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Ħ°Well - you can come with one of us!Ħħ ,ĦĦĦĦHaving returned to the watchman's hut, Petya found Denisov in the passage. He was awaiting Petya's return in a state of agitation, anxiety, and self-reproach for having let him go.,ĦĦĦĦAccordingly, enormous efforts are made., ,ĦĦĦĦ"Caps off, traitors!" shouted Rostov in a wrathful voice. "Where's the Elder?" he cried furiously.,,ĦĦĦĦ"Cosette.",ĦĦĦĦLittle Nicholas and his education, her brother Andrew, and religion were Princess Mary's joys and consolations; but besides that, since everyone must have personal hopes, Princess Mary in the profoundest depths of her heart had a hidden dream and hope that supplied the chief consolation of her life. This comforting dream and hope were given her by God's folk- the half-witted and other pilgrims who visited her without the prince's knowledge. The longer she lived, the more experience and observation she had of life, the greater was her wonder at the short-sightedness of men who seek enjoyment and happiness here on earth: toiling, suffering, struggling, and harming one another, to obtain that impossible, visionary, sinful happiness. Prince Andrew had loved his wife, she died, but that was not enough: he wanted to bind his happiness to another woman. Her father objected to this because he wanted a more distinguished and wealthier match for Andrew. And they all struggled and suffered and tormented one another and injured their souls, their eternal souls, for the attainment of benefits which endure but for an instant. Not only do we know this ourselves, but Christ, the Son of God, came down to earth and told us that this life is but for a moment and is a probation; yet we cling to it and think to find happiness in it. "How is it that no one realizes this?" thought Princess Mary. "No one except these despised God's folk who, wallet on back, come to me by the back door, afraid of being seen by the prince, not for fear of ill-usage by him but for fear of causing him to sin. To leave family, home, and all the cares of worldly welfare, in order without clinging to anything to wander in hempen rags from place to place under an assumed name, doing no one any harm but praying for all- for those who drive one away as well as for those who protect one: higher than that life and truth there is no life or truth!",ĦĦĦĦHe made a circuit, reached the Rue de Bethisy, and directed his course towards the Halles.!
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ĦĦĦĦHe was right; the plan of battle conceived by him was, as we have seen, really admirable.;ĦĦĦĦAnatole Kuragin was staying in Moscow because his father had sent him away from Petersburg, where he had been spending twenty thousand rubles a year in cash, besides running up debts for as much more, which his creditors demanded from his father.,ĦĦĦĦWhat's this?... !ĦĦĦĦAfter the junction with the army of the brilliant admiral and Petersburg hero Wittgenstein, this mood and the gossip of the staff reached their maximum. Kutuzov saw this and merely sighed and shrugged his shoulders. Only once, after the affair of the Berezina, did he get angry and write to Bennigsen (who reported separately to the Emperor) the following letter:.THE JURY listens like a gallery of mannequins on display, pale-faced and stupefied..ĦĦĦĦAt Genappe, an effort was made to wheel about, to present a battle front, to draw up in line..ĦĦĦĦA strange shade, gradually drawing nearer, extended little by little over men, over things, over ideas; a shade which came from wraths and systems. Everything which had been hastily stifled was moving and fermenting. At times the conscience of the honest man resumed its breathing, so great was the discomfort of that air in which sophisms were intermingled with truths.... Find out more.
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BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11,ĦĦĦĦNight had come.,CHAPTER I !,ĦĦĦĦMoscow society, from the old women down to the children, received Pierre like a long-expected guest whose place was always ready awaiting him. For Moscow society Pierre was the nicest, kindest, most intellectual, merriest, and most magnanimous of cranks, a heedless, genial nobleman of the old Russian type. His purse was always empty because it was open to everyone.,ĦĦĦĦ"Here. What lightning!" they called to one another. !ĦĦĦĦBesides the service which he had rendered to the chief town by resuscitating the black jet industry, there was not one out of the hundred and forty communes of the arrondissement of M. sur M. which was not indebted to him for some benefit..Find out more.
