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1  The whole family was in the garret.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVI—IN WHICH WILL BE FOUND THE WORDS TO AN ...
2  This family was that of the merry barefoot boy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
3  They emerge thence, and decamp from their families.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE SUBSTITUTE
4  "He is the disgrace of my family," said the old bourgeois.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—IN WHICH MAGNON AND HER TWO CHILDREN ARE SEEN
5  Madame la Comtesse: It is an unhappy mother of a family of six.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—QUADRIFRONS
6  These young men formed a sort of family, through the bond of friendship.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
7  All of them are little ones who have made their escape from poor families.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—HIS FRONTIERS
8  It seems to be the instinct of certain wretched families to break the thread.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
9  A characteristic detail; outside of her immediate family, no one had ever known her first name.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
10  They are none of your unhappy wretches who begin by having no family, and end by espousing the public.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—JONDRETTE COMES NEAR WEEPING
11  All these revolutions were accomplished within him, without his family obtaining an inkling of the case.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
12  Gillenormand, on the paternal side, who led a garrison life, outside the family and far from the domestic hearth.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT
13  Nothing in the aspect of the family was altered, except that the wife and daughters had levied on the package and put on woollen stockings and jackets.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XII—THE USE MADE OF M. LEBLANC'S FIVE-FRANC PIECE
14  At first sight, this family presented no very special feature except its extreme destitution; the father, when he hired the chamber, had stated that his name was Jondrette.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
15  I don't know the state of your fortune, but I do know that you don't stick at money, and a benevolent man like yourself can certainly give two hundred thousand francs to the father of a family who is out of luck.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
16  What we have just said takes away nothing of the anguish of heart which one experiences every time that one meets one of these children around whom one fancies that he beholds floating the threads of a broken family.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
17  The most miserable of those who inhabited the hovel were a family of four persons, consisting of father, mother, and two daughters, already well grown, all four of whom were lodged in the same attic, one of the cells which we have already mentioned.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
18  It is from this place, that I have watched a poor, brave father come regularly, every two or three months, for the last ten years, since he had no other opportunity and no other way of seeing his child, because he was prevented by family arrangements.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE UTILITY OF GOING TO MASS, IN ORDER TO ...
19  In the civilization of the present day, incomplete as it still is, it is not a very abnormal thing to behold these fractured families pouring themselves out into the darkness, not knowing clearly what has become of their children, and allowing their own entrails to fall on the public highway.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
20  Had Marius been a little more learned in this line, he would have recognized in what he took for the engines of an edge-tool maker, certain instruments which will force a lock or pick a lock, and others which will cut or slice, the two families of tools which burglars call cadets and fauchants.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE