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1  All around the banks of tulips the bees, the sparks of these flame-flowers, hummed.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
2  One thought one heard humming above this barricade as though there had been over their hive, enormous, dark bees of violent progress.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND ...
3  These words fell upon the buzzing of the groups, and produced on them the effect caused on a swarm of bees by the first drops of a storm.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LIGHT AND SHADOW
4  All these hopes were exchanged between the different groups in a sort of gay and formidable whisper which resembled the warlike hum of a hive of bees.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LIGHT AND SHADOW
5  After the psalmodies, the bells, the peals, and knells and offices, the sound of these little girls burst forth on a sudden more sweetly than the noise of bees.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
6  This old faubourg, peopled like an ant-hill, laborious, courageous, and angry as a hive of bees, was quivering with expectation and with the desire for a tumult.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
7  The ring-dove found his hemp-seed, the chaffinch found his millet, the goldfinch found chickweed, the red-breast found worms, the green finch found flies, the fly found infusoriae, the bee found flowers.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
8  The flower-beds of Saint-Cloud perfumed the air; the breath of the Seine rustled the leaves vaguely; the branches gesticulated in the wind, bees pillaged the jasmines; a whole bohemia of butterflies swooped down upon the yarrow, the clover, and the sterile oats; in the august park of the King of France there was a pack of vagabonds, the birds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—THOLOMYES IS SO MERRY THAT HE SINGS A SPANISH ...