHIEU AFFAIR, "My benefactor!" exclaimed Jondrette, overwhelmed., ! Two ragged pedestrians exchanged these remarkable replies, fraught with evident Jacquerie:--, "And, above all," said Enjolras, "let us raise the flag again.", Slang abounds in words of this description, immediate words, words created instantaneously no one knows either where or by whom, without etymology, without analogies, without derivatives, solitary, barbarous, sometimes hideous words, which at times possess a singular power of expression and which live., "Mother," said the child, "look there!", On his return from Italy he finds the government in Paris in a process of dissolution in which all those who are in it are inevitably wiped out and destroyed. And by chance an escape from this dangerous position presents itself in the form of an aimless and senseless expedition to Africa. Again so-called chance accompanies him. Impregnable Malta surrenders without a shot; his most reckless schemes are crowned with success. The enemy's fleet, which subsequently did not let a single boat pass, allows his entire army to elude it. In Africa a whole series of outrages are committed against the almost unarmed inhabitants. And the men who commit these crimes, especially their leader, assure themselves that this is admirable, this is glory- it resembles Caesar and Alexander the Great and is therefore good.;
That it was, no doubt, a dark moment, but that he should emerge from it; that, after all, he held his destiny, however bad it might be, in his own hand; that he was master of it., Alpatych was not satisfied with this reply., A whispering ensued., "Angel! Dear one! Hurrah! Father!..." cried the crowd, and Petya with it, and again the women and men of weaker mold, Petya among them, wept with joy., Some one passed close to him at a run.!BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812,CHAPTER XVIII ...