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,¡¡¡¡All that may be so and mankind is ready to agree with it, but it is not what was asked. All that would be interesting if we recognized a divine power based on itself and always consistently directing its nations through Napoleons, Louis-es, and writers; but we do not acknowledge such a power, and therefore before speaking about Napoleons, Louis-es, and authors, we ought to be shown the connection existing between these men and the movement of the nations.,¡¡¡¡And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.,¡¡¡¡"My dearest darling... Mummy, my precious!..." she whispered incessantly, kissing her head, her hands, her face, and feeling her own irrepressible and streaming tears tickling her nose and cheeks.,10 EXT -- EXERCISE YARD -- SHAWSHANK PRISON -- DUSK (1947) 10,54 Of Vainglory ...¡¡¡¡True history being a mixture of all things, the true historian mingles in everything.,¡¡¡¡In the first case, if inevitability were possible without freedom we should have reached a definition of inevitability by the laws of inevitability itself, that is, a mere form without content.......
BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12.¡¡¡¡The sister replied:--,¡¡¡¡This creature seemed to be at least sixty; there was something indescribably coarse, stupid, and frightened about him.;SECOND EPILOGUE.¡¡¡¡This relation of the men who command to those they command is what constitutes the essence of the conception called power.,¡¡¡¡"Wait?... Hurrah-ah-ah!" shouted Petya, and without pausing a moment galloped to the place whence came the sounds of firing and where the smoke was thickest., .,¡¡¡¡He arrived at a wall....
,¡¡¡¡The thinker of to-day has a great duty-- to auscultate civilization.,Lionfish 11/Nov/2007 Chapter Thirty-three The Death EatersContents Prev Chapter Next Chapter ÖÐÎÄ ,... ,¡¡¡¡Kutuzov, shrugging his shoulders, replied with his subtle penetrating smile: "I meant merely to say what I said.",¡¡¡¡Such is the theory of the skilful.;
¡¡¡¡Later on, when the heart-rending and mournful hubbub of musketry and firing by platoons becomes audible, the shopkeeper says:--;¡¡¡¡Silence fell again.,LastIndexNext...¡¡¡¡He had entered the house with very little hope, and quitted it with immense despair.,,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡Having written this and given the paper to Alpatych, he told him how to arrange for departure of the prince, the princess, his son, and the boy's tutor, and how and where to let him know immediately. Before he had had time to finish giving these instructions, a chief of staff followed by a suite galloped up to him.!¡¡¡¡"I am very, very grateful to you," she said in French, "but I hope it was all a misunderstanding and that no one is to blame for it." She suddenly began to cry.,¡¡¡¡He concealed himself precipitately in a ditch, and there waited until the passers-by were at a distance. The precaution was nearly superfluous, however; for, as we have already said, it was a very dark December night.;
¡¡¡¡Wellington had drawn back.,¡¡¡¡That which had just taken place in this street would not have astonished a forest.,¡¡¡¡The Emperor of Russia had, meanwhile, been in Vilna for more than a month. reviewing troops and holding maneuvers. Nothing was ready for the war that everyone expected and to prepare for which the Emperor had come from Petersburg. There was no general plan of action. The vacillation between the various plans that were proposed had even increased after the Emperor had been at headquarters for a month. Each of the three armies had its own commander in chief, but there was no supreme commander of all the forces, and the Emperor did not assume that responsibility himself.,,But she didn't look like Hermione at all. She had done something with her hair; it was no longer bushy but sleek and shiny, and twisted up into an elegant knot at the back of her head. She was wearing robes made of a floaty, periwinkle-blue material, and she was holding herself differently, somehow - or maybe it was merely the absence of the twenty or so books she usually had slung over her back. She was also smiling - rather nervously, it was true - but the reduction in the size of her front teeth was more noticeable than ever; Harry couldn't understand how he hadn't spotted it before. ...¡¡¡¡Cosette's grief, which had been so poignant and lively four or five months previously, had, without her being conscious of the fact, entered upon its convalescence....¡¡¡¡As he had guessed, there stood a building whose roof started from the top of the wooden barricade and descended to within a very short distance of the ground, with a gentle slope which grazed the linden-tree. A lucky circumstance, .
¡¡¡¡"She'll get away! No, it's impossible!" thought Nicholas, still shouting with a hoarse voice.,,¡¡¡¡The deacon came out onto the raised space before the altar screen and, holding his thumb extended, drew his long hair from under his dalmatic and, making the sign of the cross on his breast, began in a loud and solemn voice to recite the words of the prayer...,CHAPTER IV ,,,¡¡¡¡Ma'am Bougon was in the habit of leaving all the doors open.,¡¡¡¡"Because.",¡¡¡¡"Be off with you, or I'll blow up the barricade!",...
.¡¡¡¡But how did that old man, alone, in opposition to the general opinion, so truly discern the importance of the people's view of the events that in all his activity he was never once untrue to it?,;¡¡¡¡Marius had no longer any weapons; he had flung away his discharged pistols after firing them; but he had caught sight of the barrel of powder in the tap-room, near the door.,¡¡¡¡"Yes, and a hand stopping it.",,¡¡¡¡His cunning began here; he smiled habitually, by way of precaution, and was almost polite to everybody, even to the beggar to whom he refused half a farthing. He had the glance of a pole-cat and the bearing of a man of letters. He greatly resembled the portraits of the Abbe Delille. His coquetry consisted in drinking with the carters..
¡¡¡¡  A heavy rifled gun.,,¡¡¡¡Love is sufficiently potent to charge all nature with its messages..For fountains, they are a great beauty, and refreshment; But pools mar all, and make the garden unwholesome, and full of flies, and frogs. Fountains I intend to be of two natures: the one, that sprinkleth or spouteth water, the other a fair receipt ...¡¡¡¡Enjolras shrugged his shoulders.!¡¡¡¡Nature, spring, youth, love for her father, the gayety of the birds and flowers, caused something almost resembling forgetfulness to filter gradually, drop by drop, into that soul, which was so virgin and so young.,¡¡¡¡He drew a long breath.,Je les entendais dire: Est elle belle!......BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11...
¡¡¡¡"Do you know them?",...,¡¡¡¡"There is a long day's work on it.,Harry stared at him. Could Moody possibly mean what Harry thought he meant? ,LastIndexNext!
¡¡¡¡War does not become a disgrace, the sword does not become a disgrace, except when it is used for assassinating the right, progress, reason, civilization, truth.,,Thirdly, for that that concerns clerks, and ministers. The place of justice is an ...,,,¡¡¡¡*"Long live the king." .¡¡¡¡"What is it, Nicholas?";
So Andy took Tommy under his wing. Started walking him through his ABCs...,Well I just stand there holdin' on to that TV, so the voice says: "You,¡¡¡¡It was that combined silence and sound, of the statue of the commander, but this stony step had something indescribably enormous and multiple about it which awakened the idea of a throng, and, at the same time, the idea of a spectre. One thought one heard the terrible statue Legion marching onward. This tread drew near; it drew still nearer, and stopped..LastIndexNext,shall not sow, and he that looketh to the clouds shall not reap. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Men\'s behaviour should be like their apparel, not too strait, or point device, but free for exercise or motion..;
¡¡¡¡They caused that revolution, at first so remarkable for its unanimity, to degenerate into a quarrel. In the Revolution of July, as in all progress accomplished by fits and starts, there had been secret fractures; these riots rendered them perceptible.,¡¡¡¡"You are right, in sooth," said he; "I am a fool.! ,,;¡¡¡¡The old women made a great many signs of the cross.,¡¡¡¡Natasha's wound healed in that way. She thought her life was ended, but her love for her mother unexpectedly showed her that the essence of life- love- was still active within her. Love awoke and so did life.,? Leo Tolstoy,TWO YOUNG WOMEN stroll by in cut-offs and t-shirts.;
¡¡¡¡Prince Andrew arrived at Bennigsen's quarters- a country gentleman's house of moderate size, situated on the very banks of the river. Neither Bennigsen nor the Emperor was there, but Chernyshev, the Emperor's aide-de-camp, received Bolkonski and informed him that the Emperor, accompanied by General Bennigsen and Marquis Paulucci, had gone a second time that day to inspect the fortifications of the Drissa camp, of the suitability of which serious doubts were beginning to be felt.,Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To!¡¡¡¡In the meanwhile, the very old woman whom he had encountered at the corner of the Rue du Petit-Banquier hastened up behind him, uttering clamorous cries and indulging in lavish and exaggerated gestures....¡¡¡¡Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails. To the latter- as distinguished from village, country, provincial, or even Moscow life- we may allot Petersburg life, and especially the life of its salons. That life of the salons is unchanging. Since the year 1805 we had made peace and had again quarreled with Bonaparte and had made constitutions and unmade them again, but the salons of Anna Pavlovna Helene remained just as they had been- the one seven and the other five years before. At Anna Pavlovna's they talked with perplexity of Bonaparte's successes just as before and saw in them and in the subservience shown to him by the European sovereigns a malicious conspiracy, the sole object of which was to cause unpleasantness and anxiety to the court circle of which Anna Pavlovna was the representative. And in Helene's salon, which Rumyantsev himself honored with his visits, regarding Helene as a remarkably intelligent woman, they talked with the same ecstasy in 1812 as in 1808 of the "great nation" and the "great man," and regretted our rupture with France, a rupture which, according to them, ought to be promptly terminated by peace.,¡¡¡¡Don't topple over the edifice.,¡¡¡¡It was said in the village:.RED!, .
