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¡¡¡¡ Let us recount what had taken place.,? Leo Tolstoy; ,¡¡¡¡"With Natasha Rostova, yes?" said he....,Couldn't play somethin' good, huh? Hank Williams?,;
¡¡¡¡We know that man has the faculty of becoming completely absorbed in a subject however trivial it may be, and that there is no subject so trivial that it will not grow to infinite proportions if one's entire attention is devoted to it.,¡¡¡¡"Was it from the cold?" asked someone.,,¡¡¡¡Enjolras, Courfeyrac, and Combeferre were among those who had taken to the Rue Bassompierre, shouting:.¡¡¡¡When Pierre and his wife had left, he grew very quiet and began to complain of depression. A few days later he fell ill and took to his bed. He realized from the first that he would not get up again, despite the doctor's encouragement. The countess passed a fortnight in an armchair by his pillow without undressing. Every time she gave him his medicine he sobbed and silently kissed her hand. On his last day, sobbing, he asked her and his absent son to forgive him for having dissipated their property- that being the chief fault of which he was conscious. After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs. All these acquaintances, who had so often dined and danced at his house and had so often laughed at him, now said, with a common feeling of self-reproach and emotion, as if justifying themselves: "Well, whatever he may have been he was a most worthy man. You don't meet such men nowadays.... And which of us has not weaknesses of his own?"!¡¡¡¡She took his head in both her hands, raising herself on tiptoe in order to be on a level with him, and tried to read his hope in his eyes., .
¡¡¡¡"Pardon, excuse me, sir," he said, quite breathless, "but here are your fifteen hundred francs."......¡¡¡¡Just then Count Bezukhov was announced. Husband and wife glanced at one another, both smiling with self-satisfaction, and each mentally claiming the honor of this visit.,¡¡¡¡Braine-l'Alleud is a Belgian village; Ohain is another.;¡¡¡¡"Dear me! there's no recognizing them! And Natasha! See whom she looks like! She really reminds me of somebody. But Herr Dimmler- isn't he good! I didn't know him! And how he dances. Dear me, there's a Circassian. Really, how becoming it is to dear Sonya. And who is that? Well, you have cheered us up! Nikita and Vanya- clear away the tables! And we were sitting so quietly. Ha, ha, ha!... The hussar, the hussar! Just like a boy! And the legs!... I can't look at him..." different voices were saying., ,Costly followers are not to be liked; lest while a man maketh his train longer, he ,How's that rock-hammer workin' out anyway? Scratch your name on your wall yet?. !
¡¡¡¡The best way to look at the soul is through closed eyes.;,,¡°Dobby, where's Winky?¡± said Hermione, who was looking around. ,¡¡¡¡"I'll give you a hundwed sharp lashes- that'll teach you to play the fool!" said Denisov severely..¡¡¡¡Equal partition abolishes emulation; and consequently labor..
¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean recognized Javert perfectly.!¡¡¡¡"Well, good-by, Matrena," said Anatole, kissing her. "Ah, my revels here are over. Remember me to Steshka. There, good-by! Good-by, Matrena, wish me luck!",¡¡¡¡He was called 9,430.,¡¡¡¡These men, carried away by their passions, were but blind tools of the most melancholy law of necessity, but considered themselves heroes and imagined that they were accomplishing a most noble and honorable deed. They blamed Kutuzov and said that from the very beginning of the campaign he had prevented their vanquishing Napoleon, that he thought nothing but satisfying his passions and would not advance from the Linen Factories because he was comfortable there, that at Krasnoe he checked the advance because on learning that Napoleon was there he had quite lost his head, and that it was probable that he had an understanding with Napoleon and had been bribed by him, and so on, and so on.,,¡¡¡¡"I understand why he" (Prince Andrew) "liked no one so much as him," said Princess Mary.,¡¡¡¡The doctor seemed tired and in a hurry.;
¡¡¡¡ The battery was unmasked at the same moment with the ravine.,,The storm rages. Andy, naked, carefully slips Norton's folded suit into a large industrial Zip-Lock bag. Next to go in are the shoes, chess pieces (already in a smaller bag), black ledger en files. Last but not least, a bar of soap wrapped in a towel.!¡¡¡¡"I'm not like that myself, but I understand. So you're not angry with me?"!¡¡¡¡The ancients have left us model heroic poems in which the heroes furnish the whole interest of the story, and we are still unable to accustom ourselves to the fact that for our epoch histories of that kind are meaningless.!¡¡¡¡"Smart, that!" said the esaul.,CHAPTER XVII ,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"Then I'm not mistaken," thought Countess Mary. "Why is he cross with me?" She concluded from his tone that he was vexed with her and wished to end the conversation. She knew her remarks sounded unnatural, but could not refrain from asking some more questions.;
¡¡¡¡"The prince wants to bathe.",¡¡¡¡The swarm of Bronnitskis and Wintzingerodes and their like still further embittered the relations between the commanders in chief, and even less unity resulted. Preparations were made to fight the French before Smolensk. A general was sent to survey the position. This general, hating Barclay, rode to visit a friend of his own, a corps commander, and, having spent the day with him, returned to Barclay and condemned, as unsuitable from every point of view, the battleground he had not seen.,LastIndexNext,!¡¡¡¡His knees were giving way beneath him; the perspiration was pouring from him.!.¡¡¡¡Anatole, for whom Pierre was looking, dined that day with Dolokhov, consulting him as to how to remedy this unfortunate affair. It seemed to him essential to see Natasha. In the evening he drove to his sister's to discuss with her how to arrange a meeting. When Pierre returned home after vainly hunting all over Moscow, his valet informed him that Prince Anatole was with the countess. The countess' drawing room was full of guests.,¡¡¡¡He is excellent.,.
¡¡¡¡He said to his Majesty, "Yonder is an evil-looking man."!!....!¡¡¡¡For the one party, to advance meant death, and no one dreamed of retreating; for the other, to remain meant death, and no one dreamed of flight.!¡¡¡¡Natasha did not speak to Sonya again and avoided her. With the same expression of agitated surprise and guilt she went about the house, taking up now one occupation, now another, and at once abandoning them..
¡¡¡¡These epochs are peculiar and mislead the politicians who desire to convert them to profit.!¡¡¡¡To these questions three answers are possible:, ...¡¡¡¡It seemed to Cosette that Marius had a crown, and to Marius that Cosette had a nimbus.,¡¡¡¡When Gabriel came to inform her that the men who had come had run away again, she rose frowning, and clasping her hands behind her paced through the rooms a long time considering what she should do. Toward midnight she went to Natasha's room fingering the key in her pocket. Sonya was sitting sobbing in the corridor. "Marya Dmitrievna, for God's sake let me in to her!" she pleaded, but Marya Dmitrievna unlocked the door and went in without giving her an answer.... "Disgusting, abominable... In my house... horrid girl, hussy! I'm only sorry for her father!" thought she, trying to restrain her wrath. "Hard as it may be, I'll tell them all to hold their tongues and will hide it from the count." She entered the room with resolute steps. Natasha lying on the sofa, her head hidden in her hands, and she did not stir. She was in just the same position in which Marya Dmitrievna had left her.! ...¡¡¡¡He struck a match and lighted a candle.,¡¡¡¡The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion. Though this was impolite to Prince Vasili in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room, and also to Anna Pavlovna herself who had received the news with delight, he could not resist the temptation.,¡¡¡¡She fled, re-entered the house, and shut herself up in her chamber to peruse the manuscript once more, to learn it by heart, and to dream....¡¡¡¡"Does Monsieur wish a bed?.
