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Barricade dans une phrase (en anglais)

1. We come to the barricade.
2. Ramming in to the barricade.
3. The barricade trembled; he sang.
4. Manning the barricade had been.
5. A barricade is Mother Gibou's tea.
6. This man had been in the barricade.
7. He came out and made this barricade.

8. It was the interior of the barricade.
9. She served the barricade as she would.
10. Opinions were exchanged in the barricade.
11. He went to the barricade, and here he is.
12. And the whole barricade clapped their hands.
13. A second more and the barricade would have.
14. Then he returned to the barricade and said:.
15. Jimmy retreated behind his barricade of books.
16. A barricade had been begun there and abandoned.
17. The police officer at the barricade stopped him.
18. The enormous barricade felt him on its haunches.
19. On seeing this, the barricade burst into a laugh.
20. A fearful detonation burst forth on the barricade.
21. In the intervals, he reappeared on the barricade.
22. A formidable pair of jaws yawned on the barricade.
23. It was the barricade of the Faubourg of the Temple.
24. We can barricade ourselves in and call the police.
25. He finds a way of not fighting in this barricade.
26. The barricade was scattered as if by a thunderbolt.
27. The death agony of the barricade was about to begin.
28. It was always trying to barricade him in a dead end.
29. The hints were everywhere; in the barricade along the.
30. Marius on that barricade after the octogenarian was the.
31. The barricade had been not only repaired, but augmented.
32. Another question: Why had that man come to the barricade?
33. The barricade once scaled had a mane of lightning flashes.
34. Morse drove up to the barricade and jumped out of his car.
35. I’ll send the Macneil twins to the barricade to relieve.
36. Marius dashed out of the barricade, Combeferre followed him.
37. The combatants once driven from the crest of the barricade.
38. If this were continued, the barricade was no longer tenable.
39. You three, barricade the causeway! And man those hoses!.
40. The uninjured cop was loading the barricade into the trunk.
41. Gavroche produced a greater sensation in the barricade than.
42. Barreto hovered by the barricade and began flying across the.
43. Fauchelevent, so serious and so calm a man, in the barricade.
44. The marines slowed down and stopped in front of the barricade.
45. The barricade was the rampart, the wine-shop was the dungeon.
46. In this manner they crossed the inner trapezium of the barricade.
47. I looked over at Andreya who was next to me behind the barricade.
48. Nothing is more curious than a barricade preparing for an assault.
49. That’s when she saw the barricade and the flashing blue lights.
50. By the time Ronan fi nished eating; construction of the barricade.
51. Alessandro was waiting behind the barricade and felt his heart sink.
52. The barricade was stronger than on the occasion of the first attack.
53. The valiant Colonel Monteynard admired this barricade with a shudder.
54. Enjolras had not fallen into this trap; the barricade did not reply.
55. So then the shovel-nose starts to try to knock over the barricade.
56. She went back toward the barricade, seeing the speedometer hit eighty.
57. The troops of the line were posted on the watch behind that barricade.
58. None had broken through, like there was a barricade behind the windows.
59. Fauchelevent in the barricade, was a coincidence which occurred to him.
60. They gazed into the dark barricade as one would gaze into a lion's den.
61. They saw a glistening density of bayonets undulating above the barricade.
62. One felt that the chief of this barricade was a geometrician or a spectre.
63. Dacian fully expected the bomb to break through the barricade, but it was.
64. On emerging from a barricade, one no longer knows what one has seen there.
65. The barricade had Enjolras at one of its extremities and Marius at the other.
66. At a given moment, every barricade inevitably becomes the raft of la Meduse.
67. Jean Valjean had gone to the barricade for the purpose of revenging himself.
68. In the middle of a barren stretch of road we came upon a barricade and stopped.
69. Their bodies litter the street only twenty feet from the edge of the barricade.
70. Gavroche warned "his comrades" as he called them, that the barricade was blocked.
71. He advanced a step, in order to quit the distant recess where the barricade lay.
72. Cournet made the Saint-Antoine barricade; Barthelemy the barricade of the Temple.
73. Twenty cartouches for Gavroche meant a provision of cartridges for the barricade.
74. Death on the barricade or the tomb in exile, is an acceptable occasion for devotion.
75. Colleen crouched behind a clump of gorse, its wiry branches forming a thick barricade.
76. His voice bounced harmlessly off of the twenty foot high barricade of junk before him.
77. And their spies reported another barricade across the river five miles farther north.
78. It only takes seconds for me to reach the barricade and slide the dirt bike to a stop.
79. Jack with gun in hand shot down the two men and drove closer to the barricade of cars.
80. The barricade was ten times attacked, approached, assailed, scaled, and never captured.
81. The mattress had, in fact, fallen outside the barricade, between besiegers and besieged.
82. The corpses carried away from the barricade formed a terrible pile a few paces distant.
83. You say: 'I have a gun, I am at the barricade; so much the worse, I shall remain there.
84. In his haste to return to the barricade, he had got rid of it rather than delivered it.
85. Moments later, five more police cars came screaming up to the barricade, lights blaring.
86. From the waist down, the barricade had protected the lower part of the body from injury.
87. He climbed around a barricade and slid down the side of an embankment to the path below.
88. A young woman aristocrat was now conversing with the officer in charge of the barricade.
89. Marius alone, stationed on one side, at the extreme left of the barricade, saw them pass.
90. After a few words, the driver got back into the car and proceeded through the barricade.
91. Masters in each city across The Freelands unite to form such a barricade? It was why he.
92. Marius hesitated to believe that the Fauchelevent of the barricade was the same as this.
93. The soldiers’ll barricade themselves in the fort if they know what’s good for ’em.
94. He repeated the blow, again and again, chopping through the barricade of boards one by one.
95. This last barricade, which was very narrow, was constructed only of casks and paving-stones.
96. They wandered over to the mercenaries’ barricade and looked over to the space in the centre.
97. Slowly we crawled one by one past the barricade and darted between the bushes lining the road.
98. The Saint-Antoine barricade was the tumult of thunders; the barricade of the Temple was silence.
99. His table being small, and not suitable for the barricade, he had been left in possession of it.
100. She rushed to the furthest corner, where she made haste to barricade herself with a little table.
1. He was barricading himself against possibilities.
2. Celia leaned against the door as if barricading it.
3. I made my way over the barricading ledge between the door to Levi’s house and his garden, when TJ spoke.
4. According to his file, he had killed his wife and three daughters after taking them prisoner and barricading himself inside their home.
5. Hotaki opened a wooden crate at his feet as the rumble of the approaching vehicle mingled with the sound of people barricading their windows.
6. I kept my eyes straight ahead, feeling every intersection as a potential collision site, watching for black cars, maybe a bunch of them barricading the road.
7. And so, while Jane Porter and Esmeralda were barricading themselves within the cabin, the cowardly crew of cutthroats were pulling rapidly for their ship in the two boats that had brought them ashore.
8. But memory turned traitor, and as if possessed by the perverse spirit of the girl, would only recall Jo's oddities, faults, and freaks, would only show her in the most unsentimental aspects--beating mats with her head tied up in a bandana, barricading herself with the sofa pillow, or throwing cold water over his passion à la Gummidge--and an irresistible laugh spoiled the pensive picture he was endeavoring to paint.
