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1  Madame Thenardier was vicious with Cosette.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK
2  They thought that Cosette's mother had forgotten her.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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3  She said, "When I get rich, I will have my Cosette with me;" and she laughed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
4  Cosette, so pretty and rosy on her arrival in that house, was now thin and pale.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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5  As for me, I had my little Cosette, and I was actually forced to become a bad woman.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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6  The woman took Cosette's outfit to Paris, and pawned it at the pawnbroker's for sixty francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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7  Cosette was made to run on errands, to sweep the rooms, the courtyard, the street, to wash the dishes, to even carry burdens.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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8  Cosette could not make a motion which did not draw down upon her head a heavy shower of violent blows and unmerited chastisement.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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9  Moreover, the cat and the dog were her habitual table-companions; Cosette ate with them under the table, from a wooden bowl similar to theirs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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10  One day she received from the Thenardiers a letter couched in the following terms: "Cosette is ill with a malady which is going the rounds of the neighborhood."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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11  Little as was the space occupied by Cosette, it seemed to her as though it were taken from her own, and that that little child diminished the air which her daughters breathed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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12  But out of Euphrasie the mother had made Cosette by that sweet and graceful instinct of mothers and of the populace which changes Josepha into Pepita, and Francoise into Sillette.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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13  One day they wrote to her that her little Cosette was entirely naked in that cold weather, that she needed a woollen skirt, and that her mother must send at least ten francs for this.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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14  If she had not had Cosette, it is certain that her daughters, idolized as they were, would have received the whole of it; but the stranger did them the service to divert the blows to herself.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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15  She bought a looking-glass, took pleasure in surveying in it her youth, her beautiful hair, her fine teeth; she forgot many things; she thought only of Cosette and of the possible future, and was almost happy.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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16  As long as Cosette was little, she was the scape-goat of the two other children; as soon as she began to develop a little, that is to say, before she was even five years old, she became the servant of the household.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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17  About the same time, Thenardier wrote to her that he had waited with decidedly too much amiability and that he must have a hundred francs at once; otherwise he would turn little Cosette out of doors, convalescent as she was from her heavy illness, into the cold and the streets, and that she might do what she liked with herself, and die if she chose.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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