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1  One has no need of the light for that.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  The light of nature was ignited in him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
3  "This lamp gives a very bad light," said the Bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
4  His wisdom was made of the light which comes from there.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
5  The crumbling away of prejudices and errors causes light.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
6  commander of a regiment, and something in the light horse of Bretagne.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
7  He had a pointed thing, made of gold, on his head; it glittered in the bright light of midday.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
8  His feet were cold and dead, but his head survived with all the power of life, and seemed full of light.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
9  I have always upheld the march forward of the human race, forward towards the light, and I have sometimes resisted progress without pity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
10  This created, outdoors, alternate shadow and gleams of light, eclipses, then bright openings of the clouds; and indoors a sort of twilight.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
11  Just then a light flashed up at the end of the streets; a pine branch suspended from a cross-beam of iron was outlined against the white sky of the twilight.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
12  By the light of the expiring day the stranger perceived, in one of the gardens which bordered the street, a sort of hut, which seemed to him to be built of sods.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
13  This twilight, sufficient to enable a person to see his way, intermittent on account of the clouds, resembled the sort of livid light which falls through an air-hole in a cellar, before which the passersby come and go.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
14  Meanwhile, as the moon was about to rise, and as there was still floating in the zenith a remnant of the brightness of twilight, these clouds formed at the summit of the sky a sort of whitish arch, whence a gleam of light fell upon the earth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
15  He considered those magnificent conjunctions of atoms, which communicate aspects to matter, reveal forces by verifying them, create individualities in unity, proportions in extent, the innumerable in the infinite, and, through light, produce beauty.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
16  He did not attempt to impart to his chasuble the folds of Elijah's mantle; he projected no ray of future upon the dark groundswell of events; he did not see to condense in flame the light of things; he had nothing of the prophet and nothing of the magician about him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
17  Only, at intervals, there suddenly came to him, from without and from within, an access of wrath, a surcharge of suffering, a livid and rapid flash which illuminated his whole soul, and caused to appear abruptly all around him, in front, behind, amid the gleams of a frightful light, the hideous precipices and the sombre perspective of his destiny.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
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