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Never did God, who is fond of antitheses, make a more striking contrast, a more extraordinary comparison.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?   Context
We have not felt able to pass before this extraordinary house without entering it, and without introducing the minds which accompany us, and which are listening to our tale, to the profit of some, perchance, of the melancholy history of Jean Valjean.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS   Context
This stranger, this unknown individual, who had the air of a visit which Providence was making on Cosette, was the person whom the Thenardier hated worse than any one in the world at that moment.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H   Context
While drinking with the carters, smoking, and singing coarse songs on the preceding evening, he had devoted the whole of the time to observing the stranger, watching him like a cat, and studying him like a mathematician.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES   Context
Even before the stranger had so clearly manifested his interest in Cosette, Thenardier had divined his purpose.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES   Context
During this colloquy, which always is productive of a delay of from one to two minutes, some one, a stranger, came and placed himself behind the hearse, beside Fauchelevent.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE   Context
The foundation of this wonderful captain was the man who, in the report to the Directory on Aboukir, said: Such a one of our balls killed six men.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—THE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815   Context
At the moment when Cosette emerged, bucket in hand, melancholy and overcome as she was, she could not refrain from lifting her eyes to that wonderful doll, towards the lady, as she called it.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—ENTRANCE ON THE SCENE OF A DOLL   Context
They distrust the day because it enables people to see them, and the night because it aids in surprising them.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS   Context
Nevertheless, at certain points and in certain places, in spite of philosophy, in spite of progress, the spirit of the cloister persists in the midst of the nineteenth century, and a singular ascetic recrudescence is, at this moment, astonishing the civilized world.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST   Context
The expression of his face, up to that time sombre and harsh, bore the imprint of stupefaction, of doubt, of joy, and became extraordinary.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE   Context
As he wept, daylight penetrated more and more clearly into his soul; an extraordinary light; a light at once ravishing and terrible.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS   Context
He began by recognizing the fact that, critical and extraordinary as was this situation, he was completely master of it.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL   Context
This voice, feeble at first, and which had proceeded from the most obscure depths of his conscience, had gradually become startling and formidable, and he now heard it in his very ear.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL   Context
He cast a fresh glance upon the stranger, took three steps backwards, placed the lamp on the table, and took his gun down from the wall.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
By the light of the expiring day the stranger perceived, in one of the gardens which bordered the street, a sort of hut, which seemed to him to be built of sods.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING   Context
If she had not had Cosette, it is certain that her daughters, idolized as they were, would have received the whole of it; but the stranger did them the service to divert the blows to herself.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK   Context
Mabeuf had taken a fancy to Marius, because Marius, being young and gentle, warmed his age without startling his timidity.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MABEUF   Context
The doctor, the priest, and the woman gazed at Marius in the midst of their affliction without uttering a word; he was the stranger there.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—END OF THE BRIGAND   Context
At that moment, wonderful and unprecedented good luck, Marius perceived an empty cab passing along the boulevard.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 8: CHAPTER X—TARIFF OF LICENSED CABS: TWO FRANCS AN HOUR   Context
A force composed of earth and heaven results from humanity and governs it; this force is a worker of miracles; marvellous issues are no more difficult to it than extraordinary vicissitudes.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V4), BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE   Context
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