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1  Jean Valjean preserved silence.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
2  The purest figures may forever preserve the reflection of a horrible association.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
3  These stockings, which still preserved the graceful form of a tiny leg, were no longer than Jean Valjean's hand.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE INSEPARABLE
4  But he could make himself no answer, except that the man resembled some one of whom his memory preserved a confused trace.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—IN WHICH THE TREE WITH THE ZINC PLASTER APPEARS ...
5  Marius, although forced to preserve great reserve, in that direction, pushed his inquiries as far as the prefecture of police.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—TWO MEN IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
6  Those who have preserved some memory of this already distant epoch know that the National Guard from the suburbs was valiant against insurrections.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
7  Beneath this long, arched drain which terminated at the Arche-Marion, a perfectly preserved rag-picker's basket excited the admiration of all connoisseurs.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
8  Marius had the blood-stained clothing which he had worn when he had been brought back to his grandfather preserved, in the hope that it would prove of service in his researches.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—TWO MEN IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
9  This sort of quagmire was common at that period in the subsoil of the Champs-Elysees, difficult to handle in the hydraulic works and a bad preservative of the subterranean constructions, on account of its excessive fluidity.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
10  The sum, six hundred and thirty thousand francs, all in bank-bills, was not very bulky, and was contained in a box; only, in order to preserve the box from dampness, he had placed it in a coffer filled with chestnut shavings.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—DEPOSIT YOUR MONEY IN A FOREST RATHER THAN WITH ...
11  A certain good dram-shop keeper of Pantin des Vertus or la Cunette, whose "establishment" had been closed by the riots, became leonine at the sight of his deserted dance-hall, and got himself killed to preserve the order represented by a tea-garden.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
12  This defect of the tension of the curve of the projectile in the rifled cannon of the sixteenth century arose from the smallness of the charge; small charges for that sort of engine are imposed by the ballistic necessities, such, for instance, as the preservation of the gun-carriage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED