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ĦĦĦĦ"My name is Marius Pontmercy.,ĦĦĦĦShe even ventured to uplift her voice once more:--,? Leo Tolstoy,ĦĦĦĦAfter Ostermann had gone, a command rang out to the Uhlans....ĦĦĦĦWellington, oddly ungrateful, declares in a letter to Lord Bathurst, that his army, the army which fought on the 18th of June, 1815, was a "detestable army.",ĦĦĦĦ"Ah!;
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ĦĦĦĦ"I have now quite settled in my new rooms, Count" (Berg said this with perfect conviction that this information could not but be agreeable), "and so I wish to arrange just a small party for my own and my wife's friends." (He smiled still more pleasantly.) "I wished to ask the countess and you to do me the honor of coming to tea and to supper.",ĦĦĦĦDarkness covered the vast Place de la Bastille.;that wall you'll find a rock that has no earthly business in a Maine,ĦĦĦĦChoose.,,ĦĦĦĦThe Russians, they say, fortified this position in advance on the left of the highroad (from Moscow to Smolensk) and almost at a right angle to it, from Borodino to Utitsa, at the very place where the battle was fought.;CHAPTER VII ,ĦĦĦĦ"And I don't at all want to get married. And I am afraid of him; I have now become quite calm, quite calm.". Find out more.
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,,ĦĦĦĦAfter this outburst the prince did not speak any more about the matter. But repressed vexation at his son's poor-spirited behavior found expression in his treatment of his daughter. To his former pretexts for irony a fresh one was now added- allusions to stepmothers and amiabilities to Mademoiselle Bourienne.;D.A.!,,ĦĦĦĦWhen they reached home and had told their mother how they had spent the evening at the Melyukovs', the girls went to their bedroom. When they had undressed, but without washing off the cork mustaches, they sat a long time talking of their happiness. They talked of how they would live when they were married, how their husbands would be friends, and how happy they would be. On Natasha's table stood two looking glasses which Dunyasha had prepared beforehand.!Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦThe French colonel with difficulty repressed a yawn, but was polite and evidently understood Balashev's importance. He led him past his soldiers and behind the outposts and told him that his wish to be presented to the Emperor would most likely be satisfied immediately, as the Emperor's quarters were, he believed, not far off.,ĦĦĦĦThe shot sped, traversed the hand and possibly, also, the workman, since he fell, but the ball did not strike Marius. All this, which was rather to be apprehended than seen through the smoke, Marius, who was entering the tap-room, hardly noticed. Still, he had, in a confused way, perceived that gun-barrel aimed at him, and the hand which had blocked it, and he had heard the discharge. But in moments like this, the things which one sees vacillate and are precipitated, and one pauses for nothing.,ĦĦĦĦAt length he bowed his head, sighed with agony, dropped his arms, and retraced his steps. He walked slowly, and as though crushed....Accept, I pray you, a renewed assurance of my very distinguished sentiments. ,LastIndexNext;;,ĦĦĦĦIn the ballroom guests stood crowding at the entrance doors awaiting the Emperor. The countess took up a position in one of the front rows of that crowd. Natasha heard and felt that several people were asking about her and looking at her. She realized that those noticing her liked her, and this observation helped to calm her..ĦĦĦĦA third class of historians- the so-called historians of culture- following the path laid down by the universal historians who sometimes accept writers and ladies as forces producing events- again take that force to be something quite different. They see it in what is called culture- in mental activity....
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ĦĦĦĦ"Mary," said she, "tell me what I should do! I am afraid of being bad. Whatever you tell me, I will do. Tell me....";,ĦĦĦĦBabet interrogated him:--,ĦĦĦĦOne day a man with his beard worn like a collar and with an Italian accent mounted a stone post at the door of a liquor-seller in the Marche Lenoir, and read aloud a singular document, which seemed to emanate from an occult power.;ĦĦĦĦThis placed twenty-six battalions under his hand. The right wing, as Charras says, was thrown back on the centre. An enormous battery was masked by sacks of earth at the spot where there now stands what is called the "Museum of Waterloo." Besides this, Wellington had, behind a rise in the ground, Somerset's Dragoon Guards, fourteen hundred horse strong. It was the remaining half of the justly celebrated English cavalry. Ponsonby destroyed, Somerset remained.,ĦĦĦĦDid he understand too well, or did he not understand at all? these were questions which divided the crowd, and seemed to divide the jury; there was something both terrible and puzzling in this case:,ĦĦĦĦOld Rostov could not tell his wife of what had passed without tears, and at once consented to Petya's request and went himself to enter his name.,...
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!ĦĦĦĦHe gazed upon and adored the things that she wore, her knot of ribbon, her gloves, her sleeves, her shoes, her cuffs, as sacred objects of which he was the master. He dreamed that he was the lord of those pretty shell combs which she wore in her hair, and he even said to himself, in confused and suppressed stammerings of voluptuousness which did not make their way to the light, that there was not a ribbon of her gown, not a mesh in her stockings, not a fold in her bodice, which was not his.,,,Harry could see Lupin's silhouette. He had gone rigid. Then his limbs began to shake. ,ĦĦĦĦNight had come.!ĦĦĦĦ"Well, what is it tonight?" said the mother, having arranged her pillows and waited until Natasha, after turning over a couple of times, had settled down beside her under the quilt, spread out her arms, and assumed a serious expression.;ĦĦĦĦThis work was not finished; there had been no time to make a palisade for it.;
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ĦĦĦĦ"All the same I shan't sleep. What silliness, to sleep! Mummy! Mummy! such a thing never happened to me before," she said, surprised and alarmed at the feeling she was aware of in herself. "And could we ever have thought!...",Harry avoided Black's eyes. He wasn't sure, even now, that he'd done the right thing. ,ĦĦĦĦYou ask whether we shall spend next winter in Moscow. In spite of my wish to see you, I do not think so and do not want to do so. You will be surprised to hear that the reason for this is Buonaparte! The case is this: my father's health is growing noticeably worse, he cannot stand any contradiction and is becoming irritable. This irritability is, as you know, chiefly directed to political questions. He cannot endure the notion that Buonaparte is negotiating on equal terms with all the sovereigns of Europe and particularly with our own, the grandson of the Great Catherine! As you know, I am quite indifferent to politics, but from my father's remarks and his talks with Michael Ivanovich I know all that goes on in the world and especially about the honors conferred on Buonaparte, who only at Bald Hills in the whole world, it seems, is not accepted as a great man, still less as Emperor of France. And my father cannot stand this. It seems to me that it is chiefly because of his political views that my father is reluctant to speak of going to Moscow; for he foresees the encounters that would result from his way of expressing his views regardless of anybody. All the benefit he might derive from a course of treatment he would lose as a result of the disputes about Buonaparte which would be inevitable. In any case it will be decided very shortly.!an ancient clerk, skilful in precedents, wary in proceeding, and understanding in ;ĦĦĦĦFrom scruples, the mother proceeded to uneasiness:,ĦĦĦĦOne hardly dares to say, nowadays, that two beings fell in love because they looked at each other. That is the way people do fall in love, nevertheless, and the only way....