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Quotes from Les Misérables (V5) by Victor Hugo
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1  He held his peace and lent succor.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
2  They are supposed to rot in peace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
3  To hold my peace was very easy, however.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
4  I was therefore forced to hold my peace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V—A NIGHT BEHIND WHICH THERE IS DAY
5  You see that I am right in not holding my peace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
6  There reigned profound peace, absolute silence, night.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
7  He held his peace, precisely because his soul was there.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY ...
8  Both held their peace, each plunged in a gulf of thoughts.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
9  At length, Jean Valjean entered into the peace of exhaustion.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—THE IMMORTAL LIVER 68
10  It was sufficient for me to hold my peace, it is true, and all would go on.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
11  The old man held his peace, and uttered not a sound during the remainder of that day.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY ...
12  The grandfather was well; Marius argued a case here and there; Aunt Gillenormand peacefully led that life aside which sufficed for her, beside the new household.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—ANOTHER STEP BACKWARDS
13  Until order, which is nothing else than universal peace, has been established, until harmony and unity reign, progress will have revolutions as its halting-places.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
14  As soon as Enjolras had seized his double-barrelled rifle, and had placed himself in a sort of embrasure which he had reserved for himself, all the rest held their peace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
15  To be always peaceful does not depend on progress any more than it does on the stream; erect no barriers, cast in no boulders; obstacles make water froth and humanity boil.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE ...
16  There arose a tremor in the bosoms of these peaceful old streets, pierced and built for the fertile circulation of interests and ideas, and which are not made for the horrible rumble of the wheels of war.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
17  One has beheld hands on which there was blood; there was a deafening horror; there was also a frightful silence; there were open mouths which shouted, and other open mouths which held their peace; one was in the midst of smoke, of night, perhaps.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—THE VULTURE BECOME PREY
18  For several seconds, Jean Valjean was irresistibly overcome by that august and caressing serenity; such moments of oblivion do come to men; suffering refrains from harassing the unhappy wretch; everything is eclipsed in the thoughts; peace broods over the dreamer like night; and, beneath the twilight which beams and in imitation of the sky which is illuminated, the soul becomes studded with stars.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—MARIUS PRODUCES ON SOME ONE WHO IS A JUDGE OF ...