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Damn, Byron. Look'a that.,¡¡¡¡I enter.",¡¡¡¡These colossal cities alone can offer such spectacles. These immense enclosures alone can contain at the same time civil war and an odd and indescribable tranquillity.,¡¡¡¡"Dear child, there are so many people who are better than I and who have not even a roof over their heads.", ,dismissed the conductor, and returned, leading the vehicle and the horses by the bridle.,¡¡¡¡Of the activities that presented themselves to him, army service was the simplest and most familiar. As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work. Not having found Kuragin in Turkey, Prince Andrew did not think it necessary to rush back to Russia after him, but all the same he knew that however long it might be before he met Kuragin, despite his contempt for him and despite all the proofs he deduced to convince himself that it was not worth stooping to a conflict with him- he knew that when he did meet him he would not be able to resist calling him out, any more than a ravenous man can help snatching at food. And the consciousness that the insult was not yet avenged, that his rancor was still unspent, weighed on his heart and poisoned the artificial tranquillity which he managed to obtain in Turkey by means of restless, plodding, and rather vainglorious and ambitious activity..
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¡¡¡¡Go away.",? Leo Tolstoy...¡¡¡¡"If we're caught, I won't be taken alive! I have a pistol," whispered he.,TOMMY,BOOK FOURTEEN: 1812...¡¡¡¡She was not even the mistress.... Find out more.
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(they slap a flashlight in his hands)...¡¡¡¡In the first row, and far forwards, the merchant had placed on a background of white napkins, an immense doll, nearly two feet high, who was dressed in a robe of pink crepe, with gold wheat-ears on her head, which had real hair and enamel eyes...51 Of Faction ,¡¡¡¡The mob had turned in through the Rue de la Verrerie.;¡¡¡¡The second way is to watch him, to wait until he has dug his hole, until he has filled it and has gone away; then to run with great speed to the trench, to open it once more and to seize the "treasure" which the black man has necessarily placed there..Find out more.
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¡¡¡¡He had hardly reseated himself when the door opened.,92 INT -- MESS HALL -- DAY (1949) 92;¡¡¡¡"Monsieur Fabantou," he said, "these five francs are all that I have about me, but I shall now take my daughter home, and I will return this evening,--it is this evening that you must pay, is it not?",¡¡¡¡What is needed is a little anvil two inches square, and a lamp burning spirits of wine to soften the wax.,!¡¡¡¡"Well!"...; ...¡¡¡¡"'Tis done."...
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¡¡¡¡The vast rout held their peace. Lafayette spoke and bade Lamarque farewell.,,Lights out!...¡¡¡¡"I thank you all!" he said, addressing the soldiers and then again the officers. In the stillness around him his slowly uttered words were distinctly heard. "I thank you all for your hard and faithful service. The victory is complete and Russia will not forget you! Honor to you forever."!¡°An hour long you'll have to look,;¡¡¡¡The fundamental and essential significance of the European events of the beginning of the nineteenth century lies in the movement of the mass of the European peoples from west to east and afterwards from east to west. The commencement of that movement was the movement from west to east. For the peoples of the west to be able to make their warlike movement to Moscow it was necessary: (1) that they should form themselves into a military group of a size able to endure a collision with the warlike military group of the east, (2) that they should abandon all established traditions and customs, and (3) that during their military movement they should have at their head a man who could justify to himself and to them the deceptions, robberies, and murders which would have to be committed during that movement..? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡This ideal of glory and grandeur- which consists not merely in considering nothing wrong that one does but in priding oneself on every crime one commits, ascribing to it an incomprehensible supernatural significance- that ideal, destined to guide this man and his associates, had scope for its development in Africa. Whatever he does succeeds. The plague does not touch him. The cruelty of murdering prisoners is not imputed to him as a fault. His childishly rash, uncalled-for, and ignoble departure from Africa, leaving his comrades in distress, is set down to his credit, and again the enemy's fleet twice lets him slip past. When, intoxicated by the crimes he has committed so successfully, he reaches Paris, the dissolution of the republican government, which a year earlier might have ruined him, has reached its extreme limit, and his presence there now as a newcomer free from party entanglements can only serve to exalt him- and though he himself has no plan, he is quite ready for his new role.;
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¡¡¡¡"Rascal, let that be a warning to you!",¡¡¡¡ Ah! from suffering there is no other refuge. Julia said this was charming,¡¡¡¡"Yes, your excellency," answered Daniel, quickly doffing his cap....You gonna play something?!¡¡¡¡"Here, I don't grudge it- take it!" she said, evidently afraid of her master and yet regretful of her cloak.,He could hear noises at his feet. He looked down and saw a gigantic snake slithering through the grass, circling the headstone where he was tied. Wormtail's fast, wheezy breathing was growing louder again. It sounded as though he was forcing something heavy across the ground. Then he came back within Harry's range of vision, and Harry saw him pushing a stone cauldron to the foot of the grave. It was full of what seemed to be water - Harry could hear it slopping around - and it was larger than any cauldron Harry had ever used; a great stone belly large enough for a full-grown man to sit in. ...¡¡¡¡"Burst!"...He made the same slashing movement with his wand that he had used on Hermione just as Harry yelled, ¡®Protego!¡¯.
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BOOK FOURTH.--SUCCOR FROM BELOW MAY TURN OUT TO BE SUCCOR FROM ON HIGH;,¡¡¡¡"Whatever trouble may come," Prince Andrew continued, "I beg you, Mademoiselle Sophie, whatever may happen, to turn to him alone for advice and help! He is a most absent-minded and absurd fellow, but he has a heart of gold."!¡¡¡¡It seemed to him that he was thinking of nothing, but far down and deep within him his soul was occupied with something important and comforting. This something was a most subtle spiritual deduction from a conversation with Karataev the day before.,¡¡¡¡"But don't be late, Count, if I may venture to ask; about ten minutes to eight, please. We shall make up a rubber. Our general is coming. He is very good to me. We shall have supper, Count. So you will do me the favor.",¡¡¡¡"There, Sonya, you were talking all sorts of nonsense about him," Natasha began in a mild voice such as children use when they wish to be praised. "We have had an explanation today.";CHAPTER XIII ;¡¡¡¡If men descended from the apes at an unknown period of time, that is as comprehensible as that they were made from a handful of earth at a certain period of time (in the first case the unknown quantity is the time, in the second case it is the origin); and the question of how man's consciousness of freedom is to be reconciled with the law of necessity to which he is subject cannot be solved by comparative physiology and zoology, for in a frog, a rabbit, or an ape, we can observe only the muscular nervous activity, but in man we observe consciousness as well as the muscular and nervous activity....