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And in the last place are patres patriae; which reign justly, and make the times good, wherein they live. Both which last kinds need no examples, they are in such number. ,FADE TO BLACK! 4TH TITLE UP,¡¡¡¡The forces of the gloom know each other, and are strangely balanced by each other.,¡¡¡¡It was no longer solitude, for there were passers-by; it was not the country, for there were houses and streets; it was not the city, for the streets had ruts like highways, and the grass grew in them; it was not a village, the houses were too lofty.,¡¡¡¡"It is cavalry," or:,Dufresne, if you want to indulge this fantasy, that's your business.!
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¡¡¡¡She was barefooted and in rags, as on the day when she had so resolutely entered his chamber, only her rags were two months older now, the holes were larger, the tatters more sordid. It was the same harsh voice, the same brow dimmed and wrinkled with tan, the same free, wild, and vacillating glance.!¡¡¡¡The explanation of this strange fact given by Russian military historians (to the effect that Kutuzov hindered an attack) is unfounded, for we know that he could not restrain the troops from attacking at Vyazma and Tarutino.,be employed upon merchandising; which is the vena porta of wealth in a state. The ,,¡¡¡¡After saying all he had been instructed to say, Balashev added that the Emperor Alexander wished for peace, but would not enter into negotiations except on condition that... Here Balashev hesitated: he remembered the words the Emperor Alexander had not written in his letter, but had specially inserted in the rescript to Saltykov and had told Balashev to repeat to Napoleon. Balashev remembered these words, "So long as a single armed foe remains on Russian soil," but some complex feeling restrained him. He could not utter them, though he wished to do so. He grew confused and said: "On condition that the French army retires beyond the Niemen.",¡¡¡¡"It's dirty," replied Prince Andrew, making a grimace.;¡¡¡¡"Ah, Nicholas, do you know I am often troubled about little Nicholas," said Countess Mary. "He is such an exceptional boy. I am afraid I neglect him in favor of my own: we all have children and relations while he has no one. He is constantly alone with his thoughts.". Find out more.
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¡¡¡¡"--With the assistance of Patron-Minette, it can't fail.",¡¡¡¡It is well understood here, that by the words Venice, England, we designate not the peoples, but social structures; the oligarchies superposed on nations, and not the nations themselves.,? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡ Municipal officer of Toulouse.,¡¡¡¡Natasha rose and curtsied to the splendid countess. She was so pleased by praise from this brilliant beauty that she blushed with pleasure.,¡¡¡¡The aim of cutting off Napoleon and his army never existed except in the imaginations of a dozen people. It could not exist because it was senseless and unattainable.!¡¡¡¡"If there were treason, or proofs of secret relations with Napoleon, they would have been made public," he said with warmth and haste. "I do not, and never did, like Speranski personally, but I like justice!"!Find out more.
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¡¡¡¡*"I have acted the Emperor long enough; it is time to act the general." ,¡¡¡¡All cases without exception in which our conception of freedom and necessity is increased and diminished depend on three considerations:;? Victor Hugo,¡¡¡¡"Open, nevertheless.".,;
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!¡¡¡¡At the same time, the click of guns, as they were lowered into position, was heard..¡¡¡¡It resembled the hoarse, rough voice of Eponine.,,cannot find an apt pretext If you would work any man, you must either know his nature, and fashions, and so lead him; or his ends, and so persuade him; or his weakness, and disadvantages, and so awe him; or those that have interest in him, and so govern him. ,¡®Yeah, I dink so.¡¯;...
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? Victor Hugo;¡¡¡¡ Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power.",..., ,¡¡¡¡Oh Spring!.
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¡¡¡¡He picked up the flag, which had fallen precisely at his feet.,¡¡¡¡ Jean Valjean's purse was of no use to M. Mabeuf.,¡¡¡¡"And Alpatych is being sent to Smolensk?" asked Princess Mary..? Leo Tolstoy,¡¡¡¡That light called history is pitiless; it possesses this peculiar and divine quality, that, pure light as it is, and precisely because it is wholly light, it often casts a shadow in places where people had hitherto beheld rays; from the same man it constructs two different phantoms, and the one attacks the other and executes justice on it, and the shadows of the despot contend with the brilliancy of the leader. Hence arises a truer measure in the definitive judgments of nations. Babylon violated lessens Alexander, Rome enchained lessens Caesar, Jerusalem murdered lessens Titus, tyranny follows the tyrant. It is a misfortune for a man to leave behind him the night which bears his form.,¡¡¡¡Heart-rending distress; Marius bore a passion in his heart, and night over his eyes. He was thrust onward, he was drawn, and he could not stir. All had vanished, save love....