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Quotes from Les Misérables (V5) by Victor Hugo
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1  It makes use of death, a serious matter.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
2  The death agony of the barricade was about to begin.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
3  In this fray, each one underwent the broadening growth of the death hour.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
4  This agony and this immortality are about to join and constitute our death.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT ...
5  He felt that, since such men were to die, their death ought to be a masterpiece.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—THE VULTURE BECOME PREY
6  Still, at this idea, that of choosing a man for death, his blood rushed back to his heart.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
7  A moment of indescribable silence ensued, in which death might have been heard flitting by.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LIGHT AND SHADOW
8  The acceptance of the death agony in the flower of youth and in the flush of health turns intrepidity into frenzy.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
9  When he beheld him in broad daylight, striding over the barricade in order to proceed to his death, he recognized him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—JEAN VALJEAN TAKES HIS REVENGE
10  To embark in death is sometimes the means of escaping a shipwreck; and the lid of the coffin becomes a plank of safety.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
11  When the five men sent back to life had taken their departure, Enjolras thought of the man who had been condemned to death.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—MARIUS HAGGARD, JAVERT LACONIC
12  Marius, let us insist on this point, was under the shadow of the great, dark wings which are spread over those in the death agony.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—MARIUS HAGGARD, JAVERT LACONIC
13  He was engaged in thought; he quivered, as at the passage of prophetic breaths; places where death is have these effects of tripods.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT ...
14  He played a fearful game of hide and seek with death; every time that the flat-nosed face of the spectre approached, the urchin administered to it a fillip.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
15  "God is dead, perhaps," said Gerard de Nerval one day to the writer of these lines, confounding progress with God, and taking the interruption of movement for the death of Being.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
16  Here and there, at intervals, when the wind blew, shouts, clamor, a sort of tumultuous death rattle, which was the firing, and dull blows, which were discharges of cannon, struck the ear confusedly.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
17  Some time afterwards, caught in the gearing of one of those mysterious adventures in which passion plays a part, a catastrophe in which French justice sees extenuating circumstances, and in which English justice sees only death, Barthelemy was hanged.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND ...
18  Massed behind the sort of sloping ridge which the vaulted canal forms at the entrance to the Faubourg du Temple, the soldiers of the attacking column, gravely and thoughtfully, watched this dismal redoubt, this immobility, this passivity, whence sprang death.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND ...
19  Now, the death of the sergeant of artillery having exasperated the troop, the soldiers had, for several minutes, been lying flat on their stomachs behind the line of paving-stones which they had erected, and, in order to supply the forced silence of the piece, which was quiet while its service was in course of reorganization, they had opened fire on the barricade.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—EMPLOYMENT OF THE OLD TALENTS OF A POACHER AND ...
20  And, such are the windings of the exchange of speech, that, a moment later, by a transition brought about through Jean Prouvaire's verses, Combeferre was comparing the translators of the Georgics, Raux with Cournand, Cournand with Delille, pointing out the passages translated by Malfilatre, particularly the prodigies of Caesar's death; and at that word, Caesar, the conversation reverted to Brutus.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—WHAT IS TO BE DONE IN THE ABYSS IF ONE DOES ...