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1  She possessed a strange spectral grace.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
2  Excess of zeal kills the grace and the mirth of good dinners.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
3  It is their way of saying good day, which is in fact full of grace.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
4  It weighs upon the woman, that is to say, upon grace, weakness, beauty, maternity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XI—CHRISTUS NOS LIBERAVIT
5  But what she had lost in ingenuous grace, she gained in pensive and serious charm.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE ROSE PERCEIVES THAT IT IS AN ENGINE OF WAR
6  Cosette, in gaining the knowledge that she was beautiful, lost the grace of ignoring it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE ROSE PERCEIVES THAT IT IS AN ENGINE OF WAR
7  If there were a fourth, and smiling Grace called Melancholy, she would have worn the air of that Grace.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
8  The grace of her age was still struggling against the hideous, premature decrepitude of debauchery and poverty.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
9  was by the grace of God, in the five and twentieth year of his reign, the emigrants were, by rights, in the five and twentieth year of their adolescence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
10  Later on, this disappears like the playfulness of the kitten, and all this grace ends, with the bourgeois, on two legs, and with the tomcat, on four paws.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
11  For the old parties who clung to heredity by the grace of God, think that revolutions, having sprung from the right to revolt, one has the right to revolt against them.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
12  The Syrian hostess has more grace than Mother Saguet, but, if Virgil haunted the Roman wine-shop, David d'Angers, Balzac and Charlet have sat at the tables of Parisian taverns.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
13  Upon the occasion of the archbishop's next visit, the prioress recounted the affair to his Grace, making something of a confession at the same time, and yet boasting of her deed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—A SUCCESSFUL INTERROGATORY
14  He thought that they were staring at him because of his old clothes, and that they were laughing at them; the fact is, that they stared at him because of his grace, and that they dreamed of him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE SOBRIQUET: MODE OF FORMATION OF FAMILY ...
15  An exquisite grace, for beauty enhanced by ingenuousness is ineffable, and nothing is so adorable as a dazzling and innocent creature who walks along, holding in her hand the key to paradise without being conscious of it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE ROSE PERCEIVES THAT IT IS AN ENGINE OF WAR
16  While performing this serious and difficult work she was saying to her sister in that sweet and adorable language of children, whose grace, like the splendor of the butterfly's wing, vanishes when one essays to fix it fast.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S ...
17  Those rare dreamers, mysterious priests of the beautiful who silently confront everything with perfection, would have caught a glimpse in this little working-woman, through the transparency of her Parisian grace, of the ancient sacred euphony.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
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