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1  All at once, the drum beat the charge.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
2  At times he saw shadows flit across them, and his heart began to beat.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—ECLIPSE
3  This was a touching and august instant, all heads uncovered, all hearts beat high.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER III—A BURIAL; AN OCCASION TO BE BORN AGAIN
4  Among these men, to beat means to feign; one beats a malady; ruse is their strength.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
5  With a certain beating of the heart, he recognized the fact that he was near the lair.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
6  When contradicted, he raised his cane; he beat people as he had done in the great century.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
7  This was true, up to a certain point, for she said to herself that the Thenardier would scold and beat her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S ...
8  The storm increased in violence, and the heavy downpour beat upon the back of the colossus amid claps of thunder.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
9  Forests are apocalypses, and the beating of the wings of a tiny soul produces a sound of agony beneath their monstrous vault.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
10  He was a miserable scamp, a sort of mendicant musician, a lazy beggar, who beat her, and who abandoned her as she had taken him, in disgust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
11  The shore, beginning with the rubbish heap, was only about thirty paces long, then it plunged into the water which beat against the wall of the quay.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
12  His youth, which was packing up for departure long before its time, beat a retreat in good order, bursting with laughter, and no one saw anything but fire.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
13  Sure that the convict who had broken his ban could not be far off, he established sentinels, he organized traps and ambuscades, and beat the quarter all that night.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
14  The alarm beat which ran through all Paris, did not cease, but it had finally come to be nothing more than a monotonous noise to which they no longer paid any attention.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER V—PREPARATIONS
15  He heard the arteries in his temples beating like two forge hammers, and it seemed to him that his breath issued from his breast with the roar of the wind issuing from a cavern.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
16  In spite of diminishing the length of her stops, and of walking as long as possible between them, she reflected with anguish that it would take her more than an hour to return to Montfermeil in this manner, and that the Thenardier would beat her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
17  The drum suddenly beat capricious calls, at the command of such or such a Colonel of the National Guard; such and such a captain went into action through inspiration; such and such National Guardsmen fought, "for an idea," and on their own account.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
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