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LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡Or in other words, the conception of a cause is inapplicable to the phenomena we are examining.,¡®Harry ... I'b really sorry ...¡¯ said Neville. His legs were still dancing uncontrollably. ¡®Was dad man¡ªwas Sirius Black a¡ªa friend of yours?¡¯....¡¡¡¡The upper story had scuttles like prisons. One of those facades cast its shadow on the other, which fell over the garden like an immense black pall.,...
¡¡¡¡Draw lots, do you?...¡¡¡¡He was as neat as a new sou.",Shawshank.!Solomon saith; There is no new thing upon the earth. So that as Plato had an imagination, that all knowledge was but remembrance: so Solomon giveth his sentence, that all novelty is but oblivion. ,¡¡¡¡It engenders a whole world, la pegre, for which read theft, and a hell, la pegrenne, for which read hunger.,¡¡¡¡Countess Mary remained in the sitting room....¡¡¡¡Far from it.,up not knowing her daddy...;¡¡¡¡*"Food for cannon." ;
.¡¡¡¡"Well, you know, I wanted to see...",.¡¡¡¡If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, the possibility of life is destroyed.,¡¡¡¡While the Emperor had still been at Vilna, the forces had been divided into three armies. First, the army under Barclay de Tolly, secondly, the army under Bagration, and thirdly, the one commanded by Tormasov. The Emperor was with the first army, but not as commander in chief. In the orders issued it was stated, not that the Emperor would take command, but only that he would be with the army. The Emperor, moreover, had with him not a commander in chief's staff but the imperial headquarters staff. In attendance on him was the head of the imperial staff, Quartermaster General Prince Volkonski, as well as generals, imperial aides-de-camp, diplomatic officials, and a large number of foreigners, but not the army staff. Besides these, there were in attendance on the Emperor without any definite appointments: Arakcheev, the ex-Minister of War; Count Bennigsen, the senior general in rank; the Grand Duke Tsarevich Constantine Pavlovich; Count Rumyantsev, the Chancellor; Stein, a former Prussian minister; Armfeldt, a Swedish general; Pfuel, the chief author of the plan of campaign; Paulucci, an adjutant general and Sardinian emigre; Wolzogen- and many others. Though these men had no military appointment in the army, their position gave them influence, and often a corps commander, or even the commander in chief, did not know in what capacity he was questioned by Bennigsen, the Grand Duke, Arakcheev, or Prince Volkonski, or was given this or that advice and did not know whether a certain order received in the form of advice emanated from the man who gave it or from the Emperor and whether it had to be executed or not. But this was only the external condition; the essential significance of the presence of the Emperor and of all these people, from a courtier's point of view (and in an Emperor's vicinity all became courtiers), was clear to everyone. It was this: the Emperor did not assume the title of commander in chief, but disposed of all the armies; the men around him were his assistants. Arakcheev was a faithful custodian to enforce order and acted as the sovereign's bodyguard. Bennigsen was a landlord in the Vilna province who appeared to be doing the honors of the district, but was in reality a good general, useful as an adviser and ready at hand to replace Barclay. The Grand Duke was there because it suited him to be. The ex-Minister Stein was there because his advice was useful and the Emperor Alexander held him in high esteem personally. Armfeldt virulently hated Napoleon and was a general full of self-confidence, a quality that always influenced Alexander. Paulucci was there because he was bold and decided in speech. The adjutants general were there because they always accompanied the Emperor, and lastly and chiefly Pfuel was there because he had drawn up the plan of campaign against Napoleon and, having induced Alexander to believe in the efficacy of that plan, was directing the whole business of the war. With Pfuel was Wolzogen, who expressed Pfuel's thoughts in a more comprehensible way than Pfuel himself (who was a harsh, bookish theorist, self-confident to the point of despising everyone else) was able to do.!;¡¡¡¡These young soldiers were valiant in the presence of our redoubtable infantry; their inexperience extricated them intrepidly from the dilemma; they performed particularly excellent service as skirmishers: the soldier skirmisher, left somewhat to himself, becomes, so to speak, his own general.!
¡¡¡¡ Certain thoughts are prayers.,¡¡¡¡Natasha did not want to go, but could not refuse Marya Dmitrievna's kind offer which was intended expressly for her. When she came ready dressed into the ballroom to await her father, and looking in the large mirror there saw that she was pretty, very pretty, she felt even more sad, but it was a sweet, tender sadness.,¡¡¡¡In the afternoon, extraordinary noises broke out in Paris. They resembled shots and the clamors of a multitude.,BOOK THIRTEENTH.--MARIUS ENTERS THE SHADOW,¡¡¡¡"Do you play then?" asked Natasha.,CHAPTER XI ,CHAPTER I !¡¡¡¡"My mealyback," the cobbler who says: "My cub," talks slang....
RED (V.O.),¡¡¡¡He wished to die; the opportunity presented itself; he knocked at the door of the tomb, a hand in the darkness offered him the key.,¡¡¡¡Foolish is he who fears it!,¡¡¡¡They had taken up position for this final action, some on the heights of Rossomme, others on the plain of Mont-Saint-Jean. There, abandoned, vanquished, terrible, those gloomy squares endured their death-throes in formidable fashion.,¡¡¡¡All stood silent, and a soft, pleasant velvety voice began to sing. At the end of the third verse as the last note died away, twenty voices roared out at once: "Oo-oo-oo-oo! That's it. All together! Heave away, boys!..." but despite their united efforts the wattle hardly moved, and in the silence that followed the heavy breathing of the men was audible.,¡¡¡¡ Thou, without whom happiness would for me be impossible,;All three of them raised their wands again, but none of them struck: they were all gazing, open-mouthed, appalled, at what was happening to the man's head.;
¡¡¡¡"I have come from the staff, Count. Have you heard of Raevski's exploit?"...¡¡¡¡Before long Boris, Berg's old comrade, arrived. There was a shade of condescension and patronage in his treatment of Berg and Vera. After Boris came a lady with the colonel, then the general himself, then the Rostovs, and the party became unquestionably exactly like all other evening parties. Berg and Vera could not repress their smiles of satisfaction at the sight of all this movement in their drawing room, at the sound of the disconnected talk, the rustling of dresses, and the bowing and scraping. Everything was just as everybody always has it, especially so the general, who admired the apartment, patted Berg on the shoulder, and with parental authority superintended the setting out of the table for boston. The general sat down by Count Ilya Rostov, who was next to himself the most important guest. The old people sat with the old, the young with the young, and the hostess at the tea table, on which stood exactly the same kind of cakes in a silver cake basket as the Panins had at their party. Everything was just as it was everywhere else..... ,Well. Ain't this for shit?,¡¡¡¡Let him listen to what follows:--;? Leo Tolstoy;
The stone floor between them exploded as a spell hit it, leaving a crater right where Neville's hand had been only seconds before; both scrambled away from the spot, then a thick arm came out of nowhere, seized Harry around the neck and pulled him upright, so that his toes were barely touching the floor.,¡¡¡¡"What a darling that girl is!" thought he. "And what have I been thinking of till now?",,¡¡¡¡One day, Mother Plutarque said to him:--,...,¡¡¡¡"There's no need for you to go at all," said Denisov, addressing Dolokhov, "and as for him, I won't let him go on any account.",And yet, where there is no eminent odds in sufficiency, it is better to take with me more passable, than with the more able. And besides, to speak truth, in base times, active men are of more use, than virtuous. It is true that in government, it is good to use men of one rank equally: for to countenance some extraordinarily, is to make them insolent, and the rest discontent; because they may claim a due. .
¡¡¡¡Firmly resolved, after putting his affairs in order in the regiment, to retire from the army and return and marry Sonya, Nicholas, serious, sorrowful, and at variance with his parents, but, as it seemed to him, passionately in love, left at the beginning of January to rejoin his regiment..,¡¡¡¡Scarcely any impression was left on Pierre's mind by all that happened to him from the time of his rescue till his illness. He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side. He remembered a general impression of the misfortunes and sufferings of people and of being worried by the curiosity of officers and generals who questioned him, he also remembered his difficulty in procuring a conveyance and horses, and above all he remembered his incapacity to think and feel all that time. On the day of his rescue he had seen the body of Petya Rostov. That same day he had learned that Prince Andrew, after surviving the battle of Borodino for more than a month had recently died in the Rostovs' house at Yaroslavl, and Denisov who told him this news also mentioned Helene's death, supposing that Pierre had heard of it long before. All this at the time seemed merely strange to Pierre: he felt he could not grasp its significance. Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill. When he came to himself after his illness he saw in attendance on him two of his servants, Terenty and Vaska, who had come from Moscow; and also his cousin the eldest princess, who had been living on his estate at Elets and hearing of his rescue and illness had come to look after him.!BOOK TEN: 1812,¡¡¡¡"Come, come, Natasha!" said the count, as he turned back for his daughter. "How beautiful she is!" Natasha without saying anything stepped up to her father and looked at him with surprised inquiring eyes.,FLOYD,,57 Of Anger ;
¡¡¡¡"Yes," said the mother..¡¡¡¡"Kindly step in, my orders are to bring you in.",¡¡¡¡Yet one need only discard the study of the reports and general plans and consider the movement of those hundreds of thousands of men who took a direct part in the events, and all the questions that seemed insoluble easily and simply receive an immediate and certain solution.,¡¡¡¡Guided by some gift of insight, on taking up the management of the estates he at once unerringly appointed as bailiff, village elder, and delegate, the very men the serfs would themselves have chosen had they had the right to choose, and these posts never changed hands. Before analyzing the properties of manure, before entering into the debit and credit (as he ironically called it), he found out how many cattle the peasants had and increased the number by all possible means. He kept the peasant families together in the largest groups possible, not allowing the family groups to divide into separate households. He was hard alike on the lazy, the depraved, and the weak, and tried to get them expelled from the commune.! ...¡¡¡¡Cosette turned towards the wardrobe where her cast-off schoolgirl's clothes were hanging.,RED,;
Look when the world hath fewest barbarous peoples, but such as commonly will not many or generate, except they know means to live (as it is almost everywhere at this day, except Tartary); there is no danger of inundations of people: but when there be great shoals of people, which go on to populate, without foreseeing means of life and sustentation, it is of necessity, that once in an age or two, they discharge a portion of their people upon other nations: which the ancient northern people were wont to do by lot: casting lots, what part should stay at home, and what should seek their fortunes. When a warlike state grows soft and effeminate, they may be sure of a war. ;¡¡¡¡In the fourth act there was some sort of devil who sang waving his arm about, till the boards were withdrawn from under him and he disappeared down below. That was the only part of the fourth act that Natasha saw. She felt agitated and tormented, and the cause of this was Kuragin whom she could not help watching. As they were leaving the theater Anatole came up to them, called their carriage, and helped them in. As he was putting Natasha in he pressed her arm above the elbow. Agitated and flushed she turned round. He was looking at her with glittering eyes, smiling tenderly. .,¡¡¡¡He stared at the wall, then he looked at himself, wondering that it should be that chamber and that it should be he..¡¡¡¡Several minutes elapsed.,,206 INT -- MESS HALL -- DAY (1966)!;
¡¡¡¡The truth is, that the cloud did not move.,CHAPTER XXI ,¡¡¡¡At that moment the small window in the lodge opened, a hand passed through, seized the key and the candlestick, and lighted the taper at the candle which was burning there.,,; ,CHAPTER X !
,¡¡¡¡I tell you."...subjects, in whom it reigns; children, women, old folks, sick folks. Only men must ,.¡¡¡¡There existed an interval of twenty paces between the grand barrier and the lofty houses which formed the background of the street, so that one might say that the barricade rested on these houses, all inhabited, but closed from top to bottom.,¡¡¡¡Only, Courfeyrac saw this change in Marius, that his taciturnity was of the beaming order.,.,¡¡¡¡"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....
? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"You are perfectly at liberty to treat me with respect or not," protested Balashev, "but permit me to observe that I have the honor to be adjutant general to His Majesty....",¡¡¡¡An observer, a dreamer, the author of this book, who had gone to get a near view of this volcano, found himself in the passage between the two fires. All that he had to protect him from the bullets was the swell of the two half-columns which separate the shops; he remained in this delicate situation for nearly half an hour.,¡¡¡¡Efforts worthy of admiration!...¡¡¡¡The man had but one thought,--how to enrich himself.!¡¡¡¡Their great horses reared, strode across the ranks, leaped over the bayonets and fell, gigantic, in the midst of these four living wells.,, ,¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean inhabited the sort of porter's lodge which was situated at the end of the back courtyard, with a mattress on a folding-bed, a white wood table, two straw chairs, an earthenware water-jug, a few old volumes on a shelf, his beloved valise in one corner, and never any fire.;¡¡¡¡Happy as Petya was, he felt sad at having to go home knowing that all the enjoyment of that day was over. He did not go straight home from the Kremlin, but called on his friend Obolenski, who was fifteen and was also entering the regiment. On returning home Petya announced resolutely and firmly that if he was not allowed to enter the service he would run away. And next day, Count Ilya Rostov- though he had not yet quite yielded- went to inquire how he could arrange for Petya to serve where there would be least danger. !
¡¡¡¡"No. What did you say? Go on, go on.";CHAPTER V ,¡¡¡¡In the evening, a dreamy vapor exhaled from the garden and enveloped it; a shroud of mist, a calm and celestial sadness covered it; the intoxicating perfume of the honeysuckles and convolvulus poured out from every part of it, like an exquisite and subtle poison; the last appeals of the woodpeckers and the wagtails were audible as they dozed among the branches; one felt the sacred intimacy of the birds and the trees; by day the wings rejoice the leaves, by night the leaves protect the wings.!¡¡¡¡Anatole was at the door, evidently on the lookout for the Rostovs. Immediately after greeting the count he went up to Natasha and followed her. As soon as she saw him she was seized by the same feeling she had had at the opera- gratified vanity at his admiration of her and fear at the absence of a moral barrier between them.,,¡¡¡¡The fundamental and essential significance of the European events of the beginning of the nineteenth century lies in the movement of the mass of the European peoples from west to east and afterwards from east to west. The commencement of that movement was the movement from west to east. For the peoples of the west to be able to make their warlike movement to Moscow it was necessary: (1) that they should form themselves into a military group of a size able to endure a collision with the warlike military group of the east, (2) that they should abandon all established traditions and customs, and (3) that during their military movement they should have at their head a man who could justify to himself and to them the deceptions, robberies, and murders which would have to be committed during that movement....¡¡¡¡But a fortnight after his departure, to the surprise of those around her, she recovered from her mental sickness just as suddenly and became her old self again, but with a change in her moral physiognomy, as a child gets up after a long illness with a changed expression of face....
? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡"What force!" remarked one. "Knocked the roof and ceiling all to splinters!",¡¡¡¡Almost every time a new carriage drove up a whisper ran through the crowd and caps were doffed....? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡As he turned half round, gazing in that direction, a soldier took aim at him.,¡¡¡¡"Monsieur Marius, you look sad....cleaning woman shows up the next morning and finds your wife and her lover in bed, riddled with .38 caliber bullets. Does that strike,¡¡¡¡I do not know whether it will be read by all, but I wrote it for all....
,...,¡¡¡¡Foy falls at Hougomont and rises again in the tribune. Thus does progress proceed....¡¡¡¡All this would have caused the mind of a person who knew nothing of what was in preparation, to waver between a very sinister and a very simple idea....¡¡¡¡"Go and sleep somewhere else," cried Enjolras.,¡¡¡¡Woe, alas! to him who shall have loved only bodies, forms, appearances!!
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"...and the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the,¡¡¡¡One winter, the rain-storms and the showers had taken a fancy to obliterate the S which terminated the first word, and the G which began the third; this is what remained:--CARPE HO RAS..What is it and why?...¡¡¡¡Their wood and wine were put into a half-subterranean hollow lined with rock-work which lay near the Rue de Babylone and which had formerly served the chief-justice as a grotto; for at the epoch of follies and "Little Houses" no love was without a grotto.!¡¡¡¡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....;Am I blind, Haig?.
So why now? Why me?;¡¡¡¡Sure of the issue, he encouraged with a smile, as they passed before him, the company of sappers of the first corps, which he had appointed to barricade Mont-Saint-Jean as soon as the village should be carried.,¡¡¡¡The light came from a taper which was burning in one corner.,¡°Sirius ¡ª it's me¡it's Peter¡your friend¡you wouldn't ¡ª¡± ,¡¡¡¡"I tell you that he has not been watered, you little jade!,¡¡¡¡This solution which is complete on one side only leads her fatally to two extremes: monstrous opulence, monstrous wretchedness.,¡¡¡¡One day toward the end of December Natasha, pale and thin, dressed in a black woolen gown, her plaited hair negligently twisted into a knot, was crouched feet and all in the corner of her sofa, nervously crumpling and smoothing out the end of her sash while she looked at a corner of the door.!
! ... ,¡¡¡¡It is because it must be that it is.,¡¡¡¡Although he did not suspect the fact, the mayor of M. sur M. enjoyed a sort of celebrity.,.¡¡¡¡Cosette tore off her shawl and tossed her hat on the bed..
of one that cannot do amiss, they will throw in, into his other conditions, that he .¡¡¡¡Although that patience did come out, Pierre did not join the army, but remained in deserted Moscow ever in the same state of agitation, irresolution, and alarm, yet at the same time joyfully expecting something terrible.,Goddamn right. They send you here for life, and that's just what they,TWO SHORT SIREN BLASTS herald the opening of the main gate. It swings hugely open, revealing Red standing in his cheap suit, carrying a cheap bag, wearing a cheap hat. He walks out, still looking stunned.,¡¡¡¡"What do you mean to say?",¡¡¡¡All this was ten fathoms distant from him.,¡¡¡¡There are meditations which may be called vertical; when one is at the bottom of them, time is required to return to earth.;
¡¡¡¡"I promised to go to a reception."...¡¡¡¡When she had finished, Father Mabeuf approached her with tears in his eyes, and laid his hand on her brow..¡¡¡¡So the countess remained in the country, and the count, taking Sonya and Natasha with him, went to Moscow at the end of January. ,? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡Are you set on the death of that spy?",!
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;¡¡¡¡What causes historical events? Power. What is power? Power is the collective will of the people transferred to one person. Under what condition is the will of the people delegated to one person? On condition that that person expresses the will of the whole people. That is, power is power: in other words, power is a word the meaning of which we do not understand.,...This Free Ebook is Produced ,? Leo Tolstoy; !
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¡¡¡¡The barricades at right angles fell back, the one of the Rue Montorgueil on the Grande-Truanderie, the other of the Rue Geoffroy-Langevin on the Rue Sainte-Avoye. Without reckoning innumerable barricades in twenty other quarters of Paris, in the Marais, at Mont-Sainte-Genevieve; one in the Rue Menilmontant, where was visible a porte cochere torn from its hinges; another near the little bridge of the Hotel-Dieu made with an "ecossais," which had been unharnessed and overthrown, three hundred paces from the Prefecture of Police.,¡¡¡¡It was a sort of admiration at a distance, a mute contemplation, the deification of a stranger. It was the apparition of youth to youth, the dream of nights become a reality yet remaining a dream, the longed-for phantom realized and made flesh at last, but having as yet, neither name, nor fault, nor spot, nor exigence, nor defect; in a word, the distant lover who lingered in the ideal, a chimaera with a form. Any nearer and more palpable meeting would have alarmed Cosette at this first stage, when she was still half immersed in the exaggerated mists of the cloister.!¡¡¡¡It was, in fact, only the commencement of the campaign that prevented Rostov from returning home as he had promised and marrying Sonya. The autumn in Otradnoe with the hunting, and the winter with the Christmas holidays and Sonya's love, had opened out to him a vista of tranquil rural joys and peace such as he had never known before, and which now allured him. "A splendid wife, children, a good pack of hounds, a dozen leashes of smart borzois, agriculture, neighbors, service by election..." thought he. But now the campaign was beginning, and he had to remain with his regiment. And since it had to be so, Nicholas Rostov, as was natural to him, felt contented with the life he led in the regiment and was able to find pleasure in that life..,Wormtail stood up and took his place in the circle, staring at his powerful new hand, his face still shining with tears. Voldemort now approached the man on Wormtail's right. .¡¡¡¡"And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees. 'Pardon!' they say. That's only one case. They say Platov took 'Poleon himself twice. But he didn't know the right charm. He catches him and catches him- no good! He turns into a bird in his hands and flies away. And there's no way of killing him either.",Red and Andy exchange a surprised look. Andy wants to understand. Red just motions to let it be for now. He puts his arm around Brooks, who sobs inconsolably. Softly:,¡¡¡¡The events of the previous year: the burning of Moscow and the flight from it, the death of Prince Andrew, Natasha's despair, Petya's death, and the old countess' grief fell blow after blow on the old count's head. He seemed to be unable to understand the meaning of all these events, and bowed his old head in a spiritual sense as if expecting and inviting further blows which would finish him. He seemed now frightened and distraught and now unnaturally animated and enterprising.,¡¡¡¡I must go and get my brats out of bed."...¡¡¡¡"Well, everything is going to ruin! Robbery in the law courts, in the army nothing but flogging, drilling, and Military Settlements; the people are tortured, enlightenment is suppressed. All that is young and honest is crushed! Everyone sees that this cannot go on. Everything is strained to such a degree that it will certainly break," said Pierre (as those who examine the actions of any government have always said since governments began). "I told them just one thing in Petersburg."...
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,¡¡¡¡She knew not.; ,Je voyais un astre au fond du grenier.,¡°You don't think they know something about all this, do you?¡± Hermione whispered. ¡°About Crouch and everything?¡± !¡¡¡¡"That's it- not against it! You've filled your belly....",¡¡¡¡"Fire!" replied Enjolras.;¡¡¡¡Love him well even after I am dead....
¡¡¡¡The latter bowed his head respectfully.!All wise men, to decline me envy of their own virtues, use to ascribe them to ;¡¡¡¡"There is something so enchanting in the smile of melancholy," she said to Boris, repeating word for word a passage she had copied from a book. "It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation."......¡¡¡¡It is an exercise in gymnastics; it is almost hygiene.,¡¡¡¡From Vyazma onwards the French army, which had till then moved in three columns, went on as a single group. The symptoms of disorder that Pierre had noticed at their first halting place after leaving Moscow had now reached the utmost limit.;...LastIndexNext!
¡¡¡¡On the sole condition that it shall bend down to the people.,¡¡¡¡Was Paris very large? Was Madame Thenardier very far away?,¡¡¡¡"I've had an eye on him this long while," said the other.,¡¡¡¡On December 6- St. Nicholas' Day and the prince's name day- all Moscow came to the prince's front door but he gave orders to admit no one and to invite to dinner only a small number, a list of whom he gave to Princess Mary..¡¡¡¡In addition to this, they had behind them the battery, which was still thundering....,interpret law, and not to make law, or give law. Else will it be like the authority ,¡¡¡¡When they had gone a little less than a mile, five more riders with dogs appeared out of the mist, approaching the Rostovs. In front rode a fresh-looking, handsome old man with a large gray mustache.!