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ĦĦĦĦNever retreat!",All wise men, to decline me envy of their own virtues, use to ascribe them to ,ĦĦĦĦIt was in French. ...ĦĦĦĦNot only did his contempories, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite- a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.,ĦĦĦĦ"'To him that hath shall be given, and from him that hath not shall be taken away.' You remember? She is one that hath not; why, I don't know. Perhaps she lacks egotism, I don't know, but from her is taken away, and everything has been taken away. Sometimes I am dreadfully sorry for her. Formerly I very much wanted Nicholas to marry her, but I always had a sort of presentiment that it would not come off. She is a sterile flower, you know- like some strawberry blossoms. Sometimes I am sorry for her, and sometimes I think she doesn't feel it as you or I would.",LastIndexNext,ĦĦĦĦ"What vehicle is this?" he said to himself.,ĦĦĦĦIf instead of a divine power some other force has appeared, it should be explained in what this new force consists, for the whole interest of history lies precisely in that force.!ĦĦĦĦEtc....
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.ĦĦĦĦThe instructions to Alpatych took over two hours and still the prince did not let him go. He sat down, sank into thought, closed his eyes, and dozed off. Alpatych made a slight movement.,ĦĦĦĦThe electric tension was such that at certain instants, the first comer, a stranger, brought light.,ĦĦĦĦAfter hearing the matter, Kutuzov smacked his lips together and shook his head.!Surely, an excellent place for summer, but how do you in winter?,CHAPTER III . Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦ"Look out, your soles will fly off!" shouted the red-haired man, noticing that the sole of the dancer's boot was hanging loose. "What a fellow you are for dancing!",ĦĦĦĦ"Oh, no!" exclaimed Natasha.,ĦĦĦĦYou should have let that charge alone, he is not the person with whom we have to deal, you are wasting your wrath to no purpose..ĦĦĦĦAfter the roast, champagne was served. The guests rose to congratulate the old prince. Princess Mary, too, went round to him.,ĦĦĦĦ"I say, `Famous!'",;ĦĦĦĦAt Marengo, I received two sabre-blows on the back of my neck, a bullet in the right arm at Austerlitz, another in the left hip at Jena. At Friedland, a thrust from a bayonet, there,--at the Moskowa seven or eight lance-thrusts, no matter where, at Lutzen a splinter of a shell crushed one of my fingers.,ĦĦĦĦDiderot towards the beautiful, Turgot towards the useful, Voltaire towards the true, Rousseau towards the just....ĦĦĦĦ"That kind of amiable talk would be suitable from this young count of sixteen," said Dolokhov with cold irony, "but it's time for you to drop it.",He found it hard to concentrate on Snape's Potions test, and consequently forgot to add the key ingredient - a bezoar - meaning that he received bottom marks. He didn't care, though; he was too busy screwing up his courage for what he was about to do. When the bell rang, he grabbed his bag, and hurried to the dungeon door. ...Find out more.
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,ĦĦĦĦThere are two sides to the life of every man, his individual life, which is the more free the more abstract its interests, and his elemental hive life in which he inevitably obeys laws laid down for him.,? Leo Tolstoy.? Victor Hugo!ĦĦĦĦThe portress raised her eyes, and stood there with gaping mouth, and a shriek which she confined to her throat.,CHAPTER VIII .ĦĦĦĦGAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJOLRAS' CARBINE,ĦĦĦĦThe two girls in their white dresses, each with a rose in her black hair, both curtsied in the same way, but the hostess' eye involuntarily rested longer on the slim Natasha. She looked at her and gave her alone a special smile in addition to her usual smile as hostess. Looking at her she may have recalled the golden, irrecoverable days of her own girlhood and her own first ball. The host also followed Natasha with his eyes and asked the count which was his daughter.,ĦĦĦĦShe was not even the mistress.;
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,; .ĦĦĦĦThe day was clear and frosty. Kutuzov rode to Dobroe on his plump little white horse, followed by an enormous suite of discontented generals who whispered among themselves behind his back. All along the road groups of French prisoners captured that day (there were seven thousand of them) were crowding to warm themselves at campfires. Near Dobroe an immense crowd of tattered prisoners, buzzing with talk and wrapped and bandaged in anything they had been able to get hold of, were standing in the road beside a long row of unharnessed French guns. At the approach of the commander in chief the buzz of talk ceased and all eyes were fixed on Kutuzov who, wearing a white cap with a red band and a padded overcoat that bulged on his round shoulders, moved slowly along the road on his white horse. One of the generals was reporting to him where the guns and prisoners had been captured.,ĦĦĦĦOn the other question, how the battle of Borodino and the preceding battle of Shevardino were fought, there also exists a definite and well-known, but quite false, conception. All the historians describe the affair as follows:.,ĦĦĦĦOne afternoon noticing Natasha shivering with fever, Princess Mary took her to her own room and made her lie down on the bed. Natasha lay down, but when Princess Mary had drawn the blinds and was going away she called her back..
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,!ĦĦĦĦWhy?",HEYWOOD,ĦĦĦĦ"What are you pushing for? Is the fire only for you? Look how he's sprawling!".ĦĦĦĦ"A nice girl! Very nice!" said Marya Dmitrievna. "Arranging meetings with lovers in my house! It's no use pretending: you listen when I speak to you!" And Marya Dmitrievna touched her arm. "Listen when when I speak! You've disgraced yourself like the lowest of hussies. I'd treat you differently, but I'm sorry for your father, so I will conceal it."!
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ĦĦĦĦ"It won't be just yet- someday. Think what fun it will be when I am his wife and you marry Nicholas!",ĦĦĦĦ"But I never said I was dull.",ĦĦĦĦAgain Napoleon brought out his snuffbox, paced several times up and down the room in silence, and then, suddenly and unexpectedly, went up to Balashev and with a slight smile, as confidently, quickly, and simply as if he were doing something not merely important but pleasing to Balashev, he raised his hand to the forty-year-old Russian general's face and, taking him by the ear, pulled it gently, smiling with his lips only.,ĦĦĦĦAnd Natasha, embracing her, began kissing her face and hands, making Princess Mary feel shy but happy by this demonstration of her feelings.,...ĦĦĦĦOur gardens consisted of a pot of tulips; thou didst mask the window with thy petticoat; I took the earthenware bowl and I gave thee the Japanese cup.,,ĦĦĦĦOverhead the sky was covered with vast black clouds, which were like masses of smoke..