NATURE in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from Les Misérables (V1) by Victor Hugo
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1  Visible nature hardly existed for him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
2  The light of nature was ignited in him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
3  This, then, was in the nature of a vision.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
4  There are instants when nature seems hostile.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
5  Jean Valjean had not, as we have seen, an evil nature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
6  All nature seemed to be having a holiday, and to be laughing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—THOLOMYES IS SO MERRY THAT HE SINGS A SPANISH ...
7  The "drawing-rooms" particularly abounded in remarks of this nature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
8  In prison, whither fresh misdeeds had led him, he had become something in the nature of a turnkey.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
9  She had committed a fault, but the foundation of her nature, as will be remembered, was modesty and virtue.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
10  These passages of happy couples are a profound appeal to life and nature, and make a caress and light spring forth from everything.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—THOLOMYES IS SO MERRY THAT HE SINGS A SPANISH ...
11  He examined without wrath, and with the eye of a linguist who is deciphering a palimpsest, that portion of chaos which still exists in nature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
12  Of whatever nature this dream may be, the history of this night would be incomplete if we were to omit it: it is the gloomy adventure of an ailing soul.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—FORMS ASSUMED BY SUFFERING DURING SLEEP
13  He was one of those wretched men whom nature has sketched out for wild beasts, and on whom society puts the finishing touches as convicts in the galleys.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
14  Athwart the unhealthy perceptions of an incomplete nature and a crushed intelligence, he was confusedly conscious that some monstrous thing was resting on him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
15  Thus, even when believing him to be in peril, they understood, I will not say his thought, but his nature, to such a degree that they no longer watched over him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
16  Cuvier, with one eye on Genesis and the other on nature, tried to please bigoted reaction by reconciling fossils with texts and by making mastodons flatter Moses.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
17  The peculiar feature of the violences of destiny is, that however polished or cool we may be, they wring human nature from our very bowels, and force it to reappear on the surface.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
18  Bishop of a mountain diocese, living so very close to nature, in rusticity and deprivation, it appeared that he imported among these eminent personages, ideas which altered the temperature of the assembly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
19  One might almost say, that by a sort of splendid reaction, it with it dazzles nature; the mysterious world which surrounds us renders back what it has received; it is probable that the contemplators are contemplated.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
20  His universal suavity was less an instinct of nature than the result of a grand conviction which had filtered into his heart through the medium of life, and had trickled there slowly, thought by thought; for, in a character, as in a rock, there may exist apertures made by drops of water.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED