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1  Afterwards they had learned his name.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE HISTORY OF A PROGRESS IN BLACK GLASS ...
2  He was a man of letters and rather learned.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO ...
3  He had not learned to read in his childhood.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
4  There is a school there for those who choose to learn.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
5  So she was the prey of a vague appetite for learning a history.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT
6  He went to school at the age of forty, and learned to read, to write, to cipher.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
7  Leblanc would cast some light on all the things which he was interested in learning.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVIII—MARIUS' TWO CHAIRS FORM A VIS-A-VIS
8  He sought all occasions for learning, and that tearer-down of posters possessed his esteem.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IV—THE CHILD IS AMAZED AT THE OLD MAN
9  The deuce," exclaimed Courfeyrac, "you will eat up five francs while you are learning English, and five while learning German.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI—RES ANGUSTA
10  She fled, re-entered the house, and shut herself up in her chamber to peruse the manuscript once more, to learn it by heart, and to dream.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—COSETTE AFTER THE LETTER
11  Let us learn how to make use of that vast conflagration of principles and virtues, which sparkles, bursts forth and quivers at certain hours.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE FUTURE LATENT IN THE PEOPLE
12  People are unlearning certain things, and they do well, provided that, while unlearning them they learn this: There is no vacuum in the human heart.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
13  If one desires to learn at one blow, to what degree of hideousness the fact can attain, viewed at the distance of centuries, let him look at Machiavelli.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
14  Cosette did not complain, she said nothing, she asked no questions, she did not seek to learn his reasons; she had already reached the point where she was afraid of being divined, and of betraying herself.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—TO ONE SADNESS OPPOSE A SADNESS AND A HALF
15  He respected learned men greatly; he respected the ignorant still more; and, without ever failing in these two respects, he watered his flower-beds every summer evening with a tin watering-pot painted green.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
16  In the meanwhile, Thenardier, having learned, it is impossible to say by what obscure means, that the child was probably a bastard, and that the mother could not acknowledge it, exacted fifteen francs a month, saying that "the creature" was growing and "eating," and threatening to send her away.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK
17  Fantine learned how to live without fire entirely in the winter; how to give up a bird which eats a half a farthing's worth of millet every two days; how to make a coverlet of one's petticoat, and a petticoat of one's coverlet; how to save one's candle, by taking one's meals by the light of the opposite window.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—MADAME VICTURNIEN'S SUCCESS
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