,CHAPTER IV ...¡¡¡¡Balashev made no reply and bowed and bowed his head in silence.; ,...But it's the only way they'll let me stay..LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡"Mr. Marius," went on the voice, "your friends are waiting for you at the barricade of the Rue de la Chanvrerie."....¡¡¡¡Had he made use of the ladders and scaffoldings of the slaters to get from roof to roof, from enclosure to enclosure, from compartment to compartment, to the buildings of the Charlemagne court, then to the buildings of the Saint-Louis court, to the outer wall, and thence to the hut on the Rue du Roi-de-Sicile? But in that itinerary there existed breaks which seemed to render it an impossibility....
,¡¡¡¡At the same moment, he perceived a pale girl standing before him.;Heywood jumps in and starts spading out the hole....¡¡¡¡No one entered; the door did not open.,CHAPTER XIII ,His feet touch the ground -- or what he assumed was the ground. It's not. In fact, it's just what it smells like. He sinks in past his ankles. He slips and sits heavily in it..
¡¡¡¡The boy with the thin neck stretching out from the turn-down collar- whom everyone had forgotten- gazed at Pierre with even greater and more rapturous joy. Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.,¡°Like what?¡± Harry said as he watched Joey Jenkins of the Cannons belt a Bludger toward a Ballycastle Bats Chaser. ,¡¡¡¡On August 1, a second letter was received from Prince Andrew. In his first letter which came soon after he had left home, Prince Andrew had dutifully asked his father's forgiveness for what he had allowed himself to say and begged to be restored to his favor. To this letter the old prince had replied affectionately, and from that time had kept the Frenchwoman at at Prince Andrew's second letter, written near Vitebsk after the French had occupied that town, gave a brief account of the whole campaign, enclosed for them a plan he had drawn and forecasts as to the further progress of the war. In this letter Prince Andrew pointed out to his father the danger of staying at Bald Hills, so near the theater of war and on the army's direct line of march, and advised him to move to Moscow.,¡¡¡¡Boris came to the Rostovs' box, received their congratulations very simply, and raising his eyebrows with an absent-minded smile conveyed to Natasha and Sonya his fiancee's invitation to her wedding, and went away. Natasha with a gay, coquettish smile talked to him, and congratulated on his approaching wedding that same Boris with whom she had formerly been in love. In the state of intoxication she was in, everything seemed simple and natural.,¡¡¡¡"They can't do anything... always make some muddle," he muttered.!LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"That's a sign of a good harvest next year.";,¡¡¡¡When we do not at all understand the cause of an action, whether a crime, a good action, or even one that is simply nonmoral, we ascribe a greater amount of freedom to it. In the case of a crime we most urgently demand the punishment for such an act; in the case of a virtuous act we rate its merit most highly. In an indifferent case we recognize in it more individuality, originality, and independence. But if even one of the innumerable causes of the act is known to us we recognize a certain element of necessity and are less insistent on punishment for the crime, or the acknowledgment of the merit of the virtuous act, or the freedom of the apparently original action. That a criminal was reared among male factors mitigates his fault in our eyes. The self-sacrifice of a father or mother, or self-sacrifice with the possibility of a reward, is more comprehensible than gratuitous self-sacrifice, and therefore seems less deserving of sympathy and less the result of free will. The founder of a sect or party, or an inventor, impresses us less when we know how or by what the way was prepared for his activity. If we have a large range of examples, if our observation is constantly directed to seeking the correlation of cause and effect in people's actions, their actions appear to us more under compulsion and less free the more correctly we connect the effects with the causes. If we examined simple actions and had a vast number of such actions under observation, our conception of their inevitability would be still greater. The dishonest conduct of the son of a dishonest father, the misconduct of a woman who had fallen into bad company, a drunkard's relapse into drunkenness, and so on are actions that seem to us less free the better we understand their cause. If the man whose actions we are considering is on a very low stage of mental development, like a child, a madman, or a simpleton- then, knowing the causes of the act and the simplicity of the character and intelligence in question, we see so large an element of necessity and so little free will that as soon as we know the cause prompting the action we can foretell the result....
,¡¡¡¡The count remembered the wolf he had let slip and his encounter with Daniel.,? Leo Tolstoy,OH GOD! I DON'T BELONG HERE! I,¡°Harry,¡± Hermione muttered as though she knew exactly what he was thinking, ¡°we've got to stay put. We mustn't be seen. There's nothing we can do¡.¡± ...LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡His large, glittering, masculine eyes were so close to hers that she saw nothing but them..
¡¡¡¡Only by watching closely moment by moment the movement of that flow and comparing it with the movement of the ship do we convince ourselves that every bit of it is occasioned by the forward movement of the ship, and that we were led into error by the fact that we ourselves were imperceptibly moving..;;BOOK FOURTH.--THE GORBEAU HOVEL,? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡And as the undefinable essence of the force moving the heavenly bodies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, and so on, just in the same way does the force of free will form the content of history. But just as the subject of every science is the manifestation of this unknown essence of life while that essence itself can only be the subject of metaphysics, even the manifestation of the force of free will in human beings in space, in time, and in dependence on cause forms the subject of history, while free will itself is the subject of metaphysics.!¡¡¡¡A silence fell upon them..
¡¡¡¡Berg smiled with a sense of his superiority over a weak woman, and paused, reflecting that this dear wife of his was after all but a weak woman who could not understand all that constitutes a man's dignity, what it was ein Mann zu sein.* Vera at the same time smiling with a sense of superiority over her good, conscientious husband, who all the same understood life wrongly, as according to Vera all men did. Berg, judging by his wife, thought all women weak and foolish. Vera, judging only by her husband and generalizing from that observation, supposed that all men, though they understand nothing and are conceited and selfish, ascribe common sense to themselves alone. ...¡¡¡¡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.,,¡¡¡¡In the first place the historian describes the activity of individuals who in his opinion have directed humanity (one historian considers only monarchs, generals, and ministers as being such men, while another includes also orators, learned men, reformers, philosophers, and poets). Secondly, it is assumed that the goal toward which humanity is being led is known to the historians: to one of them this goal is the greatness of the Roman, Spanish, or French realm; to another it is liberty, equality, and a certain kind of civilization of a small corner of the world called Europe.,¡®Whaddid he do to her?¡¯ said Neville, crawling out from under the desk to kneel at her other side, blood streaming from his rapidly swelling nose.,¡¡¡¡"I'll stand guard on it myself!" said Ilyin.,¡¡¡¡*To be a man. ,¡¡¡¡"She had not noticed him. It is I who have pointed him out to her."...¡¡¡¡"What! is that all!" eh! yes, childish prattle, repetitions, laughter at nothing, nonsense, everything that is deepest and most sublime in the world! The only things which are worth the trouble of saying and hearing!,¡¡¡¡All that remained to do was to complete this retreat by crushing him....
? Victor Hugo...,LastIndexNext.¡¡¡¡The countess, sobbing heavily, hid her face on her daughter's breast, while Nicholas rose, clutching his head, and left the room.,? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡It was lucky that he did so, for, on arriving in the vicinity of the wall where Marius had heard the long-haired man and the bearded man conversing, Jondrette turned round, made sure that no one was following him, did not see him, then sprang across the wall and disappeared.,BOOK FIRST.--A FEW PAGES OF HISTORY,for business. Young men are fitter to invent, than to judge; fitter for execution, ;
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¡¡¡¡All at once the idea occurred to her that the stone had not reached the bench all by itself, that some one had placed it there, that an arm had been thrust through the railing, and this idea appeared to alarm her. This time, the fear was genuine; the stone was there.;¡¡¡¡The man of the Rue des Billettes had just entered the tap-room and had seated himself at the table which was the least lighted.,a little of the fool or madman. pompa mortis (7) It is the trappings of death that ,¡¡¡¡No curious observer passed that limit....ANDY.¡¡¡¡Two officers were standing on the knoll, directing the men. On seeing these peasants, who were evidently still amused by the novelty of their position as soldiers, Pierre once more thought of the wounded men at Mozhaysk and understood what the soldier had meant when he said: "They want the whole nation to fall on them." The sight of these bearded peasants at work on the battlefield, with their queer, clumsy boots and perspiring necks, and their shirts opening from the left toward the middle, unfastened, exposing their sunburned collarbones, impressed Pierre more strongly with the solemnity and importance of the moment than anything he had yet seen or heard.!!
¡¡¡¡Now, it was into a hole of vipers that his glance had just been directed, it was a nest of monsters that he had beneath his eyes..? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡Behind the door of this chamber a man was standing erect against the wall. I inquired of this man, `Whose house is this?, ,¡¡¡¡There he got out, paid the coachman, took Cosette by the hand, and together they directed their steps through the darkness,--through the deserted streets which adjoin the Ourcine and the Glaciere, towards the Boulevard de l'Hopital....¡¡¡¡"I know it.!
¡¡¡¡Others joined those men and stopped and told how cannon balls had fallen on a house close to them. Meanwhile still more projectiles, now with the swift sinister whistle of a cannon ball, now with the agreeable intermittent whistle of a shell, flew over people's heads incessantly, but not one fell close by, they all flew over. Alpatych was getting into his trap. The innkeeper stood at the gate.,the bars. The entire block starts CHANTING:!...¡¡¡¡The action was begun furiously, with more fury, perhaps, than the Emperor would have wished, by the left wing of the French resting on Hougomont.,,¡°No one's tried to attack me so far, except a dragon and a couple of grindylows,¡± Harry said, but Sirius scowled at him. .
.? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡As if responding to them but with a different sort of merriment, the metallic sound of the bells reverberated high above and the hot rays of the sun bathed the top of the opposite slope with yet another sort of merriment. But beneath the slope, by the cart with the wounded near the panting little nag where Pierre stood, it was damp, somber, and sad..LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡The pawnshop had sold the plates of his Flora after the expiration of thirteen months. Some coppersmith had made stewpans of them.,¡¡¡¡Thirsty people were never lacking there; but their thirst was of the sort which applies to the jug rather than to the pitcher.,Again, in their superiors, it quencheth jealousy towards them, as persons that they mink they may at pleasure despise: and it layeth their competitors and emulators asleep; as never believing, they should be in possibility of advancement till they see them in possession. So that, upon the matter, in a great wit, deformity is an advantage to rising. Kings in ancient times (and at this present in some countries) were wont to put great trust in eunuchs; because they that are envious towards all, are more obnoxious and officious towards one. But yet their trust towards them hath rather been as to good spials, and good whisperers; man good magistrates, and officers. .
Voldemort began to laugh. He raised his wand. ,,¡¡¡¡I have that general on my back, and I am carrying him through the grape-shot. There's the history of it! That general never did a single thing for me; he was no better than the rest!...¡¡¡¡Each historian traces, to some extent, the particular feature which pleases him amid this pellmell. Whatever may be the combinations of the generals, the shock of armed masses has an incalculable ebb.,¡¡¡¡She shut her eyes; then she opened them again, without knowing why, but because she could not do otherwise.,lovers of their country, or masters, were never fortunate, neither can they be. For !¡¡¡¡"It's lucky for him that he escaped me; but I'll find him!" she said in her rough voice. "Do you hear what I am saying or not?" she added....
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¡¡¡¡On the twenty-ninth of November Kutuzov entered Vilna- his "dear Vilna" as he called it. Twice during his career Kutuzov had been governor of Vilna. In that wealthy town, which had not been injured, he found old friends and associations, besides the comforts of life of which he had so long been deprived. And he suddenly turned from the cares of army and state and, as far as the passions that seethed around him allowed, immersed himself in the quiet life to which he had formerly been accustomed, as if all that was taking place and all that had still to be done in the realm of history did not concern him at all.,¡¡¡¡How could he restrain himself? Yonder are all the kings of Europe, the general's flushed with victory, the Jupiter's darting thunderbolts; they have a hundred thousand victorious soldiers, and back of the hundred thousand a million; their cannon stand with yawning mouths, the match is lighted; they grind down under their heels the Imperial guards, and the grand army; they have just crushed Napoleon, and only Cambronne remains,-- only this earthworm is left to protest.... !¡¡¡¡Nicholas started angrily.!¡¡¡¡It was rising in a ruddy glow behind the low dome of Salpetriere....¡¡¡¡"That's from the Jardin des Plantes, too," said he.!¡¡¡¡"It was your son's turn to be conscripted, but no fear! You begrudged your lump of a son," a little old man suddenly began attacking Dron- "and so they took my Vanka to be shaved for a soldier! But we all have to die.".than for counsel; and fitter for new projects, man for settled business. For the .
