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,,ĦĦĦĦ"People are being arrested..." said the count. "I've told the countess she should not speak French so much. It's not the time for it now.".ĦĦĦĦ"So I have met you at last!" she said at length..ĦĦĦĦAfter breakfast, which was her best time, Marya Dmitrievna sat down in her armchair and called Natasha and the count to her.,ĦĦĦĦAt that moment Nicholas noticed the presence of his nephew. His face darkened and he went up to the boy.;
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,? Leo Tolstoy,ĦĦĦĦJean Valjean turned towards him and said very rapidly and in a very low voice:--......162 EXT -- HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION SITE -- DAY (1963) 162,,ĦĦĦĦ Our love has lasted a whole week, but how short are the instants of happiness!. ,ĦĦĦĦPetya ought to have known that he was in a forest with Denisov's guerrilla band, less than a mile from the road, sitting on a wagon captured from the French beside which horses were tethered, that under it Likhachev was sitting sharpening a saber for him, that the big dark blotch to the right was the watchman's hut, and the red blotch below to the left was the dying embers of a campfire, that the man who had come for the cup was an hussar who wanted a drink; but he neither knew nor waited to know anything of all this. He was in a fairy kingdom where nothing resembled reality. The big dark blotch might really be the watchman's hut or it might be a cavern leading to the very depths of the earth. Perhaps the red spot was a fire, or it might be the eye of an enormous monster. Perhaps he was really sitting on a wagon, but it might very well be that he was not sitting on a wagon but on a terribly high tower from which, if he fell, he would have to fall for a whole day or a whole month, or go on falling and never reach the bottom. Perhaps it was just the Cossack, Likhachev, who was sitting under the wagon, but it might be the kindest, bravest, most wonderful, most splendid man in the world, whom no one knew of. It might really have been that the hussar came for water and went back into the hollow, but perhaps he had simply vanished- disappeared altogether and dissolved into nothingness..! Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦHe gave up all idea of climbing by means of the drain-pipe, and crawled along the wall to get back into the Rue Polonceau.,Get my stuff down t'laundry. Two suits for dry-clean and a bag of,ĦĦĦĦLittle by little they began to talk to each other.,ĦĦĦĦAs he meditated thus, dejected but resolute, hesitating in every direction, and, in short, shuddering at what he was about to do, his glance strayed to the interior of the barricade. The insurgents were here conversing in a low voice, without moving, and there was perceptible that quasi-silence which marks the last stage of expectation....ĦĦĦĦPetya was standing at the door when Denisov said this. He slipped in between the officers, came close to Denisov, and said:!...ĦĦĦĦMad with grief, no longer conscious of anything fixed or solid in his brain, incapable of accepting anything thenceforth of fate after those two months passed in the intoxication of youth and love, overwhelmed at once by all the reveries of despair, he had but one desire remaining, to make a speedy end of all.,,ĦĦĦĦAs he laid his hand on the lock of the door, and was on the point of opening it, a sudden reflection caused him to pause. The corridor was long, the staircase steep, Jondrette was talkative, M. Leblanc had, no doubt, not yet regained his carriage; if, on turning round in the corridor, or on the staircase, he were to catch sight of him, Marius, in that house, he would, evidently, take the alarm, and find means to escape from him again, and this time it would be final..Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦTo the rights of man, as proclaimed by the French Revolution, they added the rights of woman and the rights of the child....,,ĦĦĦĦAs soon as the ladder was arranged, Thenardier cried:!ĦĦĦĦ"Think or pray.,,ĦĦĦĦThe Cossack raised his arm and a shot rang out. In an instant the tramp of horses galloping forward was heard, shouts came from various sides, and then more shots.,ĦĦĦĦM. Mabeuf no longer knew his books, his garden, or his indigo:...
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ĦĦĦĦThe doctor seemed tired and in a hurry.!ĦĦĦĦBesides the plunderers, very various people, some drawn by curiosity, some by official duties, some by self-interest- house owners, clergy, officials of all kinds, tradesmen, artisans, and peasants- streamed into Moscow as blood flows to the heart.,ĦĦĦĦSince the ball he had felt the approach of a fit of nervous depression and had made desperate efforts to combat it. Since the intimacy of his wife with the royal prince, Pierre had unexpectedly been made a gentleman of the bedchamber, and from that time he had begun to feel oppressed and ashamed in court society, and dark thoughts of the vanity of all things human came to him oftener than before. At the same time the feeling he had noticed between his protegee Natasha and Prince Andrew accentuated his gloom by the contrast between his own position and his friend's. He tried equally to avoid thinking about his wife, and about Natasha and Prince Andrew; and again everything seemed to him insignificant in comparison with eternity; again the question: for what? presented itself; and he forced himself to work day and night at Masonic labors, hoping to drive away the evil spirit that threatened him. Toward midnight, after he had left the countess' apartments, he was sitting upstairs in a shabby dressing gown, copying out the original transaction of the Scottish lodge of Freemasons at a table in his low room cloudy with tobacco smoke, when someone came in. It was Prince Andrew..ĦĦĦĦThe first thing that Cosette felt was a confused and profound melancholy. It seemed to her that her soul had become black since the day before. She no longer recognized it.;ĦĦĦĦThe first to speak was General Armfeldt who, to meet the difficulty that presented itself, unexpectedly proposed a perfectly new position away from the Petersburg and Moscow roads. The reason for this was inexplicable (unless he wished to show that he, too, could have an opinion), but he urged that at this point the army should unite and there await the enemy. It was plain that Armfeldt had thought out that plan long ago and now expounded it not so much to answer the questions put- which, in fact, his plan did not answer- as to avail himself of the opportunity to air it. It was one of the millions of proposals, one as good as another, that could be made as long as it was quite unknown what character the war would take. Some disputed his arguments, others defended them. Young Count Toll objected to the Swedish general's views more warmly than anyone else, and in the course of the dispute drew from his side pocket a well-filled notebook, which he asked permission to read to them. In these voluminous notes Toll suggested another scheme, totally different from Armfeldt's or Pfuel's plan of campaign. In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.,,ĦĦĦĦOn the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit." The latter was very attentive to Anna Pavlovna because he wanted to be appointed director of one of the educational establishments for young ladies. Prince Vasili entered the room with the air of a happy conqueror who has attained the object of his desires.!
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ĦĦĦĦOn receiving command of the armies Kutuzov remembered Prince Andrew and sent an order for him to report at headquarters.,ĦĦĦĦ"Isn't Duport delightful?" Helene asked her.,ĦĦĦĦThis man is habitually engaged in digging a hole. There are three ways of profiting by such an encounter.!CHAPTER XVI ;ĦĦĦĦTHE TWO DUTIES:,ĦĦĦĦ"Have you greased the hinges of the door so that they will not squeak?",LastIndexNext...
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ĦĦĦĦ"I was in a plain; a vast, gloomy plain, where there was no grass. It did not seem to me to be daylight nor yet night.,ĦĦĦĦIn the Rue Traversiere, in front of the Bland workshop, and in the yard of the Maison-Brulee, in front of tool-maker Bernier's, groups whispered together. Among them was observed a certain Mavot, who never remained more than a week in one shop, as the masters always discharged him "because they were obliged to dispute with him every day."... ,ĦĦĦĦAll at once he heard a voice which seemed to proceed from the street, and which was calling to him through the trees:--,ĦĦĦĦPaulucci and Michaud both attacked Wolzogen simultaneously in French. Armfeldt addressed Pfuel in German. Toll explained to Volkonski in Russian. Prince Andrew listened and observed in silence.,,ĦĦĦĦWe shall see further on that this man had, in fact, hired a chamber in that isolated quarter.,;