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1  The assailants had numbers in their favor; the insurgents had position.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
2  In an instant the fourteen hundred dragoon guards numbered only eight hundred.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
3  There were a great many guns bearing the numbers of the legions, few hats, no cravats, many bare arms, some pikes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV—AN ATTEMPT TO CONSOLE THE WIDOW HUCHELOUP
4  Forty years ago, the nuns numbered nearly a hundred; fifteen years ago there were not more than twenty-eight of them.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
5  It mingles Diogenes, Job, and Jack-pudding, dresses up a spectre in old numbers of the Constitutional, and makes Chodruc Duclos.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
6  The necessary tactics of insurrection are to drown small numbers in a vast obscurity, to multiply every combatant by the possibilities which that obscurity contains.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER II—AN OWL'S VIEW OF PARIS
7  Cosette drew from the envelope its contents, a little notebook of paper, each page of which was numbered and bore a few lines in a very fine and rather pretty handwriting, as Cosette thought.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—ENRICHED WITH COMMENTARIES BY TOUSSAINT
8  They lived nameless, designated only by numbers, and converted, after a manner, into ciphers themselves, with downcast eyes, with lowered voices, with shorn heads, beneath the cudgel and in disgrace.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
9  The French army was dressed in white, after the mode of the Austrian; the regiments were called legions; instead of numbers they bore the names of departments; Napoleon was at St. Helena; and since England refused him green cloth, he was having his old coats turned.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
10  This net-work of cellars has its immemorial population of prowlers, rodents, swarming in greater numbers than ever; from time to time, an aged and veteran rat risks his head at the window of the sewer and surveys the Parisians; but even these vermin grow tame, so satisfied are they with their subterranean palace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—PRESENT PROGRESS