Napoleon's troops have entered Moscow. He makes a proclamation urging the citizens to "Return with confidence to your dwellings: you will soon find ways to satisfy your needs! Craftsmen and labor-loving artisans! Go back to your handiwork." As if order could be restored with a proclamation...
from page 497-498, volume 2 of original text
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 1004-1005