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1  I am a convict from the galleys.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
2  I have passed nineteen years in the galleys.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
3  He was still good when he arrived at the galleys.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
4  One gets free from the galleys, but not from the sentence.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
5  He sometimes mounted thus even to the roof of the galley prison.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
6  Since you are an abbe, I will tell you that we had a chaplain in the galleys.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
7  Jean Valjean had entered the galleys sobbing and shuddering; he emerged impassive.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
8  He resolved to whet it in the galleys and to bear it away with him when he departed.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
9  On his departure from the galleys it had been nineteen years since he had shed a tear.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
10  In the waters of Malta, when a galley was approaching, the song could be heard before the sound of the oars.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
11  One hundred and nine francs fifteen sous, which I earned in the galleys by my labor, in the course of nineteen years.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
12  Therefore, galleys were necessary; but the galley is moved only by the galley-slave; hence, galley-slaves were required.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
13  He had calculated that his earnings, during his sojourn in the galleys, ought to amount to a hundred and seventy-one francs.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
14  One detail, which we must not omit, is that he possessed a physical strength which was not approached by a single one of the denizens of the galleys.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
15  The cannon were fired, and at night the patrol found him hidden under the keel of a vessel in process of construction; he resisted the galley guards who seized him.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
16  Beneath the cudgel, beneath the chain, in the cell, in hardship, beneath the burning sun of the galleys, upon the plank bed of the convict, he withdrew into his own consciousness and meditated.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
17  The clock-tower of what had been their village forgot them; the boundary line of what had been their field forgot them; after a few years' residence in the galleys, Jean Valjean himself forgot them.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
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