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, ,ĦĦĦĦAs soon as Leppich is ready, get together a crew of reliable and intelligent men for his car and send a courier to General Kutuzov to let him know. I have informed him of the matter.;ĦĦĦĦ"Yes, but what am I to do?... I try not to show...", ,ĦĦĦĦ*"To shed (or not to shed) the blood of his peoples." ;ĦĦĦĦAfter all, between the combatants, there was only a difference of age; the race is the same; it is the same stoical men who died at the age of twenty for their ideas, at forty for their families.;The Goblet Of Fire ;
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ĦĦĦĦJean Valjean's inclination led him, as we have seen, to the least frequented spots, to solitary nooks, to forgotten places. There then existed, in the vicinity of the barriers of Paris, a sort of poor meadows, which were almost confounded with the city, where grew in summer sickly grain, and which, in autumn, after the harvest had been gathered, presented the appearance, not of having been reaped, but peeled.!ĦĦĦĦHorses lash out, the cannons flee; the soldiers of the artillery-train unharness the caissons and use the horses to make their escape; transports overturned, with all four wheels in the air, clog the road and occasion massacres. Men are crushed, trampled down, others walk over the dead and the living.,ĦĦĦĦWhen one listens, by the side of honest men, at the portals of society, one overhears the dialogues of those who are on the outside. One distinguishes questions and replies.,CHAPTER I ;,ĦĦĦĦHe had been taken with that branch (which the lawyer preferred to call a bough) in his possession; but he said that he had found it broken off and lying on the ground, and had picked it up.,ĦĦĦĦ"Monsieur, you are handsome, you are good-looking, you are witty, you are not at all stupid, you are much more learned than I am, but I bid you defiance with this word:.ĦĦĦĦOh, poor thought of miserable wretches!.
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ĦĦĦĦBut while himself remaining, he gave instructions for the departure of the princess and Dessalles with the little prince to Bogucharovo and thence to Moscow. Princess Mary, alarmed by her father's feverish and sleepless activity after his previous apathy, could not bring herself to leave him alone and for the first time in her life ventured to disobey him. She refused to go away and her father's fury broke over her in a terrible storm. He repeated every injustice he had ever inflicted on her. Trying to convict her, he told her she had worn him out, had caused his quarrel with his son, had harbored nasty suspicions of him, making it the object of her life to poison his existence, and he drove her from his study telling her that if she did not go away it was all the same to him. He declared that he did not wish to remember her existence and warned her not to dare to let him see her. The fact that he did not, as she had feared, order her to be carried away by force but only told her not to let him see her cheered Princess Mary. She knew it was a proof that in the depth of his soul he was glad she was remaining at home and had not gone away....ĦĦĦĦBrujon remained silent an instant longer, then he shook his head in various ways, and finally concluded to speak:--,CHAPTER XI ,ĦĦĦĦThe hem of your gown, when the tip of your shoe peeps from beneath, upsets me.,ĦĦĦĦA tall, beautiful woman with a mass of plaited hair and much exposed plump white shoulders and neck, round which she wore a double string of large pearls, entered the adjoining box rustling her heavy silk dress and took a long time settling into her place.,ĦĦĦĦRome smells worse under Vitellius than under Sylla.,ĦĦĦĦWe do not belong to it. To us, Waterloo is but the stupefied date of liberty. That such an eagle should emerge from such an egg is certainly unexpected.;
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ĦĦĦĦ"Matelote is of a dream of ugliness! Matelote is a chimaera.;CHAPTER V ,ĦĦĦĦPrincess Mary wrote that she was in despair at the misunderstanding that had occurred between them. Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.,ĦĦĦĦEnvious rivalries arose.,CHAPTER II .,? Leo Tolstoy,ĦĦĦĦFreedom is the thing examined. Inevitability is what examines. Freedom is the content. Inevitability is the form.,It's funny. On the outside, I was an honest man. Straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.;ĦĦĦĦSonya sat down before the glasses, got the right position, and began looking..