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1  Jean Valjean was pronounced guilty.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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2  That is what was told to Jean Valjean.
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3  Jean Valjean formed a part of that gang.
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4  Towards the middle of the night Jean Valjean woke.
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5  Jean Valjean came from a poor peasant family of Brie.
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6  Jean Valjean had just attained his twenty-fifth year.
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7  Claude Gaux had stolen a loaf; Jean Valjean had stolen a loaf.
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8  Towards the end of this fourth year Jean Valjean's turn to escape arrived.
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9  This was done simply as a duty and even a little churlishly on the part of Jean Valjean.
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10  This sister had brought up Jean Valjean, and so long as she had a husband she lodged and fed her young brother.
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11  Jean Valjean was taken before the tribunals of the time for theft and breaking and entering an inhabited house at night.
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12  Jean Valjean was of that thoughtful but not gloomy disposition which constitutes the peculiarity of affectionate natures.
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13  On the whole, however, there was something decidedly sluggish and insignificant about Jean Valjean in appearance, at least.
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14  Jean Valjean gruffly and grumblingly paid Marie-Claude for the pint of milk behind their mother's back, and the children were not punished.
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15  They have, in the country of Pontarlier, whither you are going, Monsieur Valjean, a truly patriarchal and truly charming industry, my sister.
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16  The clock-tower of what had been their village forgot them; the boundary line of what had been their field forgot them; after a few years' residence in the galleys, Jean Valjean himself forgot them.
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17  He was thinking, no doubt, that this man, whose name is Jean Valjean, had his misfortune only too vividly present in his mind; that the best thing was to divert him from it, and to make him believe, if only momentarily, that he was a person like any other, by treating him just in his ordinary way.
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