LILY in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - lily in Les Misérables
1  That sinister nettle had loved and protected that lily.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
2  It was marriage sublimated; these two children were two lilies.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
3  She was at the age when the virgin bears her love as the angel his lily.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THE BEGINNING OF SHADOW
4  Nothing of all that could bear any reference to Cosette, who was a lily.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE ...
5  This sort of love is a recollection of lily petals and the plumage of the dove.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THE BEGINNING OF SHADOW
6  His massive couch, all covered with gilding, with great branches of lilies painted on the panels, thundered noisily along.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S ...
7  The flower-beds accepted the legitimate royalty of the lilies; the most august of perfumes is that which emanates from whiteness.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
8  It is the interior of a flower that is not yet unfolded, it is whiteness in the dark, it is the private cell of a closed lily, which must not be gazed upon by man so long as the sun has not gazed upon it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
9  All was grace and gayety, even the impending rain; this relapse, by which the lilies of the valley and the honeysuckles were destined to profit, had nothing disturbing about it; the swallows indulged in the charming threat of flying low.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER