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ĦĦĦĦIn venery this is called false re-imbushment.,BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11!ĦĦĦĦPreviously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.;ĦĦĦĦ"That is Bezukhova's brother, Anatole Kuragin," she said, indicating a handsome officer of the Horse Guards who passed by them with head erect, looking at something over the heads of the ladies. "He's handsome, isn't he? I hear they will marry him to that rich girl. But your cousin, Drubetskoy, is also very attentive to her. They say she has millions. Oh yes, that's the French ambassador himself!" she replied to the countess' inquiry about Caulaincourt. "Looks as if he were a king! All the same, the French are charming, very charming. No one more charming in society. Ah, here she is! Yes, she is still the most beautiful of them all, our Marya Antonovna! And how simply she is dressed! Lovely! And that stout one in spectacles is the universal Freemason," she went on, indicating Pierre. "Put him beside his wife and he looks a regular buffoon!",ĦĦĦĦPierre smiled, Natasha began to laugh, but Nicholas knitted his brows still more and began proving to Pierre that there was no prospect of any great change and that all the danger he spoke of existed only in his imagination. Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered. This made him still angrier, for he was fully convinced, not by reasoning but by something within him stronger than reason, of the justice of his opinion.!,,LastIndexNext!
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,ĦĦĦĦLike the wild animal chased from its lair, he was seeking a hole in which he might hide until he could find one where he might dwell.,ĦĦĦĦWhen Pierre and his wife entered the drawing room the countess was in one of her customary states in which she needed the mental exertion of playing patience, and so- though by force of habit she greeted him with the words she always used when Pierre or her son returned after an absence: "High time, my dear, high time! We were all weary of waiting for you. Well, thank God!" and received her presents with another customary remark: "It's not the gift that's precious, my dear, but that you give it to me, an old woman..."- yet it was evident that she was not pleased by Pierre's arrival at that moment when it diverted her attention from the unfinished game.!ĦĦĦĦ"Do you see this letter?"!,ĦĦĦĦThe forces of the gloom know each other, and are strangely balanced by each other.. Find out more.
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,ĦĦĦĦ"The signal!" said he.;ĦĦĦĦI feel that my father is by my side.,ĦĦĦĦ"Matelote and Gibelotte, dod't gib Grantaire anything more to drink. He has already devoured, since this bording, in wild prodigality, two francs and ninety-five centibes.",BOOK NINE: 1812,ĦĦĦĦThe explanation of this strange fact given by Russian military historians (to the effect that Kutuzov hindered an attack) is unfounded, for we know that he could not restrain the troops from attacking at Vyazma and Tarutino.,,ĦĦĦĦAnd then she was with him, and she felt safe.;,...Find out more.
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,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.,ĦĦĦĦThese villages, both of them concealed in curves of the landscape, are connected by a road about a league and a half in length, which traverses the plain along its undulating level, and often enters and buries itself in the hills like a furrow, which makes a ravine of this road in some places. In 1815, as at the present day, this road cut the crest of the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean between the two highways from Genappe and Nivelles; only, it is now on a level with the plain; it was then a hollow way. Its two slopes have been appropriated for the monumental hillock. This road was, and still is, a trench throughout the greater portion of its course; a hollow trench, sometimes a dozen feet in depth, and whose banks, being too steep, crumbled away here and there, particularly in winter, under driving rains.,ĦĦĦĦOn examining it he found that the door was not a door; it had neither hinges, cross-bars, lock, nor fissure in the middle; the iron bands traversed it from side to side without any break. Through the crevices in the planks he caught a view of unhewn slabs and blocks of stone roughly cemented together, which passers-by might still have seen there ten years ago....ĦĦĦĦThus their life clouded over by degrees.,CHAPTER IV ,ĦĦĦĦAfter Smolensk Napoleon sought a battle beyond Dorogobuzh at Vyazma, and then at Tsarevo-Zaymishche, but it happened that owing to a conjunction of innumerable circumstances the Russians could not give battle till they reached Borodino, seventy miles from Moscow. From Vyazma Napoleon ordered a direct advance on Moscow....
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,ĦĦĦĦAnd Terenty would begin talking of the destruction of Moscow, and of the old count, and would stand for a long time holding the clothes and talking, or sometimes listening to Pierre's stories, and then would go out into the hall with a pleasant sense of intimacy with his master and affection for him.,ĦĦĦĦ"If it had not been for you, I should have been gobbled up!" added Gavroche.,ĦĦĦĦ"Young man!" At the age of four and twenty, in '93, being then M. de Chartres, he had witnessed, from the depth of a box, the trial of Louis XVI., so well named that poor tyrant.,ĦĦĦĦ"Nothing to be made there.",ĦĦĦĦMen are hauling a log. Each of them expresses his opinion as to how and where to haul it. They haul the log away, and it happens that this is done as one of them said. He ordered it. There we have command and power in their primary form. The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity..ĦĦĦĦHe was in the very place where the judges deliberated and condemned.,, ...ĦĦĦĦThen he rose, and turned to Javert.;
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;ĦĦĦĦEach dog knew its master and its call. Each man in the hunt knew his business. his place, what he had to do. As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.,...ĦĦĦĦ"The cavalry ride to battle and meet the wounded and do not for a moment think of what awaits them, but pass by, winking at the wounded. Yet from among these men twenty thousand are doomed to die, and they wonder at my hat! Strange!" thought Pierre, continuing his way to Tatarinova.,ĦĦĦĦPonine and Zelma will not let me play with their dolls....ĦĦĦĦIn this adoration she forgot everything, even the errand with which she was charged.,ĦĦĦĦWhile these voices were singing, Jean Valjean thought of nothing. He no longer beheld the night; he beheld a blue sky.,ĦĦĦĦBy any other route than that below Plancenoit, the Prussian army would have come out upon a ravine impassable for artillery, and Bulow would not have arrived.,ĦĦĦĦThe form of this combat was monstrous. These squares were no longer battalions, they were craters; those cuirassiers were no longer cavalry, they were a tempest. Each square was a volcano attacked by a cloud; lava contended with lightning.;
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ĦĦĦĦThe good woman felt of it carefully, and thought she observed in the skirts and revers thicknesses of paper. More thousand-franc bank-bills, no doubt!,ĦĦĦĦAudacity had succeeded with him once.,ĦĦĦĦMarius had had a furnace in his brain all day long; now it was a whirlwind.,!,ĦĦĦĦA detail to be noted.,ĦĦĦĦWhen shall we go to the forest, Charlot asked Charlotte.,LastIndexNext,ĦĦĦĦ"Ah! Good God!".