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ĦĦĦĦ"Does no one volunteer?" the old man was seen to make his appearance on the threshold of the wine-shop. His presence produced a sort of commotion in the different groups. A shout went up:--,ĦĦĦĦEvery house in Mozhaysk had soldiers quartered in it, and at the hostel where Pierre was met by his groom and coachman there was no room to be had. It was full of officers.,ĦĦĦĦDron replied that the horses of these peasants were away carting. Alpatych named others, but they too, according to Dron, had no horses available: some horses were carting for the government, others were too weak, and others had died for want of fodder. It seemed that no horses could be had even for the carriages, much less for the carting.!ĦĦĦĦThe best of us are not exempt from egotistical thoughts..CHAPTER XVIII ,ĦĦĦĦIt is the partition between 1830 and 1848.;
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ĦĦĦĦ"Ah, here she is, the Queen of Petersburg, Countess Bezukhova," said Peronskaya, indicating Helene who had just entered. "How lovely! She is quite equal to Marya Antonovna. See how the men, young and old, pay court to her. Beautiful and clever... they say Prince- is quite mad about her. But see, those two, though not good-looking, are even more run after.",ĦĦĦĦAlpatych turned his face to Prince Andrew, looked at him, and suddenly with a solemn gesture raised his arm.,ĦĦĦĦAn instant later she returned and whispered in his ear:--...ĦĦĦĦThe wicked skies punish good deeds.,ĦĦĦĦ"I have no money to buy any dinner."!ĦĦĦĦThe bottom of the garden was lost in mist and darkness....ĦĦĦĦAll the nuns in the world are not worth as much as one mother in the formation of a young girl's soul.. Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦMorel, a short sturdy Frenchman with inflamed and streaming eyes, was wearing a woman's cloak and had a shawl tied woman fashion round his head over his cap. He was evidently tipsy, and was singing a French song in a hoarse broken voice, with an arm thrown round the nearest soldier. The soldiers simply held their sides as they watched him.,;ĦĦĦĦThe very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de-camp at Bennigsen's country house.,ĦĦĦĦ"Monsieur," said the clerk, "do not fail to be here ready to start at precisely one o'clock in the morning.",ĦĦĦĦIn the tavern, before which stood the doctor's covered cart, there were already some five officers. Mary Hendrikhovna, a plump little blonde German, in a dressing jacket and nightcap, was sitting on a broad bench in the front corner. Her husband, the doctor, lay asleep behind her. Rostov and Ilyin, on entering the room, were welcomed with merry shouts and laughter., ,ĦĦĦĦ"Well, thank you for it. Do you think I am not grateful?" And Anatole sighed and embraced Dolokhov..ĦĦĦĦThe day passed thus.!Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦ"Yes," replied the countess. She held out her hand to him, and with a mixed feeling of estrangement and tenderness pressed her lips to his forehead as he stooped to kiss her hand. She wished to love him as a son, but felt that to her he was a stranger and a terrifying man. "I am sure my husband will consent," said the countess, "but your father...".Ħ°But Travers and Mulciber we have,Ħħ said Mr. Crouch. Ħ°Very well, Karkaroff, if that is all, you will be returned to Azkaban while we decide -Ħħ ,ĦĦĦĦIn the village through which they passed there were red lights and a cheerful smell of smoke.,ĦĦĦĦA Cossack dismounted, lifted the boy down, and took him to Denisov. Pointing to the French troops, Denisov asked him what these and those of them were. The boy, thrusting his cold hands into his pockets and lifting his eyebrows, looked at Denisov in affright, but in spite of an evident desire to say all he knew gave confused answers, merely assenting to everything Denisov asked him. Denisov turned away from him frowning and addressed the esaul, conveying his own conjectures to him.,ĦĦĦĦ"Cosette!",ĦĦĦĦ"To your health!" said Balaga who also emptied his glass, and wiped his mouth with his handkerchief.!
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ĦĦĦĦHe took a circuit, turned into the Passage des Patriarches, which was closed on account of the hour, strode along the Rue de l'Epee-de-Bois and the Rue de l'Arbalete, and plunged into the Rue des Postes....ĦĦĦĦCountess Mary sat at the other end of the table. When her husband took his place she concluded, from the rapid manner in which after taking up his table napkin he pushed back the tumbler and wineglass standing before him, that he was out of humor, as was sometimes the case when he came in to dinner straight from the farm- especially before the soup. Countess Mary well knew that mood of his, and when she herself was in a good frame of mind quietly waited till he had had his soup and then began to talk to him and make him admit that there was no cause for his ill-humor. But today she quite forgot that and was hurt that he should be angry with her without any reason, and she felt unhappy. She asked him where he had been. He replied. She again inquired whether everything was going well on the farm. Her unnatural tone made him wince unpleasantly and he replied hastily.,ĦĦĦĦ"If I hadn't been bending over, I know well where I would have planted my foot on you."!ĦĦĦĦShe woke late. That sincerity which often comes with waking showed her clearly what chiefly concerned her about her father's illness. On waking she listened to what was going on behind the door and, hearing him groan, said to herself with a sigh that things were still the same.,? Leo Tolstoy,ĦĦĦĦCosette had not quitted the Rue Plumet without making an effort at resistance.;ĦĦĦĦ"Posterity will do him justice," he concluded, and at once turned to Pierre.,ĦĦĦĦ"Which?"... ;ĦĦĦĦ"No, I am used to this," said Petya. "I say, aren't the flints in your pistols worn out? I brought some with me. Don't you want any? You can have some.".
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,,ĦĦĦĦWith Sonya's help and the maid's, Natasha got the glass she held into the right position opposite the other; her face assumed a serious expression and she sat silent. She sat a long time looking at the receding line of candles reflected in the glasses and expecting (from tales she had heard) to see a coffin, or him, Prince Andrew, in that last dim, indistinctly outlined square. But ready as she was to take the smallest speck for the image of a man or of a coffin, she saw nothing. She began blinking rapidly and moved away from the looking glasses.,BOOK FIRST.-WATERLOO!ĦĦĦĦ"About Nanterre and Suresnes the vines have flourished greatly. When ten pieces were reckoned on there have been twelve. They have yielded a great deal of juice under the press." "But the grapes cannot be ripe?",...!
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ĦĦĦĦAll had repulsed her,-- the Thenardiers, their children, other children.,LastIndexNext,ĦĦĦĦOn arriving at Fantine's chamber, Javert turned the handle, pushed the door open with the gentleness of a sick-nurse or a police spy, and entered.,;ĦĦĦĦI have an old hat which is not worth three francs, I have a coat which lacks buttons in front, my shirt is all ragged, my elbows are torn, my boots let in the water; for the last six weeks I have not thought about it, and I have not told you about it.,ĦĦĦĦ"I am going to the barricades."!ĦĦĦĦWhen Kutuzov came out of the study and with lowered head was crossing the ballroom with his heavy waddling gait, he was arrested by someone's voice saying:!