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ĦĦĦĦThe spirit of the convent, with which she had been permeated for the space of five years, was still in the process of slow evaporation from her person, and made everything tremble around her.;ĦĦĦĦMarius decided that the moment had now arrived when he must resume his post at his observatory.,ĦĦĦĦThe woman had murdered her child; the infanticide was proved; the jury threw out the question of premeditation, and she was condemned for life.",ĦĦĦĦHe tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.;ĦĦĦĦA HEART BENEATH A STONE,upon human nature resteth upon societies well ordained, and disciplined. For ,La premiere fois qu'en mon joyeux bouge;ĦĦĦĦ"Because it's useless.".
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;ĦĦĦĦNapoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades. What had really taken place he did not wish to relate because it seemed to him not worth telling. He found the Cossacks, inquired for the regiment operating with Platov's detachment and by evening found his master, Nicholas Rostov, quartered at Yankovo. Rostov was just mounting to go for a ride round the neighboring villages with Ilyin; he let Lavrushka have another horse and took him along with him.,...,ĦĦĦĦAgain Natasha's body shook with sobs.,RED,ĦĦĦĦBut the smile returned instantly.;? Leo Tolstoy...,ĦĦĦĦ"You never go there; I want you to stroll in it.". Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦ"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.,ĦĦĦĦBesides, he was an admirable poacher, and quoted for his skill in shooting.;ĦĦĦĦJ. J. R. ,ĦĦĦĦ"I am very glad you have come," she said without raising her eyes, and feeling her heart beating quickly and violently. "Dronushka tells me that the war has ruined you. That is our common misfortune, and I shall grudge nothing to help you. I am myself going away because it is dangerous here... the enemy is near... because... I am giving you everything, my friends, and I beg you to take everything, all our grain, so that you may not suffer want! And if you have been told that I am giving you the grain to keep you here- that is not true. On the contrary, I ask you to go with all your belongings to our estate near Moscow, and I promise you I will see to it that there you shall want for nothing. You shall be given food and lodging.",ĦĦĦĦ"Well, do you recognize your little madcap playmate?" asked the countess.,ĦĦĦĦGreat boughs uplifted themselves in frightful wise. Slender and misshapen bushes whistled in the clearings.!ĦĦĦĦWhy and how were the battles of Shevardino and Borodino given and accepted? Why was the battle of Borodino fought? There was not the least sense in it for either the French or the Russians. Its immediate result for the Russians was, and was bound to be, that we were brought nearer to the destruction of Moscow- which we feared more than anything in the world; and for the French its immediate result was that they were brought nearer to the destruction of their whole army- which they feared more than anything in the world. What the result must be was quite obvious, and yet Napoleon offered and Kutuzov accepted that battle.,than to have a little of the fool; and not too much of the honest. Therefore, extreme !Find out more.
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PART 9.ĦĦĦĦPrince Andrew, with a beaming, ecstatic expression of renewed life on his face, paused in front of Pierre and, not noticing his sad look, smiled at him with the egotism of joy.,ĦĦĦĦAnd then, that bundle of clothes prepared beforehand for the child; all that was singular; many mysteries lay concealed under it. One does not let mysteries out of one's hand when one has once grasped them.,ĦĦĦĦSuch confidence is the ruin of thrones..ĦĦĦĦOn 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.!ĦĦĦĦ"If you will take my advice, you will come in force."...subjects, in whom it reigns; children, women, old folks, sick folks. Only men must .ĦĦĦĦ"Immediately..
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may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the garden. ,ĦĦĦĦ"Let us plunder!",ĦĦĦĦI should say so.!ĦĦĦĦThe movements of the Russian and French armies during the campaign from Moscow back to the Niemen were like those in a game of Russian blindman's bluff, in which two players are blindfolded and one of them occasionally rings a little bell to inform the catcher of his whereabouts. First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.,43 Of Beauty .ĦĦĦĦ"What do you call that gigantic monument that you have there at the end of the street?,ĦĦĦĦ"What's the good of freedom to me, your excellency? We lived under the late count- the kingdom of heaven be his!- and we have lived under you too, without ever being wronged.",BOOK FIFTH.--THE END OF WHICH DOES NOT RESEMBLE THE BEGINNING.
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The cardinals of Rome, which are theologues, and friars, and schoolmen, have a phrase of notable contempt and scorn towards civil business: for they call all temporal business, of wars, embassages, judicature, and other employments, sbarene\', which is, under-sheriffiies; as if they were but matters for under-sheriffs and catohpoles; though many times, those under-sheriffiies do more good than their high speculations. St Paul, when he boasts of himself, he doth oft interlace; I speak like a fool; but speaking of his calling, he saith.,ĦĦĦĦ"I am the devil, but that's all the same to me.".ĦĦĦĦ"Well!",....CHAPTER IX;
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ĦĦĦĦWhere was he?!ĦĦĦĦIt is impossible to say what grandiose shadows slowly spread over his redoubtable serenity.;I ask a question? Why'd you do it?,BROOKS (V.O.);ĦĦĦĦAnd he felt grateful to the Thenardiers.,ĦĦĦĦThe villainy of slaves is a direct product of the despot; a miasma exhales from these cowering consciences wherein the master is reflected; public powers are unclean; hearts are small; consciences are dull, souls are like vermin; thus it is under Caracalla, thus it is under Commodus, thus it is under Heliogabalus, while, from the Roman Senate, under Caesar, there comes nothing but the odor of the dung which is peculiar to the eyries of the eagles.;