1. I’m barricaded in my bedroom.
2. I'm barricaded up, Simon, with two.
3. The residents have barricaded the roads.
4. Roger had barricaded himself in his bedroom.
5. The villagers had all retired and barricaded.
6. Residents of the reservation had barricaded I-15.
7. All the windows are barricaded now said Kamal.
8. The entrance was barred as Soldiers had barricaded it.
9. It had been fully barricaded and the drawbridge removed.
10. When Lisa made it safely out of the RV to the barricaded.
11. When the door was barricaded, Enjolras said to the others:.
12. It had no doors and could not be barricaded against the lions.
13. The children barricaded themselves in their bedroom, but their.
14. The Soldiers barricaded the front door and had been guarding it.
15. All the shutters were boarded off, all the doors barricaded shut.
16. The building was barricaded, and walled, as it were, from top to bottom.
17. Thomas de Torkvemada10 was sitting on the bed, barricaded in his chambers.
18. No! There were guards running around, and they had the gate barricaded.
19. But how had he escaped in the first place? Steel doors barricaded the stairwells.
20. You need to get this door barricaded and get the archers and casters up top fast.
21. Unfortunately, however, the police had barricaded everything within a ten-block radius.
22. They barricaded themselves and the madrasa students inside concrete bunkers with sandbags.
23. Thirty Dark Lords barricaded Hell’s Gate by the time the Giants came thundering at them.
24. Joel barricaded the door as best he could, and more than once, he had to hold it shut with.
25. They remained trapped in her head, but not because they were barricaded by plaques and tangles.
26. He had the small gut of the Mondetour lane, which had been left open up to that time, barricaded.
27. When the gypsies came to town, the peasants barricaded themselves in their farmhouses and cottages.
28. The children barricaded themselves in their bedroom, but their parents made no attempts to break in.
29. The crowds were probably no bigger than usual but because of all the barricaded area there was a crush.
30. They haven’t met any actual resistance but they’ve had to cut through four heavily barricaded doors.
31. Most of the other citizens of Toulouse that had not fled barricaded themselves in their houses once night fell.
32. My chest tore in two and I bridged a feeling that until now had been barricaded by as many shields as I could muster.
33. He barricaded the door with his body until the kid had slunk back to the plastic visitor’s chair by Samantha’s bed.
34. Police in Oakland, California spent two hours attempting to subdue a gunman, who had barricaded himself inside his home.
35. When everyone had left the building, Jack barricaded all the doors so on the ground level so that they could not get in.
36. We here at Channel Three News have barricaded ourselves into this studio, and I suggest anyone watching this do the same.
37. I had barricaded the door with the table and chair and since I hadn’t paid for food, no one tried to wake me for meals.
38. The first problem came when Sister Jeanne Mance refused to evacuate her hospital, insisting on staying barricaded inside it.
39. After a short while about seventy percent of the barricaded ones surrendered and were charged with drunkenness and disorderly behaviour.
40. The entrance to the village was barricaded, but at the first volley of Prussian canister, all took to flight again, and Lobau was taken.
41. Stick with me, Lou, he said, steering me through the crowd to a barricaded police line that offered a narrow path to the courthouse.
42. Semyon Ivanovitch lay for two or three days closely barricaded by the screen, and so cut off from all the world and all its vain anxieties.
43. Then they barricaded the window below, and held in readiness the iron cross-bars which served to secure the door of the wine-shop at night.
44. Those humans that survived have gone to ground, holed up in barricaded homes or gathered in tightly guarded apartment buildings and hotels.
45. I turned on him so fiercely; I nearly knocked the lamp post that barricaded the pavement where I stood, breathing out in relief that I hadn’t.
46. They never left their barricaded castle except to steal forth into the Halls of Silence that lay between the opposing fortresses, to slay and be slain.
47. FIFTH STREET was blocked off and completely barricaded to traffic! John Sampson abandoned his black Nissan and ran the rest of the way to Alex’s house.
48. The barricaded ones wanted to see the sergeant, which was not a strange request as most civilians respected the sergeant much more than any commissioned officer.
49. This barricaded door corresponded clearly with the shuttered window outside, and yet I could see by the glimmer from beneath it that the room was not in darkness.
50. They’d barricaded it with a thick wooden beam that sat on metal brackets, as well as a shelf full of chain and leather armor pieces, two wooden chairs, and a bench.
51. After having authenticated the fronts of five or six barricaded houses in this manner, the urchin shrugged his shoulders, and took himself to task in these terms:—.
52. It commanded the succeeding rows of trenches on the hillside and the strongly fortified and barricaded outskirts of the city, that rose like a wall along the next crest.
53. Elegant and lean in a well-tailored suit; face as barricaded against the world as I felt mine must be, I couldn’t take my eyes off him and made certain I sat beside him at the table.
54. A French officer, returning from the advanced detachment, rode up to Murat and reported that the gates of the citadel had been barricaded and that there was probably an ambuscade there.
55. Obviously, Terence knew the game was nearly over and had barricaded himself in the suite in hopes of either negotiating a deal or ultimately winning the standoff that would surely ensue.
56. The War Room was a large chamber deep in the center of the palace, well protected by heavy walls and barricaded fortress gates spelled with strong rune stones to ward off both battering rams and destruct spells.
57. When Charles Gould, after leaving the doctor and the engineer at the Casa Viola, entered the town by the harbour gate, all those that had meant to go were gone, and the others had barricaded themselves in their houses.
58. He had been found barricaded in his residence and, when they approached, attempted escape on horseback but, as the valley he fled into was surrounded by jungle with the highway its only outlet, it was poorly contrived.
59. By this trick of hocus-pocus: Science has hidden itself away from human society and barricaded itself inside its arcane jargon and insanities of detached mentalities detaching themselves from what they study to the point of madness.
60. On one side of the road a long frame building—the store—would be closed and barricaded from end to end; facing it another white frame house, still longer, and with a verandah—the hospital—would have lights in the two windows of Dr.
61. When they arrived in the small coastal town of Arima one hour later, it was to find that the small local garrison had already been massacred, with only a small group of women armed with naginatas still barricaded in the local rice granary.
62. We rode along the outer edge of the city, where the streets were barricaded like Paris in Commune, the walls loop-holed, trenches cut across the highways, and so formidable a line of defence formed that an assault on the city would have proved costly.
63. I remember a wonderful punch-up at a sleazy hotel in Pretoria West where we’d had a running battle with locals who had barricaded themselves inside the building and refused to submit to arrest to the local station policemen despite being asked to do so.
64. Jinotega’s marketplace had converted to a military motor pool for communist armor, Soviet teachers taught Russian and distorted versions of history in the schools, and everywhere people scurried from door to barricaded door, avoiding patrols of soldiers.
65. Shaking his head discouragingly, Feltus opened the door now barricaded by two different locks with a shiny brass key specially fit for each and stepped aside cautiously as the door quietly swung open to reveal the dark foyer beyond which a shaded lamp could be seen casting an eerie glow in the far corner of the parlour.
66. There was no way to convince Severa when she barricaded behind her philosophical and moral sermons; but out of respect I inhibited my protest loudly against her predicament, on the inside, yes, I complained and complained so vehemently: so you, Severa, think, I have a dark side, ah? Nice to think of the shortcomings of others, ah? Is it nice? You surrounded by the darkness of your clothes, your hair, the shadows that dwell in the shade of your eyes, whose blackness you wear with the ghostly air of a widow, you, you come to lecture me?
1. The road split and so did the barricades.
2. Barricades were now being erected across roads passing.
3. The barricades creaked and groaned as he pulled them shut.
4. The alarms and barricades were activated a few minutes too late.
5. We must insist upon one psychological fact peculiar to barricades.
6. All the way to those wood barricades where the new highway starts.
7. Army trucks blocked streets and soldiers hastily erected barricades.
8. These great revolutionary barricades were assembling points for heroism.
9. They said the barricades they built as tank defences will last 62 minutes.
10. A third of the army is bearing down upon the barricades in which you now are.
11. The party had all the best qualities of a riot and a night on the barricades.
12. Many sympathetic American and Canadian citizens gathered at the barricades in.
13. They’ve erected barricades, and appear to be more reinforced then they are.
14. Barricades and settlements work against this solution and we fail to slap hands.
15. Shiva couldn’t imagine how barricades could be built in a river as broad as the Ganga.
16. A single limousine was gliding toward a set of barricades guarded by a group of soldiers.
17. Barricades were set up all around the airport, and only passengers were allowed to enter.
18. Liputin proposed this morning putting up barricades to keep out Nicolas; Liputin's a fool.
19. Enjolras went and stationed three sentinels outside the barricades, one in the Rue de la.
20. It was like one of those barricades the French were always throwing up in European History.
21. Yes, when we put up the barricades at both ends of the reservation, we just stopped the.
22. I sat and played the guitar on the barricades and the woman sat on the pew below, embroidering.
23. After about two hours, when the buildings‘ shadows covered the barricades, she got up to leave.
24. The tanks rolled past the barricades and a column of Federal soldiers fired defiantly at patriots.
25. Several police officers standing at barricades on the east side of the stadium pointed up in the air.
26. The Newport police were there in numbers, and I spent half an hour out on the barricades talking to them.
27. In less than an hour, twenty-seven barricades sprang out of the earth in the quarter of the Halles alone.
28. THE BUTCHER WAS STILL hanging around the police barricades in Washington, and he knew he shouldn’t be there.
29. Behind her, a shot rang out as she hit the gas, splintering the barricades and rolling one fake cop off her bumper.
30. The police have set up barricades in front of the federal courthouse and, so far, there hasn’t been any violence.
31. Nineteen barricades were ranged, one behind the other, in the depths of the streets behind this principal barricade.
32. Another thirty minutes and they would be in darkness by which time she should be back behind the barricades and safe.
33. Marie and Mikhail grew very nervous, since all travel documents were being thoroughly scrutinised at these barricades.
34. He had already regrouped the remaining construction crews to focus on building a series of barricades around the Rift.
35. Flesh’ailer had stayed behind and butchered several soldiers who found a way around the barricades, through the houses.
36. What is this thing, a song for the barricades or a sermon from the pulpit? Is that a broadside, a bulletin, or a lecture?
37. He cast aside the hard grasp of logic and lifted the barricades of his reason to let the shining light of true faith enter.
38. For Roger who witnessed the student unrest, strikes and barricades at Los Angeles City College, this was truly frightening.
39. He found steel plates and timber and all kinds of materials that would build barricades at the front and side of the house.
40. The insurrection had abruptly built barricades with one hand, and with the other seized nearly all the posts of the garrison.
41. Media choppers had also arrived and were in contact with the press behind the barricades, sending live reports over the airwaves.
42. He lay in the centre of the control room surrounded by barricades of tables and equipment that had been arranged by the mercenaries.
43. The two barricades being finished, and the flag run up, a table was dragged out of the wine-shop; and Courfeyrac mounted on the table.
44. Two stout wooden barricades had been thrown across the stream from bank to bank, made from the trunks of trees with the bark still on.
45. Gomes and the family carried the materials and began to construct sturdy barricades that would repel any shots from Tafferel and his men.
46. A handful of enforcers struggled to establish barricades on either side of the bridge, but this had just happened and few men had arrived.
47. The insurgents, on their side, placed videttes at the corners of all open spaces, and audaciously sent their patrols outside the barricades.
48. Fallingwater lay silent, guarded by dilapidated wooden barricades in front of the narrow, stone enclosed passageway that led to the front door.
49. He stared at the frightened, gaunt faces that looked back at him through the barricades but the only emotion he could muster was indifference.
50. The barricades were torn down, the outworks stormed; and though a few desperate soldiers fought from house to house, Caney was soon in our hands.
51. I stood, listened at the door, and when I heard nothing, I opened it and worked my way down the long hallway, using doorways and walls as barricades.
52. Enjolras' order was executed with the correct haste which is peculiar to ships and barricades, the only two scenes of combat where escape is impossible.
53. Wouldn’t have helped anyway; the outbreak didn’t start in the germ-vaults where the barricades are—it started in the ventilation ducts outside them.
54. CONKLIN PULLED HIS car up to the command post—three black-and-whites and a clump of cops standing in front of barricades blocking the entrance to Pier 39.
55. The barricades at right angles fell back, the one of the Rue Montorgueil on the Grande-Truanderie, the other of the Rue Geoffroy-Langevin on the Rue Sainte-Avoye.
56. Extending along its whole length were trenches, intersected with blockhouses, while below strong barbed-wire barricades were stretched along the base of the hill.
57. It doesn't seem to bother them when they reminisce, that Mickey manned the secondary strikers’ barricades while Ted was a true blue supporter of capital punishment.
58. However, this is according to the tactics of barricades; to fire for a long while, in order to exhaust the insurgents' ammunition, if they commit the mistake of replying.
59. The officer then ran over to Agent Pete Williams with the Secret Service and told him he had a man at the barricades frantically saying that the President‘s life is in danger.
60. Then one of them began shouting for building barricades around the warehouses, and another for igniting the Daldera ships and raiding the armories, and the room turned clamorous.
61. Enjolras, Courfeyrac, and Combeferre were among those who had taken to the Rue Bassompierre, shouting: "To the barricades!" In the Rue Lesdiguieres they had met an old man walking along.
62. So the barricade of the Rue de la Chanvrerie was only an outline, and an embryo compared to the two colossal barricades which we have just sketched; but it was formidable for that epoch.
63. No, he is a Royalist, I will not go! And you went to the barricades, and you got yourself killed out of malice! To revenge yourself for what I said to you about Monsieur le Duc de Berry.
64. Gulls up there, pigeons, sparrows, jays, and starlings, a congress of birds converging for some reason on Nassau County, every wingèd thing on earth soon to take its place along the barricades.
65. Those isolated shots quickly became heavy exchanges of gunfire as the workers of Paris built barricades all across the city and as the army went on to brutally dismantle them and disperse the rioters.
66. When Courfeyrac had told her: "We are going to the barricades," an idea flashed through her mind, to fling herself into that death, as she would have done into any other, and to thrust Marius into it also.
67. I could not make up mind, so I just crashed through the wooden barricades, high tailed it to general parking, and met Nick at his reserved parking space right up against the stadium wall outside our seats.
68. Religions are simply buying stock in the gated and protected community of your kind and booking reservations on the rescue liner of your choice should the metaphysical barbarians breech the moral barricades.
69. In the midst of an incalculable political event already begun, under the pressure of a possible revolution, a police agent, "spun" a thief without allowing himself to be distracted by insurrection and barricades.
70. Dahms didn't like it, stating that the repair of the dome after the battle would be quite expensive and take several months, also stating that they would have to build fires and temporary barricades to keep the toral out.
71. At a certain moment, he perceived that he was emerging from beneath the Paris which was petrified by the uprising, where the barricades had suppressed circulation, and that he was entering beneath the living and normal Paris.
72. Two barricades were now in process of construction at once, both of them resting on the Corinthe house and forming a right angle; the larger shut off the Rue de la Chanvrerie, the other closed the Rue Mondetour, on the side of the Rue de Cygne.
73. The general movement, which seemed to have assumed a vague outline, had miscarried; and the attention of the minister of war and the strategy of the generals could now be concentrated on the three or four barricades which still remained standing.
74. Where the subject is not lost sight of, there is no digression; may we, then, be permitted to arrest the reader's attention for a moment on the two absolutely unique barricades of which we have just spoken and which characterized this insurrection.
75. The end of the insurrection that would be known in the future as ‘The days of June’ was marked the next day, June 26, by the fall of the last barricades in the suburbs of Saint-Antoine, which bordered the district of Le Marais, where Jeanne lived.
76. The short wooden barricades on each side of the ferry would block a direct shot, and he doubted there were many archers out here with the skill to drop an arrow on them from above, but he'd still spent much of the trip watching for good hiding spots.
77. Half-grown children would come to class from the barricades, smelling of gunpowder, wearing the insignias and uniforms of rebel officers captured at gunpoint in inconclusive battles, and carrying their regulation weapons in full view at their waists.
