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¡¡¡¡"Then the first one whom I had seen and questioned on entering the town said to me:--...¡¡¡¡"Don't laugh, stop!" cried Natasha. "You're shaking the whole bed! You're awfully like me, just such another giggler.... Wait..." and she seized the countess' hands and kissed a knuckle of the little finger, saying, "June," and continued, kissing, "July, August," on the other hand. "But, Mamma, is he very much in love? What do you think? Was anybody ever so much in love with you? And he's very nice, very, very nice. Only not quite my taste- he is so narrow, like the dining-room clock.... Don't you understand? Narrow, you know- gray, light gray..."; ,¡¡¡¡Thought is the toil of the intelligence, revery its voluptuousness. To replace thought with revery is to confound a poison with a food..¡¡¡¡Then he asked the Duc de Dalmatie, "Soult, what do you see in the direction of Chapelle-Saint-Lambert?" The marshal, levelling his glass, answered, "Four or five thousand men, Sire; evidently Grouchy.",BOOK FIFTH.--FOR A BLACK HUNT, A MUTE PACK .
¡¡¡¡"It's awful! Oh, it's awful! awful!" Natasha suddenly cried, and again burst into sobs. "I shall die, waiting a year: it's impossible, it's awful!" She looked into her lover's face and saw in it a look of commiseration and perplexity..¡¡¡¡He knew he had something more to say to her. But when he said it he was amazed at his own words.,¡¡¡¡Those who were on his track had evidently lost the scent, and Jean Valjean believed himself to be out of danger.,¡¡¡¡"Here you are!".sourly at their surroundings. Andy stumbles against the MAN in,.,¡¡¡¡"Isn't she a Tartar!"!!¡¡¡¡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..
¡¡¡¡It is near by. The first street on the left.,...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!!¡¡¡¡1830 is a revolution arrested midway.,¡¡¡¡He opened the valise and drew from it Cosette's outfit.,54 Of Vainglory ... ,¡¡¡¡These periodical five francs were a double riddle to Courfeyrac who lent and to Thenardier who received them.!
¡¡¡¡He paused, and said to his daughters:--,? Leo Tolstoy!¡¡¡¡Come, lend us a hand.",¡¡¡¡An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place- a village on the highroad. The quartermasters who met the regiment announced that all the huts were full of sick and dead Frenchmen, cavalrymen, and members of the staff. There was only one hut available for the regimental commander.! ,¡¡¡¡"Do, please, for heaven's sake, relieve me of something!" said the courier. "I have a sackful of letters to parents.",; ...
RED...¡¡¡¡She beheld Javert, the police spy, seize the mayor by the collar; she saw the mayor bow his head.,¡¡¡¡At a quarter past ten they at last got into their carriages and started. But they had still to call at the Taurida Gardens..¡¡¡¡In the crowd which surrounded and cheered Lafayette, it was noticed that a German showed himself named Ludwig Snyder, who died a centenarian afterwards, who had also been in the war of 1776, and who had fought at Trenton under Washington, and at Brandywine under Lafayette.,¡¡¡¡Gavroche, who had been, up to that moment, distracted by a hundred "amusing" things, had not even seen this man.,.
¡¡¡¡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.,;serpenterm comederit non fit draco. Overt and apparent virtues bring forth praise;,¡¡¡¡"Have you told her?" asked Natasha, suddenly beaming all over with joy.;ceiling and catching it again. He pauses, listening. FOOTSTEPS,¡¡¡¡It was probably the prison-bread which he had carried with him in his flight.,So if a man\'s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again: ;;
¡¡¡¡For common action people always unite in certain combinations, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.;Wiley grins. Hadley glares at him. The grin vanishes.,¡¡¡¡He had long been thinking of entering the army and would have done so had he not been hindered, first, by his membership of the Society of Freemasons to which he was bound by oath and which preached perpetual peace and the abolition of war, and secondly, by the fact that when he saw the great mass of Muscovites who had donned uniform and were talking patriotism, he somehow felt ashamed to take the step. But the chief reason for not carrying out his intention to enter the army lay in the vague idea that he was L'russe Besuhof who had the number of the beast, 666; that his part in the great affair of setting a limit to the power of the beast that spoke great and blasphemous things had been predestined from eternity, and that therefore he ought not to undertake anything, but wait for what was bound to come to pass. ,...¡¡¡¡And you too, Monsieur Pontmercy.;...
¡¡¡¡A French colonel of hussars, who had evidently just left his bed, came riding from the village on a handsome sleek gray horse, accompanied by two hussars. The officer, the soldiers, and their horses all looked smart and well kept.,¡¡¡¡While this was taking place in Petersburg the French had already passed Smolensk and were drawing nearer and nearer to Moscow. Napoleon's historian Thiers, like other of his historians, trying to justify his hero says that he was drawn to the walls of Moscow against his will. He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders. Here besides the law of retrospection, which regards all the past as a preparation for events that subsequently occur, the law of reciprocity comes in, confusing the whole matter. A good chessplayer having lost a game is sincerely convinced that his loss resulted from a mistake he made and looks for that mistake in the opening, but forgets that at each stage of the game there were similar mistakes and that none of his moves were perfect. He only notices the mistake to which he pays attention, because his opponent took advantage of it. How much more complex than this is the game of war, which occurs under certain limits of time, and where it is not one will that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills!!¡¡¡¡The man accosted her.!¡¡¡¡The fact is, that it did not exceed an average height of six or seven feet. It was built in such a manner that the combatants could, at their will, either disappear behind it or dominate the barrier and even scale its crest by means of a quadruple row of paving-stones placed on top of each other and arranged as steps in the interior.!CHAPTER III ,;¡¡¡¡From the time the first person said and proved that the number of births or of crimes is subject to mathematical laws, and that this or that mode of government is determined by certain geographical and economic conditions, and that certain relations of population to soil produce migrations of peoples, the foundations on which history had been built were destroyed in their essence.;
.CHAPTER XIX ;¡¡¡¡"You mustn't think we'll be in anyone's way, Uncle," she said. "We'll go to our places and won't budge.";,¡¡¡¡"If the animals leading the herd change, this happens because the collective will of all the animals is transferred from one leader to another, according to whether the animal is or is not leading them in the direction selected by the whole herd." Such is the reply historians who assume that the collective will of the people is delegated to rulers under conditions which they regard as known. (With this method of observation it often happens that the observer, influenced by the direction he himself prefers, regards those as leaders who, owing to the people's change of direction, are no longer in front, but on one side, or even in the rear.),¡¡¡¡"You see plainly," he said, "that I am Jean Valjean.";!
;¡¡¡¡"Come! Balaga is here."!Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To.CHAPTER XVI !¡¡¡¡All night long she saw that big stone, as large as a mountain and full of caverns....,¡¡¡¡She could get along without the Bourbons; she had done without them for two and twenty years; there had been a break of continuity; they did not suspect the fact. And how should they have suspected it, they who fancied that Louis XVII. reigned on the 9th of Thermidor, and that Louis XVIII....
.¡¡¡¡To make use of a trivial word, that is to say, of a popular and a true word, it looked glum.;¡¡¡¡"Ah!" said Anatole. "Well, sit down.",¡¡¡¡Next day the prince did not say a word to his daughter, but she noticed that at dinner he gave orders that Mademoiselle Bourienne should be served first. After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army.,,¡°There's Sirius!¡± said Harry. The great shape of the dog had bounded out from the roots of the Willow. They saw him bowl Harry over, then seize on¡. ,¡¡¡¡"Good-by, dear niece," his voice called out of the darkness- not the voice Natasha had known previously, but the one that had sung As 'twas growing dark last night.,¡¡¡¡Should he abandon his friends who were expecting him? Who were in need of him possibly! who were a mere handful against an army!...
;,¡¡¡¡Princess Mary understood this and appreciated his delicacy.,,¡¡¡¡Dimmler struck a chord and, turning to Natasha, Nicholas, and Sonya, remarked: "How quiet you young people are!",¡¡¡¡But she coughed in a melancholy way. One would have said that something dark was descending upon her. She was livid and her lips were blue.,¡¡¡¡The first declared that the report that Count Rostopchin had forbidden people to leave Moscow was false; on the contrary he was glad that ladies and tradesmen's wives were leaving the city. "There will be less panic and less gossip," ran the broadsheet "but I will stake my life on it that that will not enter Moscow." These words showed Pierre clearly for the first time that the French would enter Moscow. The second broadsheet stated that our headquarters were at Vyazma, that Count Wittgenstein had defeated the French, but that as many of the inhabitants of Moscow wished to be armed, weapons were ready for them at the arsenal: sabers, pistols, and muskets which could be had at a low price. The tone of the proclamation was not as jocose as in the former Chigirin talks. Pierre pondered over these broadsheets. Evidently the terrible stormcloud he had desired with the whole strength of his soul but which yet aroused involuntary horror in him was drawing near.,¡°We can talk later, Karkaroff!¡± spat Snape. ¡°Potter! What are you doing?¡± ,¡¡¡¡"To England.;
¡¡¡¡Nothing Petya could have seen now would have surprised him. He was in a fairy kingdom where everything was possible..¡¡¡¡What was the good of living, and why should he live now? And then, what! should he retreat after going so far? should he flee from danger after having approached it? should he slip away after having come and peeped into the barricade? slip away, all in a tremble, saying:,¡¡¡¡"Stop," said she, "you are in the wrong....¡¡¡¡This campaign consisted in a flight of the French during which they did all they could to destroy themselves. From the time they turned onto the Kaluga road to the day their leader fled from the army, none of the movements of the crowd had any sense. So one might have thought that regarding this period of the campaign the historians, who attributed the actions of the mass to the will of one man, would have found it impossible to make the story of the retreat fit their theory. But no! Mountains of books have been written by the historians about this campaign, and everywhere are described Napoleon's arrangements, the maneuvers, and his profound plans which guided the army, as well as the military genius shown by his marshals.,¡¡¡¡He strode straight up to Enjolras, the insurgents withdrawing before him with a religious fear; he tore the flag from Enjolras, who recoiled in amazement and then, since no one dared to stop or to assist him, this old man of eighty, with shaking head but firm foot, began slowly to ascend the staircase of paving-stones arranged in the barricade.,¡¡¡¡Courfeyrac distributed them with a smile.,¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew replied that he was not on his Serene Highness' staff but was himself a new arrival. The lieutenant colonel turned to a smart orderly, who, with the peculiar contempt with which a commander in chief's orderly speaks to officers, replied:.
,¡¡¡¡"It's all this mania for opposition," he went on. "And who for? It is all because we want to ape the foolish enthusiasm of those Muscovites," Prince Vasili continued, forgetting for a moment that though at Helene's one had to ridicule the Moscow enthusiasm, at Anna Pavlovna's one had to be ecstatic about it. But he retrieved his mistake at once. "Now, is it suitable that Count Kutuzov, the oldest general in Russia, should preside at that tribunal? He will get nothing for his pains! How could they make a man commander in chief who cannot mount a horse, who drops asleep at a council, and has the very worst morals! A good reputation he made for himself at Bucharest! I don't speak of his capacity as a general, but at a time like this how they appoint they appoint a decrepit, blind old man, positively blind? A fine idea to have a blind general! He can't see anything. To play blindman's bluff? He can't see at all!",¡¡¡¡He returned two hours later, without anything under his arm, laid thirty sous on the table, and said:--,!¡¡¡¡Let us return to 1830.,¡¡¡¡"I came near forgetting," said he.!? Victor Hugo...¡¡¡¡Next day, overtaking the army, he went in a carriage to the Niemen, and, changing into a Polish uniform, he drove to the riverbank in order to select a place for the crossing....
¡¡¡¡"Well," returned Jean Valjean, "keep the money for your mother!"......, ,¡¡¡¡Thus their life clouded over by degrees.,¡¡¡¡Ordinarily, I am believed. I have rendered you service on various occasions.,¡¡¡¡When the hour seemed to it to have come, the Restoration, supposing itself victorious over Bonaparte and well-rooted in the country, that is to say, believing itself to be strong and deep, abruptly decided on its plan of action, and risked its stroke. One morning it drew itself up before the face of France, and, elevating its voice, it contested the collective title and the individual right of the nation to sovereignty, of the citizen to liberty. In other words, it denied to the nation that which made it a nation, and to the citizen that which made him a citizen..
¡¡¡¡Suddenly she raised her head and uttered a faint shriek.;CHAPTER XI ,¡¡¡¡"Until he is transferred!",¡¡¡¡The ruts were up to the hubs of the cannons.;,¡¡¡¡A phenomenon, by the way, of which there is more than one example extant.!¡¡¡¡This odd espalier, with its branches of lead and iron, was the first thing that struck Jean Valjean..
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¡¡¡¡Although you are not rich, you were kind this morning.!? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡This man is still needed to justify the final collective act.;,NORTON,!
,¡¡¡¡"Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count.,¡¡¡¡"How many?" Dolokhov asked the Cossack.,¡¡¡¡"Pttt!" ejaculated the old gentleman.,;;¡¡¡¡"Is she like him?" thought Natasha. "Yes, like and yet not like. But she is quite original, strange, new, and unknown. And she loves me. What is in her heart? All that is good. But how? What is her mind like? What does she think about me? Yes, she is splendid!"...
,¡¡¡¡The bullets rained about him. His aide-de-camp, Gordon, fell at his side.;¡¡¡¡There was no one behind him.;,¡¡¡¡Either to assume (1) that the will of the people is always unconditionally transferred to the ruler or rulers they have chosen, and that therefore every emergence of a new power, every struggle against the power once appointed, should be absolutely regarded as an infringement of the real power; or (2) that the will of the people is transferred to the rulers conditionally, under definite and known conditions, and to show that all limitations, conflicts, and even destructions of power result from a nonobservance by the rulers of the conditions under which their power was entrusted to them; or (3) that the will of the people is delegated to the rulers conditionally, but that the conditions are unknown and indefinite, and that the appearance of several authorities, their struggles and their falls, result solely from the greater or lesser fulfillment by the rulers of these unknown conditions on which the will of the people is transferred from some people to others.,¡¡¡¡Those who had conquered Europe have fallen prone on the earth, with nothing left to say nor to do, feeling the present shadow of a terrible presence. Hoc erat in fatis.....
¡¡¡¡"I'm going off," said he, "but you won't go off!".As for the tower, I would have it two storeys, of eighteen foot high a piece, above the two wings; and a goodly leads upon the top, railed with statues interposed; and the same tower to be divided into rooms, as shall be thought fit The stairs likewise, to the upper rooms, let them be upon a fair open newel, and finely railed in, with images of wood, cast into a brass colour: and a very fair landing place at the top. But this to be, if you do not point any of the lower rooms, for a dining place of servants. For otherwise, you shall have the servants\' dinner after your own: for the steam of it will come up as in a tunnel. ,¡¡¡¡This letter touched Nicholas. He had that common sense of a matter-of-fact man which showed him what he ought to do..¡¡¡¡Suddenly Natasha bent her head, covered her face with her hands, and began to cry.,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Ah! and then at Waterloo, a ball from a biscaien in the thigh, that's all.".
¡¡¡¡"Now you are satisfied. Go tell your husband that he boxed my daughter's ears, and that I have accordingly boxed his wife's.",BOOK NINE: 1812...¡¡¡¡His first care on arriving in Paris had been to buy mourning clothes for a little girl of from seven to eight years of age; then to procure a lodging.,had need to be rich, that is set without foil. But if a man mark it well, it is in ,¡¡¡¡"Yes, like a man. Everything quite all right, and he began persuading her; and she should have kept him talking till cockcrow, but she got frightened, just got frightened and hid her face in her hands. Then he caught her up. It was lucky the maids ran in just then..."! ,? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡Marya Dmitrievna liked Sundays and knew how to keep them. Her whole house was scrubbed and cleaned on Saturdays; neither she nor the servants worked, and they all wore holiday dress and went to church. At her table there were extra dishes at dinner, and the servants had vodka and roast goose or suckling pig. But in nothing in the house was the holiday so noticeable as in Marya Dmitrievna's broad, stern face, which on that day wore an invariable look of solemn festivity..
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¡¡¡¡The facts clearly show that Napoleon did not foresee the danger of the advance on Moscow, nor did Alexander and the Russian commanders then think of luring Napoleon on, but quite the contrary. The luring of Napoleon into the depths of the country was not the result of any plan, for no one believed it to be possible; it resulted from a most complex interplay of intrigues, aims, and wishes among those who took part in the war and had no perception whatever of the inevitable, or of the one way of saving Russia. Everything came about fortuitously. The armies were divided at the commencement of the campaign. We tried to unite them, with the evident intention of giving battle and checking the enemy's advance, and by this effort to unite them while avoiding battle with a much stronger enemy, and necessarily withdrawing the armies at an acute angle- we led the French on to Smolensk. But we withdrew at an acute angle not only because the French advanced between our two armies; the angle became still more acute and we withdrew still farther, because Barclay de Tolly was an unpopular foreigner disliked by Bagration (who would come his command), and Bagration- being in command of the second army- tried to postpone joining up and coming under Barclay's command as long as he could. Bagration was slow in effecting the junction- though that was the chief aim of all at headquarters- because, as he alleged, he exposed his army to danger on this march, and it was best for him to retire more to the left and more to the south, worrying the enemy from flank and rear and securing from the Ukraine recruits for his army; and it looks as if he planned this in order not to come under the command of the detested foreigner Barclay, whose rank was inferior to his own.,¡¡¡¡And who, with gentle hands, do clear ,,¡¡¡¡"He ought to have acted in this way and in that way. In this case he did well and in that case badly. He behaved admirably at the beginning of his reign and during 1812, but acted badly by giving a constitution to Poland, forming the Holy Alliance, entrusting power to Arakcheev, favoring Golitsyn and mysticism, and afterwards Shishkov and Photius. He also acted badly by concerning himself with the active army and disbanding the Semenov regiment.",? Victor Hugo!? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡What is Waterloo?...
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¡¡¡¡The fire was out..He could feet them watching him, hear their rattling breath like an evil wind around him. The nearest Dementor seemed to be considering him. Then it raised both its rotting hands ¡ª and lowered its hood. , ,¡¡¡¡Next day the field marshal gave a dinner and ball which the Emperor honored by his presence. Kutuzov had received the Order of St. George of the First Class and the Emperor showed him the highest honors, but everyone knew of the imperial dissatisfaction with him. The proprieties were observed and the Emperor was the first to set that example, but everybody understood that the old man was blameworthy and good-for-nothing. When Kutuzov, conforming to a custom of Catherine's day, ordered the standards that had been captured to be lowered at the Emperor's feet on his entering the ballroom, the Emperor made a wry face and muttered something in which some people caught the words, "the old comedian.",¡¡¡¡"Don't approach!" she cried., ,¡¡¡¡Every time that the wind blows it bears with it more of the dreams of men than of the clouds of heaven.,¡¡¡¡These gifts of a world to civilization are such augmentations of light, that all resistance in that case is culpable. Sometimes the populace counterfeits fidelity to itself..
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Je prenais le bol de terre de pipe,,¡¡¡¡He had subscribed for the Champ d'Asile. It was said in the village that he had studied for the priesthood..¡¡¡¡"Monsieur Fabantou," said he, "this is for your rent and your most pressing necessities.,¡¡¡¡"If you allow yourself in my drawing room..." whispered Helene, but Pierre did not reply and went out of the room.;¡¡¡¡The lofty trees, the copses, the heaths, the branches rudely interlaced, the tall grass, exist in a sombre manner; the savage swarming there catches glimpses of sudden apparitions of the invisible; that which is below man distinguishes, through the mists, that which is beyond man; and the things of which we living beings are ignorant there meet face to face in the night.,¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, it is probable that the inhabitants were disturbed, for a tiny, square window was finally seen to open on the third story, and at this aperture appeared the reverend and terrified face of a gray-haired old man, who was the porter, and who held a candle.!¡¡¡¡Everything toils at everything.,¡¡¡¡All this was true; but this trap, this ramshackle old vehicle, this thing, whatever it was, ran on its two wheels and could go to Arras.;
Vous etiez jolie au point que les roses!¡¡¡¡"Well, Nastasya Ivanovna!" whispered the count, winking at him. "If you scare away the beast, Daniel'll give it you!",¡¡¡¡Ferapontov came out after her, but on seeing Alpatych adjusted his waistcoat, smoothed his hair, yawned, and followed Alpatych into the opposite room..¡¡¡¡"The Emperor! The Emperor!" a sudden cry resounded through the halls and the whole throng hurried to the entrance.,¡¡¡¡"You?" said Gavroche.,LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡ If there did not exist some one who loved, the sun would become extinct.;
¡¡¡¡Hucheloup, that amiable man, as was just said, was a wine-shop-keeper with a mustache; an amusing variety.,56 Of Judicature ,; ...¡¡¡¡She had loved the dog, and he had died, after which nothing and nobody would have anything to do with her.,¡¡¡¡Such a point of the field of battle devours more combatants than such another, just as more or less spongy soils soak up more or less quickly the water which is poured on them. It becomes necessary to pour out more soldiers than one would like; a series of expenditures which are the unforeseen.;¡¡¡¡Let us behold in Waterloo only that which is in Waterloo. Of intentional liberty there is none.,(off Hadley's shitty look),¡¡¡¡It was a white envelope. Cosette seized it....