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1  He could not have told whether he was touched or humiliated.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
2  It humiliates me to think that I am of the same age as that baldy.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
3  He walked straight on at a venture, keeping close to the houses like a sad and humiliated man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  An indescribable constraint, weariness, and humiliation were perceptible beneath this hardihood.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
5  In this avowal there was something more than acceptance of humiliation, there was acceptance of peril.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
6  Montparnasse's attitude was the humiliated and furious attitude of the wolf who has been caught by a sheep.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN ...
7  This humiliation had been worth five hundred francs to him, and, taking it all in all, he accepted it; but he was none the less bewildered.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN ...
8  The six rascals, speechless and gloomy at being held in check by a girl, retreated beneath the shadow cast by the lantern, and held counsel with furious and humiliated shrugs.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A CAB RUNS IN ENGLISH AND BARKS IN SLANG
9  He felt humiliated that that hero should have owned anything to this villain, and that the letter of change drawn from the depths of the tomb by his father upon him, Marius, had been protested up to that day.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN ...
10  I have that fatality hanging over me that, not being able to ever have anything but stolen consideration, that consideration humiliates me, and crushes me inwardly, and, in order that I may respect myself, it is necessary that I should be despised.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
11  It seemed evident that certain Spanish officers charged with resistance yielded too easily; the idea of corruption was connected with the victory; it appears as though generals and not battles had been won, and the conquering soldier returned humiliated.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
12  The humiliation of having, in some slight degree, lost the scent, and of having indulged, for a few moments, in an error with regard to Champmathieu, was effaced by pride at having so well and accurately divined in the first place, and of having for so long cherished a just instinct.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED