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1  I have just committed a wrong, sir.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  'The good God is more than just, said my brother.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF ...
3  The man replied: "I have just come from Puy-Moisson."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  The conscience of the just man should be accepted on his word.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
5  Madame Magloire was, in fact, just putting the last touches to the table.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
6  Moreover, Baptistine said, as we have just read, that her brother's end would prove her own.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
7  It was evident that he had just lived through in a moment the few hours which had been left to him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
8  Madame Magloire emphasized these last words; but the Bishop had just come from his room, where it was rather cold.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
9  A bishop is almost always surrounded by a full squadron of little abbes, just as a general is by a covey of young officers.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
10  There will be more joy in heaven over the tear-bathed face of a repentant sinner than over the white robes of a hundred just men.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
11  He was intelligent, and just sufficiently educated to think himself a disciple of Epicurus; while he was, in reality, only a product of Pigault-Lebrun.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
12  So saying, he held out to the stranger, fully unfolded, the paper which had just travelled from the inn to the town-hall, and from the town-hall to the inn.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
13  With this exception, he was in all things just, true, equitable, intelligent, humble and dignified, beneficent and kindly, which is only another sort of benevolence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
14  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
15  It must be admitted, that even in the political views with which we have just reproached him, and which we are disposed to judge almost with severity, he was tolerant and easy, more so, perhaps, than we who are speaking here.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
16  While admitting that it was not for a political office that God created Monseigneur Welcome, we should have understood and admired his protest in the name of right and liberty, his proud opposition, his just but perilous resistance to the all-powerful Napoleon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
17  He was thinking, no doubt, that this man, whose name is Jean Valjean, had his misfortune only too vividly present in his mind; that the best thing was to divert him from it, and to make him believe, if only momentarily, that he was a person like any other, by treating him just in his ordinary way.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF ...
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