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¡¡¡¡Natasha turned her pretty little head toward the elegant young officer and smiled at him over her bare shoulder. Anatole, who was as handsome at close quarters as at a distance, sat down beside her and told her he had long wished to have this happiness- ever since the Naryshkins' ball in fact, at which he had had the well-remembered pleasure of seeing her. Kuragin was much more sensible and simple with women than among men. He talked boldly and naturally, and Natasha was strangely and agreeably struck by the fact that there was nothing formidable in this man about whom there was so much talk, but that on the contrary his smile was most naive, cheerful, and good-natured.,;Institutionalized, my ass.,¡¡¡¡"What can decent men do?" Nicholas inquired, frowning slightly. "What can be done?",BOOK THIRD.--THE HOUSE IN THE RUE PLUMET.¡¡¡¡He read the four lines again, but he did not believe them.,,¡¡¡¡The well-being of man, that was what they wanted to extract from society.;
¡¡¡¡Whether we speak of the migration of the peoples and the incursions of the barbarians, or of the decrees of Napoleon III, or of someone's action an hour ago in choosing one direction out of several for his walk, we are unconscious of any contradiction. The degree of freedom and inevitability governing the actions of these people is clearly defined for us.,LastIndexNext,CHAPTER I ,line, maybe. But I've also built that library, and used it to help a dozen guys get their high school diplomas. Why do you think the warden lets me do all that?,or knot of a number of small stars; not seen asunder, but giving light together. So are there a number of little, and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate....declaration, than to suffer it to rage by connivance.,¡¡¡¡"And how does one do it in a barn?" inquired Sonya.!¡¡¡¡"I?" said the soldier, "ah! not to amount to anything.,¡¡¡¡This was the work of Marius, who had just entered the barricade.;
¡¡¡¡As soon as Natasha had finished she went up to him and asked how he liked her voice. She asked this and then became confused, feeling that she ought not to have asked it. He smiled, looking at her, and said he liked her singing as he liked everything she did.!CHAPTER III ,¡¡¡¡he seemed to say to fate, Thou wilt not dare.,¡¡¡¡When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another. Napoleon could not have commanded an invasion of Russia and never did so. Today he ordered such and such papers to be written to Vienna, to Berlin, and to Petersburg; tomorrow such and such decrees and orders to the army, the fleet, the commissariat, and so on and so on- millions of commands, which formed a whole series corresponding to a series of events which brought the French armies into Russia., ,,¡¡¡¡They were to call for her at her house in the Taurida Gardens at ten o'clock, but it was already five minutes to ten, and the girls were not yet dressed.;
,SECOND EPILOGUE!¡¡¡¡He had arrived in front of No. 50-52, and finding the door fastened, he began to assault it with resounding and heroic kicks, which betrayed rather the man's shoes that he was wearing than the child's feet which he owned.;¡¡¡¡Pierre raised his shoulders and listened open-mouthed to what was told him, scarcely able to believe his own ears. That Prince Andrew's deeply loved affianced wife- the same Natasha Rostova who used to be so charming- should give up Bolkonski for that fool Anatole who was already secretly married (as Pierre knew), and should be so in love with him as to agree to run away with him, was something Pierre could not conceive and could not imagine.,¡¡¡¡All his plans of battle were arranged for projectiles. The key to his victory was to make the artillery converge on one point. He treated the strategy of the hostile general like a citadel, and made a breach in it....!;
¡¡¡¡produced a certain effect in the streets of Paris. It was rapid but majestic.,¡¡¡¡What causes historical events? Power. What is power? Power is the collective will of the people transferred to one person. Under what condition is the will of the people delegated to one person? On condition that that person expresses the will of the whole people. That is, power is power: in other words, power is a word the meaning of which we do not understand.;flatterer entitle him to, perforce, spretaconsdentia. Some praises come of good ...¡¡¡¡A French noncommissioned officer of hussars, in crimson uniform and a shaggy cap, shouted to the approaching Balashev to halt. Balashev did not do so at once, but continued to advance along the road at a walking pace.,¡¡¡¡"The princess ordered me to ask your regiment and your name.",;,¡°Yes, Professor,¡± said Harry, turning to go. ;