,¡¡¡¡These combatants had around them something in the nature of a swarm of spectres, silhouettes of men on horseback, the black profiles of cannon, the white sky viewed through wheels and gun-carriages, the colossal death's-head, which the heroes saw constantly through the smoke, in the depths of the battle, advanced upon them and gazed at them.,¡¡¡¡Facing these men, who were ferocious, we admit, and terrifying, but ferocious and terrifying for good ends, there are other men, smiling, embroidered, gilded, beribboned, starred, in silk stockings, in white plumes, in yellow gloves, in varnished shoes, who, with their elbows on a velvet table, beside a marble chimney-piece, insist gently on demeanor and the preservation of the past, of the Middle Ages, of divine right, of fanaticism, of innocence, of slavery, of the death penalty, of war, glorifying in low tones and with politeness, the sword, the stake, and the scaffold....¡¡¡¡On the one side reflection shows that the expression of a man's will- his words- are only part of the general activity expressed in an event, as for instance in a war or a revolution, and so without assuming an incomprehensible, supernatural force- a miracle- one cannot admit that words can be the immediate cause of the movements of millions of men. On the other hand, even if we admitted that words could be the cause of events, history shows that the expression of the will of historical personages does not in most cases produce any effect, that is to say, their commands are often not executed, and sometimes the very opposite of what they order occurs....¡¡¡¡ If you are a stone, be adamant; if you are a plant, be the sensitive plant; if you are a man, be love.,...
CHAPTER XIV ,..!¡¡¡¡The novelty of the earth and of life counts for something here.!¡¡¡¡"What has happened?" asked Pierre, entering Marya Dmitrievna's room..
the meridian of meir years: as it was with Julius Caesar, and Septimius Severus. Of ,¡¡¡¡Though at one time, in Petersburg, she had been annoyed with Natasha for drawing Boris away, she did not think of that now, and in her own way heartily wished Natasha well. As she was leaving the Rostovs she called her protegee aside.;.¡¡¡¡"But you take it without sugar?" she said, smiling all the time, as if everything she said and everything the others said was very amusing and had a double meaning.,The next are duces beS, great leaders; such as are princes\' lieutenants, and do them notable services in the wars. The third are ^arias\', favourites; such as exceed not this scantling; to be solace to the sovereign, and harmless to the people. And the fourth, negotas pares; such as have great places under princes, and execute their places with sufficiency. ,!
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;¡¡¡¡Mary Hendrikhovna was the wife of the regimental doctor, a pretty young German woman he had married in Poland. The doctor, whether from lack of means or because he did not like to part from his young wife in the early days of their marriage, took her about with him wherever the hussar regiment went and his jealousy had become a standing joke among the hussar officers.,Voldemort moved on, and stopped, staring at the space - large enough for two people - that separated Malfoy and the next man. ,,But then, through the mist in front of him, he saw, with an icy surge of terror, the dark outline of a man, tall and skeletally thin, rising slowly from inside the cauldron. .¡¡¡¡As he descended again at a run, the portress hailed him:--,¡¡¡¡The prince had aged very much that year. He showed marked signs of senility by a tendency to fall asleep, forgetfulness of quite recent events, remembrance of remote ones, and the childish vanity with which he accepted the role of head of the Moscow opposition. In spite of this the old man inspired in all his visitors alike a feeling of respectful veneration- especially of an evening when he came in to tea in his old-fashioned coat and powdered wig and, aroused by anyone, told his abrupt stories of the past, or uttered yet more abrupt and scathing criticisms of the present. For them all, that old-fashioned house with its gigantic mirrors, pre-Revolution furniture, powdered footmen, and the stern shrewd old man (himself a relic of the past century) with his gentle daughter and the pretty Frenchwoman who were reverently devoted to him presented a majestic and agreeable spectacle. But the visitors did not reflect that besides the couple of hours during which they saw their host, there were also twenty-two hours in the day during which the private and intimate life of the house continued..¡¡¡¡When the usher, discreetly opening the door which connected the council-chamber with the court-room, bent over the back of the President's arm-chair and handed him the paper on which was inscribed the line which we have just perused, adding:,¡¡¡¡"But for you and me, old fellow, it's time to drop these amenities," continued Dolokhov, as if he found particular pleasure in speaking of this subject which irritated Denisov. "Now, why have you kept this lad?" he went on, swaying his head. "Because you are sorry for him! Don't we know those 'receipts' of yours? You send a hundred men away, and thirty get there. The rest either starve or get killed. So isn't it all the same not to send them?",.LastIndexNext;
