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1  He made some mechanical reply which he was never afterwards able to recall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
2  I have done my duty according to my powers, and all the good that I was able.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
3  By the light which they cast he was able to distinguish the form of this vehicle.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—FORMS ASSUMED BY SUFFERING DURING SLEEP
4  It was mid-day before Bulow's vanguard had been able to reach Chapelle-Saint-Lambert.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A BAD GUIDE TO NAPOLEON; A GOOD GUIDE TO BULOW
5  No one has been able to discover where Jean Valjean has concealed this money since his return to prison at Toulon.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
6  As she was not able to say that she was married she took good care, as we have seen, not to mention her little girl.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON ...
7  Thanks to the traveller's fifty-seven francs, Thenardier had been able to avoid a protest and to honor his signature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK
8  As he had not voted for the death of the king, he had not been included in the decrees of exile, and had been able to remain in France.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
9  But it was too late; the person was already in the thicket, night had descended, and Boulatruelle had not been able to catch up with him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, ...
10  Father Madeleine's profits were such, that at the end of the second year he was able to erect a large factory, in which there were two vast workrooms, one for the men, and the other for women.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
11  In consequence of the rains during the night, the transports of provisions, embedded in the soft roads, had not been able to arrive by morning; the soldiers had had no sleep; they were wet and fasting.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
12  Mademoiselle Baptistine's ambition had been to be able to purchase a set of drawing-room furniture in yellow Utrecht velvet, stamped with a rose pattern, and with mahogany in swan's neck style, with a sofa.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
13  In his eyes, Jean Valjean was a sort of mysterious combatant, who was not to be laid hands upon, a wrestler in the dark whom he had had in his grasp for the last five years, without being able to throw him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—AUTHORITY REASSERTS ITS RIGHTS
14  Napoleon, before giving the order for this charge of Milhaud's cuirassiers, had scrutinized the ground, but had not been able to see that hollow road, which did not even form a wrinkle on the surface of the plateau.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
15  But this would have cost five hundred francs at least, and in view of the fact that she had only been able to lay by forty-two francs and ten sous for this purpose in the course of five years, she had ended by renouncing the idea.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
16  He recoiled three paces, then halted, without being able to detach his gaze from the spot which his foot had trodden but an instant before, as though the thing which lay glittering there in the gloom had been an open eye riveted upon him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
17  The comedian Picard, who belonged to the Academy, which the comedian Moliere had not been able to do, had The Two Philiberts played at the Odeon, upon whose pediment the removal of the letters still allowed THEATRE OF THE EMPRESS to be plainly read.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
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