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,ĦĦĦĦThe doctor came every day, felt her pulse, looked at her tongue, and regardless of her grief-stricken face joked with her. But when he had gone into another room, to which the countess hurriedly followed him, he assumed a grave air and thoughtfully shaking his head said that though there was danger, he had hopes of the effect of this last medicine and one must wait and see, that the malady was chiefly mental, but... And the countess, trying to conceal the action from herself and from him, slipped a gold coin into his hand and always returned to the patient with a more tranquil mind.,ĦĦĦĦ"Ah, Sonya, if you only knew how happy I am!" cried Natasha. "You don't know what love is....",ĦĦĦĦIt's bread, and very good bread of the second quality.",ĦĦĦĦThe soldier with the swollen cheek looked angrily at the cavalry singers.!ĦĦĦĦThe road along which they moved was bordered on both sides by dead horses; ragged men who had fallen behind from various regiments continually changed about, now joining the moving column, now again lagging behind it.,ĦĦĦĦRoguet had set the lugubrious example of threatening with death any French grenadier who should bring him a Prussian prisoner.,ĦĦĦĦNapoleon looked up and down the river, dismounted, and sat down on a log that lay on the bank. At a mute sign from him, a telescope was handed him which he rested on the back of a happy page who had run up to him, and he gazed at the opposite bank. Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs. Without lifting his head he said something, and two of his aides-de-camp galloped off to the Polish Uhlans.,ĦĦĦĦThis man was Brujon, the long-haired man of the Rue du Petit-Banquier. He had been let loose in the Charlemagne courtyard, and the eyes of the watchers were fixed on him..
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of Portland. Until that moment, he didn't exist -- except on paper.,ĦĦĦĦ*The French shawl dance. ,ĦĦĦĦOn tremble a chaque instant qu'elle ne vous la mouche !FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20,ĦĦĦĦThe sister, accustomed as she was to austerities, felt a tear spring to her eyes.,,ĦĦĦĦ"Now then, all together- shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night. The lower stakes cracked more and more and at last the wall fell, and with it the men who had been pushing it. Loud, coarse laughter and joyous shouts ensued.,. Find out more.
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...ĦĦĦĦThe peculiarity of sublime spectacles is, that they capture all souls and turn witnesses into spectators. No one, probably, could have explained what he felt; no one, probably, said to himself that he was witnessing the splendid outburst of a grand light:,,;Certainly vainglory helpeth to perpetuate a man\'s memory; and virtue was never so beholding to human nature, as it received his due at the second hand. Neither had the fame of Cicero, Seneca, Plinius Secundus, borne her age so well, if it had not been joined with some vanity in themselves: like unto varnish, that makes sealings not only shine, but last But all this while, when I speak of vainglory, I mean not of that property, that Tacitus doth attribute to Mucianus; omnium, quae cHxerat jeceratque, arte quadam ostentator: for that proceeds not of vanity, but of natural magnanimity, and discretion: and in some persons is not only comely, but gracious. ,CHAPTER I ,? Leo Tolstoy;Find out more.
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LastIndexNext,TOMMY,ĦĦĦĦShe made haste to send her daughters to bed, then she asked the man's permission to send Cosette off also; "for she has worked hard all day," she added with a maternal air. Cosette went off to bed, carrying Catherine in her arms....,There was a bush at the very edge of the water. Harry threw himself behind it, peering desperately through the leaves. On the opposite bank, the glimmers of silver were suddenly extinguished. A terrified excitement shot through him ĦŞ any moment now ĦŞ .ĦĦĦĦAfter talking for some time with the esaul about next day's attack, which now, seeing how near they were to the French, he seemed to have definitely decided on, Denisov turned his horse and rode back.,ĦĦĦĦWhy did it happen in this and not in some other way?,ĦĦĦĦ"Dear-est!" she repeated again., ;
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ĦĦĦĦAs she ran she felt like crying.,CHAPTER I ,ĦĦĦĦThey were two, and they adored each other, and beyond that there was nothing.,ĦĦĦĦForty years ago, a rambler who had ventured into that unknown country of the Salpetriere, and who had mounted to the Barriere d'Italie by way of the boulevard, reached a point where it might be said that Paris disappeared....ĦĦĦĦThese conditions of life had been the same before, but then they were all connected, while now they had all tumbled to pieces. Only senseless things, lacking coherence, presented themselves one after another to Prince Andrew's mind. ,ĦĦĦĦSonya sat down before the glasses, got the right position, and began looking.,CHAPTER XXII ;ĦĦĦĦIt was M. Mabeuf.!
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ĦĦĦĦBut 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?,...ĦĦĦĦShe stopped; the conclusion of her sentence would have been lacking in respect towards the beginning.,ĦĦĦĦHe is pushed into a meeting of the legislature. In alarm he wishes to flee, considering himself lost. He pretends to fall into a swoon and says senseless things that should have ruined him. But the once proud and shrewd rulers of France, feeling that their part is played out, are even more bewildered than he, and do not say the words they should have said to destroy him and retain their power....,customs. ,Need More Free Ebooks, Pls Go To!ĦĦĦĦOn their return home, he asked Cosette:--.
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ĦĦĦĦIt was that first period of a campaign when troops are still in full trim, almost like that of peacetime maneuvers, but with a shade of martial swagger in their clothes, and a touch of the gaiety and spirit of enterprise which always accompany the opening of a campaign.,ĦĦĦĦPierre walked up and down the drawing room, not listening to what Petya was saying..ĦĦĦĦThe author of this book, who regrets the necessity of mentioning himself, has been absent from Paris for many years.,.,ĦĦĦĦIn the corner room at the Club, members gathered to read these broadsheets, and some liked the way Karpushka jeered at the French, saying: "They will swell up with Russian cabbage, burst with our buckwheat porridge, and choke themselves with cabbage soup. They are all dwarfs and one peasant woman will toss three of them with a hayfork." Others did not like that tone and said it was stupid and vulgar. It was said that Rostopchin had expelled all Frenchmen and even all foreigners from Moscow, and that there had been some spies and agents of Napoleon among them; but this was told chiefly to introduce Rostopchin's witty remark on that occasion. The foreigners were deported to Nizhni by boat, and Rostopchin had said to them in French: "Rentrez en vousmemes; entrez dans la barque, et n'en faites pas une barque de Charon."* There was talk of all the government offices having been already removed from Moscow, and to this Shinshin's witticism was added- that for that alone Moscow ought to be grateful to Napoleon. It was said that Mamonov's regiment would cost him eight hundred thousand rubles, and that Bezukhov had spent even more on his, but that the best thing about Bezukhov's action was that he himself was going to don a uniform and ride at the head of his regiment without charging anything for the show. !ĦĦĦĦThe sun was charming; the branches had that soft shivering of May,which seems to proceed rather from the nests than from the wind. A brave little bird, probably a lover, was carolling in a distractedmanner in a large tree.,ĦĦĦĦ"Look out!",,...