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¡¡¡¡Hartwell's pine table took its place in front of the fleur-de-lys-strewn throne of Louis XIV. Bouvines and Fontenoy were mentioned as though they had taken place on the preceding day, Austerlitz having become antiquated. The altar and the throne fraternized majestically.,¡¡¡¡The countess, with a cheerful expression on her face, looked down at her nails and spat a little for luck as she returned to the drawing room.,¡¡¡¡This allusion to the thunder, all the consequences of which Gavroche, in his character of a philosopher of the nineteenth century, accepted, was followed by a broad flash of lightning, so dazzling that a hint of it entered the belly of the elephant through the crack. Almost at the same instant, the thunder rumbled with great fury. The two little creatures uttered a shriek, and started up so eagerly that the network came near being displaced, but Gavroche turned his bold face to them, and took advantage of the clap of thunder to burst into a laugh....rather followeth vain persons, than virtuous: for the common people understand not many excellent virtues: the lowest virtues draw praise from them; the middle virtues work in them astonishment, or admiration; but of the highest virtues, they have no sense or perceiving at all. But shows, and speciesvirtutibus arnUes, serve best with them. ,,!
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¡¡¡¡Impossible!".CHAPTER XXVI ;Hadley exits. Andy touches the boxes like a love-struck man touching a beautiful woman. Wiley grins.,¡¡¡¡I'm the one to hold the trumps to-day! You're in a sorry case, my good fellow!,¡¡¡¡"It was His Majesty's beast.",¡¡¡¡"You know," said Natasha, "you have read the Gospels a great deal- there is a passage in them that just fits Sonya.",!
,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡That's what there is!";¡¡¡¡"Oh, I've forgotten..." she replied. "But none of you would go?".¡¡¡¡Live without Cosette he could not.!¡¡¡¡Wellington felt that he was yielding.,¡¡¡¡It was nearly three o'clock but no one was yet asleep, when the quartermaster appeared with an order to move on to the little town of Ostrovna. Still laughing and talking, the officers began hurriedly getting ready and again boiled again boiled some muddy water in the samovar. But Rostov went off to his squadron without waiting for tea. Day was breaking, the rain had ceased, and the clouds were dispersing. It felt damp and cold, especially in clothes that were still moist. As they left the tavern in the twilight of the dawn, Rostov and Ilyin both glanced under the wet and glistening leather hood of the doctor's cart, from under the apron of which his feet were sticking out, and in the middle of which his wife's nightcap was visible and her sleepy breathing audible.;¡¡¡¡When he opened the ballroom door Pierre saw Natasha sitting at the window, with a thin, pale, and spiteful face. She glanced round at him, frowned, and left the room with an expression of cold dignity.!
The bell rang. They hastily shoved the cushions back into Flitwick's cupboard and slipped out of the classroom. ,¡¡¡¡When he had written the first lines, which are formulas that never vary, he raised his eyes:--,free and current; and let the state shut itself out, to take any penalty for the same. ,¡¡¡¡"What can have happened? And what can they want with me?" thought he as he dressed to go to Marya Dmitrievna's. "If only Prince Andrew would hurry up and come and marry her!" thought he on his way to the house.,¡¡¡¡Much that they remembered had slipped from her mind, and what she recalled did not arouse the same poetic feeling as they experienced. She simply enjoyed their pleasure and tried to fit in with it.,¡¡¡¡The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed.;,!