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1  The great dangers lie within ourselves.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
2  The duties of all are the great duties.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
3  The town took a great interest in the trial.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
4  Myriel, "you are looking at a good man, and I at a great man."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
5  On the other hand, this affair afforded great delight to Madame Magloire.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
6  His obstinacy was bruited about the country-side, and caused great consternation.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
7  He was busy over a great work on Duties, which was never completed, unfortunately.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
8  Be lucky, and you will have all the rest; be happy, and people will think you great.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
9  In the meantime, Monseigneur Bienvenu had advanced as quickly as his great age permitted.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
10  In spite of this marriage, however, it was said that Charles Myriel created a great deal of talk.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
11  Night was falling, the plain was cold and vague, great banks of violet haze were rising in the gleam of the twilight.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
12  After which, go whither I push thee, the grave-digger is there; the Pantheon for some of us: all falls into the great hole.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
13  He would have feared those sublimities whence some very great men even, like Swedenborg and Pascal, have slipped into insanity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
14  He would probably have felt a scruple at sounding too far in advance certain problems which are, in a manner, reserved for terrible great minds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
15  There are very few plains and a great many mountains; hardly any roads, as we have just seen; thirty-two curacies, forty-one vicarships, and two hundred and eighty-five auxiliary chapels.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
16  You great lords have, so you say, a philosophy of your own, and for yourselves, which is exquisite, refined, accessible to the rich alone, good for all sauces, and which seasons the voluptuousness of life admirably.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
17  The impossibility of growing great under Monseigneur Bienvenu was so well understood, that no sooner had the young men whom he ordained left the seminary than they got themselves recommended to the archbishops of Aix or of Auch, and went off in a great hurry.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
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