¡¡¡¡"All right. All right. They'll be safe with me, as safe as in Chancery! I'll take them where they must go, scold them a bit, and pet them a bit," said Marya Dmitrievna, touching her goddaughter and favorite, Natasha, on the cheek with her large hand..¡¡¡¡"I? I?..." said the prince as if unpleasantly awakened, and not taking his eyes from the plan of the building.,¡¡¡¡That is enough to make one shudder, I believe you! Just imagine, what if you were to see men enter your chamber at night and say:,BOOK SEVEN: 1810 - 11...¡¡¡¡Who thus soils the triumph?.¡¡¡¡"Natalya Ilynichna," Pierre began, dropping his eyes with a feeling of pity for her and loathing for the thing he had to do, "whether it is true or not should make no difference to you, because...",¡¡¡¡The ruffians had recovered from their first surprise....¡¡¡¡"My little Sasha! Look at Sasha!" she said.,¡¡¡¡Great boughs uplifted themselves in frightful wise. Slender and misshapen bushes whistled in the clearings..
¡¡¡¡"Well, what do you think? They make soldiers of all classes there.";? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡The novelty of the earth and of life counts for something here.,¡¡¡¡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.,HEYWOOD...;come but now and then. So it is true, that small matters win great commendation, ,¡¡¡¡He moved his hand over her hair..¡¡¡¡Nicholas and his attendant, with "Uncle" and his huntsman, were all riding round the wolf, crying "ulyulyu!" shouting and preparing to dismount each moment that the wolf crouched back, and starting forward again every time she shook herself and moved toward the wood where she would be safe..
¡¡¡¡Sonya passed to the pantry with a glass in her hand. Natasha glanced at her and at the crack in the pantry door, and it seemed to her that she remembered the light failing through that crack once before and Sonya passing with a glass in her hand. "Yes it was exactly the same," thought Natasha.,¡¡¡¡"I opened my mouth to reply, and I perceived that there was no one near me.",can hear you breathin'. Now don't you listen to these nitwits, hear?,¡¡¡¡Ney borrows a horse, leaps upon it, and without hat, cravat, or sword, places himself across the Brussels road, stopping both English and French.!¡¡¡¡Moreover, he had been obliged to pass the Dyle on the narrow bridge of Wavre; the street leading to the bridge had been fired by the French, so the caissons and ammunition-wagons could not pass between two rows of burning houses, and had been obliged to wait until the conflagration was extinguished....¡¡¡¡He gazed into space with an air of reproach; one would have said that he was one of those grand tragic beings who have cause to complain of some one.,¡¡¡¡"Oh, vile and heartless brood!" he exclaimed, and left the room..
¡¡¡¡He called it the best of republics.,¡¡¡¡"Boys, can retreat be thought of?,¡¡¡¡Never had that pretension here below which is called the right of kings denied to such a point the right from on high....¡¡¡¡After her father's funeral Princess Mary shut herself up in her room and did not admit anyone. A maid came to the door to say that Alpatych was asking for orders about their departure. (This was before his talk with Dron.) Princess Mary raised herself on the sofa on which she had been lying and replied through the closed door that she did not mean to go away and begged to be left in peace....LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"I should hope so," retorted Laigle.;
¡¡¡¡"What has happened?" asked Pierre, entering Marya Dmitrievna's room.,¡¡¡¡He was a liberated convict!",...¡¡¡¡"Too hot!" she replied, blushing with pleasure.,...¡¡¡¡It was lucky for Jondrette, that this had occurred to him, for at the very moment, M. Leblanc turned to him, and said to him with the air of a person who is seeking to recall a name:--, ,(beat);¡¡¡¡"Uncle" looked round disapprovingly at Petya and Natasha. He did not like to combine frivolity with the serious business of hunting....
¡¡¡¡"This happens just right," said Courfeyrac, "I have forgotten my purse, and I have lost my hat.";¡¡¡¡And he added:--,¡¡¡¡"Ah!" exclaimed Gavroche, "so her name is Babet.",¡¡¡¡To find component forces equal to the composite or resultant force, the sum of the components must equal the resultant. This condition is never observed by the universal historians, and so to explain the resultant forces they are obliged to admit, in addition to the insufficient components, another unexplained force affecting the resultant action.!flatterer entitle him to, perforce, spretaconsdentia. Some praises come of good ,¡¡¡¡The child raised her great eyes, in which hung a tear, which was not visible because of the darkness, and replied gently:--,.¡¡¡¡She would have been greatly astonished, had any one said to her:.LastIndexNext!
¡¡¡¡"Oh, I'll go and see," said Pierre, jumping up. "You know," he added, stopping at the door, "why I'm especially fond of that music? It is always the first thing that tells me all is well. When I was driving here today, the nearer I got to the house the more anxious I grew. As I entered the anteroom I heard Andrusha's peals of laughter and that meant that all was well.",¡¡¡¡Yesterday I learned that, despite the loyalty which I have kept my engagements with Your Majesty, your troops have crossed the Russian frontier, and I have this moment received from Petersburg a note, in which Count Lauriston informs me, as a reason for this aggression, that Your Majesty has considered yourself to be in a state of war with me from the time Prince Kuragin asked for his passports. The reasons on which the Duc de Bassano based his refusal to deliver them to him would never have led me to suppose that that could serve as a pretext for aggression. In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post. If Your Majesty does not intend to shed the blood of our peoples for such a misunderstanding, and consents to withdraw your troops from Russian territory, I will regard what has passed as not having occurred and an understanding between us will be possible. In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked. It still depends on Your Majesty to preserve humanity from the calamity of another war. I am, etc.,¡¡¡¡"It means cursed name of a dog, in Latin.",¡¡¡¡Scarcely any impression was left on Pierre's mind by all that happened to him from the time of his rescue till his illness. He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side. He remembered a general impression of the misfortunes and sufferings of people and of being worried by the curiosity of officers and generals who questioned him, he also remembered his difficulty in procuring a conveyance and horses, and above all he remembered his incapacity to think and feel all that time. On the day of his rescue he had seen the body of Petya Rostov. That same day he had learned that Prince Andrew, after surviving the battle of Borodino for more than a month had recently died in the Rostovs' house at Yaroslavl, and Denisov who told him this news also mentioned Helene's death, supposing that Pierre had heard of it long before. All this at the time seemed merely strange to Pierre: he felt he could not grasp its significance. Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill. When he came to himself after his illness he saw in attendance on him two of his servants, Terenty and Vaska, who had come from Moscow; and also his cousin the eldest princess, who had been living on his estate at Elets and hearing of his rescue and illness had come to look after him.;RED (V.O.);¡¡¡¡This meant two stockings, which by a secret process known only to herself Anna Makarovna used to knit at the same time on the same needles, and which, when they were ready, she always triumphantly drew, one out of the other, in the children's presence. .¡¡¡¡His first care on arriving in Paris had been to buy mourning clothes for a little girl of from seven to eight years of age; then to procure a lodging.;¡¡¡¡Kutuzov, shrugging his shoulders, replied with his subtle penetrating smile: "I meant merely to say what I said.",LastIndexNext...
BOOK FIRST.-WATERLOO;? Leo Tolstoy.¡¡¡¡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:...BOOK FIFTEEN: 1812 - 13,...a car is revealed. A 1946 Plymouth. Parked in a clearing.,¡¡¡¡Yet the envelope, though unsealed, was not empty. Papers could be seen inside.,¡¡¡¡Her figure was formed, her skin had grown white, her hair was lustrous, an unaccustomed splendor had been lighted in her blue eyes....
