MARRIAGE in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from Les Misérables (V5) by Victor Hugo
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1  It was fitting that I should be absent from your marriage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
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  On the day when I gave that child in marriage, all came to an end.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
4  Where true marriage is, that is to say, where there is love, the ideal enters in.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
5  As the marriage was taking place under the regime of community of property, the papers had been simple.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
6  He was eighty years old; before Marius' marriage, he would have hardly been taken for fifty; that year had counted for thirty.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE ...
7  A few days before that fixed on for the marriage, an accident happened to Jean Valjean; he crushed the thumb of his right hand.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
8  A marriage should be royal and chimerical; it should promenade its ceremony from the cathedral of Rheims to the pagoda of Chanteloup.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
9  This legacy, deposited in the hands of a third party, was to be turned over to Cosette at her majority, or at the date of her marriage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
10  A new life gradually took possession of Cosette: the relations which marriage creates, visits, the care of the house, pleasures, great matters.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—ANOTHER STEP BACKWARDS
11  Her father had acquired the habit of taking her so little into account, that he had not consulted her in the matter of consent to Marius' marriage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
12  It had not been the grand festival dreamed by the grandfather, a fairy spectacle, with a confusion of cherubim and Cupids over the heads of the bridal pair, a marriage worthy to form the subject of a painting to be placed over a door; but it had been sweet and smiling.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833