¡¡¡¡It put a stop to torture, promulgated the truth, expelled miasma, rendered the century healthy, crowned the populace.,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. .,LastIndexNext;¡¡¡¡"Dear Natalie," said Princess Mary, "I want you to know that I am glad my brother has found happiness....",,BOOK NINE: 1812,¡¡¡¡On the contrary, the army had never under the best material conditions presented a more cheerful and animated aspect. This was because all who began to grow depressed or who lost strength were sifted out of the army day by day. All the physically or morally weak had long since been left behind and only the flower of the army- physically and mentally- remained.;
¡¡¡¡The writers of universal histories and of the history of culture are like people who, recognizing the defects of paper money, decide to substitute for it money made of metal that has not the specific gravity of gold. It may indeed make jingling coin, but will do no more than that. Paper money may deceive the ignorant, but nobody is deceived by tokens of base metal that have no value but merely jingle. As gold is gold only if it is serviceable not merely for exchange but also for use, so universal historians will be valuable only when they can reply to history's essential question: what is power? The universal historians give contradictory replies to that question, while the historians of culture evade it and answer something quite different. And as counters of imitation gold can be used only among a group of people who agree to accept them as gold, or among those who do not know the nature of gold, so universal historians and historians of culture, not answering humanity's essential question, serve as currency for some purposes of their own, only in universities and among the mass of readers who have a taste for what they call "serious reading." ,¡¡¡¡"But why don't you want to take it?" she asked again.,¡¡¡¡These obscure and lively roots constituted, not the right of a family, but the history of a people. They were everywhere, except under the throne.,¡¡¡¡The pursuit was stupendous. Blucher ordered extermination....¡¡¡¡"I know. It is not right, darling!"....
¡¡¡¡He did not succeed in this.;¡¡¡¡"Under my shirt.",¡¡¡¡The little girl, taking this seriously, fell to sobbing more violently than ever.,,¡¡¡¡Straining all her faculties Princess Mary looked at him. The comic efforts with which he moved his tongue made her drop her eyes and with difficulty repress the sobs that rose to her throat. He said something, repeating the same words several times. She could not understand them, but tried to guess what he was saying and inquiringly repeated the words he uttered....,¡¡¡¡When there is a little sunshine, the lizards come thither..¡¡¡¡"I, I... I'll go with you!" cried Petya....
¡¡¡¡"May I kiss Mamma?" he asked Natasha.,¡°He was a real wizard, then?¡± the old man said, his eyes on Voldemort. ¡°Killed me, that one did.¡You fight him, boy.¡¡± !¡¡¡¡"Well, let her sleep," said Marya Dmitrievna as she went of the room supposing Natasha to be asleep.,¡¡¡¡She returned to the mirror and began again to put on airs before it, scrutinizing herself full-face and three-quarters face in turn.,CHAPTER II , !,He could tell at once that they carried different sorts of bubble bath mixed with the water, though it wasn't bubble bath as Harry had ever experienced it. One tap gushed pink and blue bubbles the size of footballs; another poured ice-white foam so thick that Harry thought it would have supported his weight if he'd cared to test it; a third sent heavily perfumed purple clouds hovering over the surface of the water. Harry amused himself for awhile turning the taps on and off, particularly enjoying the effect of one whose jet bounced off the surface of the water in large arcs. Then, when the deep pool was full of hot water, foam, and bubbles, which took a very short time considering its size, Harry turned off all the taps, pulled off his pajamas, slippers, and dressing gown, and slid into the water. ,¡¡¡¡The Mondetour labyrinth was disembowelled and widely opened in 1847, and probably no longer exists at the present moment.,.
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? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡There there was a trophy of arms formed of wooden broadswords, canes, clubs, and foils.;¡¡¡¡"I prefer to overthrow them rather than to drive them back.",¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, at a certain moment in the afternoon the battle came to a point.,¡¡¡¡This bucket was bigger than she was, and the child could have set down in it at her ease..BOOK SIX: 1808 - 10,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12!Let's try the second tier.,!¡¡¡¡The Emperor went into the study. He was followed by Prince Peter Mikhaylovich Volkonski and Baron Stein, and the door closed behind them. Prince Andrew, taking advantage of the Emperor's permission, accompanied Paulucci, whom he had known in Turkey, into the drawing room where the council was assembled..!
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¡¡¡¡This shot still betokened life.,¡¡¡¡Through the shades of twilight they could hear the pieces being loaded; the matches all lighted, like the eyes of tigers at night, formed a circle round their heads; all the lintstocks of the English batteries approached the cannons, and then, with emotion, holding the supreme moment suspended above these men, an English general, Colville according to some, Maitland according to others, shouted to them, "Surrender, brave Frenchmen!" Cambronne replied, "-----.",¡¡¡¡But say what we will, this manner of understanding the word slang is an extension which every one will not admit. For our part, we reserve to the word its ancient and precise, circumscribed and determined significance, and we restrict slang to slang.,Snape collided with Lupin, Pettigrew, and Ron, who had stopped abruptly. Black froze. He flung out one arm to make Harry and Hermione stop. ,¡¡¡¡At dinner, having placed Balashev beside him, Napoleon not only treated him amiably but behaved as if Balashev were one of his own courtiers, one of those who sympathized with his plans and ought to rejoice at his success. In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.,;.
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¡¡¡¡"Finished, finished!" little Natasha's gleeful yell rose above them all.;¡¡¡¡M. Madeleine seemed to reflect for a few moments; then he said with his calm gravity:--,.BOOK NINE: 1812....¡¡¡¡He lacked majesty; he wore no crown, although a king, and no white hair, although an old man; his manners belonged to the old regime and his habits to the new; a mixture of the noble and the bourgeois which suited 1830; Louis Philippe was transition reigning; he had preserved the ancient pronunciation and the ancient orthography which he placed at the service of opinions modern; he loved Poland and Hungary, but he wrote les Polonois, and he pronounced les Hongrais.;
¡¡¡¡Following Rostopchin's example the others also rose. ,¡¡¡¡As they approached the tavern, Cosette timidly touched his arm:--,¡¡¡¡Louis Philippe was a king of the broad daylight..,¡¡¡¡"Have you a mother?" asked Jean Valjean.,¡¡¡¡"Will you let me take my bucket now?"!¡¡¡¡Marius made no attempt to see, not wishing to be seen himself. He succeeded in reaching his chamber without being seen and without making any noise.!
¡¡¡¡When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.!¡¡¡¡"I'm no longer surprised that he comes here every evening.",¡¡¡¡brave as a grenadier, courageous as a thinker; uneasy only in the face of the chances of a European shaking up, and unfitted for great political adventures; always ready to risk his life, never his work; disguising his will in influence, in order that he might be obeyed as an intelligence rather than as a king; endowed with observation and not with divination; not very attentive to minds, but knowing men, that is to say requiring to see in order to judge; prompt and penetrating good sense, practical wisdom, easy speech, prodigious memory; drawing incessantly on this memory, his only point of resemblance with Caesar, Alexander, and Napoleon; knowing deeds, facts, details, dates, proper names, ignorant of tendencies, passions, the diverse geniuses of the crowd, the interior aspirations, the hidden and obscure uprisings of souls, in a word, all that can be designated as the invisible currents of consciences; accepted by the surface, but little in accord with France lower down; extricating himself by dint of tact; governing too much and not enough; his own first minister; excellent at creating out of the pettiness of realities an obstacle to the immensity of ideas; mingling a genuine creative faculty of civilization, of order and organization, an indescribable spirit of proceedings and chicanery, the founder and lawyer of a dynasty; having something of Charlemagne and something of an attorney; in short, a lofty and original figure, a prince who understood how to create authority in spite of the uneasiness of France, and power in spite of the jealousy of Europe.;,¡¡¡¡The Emperor entered the Cathedral of the Assumption. The crowd spread out again more evenly, and the clerk led Petya- pale and breathless- to the Tsar-cannon. Several people were sorry for Petya, and suddenly a crowd turned toward him and pressed round him. Those who stood nearest him attended to him, unbuttoned his coat, seated him on the raised platform of the cannon, and reproached those others (whoever they might be) who had crushed him.;¡¡¡¡Oh ye who love each other, all this is contained in love. Understand how to find it there.;Andy shoots a look at the bathroom...and smiles. Go for broke.,¡¡¡¡He had just reached the slope of the roof, and had not yet left the crest of the wall, when a violent uproar announced the arrival of the patrol....