FIRST EPILOGUE: 1813 - 20.¡¡¡¡"Well?";This Free Ebook is Produced .¡¡¡¡During the whole week she spent in this way, that feeling grew every day. And the happiness of taking communion, or "communing" as Agrafena Ivanovna, joyously playing with the word, called it, seemed to Natasha so great that she felt she should never live till that blessed Sunday.,,¡¡¡¡"Drubetskoy has proposed?"...
¡¡¡¡Sometimes he remembered how he had heard that soldiers in war when entrenched under the enemy's fire, if they have nothing to do, try hard to find some occupation the more easily to bear the danger. To Pierre all men seemed like those soldiers, seeking refuge from life: some in ambition, some in cards, some in framing laws, some in women, some in toys, some in horses, some in politics, some in sport, some in wine, and some in governmental affairs. "Nothing is trivial, and nothing is important, it's all the same- only to save oneself from it as best one can," thought Pierre. "Only not to see it, that dreadful it!",¡¡¡¡Nevertheless, walls could be confusedly made out, which intersected as though there were more cultivated land beyond, and the low roofs of the Rue Polonceau.,¡¡¡¡To find component forces equal to the composite or resultant force, the sum of the components must equal the resultant. This condition is never observed by the universal historians, and so to explain the resultant forces they are obliged to admit, in addition to the insufficient components, another unexplained force affecting the resultant action.,,,...¡¡¡¡It was a long time before she could sleep. She kept thinking that no one could understand all that she understood and all there was in her.,¡¡¡¡Biographical historians and historians of separate nations understand this force as a power inherent in heroes and rulers. In their narration events occur solely by the will of a Napoleon, and Alexander, or in general of the persons they describe. The answers given by this kind of historian to the question of what force causes events to happen are satisfactory only as long as there is but one historian to each event. As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways. One historian says that an event was produced by Napoleon's power, another that it was produced by Alexander's, a third that it was due to the power of some other person. Besides this, historians of that kind contradict each other even in their statement as to the force on which the authority of some particular person was based. Thiers, a Bonapartist, says that Napoleon's power was based on his virtue and genius. Lanfrey, a Republican, says it was based on his trickery and deception of the people. So the historians of this class, by mutually destroying one another's positions, destroy the understanding of the force which produces events, and furnish no reply to history's essential question.!
Anger is certainly a kind of baseness: as it appears well, in the weakness of those ...It is generally better to deal by speech, than by letter; and by the mediation of ;¡¡¡¡They never stayed more than ten minutes.,¡¡¡¡After the twenty-eighth of October when the frosts began, the flight of the French assumed a still more tragic character, with men freezing, or roasting themselves to death at the campfires, while carriages with people dressed in furs continued to drive past, carrying away the property that had been stolen by the Emperor, kings, and dukes; but the process of the flight and disintegration of the French army went on essentially as before.,¡¡¡¡The more the plundering by the French continued, the more both the wealth of Moscow and the strength of its plunderers was destroyed. But plundering by the Russians, with which the reoccupation of the city began, had an opposite effect: the longer it continued and the greater the number of people taking part in it the more rapidly was the wealth of the city and its regular life restored..ANDY! ! ;
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¡¡¡¡Pierre met the old count, who seemed nervous and upset. That morning Natasha had told him that she had rejected Bolkonski.,¡¡¡¡garlic, 62 centimes, and ended with:!¡¡¡¡On his way to the house Pierre kept thinking of Prince Andrew, of their friendship, of his various meetings with him, and especially of the last one at Borodino.!¡¡¡¡"To penal servitude?",!,¡¡¡¡This whirlwind which was within him, produced on him the effect of being outside of him and of bearing him away. It seemed to him that he was already at an immense distance from life. His two luminous months of joy and love, ending abruptly at that frightful precipice, Cosette lost to him, that barricade, M. Mabeuf getting himself killed for the Republic, himself the leader of the insurgents,-- all these things appeared to him like a tremendous nightmare. He was obliged to make a mental effort to recall the fact that all that surrounded him was real.!This Free Ebook is Produced !
¡¡¡¡"Of course she will!" whispered Natasha, but did not finish... suddenly Sonya pushed away the glass she was holding and covered her eyes with her hand.,LastIndexNext!,¡¡¡¡"Impudent fellows!" said the prince. "You know Metivier? I turned him out of my house this morning. He was here; they admitted him spite of my request that they should let no one in," he went on, glancing angrily at his daughter.,,...¡¡¡¡NUMBER 9,430 REAPPEARS, AND COSETTE WINS IT IN THE LOTTERY!¡¡¡¡One feels obscurely impelled towards more darkness still, and all is cloud.,¡¡¡¡"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.;
,¡¡¡¡Both started, and gazed into the darkness with sparkling eyes.!¡¡¡¡But as if this angered him, he bent his head quite low and muttered:!,The place goes dead silent. All we hear now is the dull,BOOK TEN: 1812,¡¡¡¡The most discontented, the most irritated, the most trembling, saluted it; whatever our egotism and our rancor may be, a mysterious respect springs from events in which we are sensible of the collaboration of some one who is working above man....¡¡¡¡Petya replied that he wanted the French lad who had been captured that day.,¡¡¡¡He ascended an incline, stopped, looked about him, and advanced to where the screen of trees was less dense. On reaching a large oak tree that had not yet shed its leaves, he stopped and beckoned mysteriously to them with his hand....
¡¡¡¡Gavroche shouted to him:--.¡¡¡¡Lions converted into goats.,.¡¡¡¡Thenardier put the handkerchief into his own pocket.,!make his wings shorter. I reckon to be costly, not them alone, which charge the purse, but which are wearisome and importune in suits. Ordinary followers ought to challenge no higher conditions, than countenance, recommendation, and protection from wrongs. ,¡¡¡¡"You see!" shrieked the hair-dresser, who from white had turned blue, "that fellow returns and does mischief for the pure pleasure of it. What has any one done to that gamin?".
;¡¡¡¡Within a week the peasants who came with empty carts to carry off plunder were stopped by the authorities and made to cart the corpses out of the town. Other peasants, having heard of their comrades' discomfiture, came to town bringing rye, oats, and hay, and beat down one another's prices to below what they had been in former days. Gangs of carpenters hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired. Tradesmen began trading in booths. Cookshops and taverns were opened in partially burned houses. The clergy resumed the services in many churches that had not been burned. Donors contributed Church property that had been stolen. Government clerks set up their baize-covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms. The higher authorities and the police organized the distribution of goods left behind by the French. The owners of houses in which much property had been left, brought there from other houses, complained of the injustice of taking everything to the Faceted Palace in the Kremlin; others insisted that as the French had gathered things from different houses into this or that house, it would be unfair to allow its owner to keep all that was found there. They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief. And Count Rostopchin wrote proclamations. !...Red finds Andy sitting in the shadow of the high stone wall, poking listlessly through the dust for small pebbles. Red waits for some acknowledgment. Andy doesn't even look up. Red hunkers down and joins him. Nothing is said for the longest time. And then, softly:,¡¡¡¡Meanwhile Morel was sitting in the best place by the fire, surrounded by the soldiers.,¡¡¡¡Apart from consciousness of self no observation or application of reason is conceivable..LastIndexNext,¡¡¡¡"That'll do, that'll do!" replied the sergeant major quietly.;
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¡¡¡¡They lived in this ecstatic state which can be described as the dazzling of one soul by another soul. It was the ineffable first embrace of two maiden souls in the ideal. Two swans meeting on the Jungfrau.,¡¡¡¡She was as he had known her almost as a child and later on as Prince Andrew's fiancee. A bright questioning light shone in her eyes, and on her face was a friendly and strangely roguish expression....¡¡¡¡Bonaparte victor at Waterloo; that does not come within the law of the nineteenth century.,¡¡¡¡But the count had already recovered from his excitement....¡¡¡¡It cuts better. Dew is a good thing, sir.,¡¡¡¡I did not think to tell you to pick it up. The sun was shining bright, and it was not cold.,¡¡¡¡Then he exclaimed:--;¡¡¡¡"Who is there here with a bold heart?;
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ANDY,¡¡¡¡He checked himself in the middle of the sentence, lowered his eyes to avoid seeing her unpleasantly irritated and irresolute face, and said:,¡¡¡¡With drooping head Princess Mary left the crowd and went back to the house. Having repeated her order to Dron to have horses ready for her departure next morning, she went to her room and remained alone with her own thoughts. ...Secrecy in suits is a great mean of obtaining; for voicing them, to be in forwardness, may discourage some kind of suitors; but doth quicken and awake others. But timing of the suit is the principal. Timing, I say, not only in respect of the person that should grant it, but in respect of those which are like to cross it Let a man, in the choice of his mean, rather choose the fittest mean, man the greatest mean: and rather them, that deal in certain things, than those that are general. The reparation of a denial is sometimes equal to the first grant; if a man show himself neither dejected, nor discontented. Imqwsmpetas, utaeqwmferas; is a good rule, where a man haul strength of favour: but otherwise, a man were better rise in his suit; for he that would have ventured at first to have lost the suitor, will not in the conclusion lose both the suitor, and his own former favour. Nothing is thought so basic a request, to a great person, as his letter; and yet, if it be not in a good cause, it is so much out of his reputation. There are no worse instruments, than these general contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings.,¡°Thanks a bunch, Ginny,¡± said Ron sourly. !! ...¡¡¡¡"My name is Marius," said he.,CHAPTER II ......
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¡¡¡¡The victorious huntsman rode off to join the field, and there, surrounded by inquiring sympathizers, recounted his exploits.,¡®But you did!¡¯ said Harry angrily. ¡®You came back¡ªyou're dead and you didn't disappear¡ª¡¯,¡¡¡¡However, this trip seemed to attain its object. Cosette, who made it her law to please her father, and to whom, moreover, all spectacles were a novelty, accepted this diversion with the light and easy good grace of youth, and did not pout too disdainfully at that flutter of enjoyment called a public fete; so that Jean Valjean was able to believe that he had succeeded, and that no trace of that hideous vision remained.,BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812.¡¡¡¡"Sonya!... Nicholas!"... was all they said. They ran to the barn and then back again, re-entering, he by the front and she by the back porch. ,¡¡¡¡Bossuet was just saying to Courfeyrac:--,¡¡¡¡It was a warm rainy autumn day. The sky and the horizon were both the color of muddy water. At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down..
¡¡¡¡Did the veteran make himself disastrously felt in the leader?,¡¡¡¡Had the action been begun two hours earlier, it would have been over at four o'clock, and Blucher would have fallen on the battle won by Napoleon.,¡¡¡¡"What? What did he say?" was heard in the ranks of the Polish Uhlans when one of the aides-de-camp rode up to them.;,¡¡¡¡Have the goodness to write what I am about to dictate to you.",¡¡¡¡Jean Valjean recoiled....
LastIndexNext;? Leo Tolstoy... ... ,¡¡¡¡"If I were asking you to do something disagreeable now- but I only ask you to return a call. One would think mere politeness required it.... Well, I have asked you, and now I won't interfere any more since you have secrets from your mother.",¡¡¡¡Now, in order to form an idea of the scene which is to follow, let the reader picture to himself in his own mind, a cold night, the solitudes of the Salpetriere covered with snow and white as winding-sheets in the moonlight, the taper-like lights of the street lanterns which shone redly here and there along those tragic boulevards, and the long rows of black elms, not a passer-by for perhaps a quarter of a league around, the Gorbeau hovel, at its highest pitch of silence, of horror, and of darkness; in that building, in the midst of those solitudes, in the midst of that darkness, the vast Jondrette garret lighted by a single candle, and in that den two men seated at a table, M. Leblanc tranquil, Jondrette smiling and alarming, the Jondrette woman, the female wolf, in one corner, and, behind the partition, Marius, invisible, erect, not losing a word, not missing a single movement, his eye on the watch, and pistol in hand.,BOOK EIGHT: 1811 - 12...