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1  Fantine alone refused to swing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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2  As for Fantine, she was a joy to behold.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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3  Fantine was innocence floating high over fault.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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4  We have said that Fantine was joy; she was also modesty.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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5  Fantine was beautiful, without being too conscious of it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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6  Fantine was beautiful, and remained pure as long as she could.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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7  Fantine was one of those beings who blossom, so to speak, from the dregs of the people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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8  At the age of ten, Fantine quitted the town and went to service with some farmers in the neighborhood.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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9  Fantine, Dahlia, Zephine, and Favourite have been teasing us for nearly a year to give them a surprise.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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10  We will confine ourselves to saying that the love of Fantine was a first love, a sole love, a faithful love.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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11  Fantine had the long, white, fine fingers of the vestal virgin who stirs the ashes of the sacred fire with a golden pin.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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12  Fantine had long evaded Tholomyes in the mazes of the hill of the Pantheon, where so many adventurers twine and untwine, but in such a way as constantly to encounter him again.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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13  Not to conceal anything, the three first were more experienced, more heedless, and more emancipated into the tumult of life than Fantine the Blonde, who was still in her first illusions.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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14  Goodness and philosophy are two distinct things; the proof of this is that, after making all due allowances for these little irregular households, Favourite, Zephine, and Dahlia were philosophical young women, while Fantine was a good girl.
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15  Blachevelle loved Favourite, so named because she had been in England; Listolier adored Dahlia, who had taken for her nickname the name of a flower; Fameuil idolized Zephine, an abridgment of Josephine; Tholomyes had Fantine, called the Blonde, because of her beautiful, sunny hair.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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16  Favourite, Dahlia, Zephine, and Fantine were four ravishing young women, perfumed and radiant, still a little like working-women, and not yet entirely divorced from their needles; somewhat disturbed by intrigues, but still retaining on their faces something of the serenity of toil, and in their souls that flower of honesty which survives the first fall in woman.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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17  And in this community of Paradise, talking, singing, running, dancing, chasing butterflies, plucking convolvulus, wetting their pink, open-work stockings in the tall grass, fresh, wild, without malice, all received, to some extent, the kisses of all, with the exception of Fantine, who was hedged about with that vague resistance of hers composed of dreaminess and wildness, and who was in love.
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