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He allots the imposts, taxes each person conscientiously, judges quarrels for nothing, divides inheritances without charge, pronounces sentences gratuitously; and he is obeyed, because he is a just man among simple men.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP   Context
A wretched man, being at the end of his resources, had coined counterfeit money, out of love for a woman, and for the child which he had had by her.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
He invented an infidelity on the part of the lover, and succeeded, by means of fragments of letters cunningly presented, in persuading the unfortunate woman that she had a rival, and that the man was deceiving her.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
On the eve of the day fixed for the execution of the condemned man, the chaplain of the prison fell ill.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
He passed the entire day with him, forgetful of food and sleep, praying to God for the soul of the condemned man, and praying the condemned man for his own.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
He understood how to sit down and hold his peace for long hours beside the man who had lost the wife of his love, of the mother who had lost her child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
He sought to counsel and calm the despairing man, by pointing out to him the resigned man, and to transform the grief which gazes upon a grave by showing him the grief which fixes its gaze upon a star.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
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.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING   Context
At the sound which he made in walking, the old man turned his head, and his face expressed the sum total of the surprise which a man can still feel after a long life.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT   Context
This man, after all, this member of the Convention, this representative of the people, had been one of the powerful ones of the earth; for the first time in his life, probably, the Bishop felt in a mood to be severe.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT   Context
I voted the end of the tyrant, that is to say, the end of prostitution for woman, the end of slavery for man, the end of night for the child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT   Context
The dying man had pronounced these last words in a loud voice, and with the shiver of ecstasy, as though he beheld some one.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT   Context
Monseigneur Bienvenu had formerly been, if the stories anent his youth, and even in regard to his manhood, were to be believed, a passionate, and, possibly, a violent man.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED   Context
On the first encounter, and to one who saw him for the first time, he was nothing, in fact, but a fine man.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED   Context
Monseigneur Bienvenu was simply a man who took note of the exterior of mysterious questions without scrutinizing them, and without troubling his own mind with them, and who cherished in his own soul a grave respect for darkness.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT   Context
This inn had for a landlord a certain Jacquin Labarre, a man of consideration in the town on account of his relationship to another Labarre, who kept the inn of the Three Dauphins in Grenoble, and had served in the Guides.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
The man put his purse back in his pocket, removed his knapsack from his back, put it on the ground near the door, retained his stick in his hand, and seated himself on a low stool close to the fire.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
The man dropped his head, picked up the knapsack which he had deposited on the ground, and took his departure.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
Thus he proceeded for some time, walking on without ceasing, traversing at random streets of which he knew nothing, forgetful of his fatigue, as is often the case when a man is sad.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
Now, when he met him, the man, who then seemed already extremely weary, had requested him to take him on his crupper; to which the fishmonger had made no reply except by redoubling his gait.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
At this table sat a man of about forty, with a merry and open countenance, who was dandling a little child on his knees.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
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