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ĦĦĦĦThere was hardly even the distant rumble of a vehicle to be heard.!,It's called a rock blanket. It's for shaping and polishing rocks. Little hobby of mine.,,ĦĦĦĦOne is not a class because one has committed a fault....,ĦĦĦĦLouis Philippe had entered into possession of his royal authority without violence, without any direct action on his part, by virtue of a revolutionary change, evidently quite distinct from the real aim of the Revolution, but in which he, the Duc d'Orleans, exercised no personal initiative.;
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? Leo Tolstoy...ĦĦĦĦIf only he is at home!!ĦĦĦĦThey must be accorded. Princes "grant" them, but in reality, it is the force of things which gives them.,Mornin', boys. It's a fine mornin'. You know why it's fine?.ĦĦĦĦNatasha looked at her with eyes full of tears and in her look there was nothing but love and an entreaty for forgiveness.,ĦĦĦĦ"Our marriage was impossible.;ĦĦĦĦOccasionally, with the ordinary words thus deformed and complicated with words of pure slang, picturesque phrases are formed, in which there can be felt the mixture of the two preceding elements, the direct creation and the metaphor: le cab jaspine, je marronne que la roulotte de Pantin trime dans le sabri, the dog is barking, I suspect that the diligence for Paris is passing through the woods..,Ħ°RonĦhaven't I been a good friendĦa good pet? You won't let them kill me, Ron, will youĦyou're on my side, aren't you?Ħħ ,ĦĦĦĦ"There you are making some of those bits of pastry vulgarly called brioches [blunders]. This letter comes from the barricade of the Rue de la Chanvrerie, and I'm going back there.; Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦ"Fool! Idiot!" shouted Pierre, abusing his coachman- a thing he rarely did. "Home, I told you! And drive faster, blockhead!" "I must get away this very day," he murmured to himself.,ĦĦĦĦThe farm buildings border the courtyard on the south..ĦĦĦĦ"The Karagins, Julie- and Boris with them. One can see at once that they're engaged....";ĦĦĦĦ"Well, go, go! If anything more is wanted I'll send after you.";,,ĦĦĦĦAsk 'em what they do with their money. They don't know.;Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦPrince Andrew told Kutuzov all he knew of his father's death, and what he had seen at Bald Hills when he passed through it.!,beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets: who build them wilh small cost ,ĦĦĦĦMonsieur mon frere,,ĦĦĦĦYou have but one thought, to drink well, to eat well, to sleep well....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.;
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ĦĦĦĦRostov stopped and, clenching his fists, suddenly and sternly turned on Alpatych..ĦĦĦĦNothing like it had been seen since the taking of the great redoubt of the Muskowa by the heavy cavalry; Murat was lacking here, but Ney was again present.,,Ħ°Who cares if Diggory's getting help?Ħħ said Ron. Harry privately agreed. ,ĦĦĦĦAt the very moment when the English had captured from the French the flag of the 105th of the line, the French had killed the English general, Picton, with a bullet through the head.,ĦĦĦĦFrom the moment they were alone and Natasha came up to him with wide-open happy eyes, and quickly seizing his head pressed it to her bosom, saying: "Now you are all mine, mine! You won't escape!"- from that moment this conversation began, contrary to all the laws of logic and contrary to them because quite different subjects were talked about at one and the same time. This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.,ĦĦĦĦThe ancient historians all employed one and the same method to describe and seize the apparently elusive- the life of a people. They described the activity of individuals who ruled the people, and regarded the activity of those men as representing the activity of the whole nation.,LastIndexNext;
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Parvati went into a fit of giggles. Harry waited for them to subside, his fingers crossed in the pocket of his robes. , ,ĦĦĦĦ"I shan't be violent, don't be afraid!" said Pierre in answer to a frightened gesture of Anatole's. "First, the letters," said he, as if repeating a lesson to himself. "Secondly," he continued after a short pause, again rising and again pacing the room, "tomorrow you must get out of Moscow.";ĦĦĦĦA bee settling on a flower has stung a child. And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people. A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers. A beekeeper, seeing the bee collect pollen from flowers and carry it to the hive, says that it exists to gather honey. Another beekeeper who has studied the life of the hive more closely says that the bee gathers pollen dust to feed the young bees and rear a queen, and that it exists to perpetuate its race. A botanist notices that the bee flying with the pollen of a male flower to a pistil fertilizes the latter, and sees in this the purpose of the bee's existence. Another, observing the migration of plants, notices that the bee helps in this work, and may say that in this lies the purpose of the bee. But the ultimate purpose of the bee is not exhausted by the first, the second, or any of the processes the human mind can discern. The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.;ĦĦĦĦIn the middle of a sober conversation begun by Ilagin about the year's harvest, Nicholas pointed to the red-spotted bitch..ĦĦĦĦI would kneel to a penny, sir!,ĦĦĦĦThis 1815 was a sort of lugubrious April....
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ĦĦĦĦ"No, bwother, I have gwown mustaches myself," said Denisov on reading these documents, and he wrote to the German that, despite his heartfelt desire to serve under so valiant and renowned a general, he had to forgo that pleasure because he was already under the command of the Polish general. To the Polish general he replied to the same effect, informing him that he was already under the command of the German.,ĦĦĦĦ"Marry, marry, my boy!... A good family!... Clever people, eh? Rich, eh? Yes, a nice stepmother little Nicholas will have! Write and tell him that he may marry tomorrow if he likes. She will be little Nicholas' stepmother and I'll marry Bourienne!... Ha, ha, ha! He mustn't be without a stepmother either! Only one thing, no more women are wanted in my house- let him marry and live by himself. Perhaps you will go and live with him too?" he added, turning to Princess Mary. "Go in heavens name! Go out into the frost... the frost... the frost!;The Order of the Phoenix ,ĦĦĦĦ"I have the honor to report to you the actual truth," said Alpatych..ĦĦĦĦEveryone moved back, and the Emperor came smiling out of the drawing room leading his hostess by the hand but not keeping time to the music. The host followed with Marya Antonovna Naryshkina; then came ambassadors, ministers, and various generals, whom Peronskaya diligently named. More than half the ladies already had partners and were taking up, or preparing to take up, their positions for the polonaise. Natasha felt that she would be left with her mother and Sonya among a minority of women who crowded near the wall, not having been invited to dance. She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery. She was not concerned about the Emperor or any of those great people whom Peronskaya was pointing out- she had but one thought: "Is it possible no one will ask me, that I shall not be among the first to dance? Is it possible that not one of all these men will notice me? They do not even seem to see me, or if they do they look as if they were saying, 'Ah, she's not the one I'm after, so it's not worth looking at her!' No, it's impossible," she thought. "They must know how I long to dance, how splendidly I dance, and how they would enjoy dancing with me.",ĦĦĦĦTo inform against, in the energetic slang dialect, is called:,ĦĦĦĦ"But what's to be done? She can't help it," thought the princess.,ĦĦĦĦOne thing only, a picture, of which I think a great deal, but which I am willing to part with, for I must live!!