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1  Martainville had more wit than Voltaire.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
2  The city of Voltaire and Napoleon is necessary.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V—ORIGINALITY OF PARIS
3  Leibnitz praying is grand, Voltaire adoring is fine.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
4  The name of Voltaire is known, but not the name of Cesar de Bus.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
5  In the brotherhood of gamins Voltaire is not known, but Papavoine is.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE ...
6  Courfeyrac invited him to breakfast at the Cafe Voltaire on the following morning.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—TAKEN PRISONER
7  Homer repeats himself eternally, granted; one may say that Voltaire plays the gamin.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE OLD SOUL OF GAUL
8  Nevertheless, Cesar de Bus is a man of blessed memory, and Voltaire one of unblessed memory.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
9  Voltaire made sport of Needham, and he was wrong, for Needham's eels prove that God is useless.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
10  Jean-Jacques a declaimer; Diderot a declaimer; Voltaire on Calas, Labarre, and Sirven, declaimers.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
11  Diderot towards the beautiful, Turgot towards the useful, Voltaire towards the true, Rousseau towards the just.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
12  The Liberal, Pelicier, published an edition of Voltaire, with the following title: Works of Voltaire, of the French Academy.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
13  I hate Diderot; he is an ideologist, a declaimer, and a revolutionist, a believer in God at bottom, and more bigoted than Voltaire.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
14  de Voltaire, have been dying all their life; his was no longevity of a cracked pot; this jovial old man had always had good health.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
15  We are equally far removed from the hosanna of Joseph de Maistre, who wound up by anointing the executioner, and from the sneer of Voltaire, who even goes so far as to ridicule the cross.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
16  Below John Huss, there is Luther; below Luther, there is Descartes; below Descartes, there is Voltaire; below Voltaire, there is Condorcet; below Condorcet, there is Robespierre; below Robespierre, there is Marat; below Marat there is Babeuf.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
17  When Zoilus insults Homer, when Maevius insults Virgil, when Vise insults Moliere, when Pope insults Shakspeare, when Frederic insults Voltaire, it is an old law of envy and hatred which is being carried out; genius attracts insult, great men are always more or less barked at.
Les Misérables 5 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—WHAT IS TO BE DONE IN THE ABYSS IF ONE DOES ...
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