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1  He was dilapidated but still in flower.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
2  He did not study plants; he loved flowers.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
3  A flower should smell sweet, and woman should have wit.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
4  Her soul fluttered on her lips like a drop of dew on a flower.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—OLD PEOPLE ARE MADE TO GO OUT OPPORTUNELY
5  A bourgeois had the air of a flower, a Marquis had the air of a precious stone.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
6  There was no choice possible between these men who appeared to the eye as the flower of the mud.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
7  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
8  The empty spaces between the candelabra were filled in with bouquets, so that where there was not a light, there was a flower.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
9  The branch trembles when a hand approaches it to pluck a flower, and seems to both withdraw and to offer itself at one and the same time.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—IN WHAT MIRROR M. MADELEINE CONTEMPLATES HIS ...
10  In three of these, Madame Magloire cultivated vegetables; in the fourth, the Bishop had planted some flowers; here and there stood a few fruit-trees.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
11  Jean Valjean was fascinated by the contemplation of those tiny fingers on that flower, and forgetful of everything in the radiance emitted by that child.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
12  It is the interior of a flower that is not yet unfolded, it is whiteness in the dark, it is the private cell of a closed lily, which must not be gazed upon by man so long as the sun has not gazed upon it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
13  Curled, pomaded, with laced waist, the hips of a woman, the bust of a Prussian officer, the murmur of admiration from the boulevard wenches surrounding him, his cravat knowingly tied, a bludgeon in his pocket, a flower in his buttonhole; such was this dandy of the sepulchre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—BABET, GUEULEMER, CLAQUESOUS, AND ...
14  Blachevelle loved Favourite, so named because she had been in England; Listolier adored Dahlia, who had taken for her nickname the name of a flower; Fameuil idolized Zephine, an abridgment of Josephine; Tholomyes had Fantine, called the Blonde, because of her beautiful, sunny hair.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
15  All purities and all candors meet in that celestial and fatal gleam which, more than all the best-planned tender glances of coquettes, possesses the magic power of causing the sudden blossoming, in the depths of the soul, of that sombre flower, impregnated with perfume and with poison, which is called love.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—EFFECT OF THE SPRING
16  Favourite, Dahlia, Zephine, and Fantine were four ravishing young women, perfumed and radiant, still a little like working-women, and not yet entirely divorced from their needles; somewhat disturbed by intrigues, but still retaining on their faces something of the serenity of toil, and in their souls that flower of honesty which survives the first fall in woman.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
17  At such moments, while he offered his heart at the hour when nocturnal flowers offer their perfume, illuminated like a lamp amid the starry night, as he poured himself out in ecstasy in the midst of the universal radiance of creation, he could not have told himself, probably, what was passing in his spirit; he felt something take its flight from him, and something descend into him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
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