78. He pushes open her cloak, closes his hands on her waist, and transports them through space and time to another location where he swiftly erects barricades and walls and seals off the prison in which he will leave her while he pretends to try to save a world beyond saving.
79. It was peculiar to see troops in sand fatigues manning barricades with armored cars better suited to Iraq, but just as unsettling to be driving out of one of the illuminated districts past a stretch of residential city blocks to which the power had still not been restored.
80. From this locality to the Lesser Antilles, the ocean's geologic profile features a steeply cut cliff six kilometers high, and abreast of the Cape Verde Islands, there's another wall just as imposing; together these two barricades confine the whole submerged continent of Atlantis.
81. A peculiarity of this species of war is, that the attack of the barricades is almost always made from the front, and that the assailants generally abstain from turning the position, either because they fear ambushes, or because they are afraid of getting entangled in the tortuous streets.
82. He gazed with some intentness at the English barricades of the two highways,—two large abatis of trees, that on the road to Genappe above La Haie-Sainte, armed with two cannon, the only ones out of all the English artillery which commanded the extremity of the field of battle, and that on the road to Nivelles where gleamed the Dutch bayonets of Chasse's brigade.
83. Without reckoning innumerable barricades in twenty other quarters of Paris, in the Marais, at Mont-Sainte-Genevieve; one in the Rue Menilmontant, where was visible a porte cochere torn from its hinges; another near the little bridge of the Hotel-Dieu made with an "ecossais," which had been unharnessed and overthrown, three hundred paces from the Prefecture of Police.
84. But when you, noble gentlemen, need the help of clever, brave, obedient men at the barricades, men who will be ready to meet death with a song and a jest on their lips for the most glorious word in the world—Freedom—will you cast us off then and order us away because of an inveterate revulsion? Damn it all, the first victim in the French Revolution was a prostitute.
85. This punic labor, incontestably authorized by war, which permits traps, was so well done, that Haxo, who had been despatched by the Emperor at nine o'clock in the morning to reconnoitre the enemy's batteries, had discovered nothing of it, and had returned and reported to Napoleon that there were no obstacles except the two barricades which barred the road to Nivelles and to Genappe.
86. For the greatest and most important changes to take place in the life of humanity, no exploits are needed,—neither the armament of millions of soldiers, nor the construction of new roads and machines, nor the establishment of exhibitions, nor the establishment of labour-unions, nor revolutions, nor barricades, nor explosions, nor the invention of aerial motion, and so forth, but only a change in public opinion.
87. We Russians, speaking generally, have never had those foolish transcendental "romantics"—German, and still more French—on whom nothing produces any effect; if there were an earthquake, if all France perished at the barricades, they would still be the same, they would not even have the decency to affect a change, but would still go on singing their transcendental songs to the hour of their death, because they are fools.
88. And then on the right bank, the left bank, on the quays, on the boulevards, in the Latin country, in the quarter of the Halles, panting men, artisans, students, members of sections read proclamations and shouted: "To arms!" broke street lanterns, unharnessed carriages, unpaved the streets, broke in the doors of houses, uprooted trees, rummaged cellars, rolled out hogsheads, heaped up paving-stones, rough slabs, furniture and planks, and made barricades.
89. But if you married a pretty young wife—as you're still such a fine fellow—then I dare say you'd bolt your door against our prince, and throw up barricades in your house! Why, if only that Mademoiselle Lebyadkin, who is thrashed with a whip, were not mad and bandy-legged, by Jove, I should fancy she was the victim of the passions of our general, and that it was from him that Captain Lebyadkin had suffered 'in his family dignity,' as he expresses it himself.
90. Then, the barricades having been built, the posts assigned, the guns loaded, the sentinels stationed, they waited, alone in those redoubtable streets through which no one passed any longer, surrounded by those dumb houses which seemed dead and in which no human movement palpitated, enveloped in the deepening shades of twilight which was drawing on, in the midst of that silence through which something could be felt advancing, and which had about it something tragic and terrifying, isolated, armed, determined, and tranquil.

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