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1  Time was passing; he must act quickly.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
2  The French revolution is an act of God.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
3  To contemplate is to labor, to think is to act.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
4  Your tavern-keeper must have been nabbed in the act.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
5  It was not the act of his own conscience, but the act of Providence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
6  There are soothing spots which act in some sort mechanically on the mind.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
7  The woman had been arrested in the act of passing the first false piece made by the man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
8  You will die by an act of violence, as Venice died, or by bankruptcy, as England will fall.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
9  Wellington was rigid; he gave orders that any one caught in the act should be shot; but rapine is tenacious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
10  He ascended to his room, and there he shut himself up, which was a very simple act, since he liked to go to bed early.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE PERSPICACITY OF MASTER SCAUFFLAIRE
11  As this act is performed in front of a post on which burns a candle, it is called without distinction, to make reparation or to be at the post.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
12  It is this peril, possibly imminent towards the close of the eighteenth century, which the French Revolution, that immense act of probity, cut short.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
13  And then, the moon fell full upon that facade, and the man who was watching at the corner of the street would have seen Jean Valjean in the act of climbing.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
14  In the days which followed the finding of this treasure, he only displayed himself at the Luxembourg in the act of kissing the handkerchief and laying it on his heart.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—ADVENTURES OF THE LETTER U DELIVERED OVER TO ...
15  It was as though his brain were full of smoke; lightnings darted between his lips; his ideas vanished; it seemed to him that he was accomplishing some religious act, and that he was committing a profanation.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—OLD PEOPLE ARE MADE TO GO OUT OPPORTUNELY
16  She did not question herself as to the peculiarity of a chimney-pot which is afraid of being caught in the act, and which retires when some one looks at its shadow, for the shadow had taken the alarm when Cosette had turned round, and Cosette had thought herself very sure of this.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—COSETTE'S APPREHENSIONS
17  However that may be, even when fallen, above all when fallen, these men, who at every point of the universe, with their eyes fixed on France, are striving for the grand work with the inflexible logic of the ideal, are august; they give their life a free offering to progress; they accomplish the will of providence; they perform a religious act.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
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