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1  On the way, he rendered justice to Providence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIII—SOLUS CUM SOLO, IN LOCO REMOTO, NON ...
2  History will do justice to him for this loyalty.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LOUIS PHILIPPE
3  He did himself the justice to say that he had never owed any one a sou.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS POOR
4  Robbers do not interrupt their profession because they are in the hands of justice.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—EMBRYONIC FORMATION OF CRIMES IN THE ...
5  Hoche and Marceau had no stragglers; Wellington had few, and we do him the justice to mention it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
6  Now, if I were not severe towards myself, all the justice that I have done would become injustice.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
7  The almost violent serenity of the funereal moment had disappeared; the phantom of social justice tormented him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
8  No orthography can do justice to the accent with which it was uttered: it was no longer a human word: it was a roar.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—AUTHORITY REASSERTS ITS RIGHTS
9  By bringing jealousy into play, he had caused the truth to burst forth in wrath, he had educed the justice of revenge.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
10  The judge speaks in the name of justice; the priest speaks in the name of pity, which is nothing but a more lofty justice.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
11  This spacious hall, illuminated by a single lamp, was the old hall of the episcopal palace, and served as the large hall of the palace of justice.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES ...
12  It is always a heart-breaking thing to see these congregations of men robed in black, murmuring together in low voices, on the threshold of the halls of justice.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES ...
13  Without putting the thing clearly to himself, but with a confused intuition of the necessity of his presence and of his success, he, Javert, personified justice, light, and truth in their celestial function of crushing out evil.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
14  The district-attorney directed the attention of the jury to this stupid attitude, evidently deliberate, which denoted not imbecility, but craft, skill, a habit of deceiving justice, and which set forth in all its nakedness the "profound perversity" of this man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF ...
15  , that unfortunate passer-by who was made responsible, the terrible culprit, the monarchy, rise through the shadows; and there had lingered in his soul the respectful fear of these immense justices of the populace, which are almost as impersonal as the justice of God.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LOUIS PHILIPPE
16  The senator above mentioned was a clever man, who had made his own way, heedless of those things which present obstacles, and which are called conscience, sworn faith, justice, duty: he had marched straight to his goal, without once flinching in the line of his advancement and his interest.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
17  But their first vexation having passed off, Thenardier, with his wonderful instinct, had very quickly comprehended that it is never advisable to stir up the prosecutor of the Crown, and that his complaints with regard to the abduction of Cosette would have as their first result to fix upon himself, and upon many dark affairs which he had on hand, the glittering eye of justice.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
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