BISHOP in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - bishop in Les Misérables
1  When he talks, he says that a bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
2  good God with my brother and my bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
3  He was father, brother, friend; he was bishop only to bless.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
4  The installation over, the town waited to see its bishop at work.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
5  As the bishop was rather short of stature, he could not reach it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
6  It is hard for a senator and a bishop to look at each other without winking.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
7  He was obliged to undergo it although he was a bishop, and because he was a bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
8  To please a bishop is equivalent to getting one's foot in the stirrup for a sub-diaconate.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
9  Myriel received from the State, in his quality of bishop, a salary of fifteen thousand francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
10  , at the age of eighty, held himself erect and smiling, which did not prevent him from being a bad bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
11  A bishop is almost always surrounded by a full squadron of little abbes, just as a general is by a covey of young officers.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
12  Myriel was installed in the episcopal palace with the honors required by the Imperial decrees, which class a bishop immediately after a major-general.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
13  Even his conduct towards Napoleon had been accepted and tacitly pardoned, as it were, by the people, the good and weakly flock who adored their emperor, but loved their bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
14  Every bishop who possesses the least influence has about him his patrol of cherubim from the seminary, which goes the round, and maintains good order in the episcopal palace, and mounts guard over monseigneur's smile.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
15  His canons and grand-vicars were good old men, rather vulgar like himself, walled up like him in this diocese, without exit to a cardinalship, and who resembled their bishop, with this difference, that they were finished and he was completed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
16  At certain moments, without his having occasion to mention it, when he was not even conscious of it himself in all probability, so perfect was his simplicity, they vaguely felt that he was acting as a bishop; then they were nothing more than two shadows in the house.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
17  In another dissertation, he examines the theological works of Hugo, Bishop of Ptolemais, great-grand-uncle to the writer of this book, and establishes the fact, that to this bishop must be attributed the divers little works published during the last century, under the pseudonym of Barleycourt.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO ...
Your search result possibly is over 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.