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Quotes from Les Misérables (V3) by Victor Hugo
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1  This good man was old when they were young.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
2  The younger wedded the man of her dreams, but she died.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
3  All crimes of the man begin in the vagabondage of the child.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
4  A man condemned to death is listening to his confessor in the tumbrel.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE ...
5  So long as man is in his childhood, God wills that he shall be innocent.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—PARVULUS
6  Daring deeds dazzle history and are one of man's great sources of light.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
7  The words which he uttered the most frequently were: the sensible man, and nature.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
8  She cherished a frightful memory of her life; one day, a man had beheld her garter.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
9  de Voltaire, have been dying all their life; his was no longevity of a cracked pot; this jovial old man had always had good health.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
10  His god-father had predicted that he would turn out a man of genius, and had bestowed on him these two significant names: Luc-Esprit.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—LUC-ESPRIT
11  If any young man ventured to pronounce an eulogium on the Republic in his presence, he turned purple and grew so angry that he was on the point of swooning.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—A CENTENARIAN ASPIRANT
12  This child was well muffled up in a pair of man's trousers, but he did not get them from his father, and a woman's chemise, but he did not get it from his mother.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
13  These households comprised of an old man and an old spinster are not rare, and always have the touching aspect of two weaknesses leaning on each other for support.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
14  Its majo is called "faraud," its Transteverin is the man of the faubourgs, its hammal is the market-porter, its lazzarone is the pegre, its cockney is the native of Ghent.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
15  These groups, warmly illuminated by the full glow of midday, or indistinctly seen in the twilight, occupy the thoughtful man for a very long time, and these visions mingle with his dreams.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—HIS FRONTIERS
16  As for the Parisian populace, even when a man grown, it is always the street Arab; to paint the child is to paint the city; and it is for that reason that we have studied this eagle in this arrant sparrow.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE FUTURE LATENT IN THE PEOPLE
17  It is in the faubourgs, above all, we maintain, that the Parisian race appears; there is the pure blood; there is the true physiognomy; there this people toils and suffers, and suffering and toil are the two faces of man.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE FUTURE LATENT IN THE PEOPLE
18  He was a peculiar old man, and in very truth, a man of another age, the real, complete and rather haughty bourgeois of the eighteenth century, who wore his good, old bourgeoisie with the air with which marquises wear their marquisates.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
19  Here is one of them: "When a man is passionately fond of women, and when he has himself a wife for whom he cares but little, who is homely, cross, legitimate, with plenty of rights, perched on the code, and jealous at need, there is but one way of extricating himself from the quandry and of procuring peace, and that is to let his wife control the purse-strings."
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—BASQUE AND NICOLETTE
20  While in any other great city the vagabond child is a lost man, while nearly everywhere the child left to itself is, in some sort, sacrificed and abandoned to a kind of fatal immersion in the public vices which devour in him honesty and conscience, the street boy of Paris, we insist on this point, however defaced and injured on the surface, is almost intact on the interior.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY