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BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13;¡¡¡¡"But anything suits you, my charmer!" she remarked.,front of him, almost drags him down.!¡¡¡¡Evidently Speranski liked to rest after his labors and find amusement in a circle of friends, and his guests, understanding his wish, tried to enliven him and amuse themselves. But their gaiety seemed to Prince Andrew mirthless and tiresome. Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note. Prince Andrew did not laugh and feared that he would be a damper on the spirits of the company, but no one took any notice of his being out of harmony with the general mood. They all seemed very gay....,.investigated the matter yourself.,¡¡¡¡"Rostov, where are you?",!
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,On the outside, he'd been vice- president of a large Portland bank., ;¡¡¡¡He knew five-franc pieces by hearsay; their reputation was agreeable to him; he was delighted to see one close to. He said:--,¡¡¡¡"Yes, yes, and so...? " Pierre kept saying as he leaned toward her with his whole body and eagerly listened to her story. "Yes, yes... so he grew tranquil and softened? With all his soul he had always sought one thing- to be perfectly good- so he could not be afraid of death. The faults he had- if he had any- were not of his making. So he did soften?... What a happy thing that he saw you again," he added, suddenly turning to Natasha and looking at her with eyes full of tears.,¡¡¡¡Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face. Having looked in a mirror, and standing before Dolokhov in the same pose he had assumed before it, he lifted a glass of wine.,¡¡¡¡Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak. Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table. Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy. This happened not because they were displeased by the substance of his speech, which had even been forgotten after the many subsequent speeches, but to animate it the crowd needed a tangible object to love and a tangible object to hate. Pierre became the latter. Many other orators spoke after the excited nobleman, and all in the same tone. Many spoke eloquently and with originality.. Find out more.
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.¡¡¡¡In the meantime, Boulatruelle's manoeuvres in the forest ceased; and he resumed his regular occupation of roadmending; and people gossiped of something else.,¡¡¡¡It is near by. The first street on the left.. ,¡¡¡¡The so-called partisan war began with the entry of the French into Smolensk..¡¡¡¡Natasha sat erect, gazing with a searching look now at her father and now at Pierre.,¡¡¡¡The ladder!.¡¡¡¡The shot was fired; the ball entered under his chin and came out at the nape of his neck, after traversing the jugular vein....¡¡¡¡"She is dying," said Jondrette....Find out more.
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¡¡¡¡"I may have appeared strange and queer then," he thought, "but I was not so mad as I seemed. On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because... because I was happy.",¡¡¡¡"Oh, Natasha!" she cried.,,¡¡¡¡The rest is for the poor.".¡¡¡¡Of the artillery baggage train which had consisted of a hundred and twenty wagons, not more than sixty now remained; the rest had been captured or left behind. Some of Junot's wagons also had been captured or abandoned. Three wagons had been raided and robbed by stragglers from Davout's corps. From the talk of the Germans Pierre learned that a larger guard had been allotted to that baggage train than to the prisoners, and that one of their comrades, a German soldier, had been shot by the marshal's own order because a silver spoon belonging to the marshal had been found in his possession.,,CHAPTER IV ,¡¡¡¡During this sweet month of May, Marius and Cosette learned to know these immense delights....
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...¡¡¡¡Shy although in the right, violent although strong, it struck at random; it walked like a blind elephant; it left behind it the corpses of old men, of women, and of children; it wished the blood of inoffensive and innocent persons without knowing why.;LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"Well," he said, "Khvostikov must have two thousand."; ,¡¡¡¡The thin, hollow-cheeked Chekmar, having got everything ready, kept glancing at his master with whom he had lived on the best of terms for thirty years, and understanding the mood he was in expected a pleasant chat. A third person rode up circumspectly through the wood (it was plain that he had had a lesson) and stopped behind the count. This person was a gray-bearded old man in a woman's cloak, with a tall peaked cap on his head. He was the buffoon, who went by a woman's name, Nastasya Ivanovna.,¡¡¡¡His whole being was at work, the instinct which scents out, and the intelligence which combines.,¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew rode up to the house. Several limes in the old garden had been cut down and a piebald mare and her foal were wandering in front of the house among the rosebushes. The shutters were all closed, except at one window which was open. A little serf boy, seeing Prince Andrew, ran into the house. Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints. On hearing that Prince Andrew had come, he went out with his spectacles on his nose, buttoning his coat, and, hastily stepping up, without a word began weeping and kissing Prince Andrew's knee.;
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¡¡¡¡ As for us, we leave the historians at loggerheads; we are but a distant witness, a passer-by on the plain, a seeker bending over that soil all made of human flesh, taking appearances for realities, perchance; we have no right to oppose, in the name of science, a collection of facts which contain illusions, no doubt; we possess neither military practice nor strategic ability which authorize a system; in our opinion, a chain of accidents dominated the two leaders at Waterloo; and when it becomes a question of destiny, that mysterious culprit, we judge like that ingenious judge, the populace.,¡¡¡¡"He's following a man!",¡¡¡¡Pierre now understood the count's dissatisfaction with the wording of the Note..¡¡¡¡The bravest hesitated to pronounce his own condemnation.;D.A.,¡¡¡¡Cossacks were crowding about a hut, busy with something. From the midst of that crowd terrible screams arose. Petya galloped up, and the first thing he saw was the pale face and trembling jaw of a Frenchman, clutching the handle of a lance that had been aimed at him....LastIndexNext...
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¡®I shall see you in half an hour,¡¯ said Dumbledore quietly. ¡®One ... two ... three ...¡¯!¡¡¡¡Finding himself in the company of Napoleon, whose identity he had easily and surely recognized, Lavrushka was not in the least abashed but merely did his utmost to gain his new master's favor.,FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20!¡¡¡¡"Apparently.",RED,¡¡¡¡"Yes... I will tell him," answered Pierre; "but..."...LastIndexNext.