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1  Bonaparte fallen seemed more lofty than Napoleon erect.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
2  He was a man of lofty stature, half peasant, half artisan.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
3  The man was of lofty stature, clad in a long frock-coat, with a cudgel under his arm.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—A FIVE-FRANC PIECE FALLS ON THE GROUND AND ...
4  These lofty walls which he had seen around tigers, he now beheld once more around lambs.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
5  One day, a haughty cook, a cordon bleu, of the lofty race of porters, presented herself.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—BASQUE AND NICOLETTE
6  His eyes were deep, his lids a little red, his lower lip was thick and easily became disdainful, his brow was lofty.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
7  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
8  The horses were harnessed, and the travellers, summoned by the coachman, were hastily climbing the lofty iron ladder of the vehicle.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S ...
9  Montfermeil is situated between Livry and Chelles, on the southern edge of that lofty table-land which separates the Ourcq from the Marne.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE WATER QUESTION AT MONTFERMEIL
10  Convicts were, at that period, sometimes employed in quarrying stone from the lofty hills which environ Toulon, and it was not rare for them to have miners' tools at their command.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
11  The mystical school of Joseph de Maistre, which at that epoch seasoned with lofty cosmogony those things which were called the ultra newspapers, would not have failed to declare that Javert was a symbol.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
12  He had, in spite of his levity, and without its interfering in any way with his dignity, a certain manner about him which was imposing, dignified, honest, and lofty, in a bourgeois fashion; and his great age added to it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—AN ANCIENT SALON
13  It was no longer solitude, for there were passers-by; it was not the country, for there were houses and streets; it was not the city, for the streets had ruts like highways, and the grass grew in them; it was not a village, the houses were too lofty.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
14  It opened directly on a steep staircase of lofty steps, muddy, chalky, plaster-stained, dusty steps, of the same width as itself, which could be seen from the street, running straight up like a ladder and disappearing in the darkness between two walls.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
15  If this crouching woman had stood upright, her lofty stature and her frame of a perambulating colossus suitable for fairs, might have frightened the traveller at the outset, troubled her confidence, and disturbed what caused what we have to relate to vanish.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
16  The main arm of the gibbet occupied the whole of the fragment of the Rue Droit-Mur comprised between the Rue Petit-Picpus and the Rue Polonceau; the lesser arm was a lofty, gray, severe grated facade which faced the Rue Petit-Picpus; the carriage entrance No.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII—POST CORDA LAPIDES
17  He strode over a ditch, leaped a hedge, made his way through a fence of dead boughs, entered a neglected paddock, took a few steps with a good deal of boldness, and suddenly, at the extremity of the waste land, and behind lofty brambles, he caught sight of the cavern.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
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