Pierre did not look out at the battlefield and was not concerned to know what was happening there; he was entirely absorbed in watching this fire which burned ever more brightly and which he felt was flaming up in the same way in his own soul.

Oft schiessen trifft das Ziel—Shooting often hits the mark. “Wait, I have not finished…” he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, “I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention. But the tribes, having trembled so long before the Pharaohs, fled at the first sign of attack. Now considering the great importance …

“Countess, I have done w’ong,” Denísov went on in an unsteady voice, “but believe me, I so adore your daughter and all your family that I would give my life twice over…” He looked at the countess, and seeing her severe face said: “Well, good-by, Countess,” and kissing her hand, he left the room with quick resolute strides, without looking at Natásha.

“How… All that may be so and mankind is ready to agree with it, but it is not what was asked. Vice stepped forward and thus addressed him: “If you will walk in my paths, and make me your friend, your life shall be one round of pleasure and enjoyment. The general tenor of his …

I will not omit this other example of a dog, also, which the same Plutarch (I am sadly confounding all order, but I do not propose arrangement here any more than elsewhere throughout my book) which Plutarch says he saw on board a ship.

Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia, and Conqueror of the East, 356-323 B.C. “No, I am used to this,” said Pétya. But even if we assume that fifty years ago Alexander I was mistaken in his view of what was good for the people, we must inevitably assume that the historian who judges Alexander will …

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On ne lui fait pas prendre des vessies pour des lanternes—You won’t get him to take bladders for lanterns. “I don’t know about that, eh?” said Anatole, growing more confident as Pierre mastered his wrath. The good he has done to everybody here, from his peasants up to the gentry, is incalculable. The slave who …