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1  There is an indescribable aurora in beaming old age.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY ...
2  You do not know how to organize a day of enjoyment in this age, he exclaimed.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
3  What he bore on his brow was no longer the wrinkles of age, it was the mysterious mark of death.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE ...
4  They consisted of a goodman, about fifty years of age, who was leading by the hand a little fellow of six.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
5  A child fourteen years of age was arrested in the Rue de la Cossonerie, with his pockets full of cartridges.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—PASSING GLEAMS
6  Moreover, at the age of ninety-six, no bond is any longer possible, all is merely juxtaposition; a newcomer is in the way.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—ANOTHER STEP BACKWARDS
7  If the two poor little beings had listened and if they had been of an age to understand, they might have gathered the words of this grave man.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
8  His strength, which was prodigious, as the reader knows, and which had been but little decreased by age, thanks to his chaste and sober life, began to give way, nevertheless.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
9  This is, moreover, the tendency of our age, and the law of radiance of the French Revolution; books must cease to be exclusively French, Italian, German, Spanish, or English, and become European, I say more, human, if they are to correspond to the enlargement of civilization.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI—THE GRASS COVERS AND THE RAIN EFFACES
10  There was nothing aggressive about this amazement; it was not the least in the world like the scandalized and envious glance of an owl at two turtle-doves, it was the stupid eye of a poor innocent seven and fifty years of age; it was a life which had been a failure gazing at that triumph, love.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—MADEMOISELLE GILLENORMAND ENDS BY NO LONGER ...
11  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