All dissensions are at an end!
From the garden it looked like an arbour.
It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.
Oh yes, an artful tale!
Prince Vasili always spoke languidly, like an actor repeating a stale part.
It was necessary to fight an unexpected battle at Smolensk to save our lines of communication.
Lubomirski, Bronnitski, Wlocki, and the others of that group stirred up so much trouble that Barclay, under pretext of sending papers to the Emperor, dispatched these Polish adjutants general to Petersburg and plunged into an open struggle with Bennigsen and the Tsarevich.
So they filled a small boat with the things that he would need the most--an ax, a hoe, a kettle, and some other things.
One of the old men nearest to him looked round, but his attention was immediately diverted by an exclamation at the other side of the table.
Napoleon having cut our armies apart advanced far into the country and missed several chances of forcing an engagement.
Noticing him, an officer said: The town is being abandoned.
In a short time they reached Corinth in safety, and the king sent an officer to bring the captain and his men to the palace.
But about this time I had an experience which taught me that nature is not always kind.
Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:
Pierre suddenly saw an outlet for his excitement.
He now felt ashamed of his speech with its constitutional tendency and sought an opportunity of effacing it.
An old peasant whom Prince Andrew in his childhood had often seen at the gate was sitting on a green garden seat, plaiting a bast shoe.
Large Mahogany doors swung into an entry graced with antique furnishings.
Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.
It wasn't an easy decision.
One was Mr. Webster's horse; the other was an old gray nag with a lady's sidesaddle on its back.
Some of the Greeks said that an eagle caught him in her beak and carried him unharmed to the bottom.
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in; for him the old will do, that has lain dusty in the garret for an indeterminate period.
"It is very good of you, Monsieur Pierre, to come and visit a poor invalid," said Anna Pavlovna, exchanging an alarmed glance with her aunt as she conducted him to her.
On his way to the aunt he bowed to the little princess with a pleased smile, as to an intimate acquaintance.
The doctor came out with an agitated face and said she could not enter.
I didn't have much of an idea about the cost of raising children then, either.
His face looked pale and he rode with an alien stiffness.
Jonathan was gazing up at Felipa with an adoring expression.
Not because she wanted the money, but because it might become an issue.
I know for a fact that Kutuzov made it an absolute condition that the Tsarevich should not be with the army.
She assumed an attitude of prayer, looked at the icons, repeated the words of a prayer, but she could not pray.
She knew that her going in during the night at an unusual hour would irritate him.
She recalled all her life with him and in every word and act of his found an expression of his love of her.
Now in 1812, to anyone living in close touch with these people it was apparent that these undercurrents were acting strongly and nearing an eruption.
An hour later Dunyasha came to tell the princess that Dron had come, and all the peasants had assembled at the barn by the princess' order and wished to have word with their mistress.
And again all the faces in that crowd bore an identical expression, though now it was certainly not an expression of curiosity or gratitude, but of angry resolve.
She turned away, and then, as if fearing he might take her words as meant to move him to pity, looked at him with an apprehensive glance of inquiry.
He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?
On the rest of the way to Moscow, though the princess' position was not a cheerful one, Dunyasha, who went with her in the carriage, more than once noticed that her mistress leaned out of the window and smiled at something with an expression of mingled joy and sorrow.
It made him angry just because the idea of marrying the gentle Princess Mary, who was attractive to him and had an enormous fortune, had against his will more than once entered his head.