Les Misérables (V2)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
2 He was a liberal, a classic, and a Bonapartist.
Les Misérables (V2)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
3 His tendency, and we say it with the proper amount of regret, would not constitute classic taste.
Les Misérables (V3)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—HE IS AGREEABLE
4 When he emerged from the hands of Aunt Gillenormand, his grandfather confided him to a worthy professor of the most purely classic innocence.
Les Misérables (V3)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
5 The present sewer is a beautiful sewer; the pure style reigns there; the classical rectilinear alexandrine which, driven out of poetry, appears to have taken refuge in architecture, seems mingled with all the stones of that long, dark and whitish vault; each outlet is an arcade; the Rue de Rivoli serves as pattern even in the sewer.
Les Misérables (V5)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—PRESENT PROGRESS
6 It was not easy to see these two men, except from the quay opposite, and to any person who had scrutinized them at that distance, the man who was in advance would have appeared like a bristling, tattered, and equivocal being, who was uneasy and trembling beneath a ragged blouse, and the other like a classic and official personage, wearing the frock-coat of authority buttoned to the chin.
Les Misérables (V5)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
7 It was at the epoch when the ancient classical romance which, after having been Clelie, was no longer anything but Lodoiska, still noble, but ever more and more vulgar, having fallen from Mademoiselle de Scuderi to Madame Bournon-Malarme, and from Madame de Lafayette to Madame Barthelemy-Hadot, was setting the loving hearts of the portresses of Paris aflame, and even ravaging the suburbs to some extent.
Les Misérables (V1)By Victor Hugo ContextHighlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES