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1  He took the two candlesticks mechanically, and with a bewildered air.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
2  My friend," resumed the Bishop, "before you go, here are your candlesticks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
3  These candlesticks held two wax candles, and usually figured on the Bishop's chimney-piece.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
4  He stepped to the chimney-piece, took the two silver candlesticks, and brought them to Jean Valjean.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
5  In the daytime it would have been possible to recognize it as nothing more than a miner's candlestick.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
6  When he had any one to dinner, Madame Magloire lighted the two candles and set the candlesticks on the table.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
7  A candle was burning in a candlestick covered with verdigris, but that was not what really lighted the chamber.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
8  To this silverware must be added two large candlesticks of massive silver, which he had inherited from a great-aunt.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
9  Jean Valjean was in the shadow, and stood motionless, with his iron candlestick in his hand, frightened by this luminous old man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
10  Two candles were burning on it, one in a flat copper candlestick which was perfectly green, the other in the neck of a cracked carafe.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
11  These miners' candlesticks are of massive iron, terminated at the lower extremity by a point, by means of which they are stuck into the rock.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
12  Madame Magloire understood him, and went to get the two silver candlesticks from the chimney-piece in Monseigneur's bed-chamber, and placed them, lighted, on the table.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
13  At that moment the small window in the lodge opened, a hand passed through, seized the key and the candlestick, and lighted the taper at the candle which was burning there.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
14  He took the candlestick in his right hand; holding his breath and trying to deaden the sound of his tread, he directed his steps to the door of the adjoining room, occupied by the Bishop, as we already know.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
15  They could see nothing remarkable about it, except two candlesticks of antique pattern which stood on the chimney-piece and appeared to be silver, "for they were hall-marked," an observation full of the type of wit of petty towns.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
16  Madeleine's chamber, and the flat candlestick which he used every evening to go up to his quarters; then she hung the key on the nail whence he was accustomed to take it, and set the candlestick on one side, as though she was expecting him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
17  Thus, in spite of all his reserve and all his prudence, he had preserved the Bishop's candlesticks, worn mourning for him, summoned and interrogated all the little Savoyards who passed that way, collected information regarding the families at Faverolles, and saved old Fauchelevent's life, despite the disquieting insinuations of Javert.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
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