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1  Jean Valjean has been recommitted to prison.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
2  Javert deposited Jean Valjean in the city prison.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
3  I went to the prison; the jailer would not admit me.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
4  He sometimes mounted thus even to the roof of the galley prison.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
5  It is no longer a matter of a few days in prison; it is the galleys for life.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
6  Javert had been born in prison, of a fortune-teller, whose husband was in the galleys.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
7  He answered himself: "If this man has, indeed, stolen a few apples, that means a month in prison."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
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  On the eve of the day fixed for the execution of the condemned man, the chaplain of the prison fell ill.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
10  He went instantly to the prison, descended to the cell of the "mountebank," called him by name, took him by the hand, and spoke to him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
11  The jail being in a bad condition, the examining magistrate finds it convenient to transfer Champmathieu to Arras, where the departmental prison is situated.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
12  At times he would have actually preferred to be in prison with the gendarmes, and that things should not have happened in this way; it would have agitated him less.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
13  In the first place, there is one improvement which these gentlemen of the police ought to make, and that is, to prevent prison contractors from wronging poor people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED ...
14  The door of the dining-room, which, as we have said, opened directly on the cathedral square, had formerly been ornamented with locks and bolts like the door of a prison.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
15  In this prison at Arras there is an ex-convict named Brevet, who is detained for I know not what, and who has been appointed turnkey of the house, because of good behavior.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
16  An old turnkey of the prison, who is now nearly eighty years old, still recalls perfectly that unfortunate wretch who was chained to the end of the fourth line, in the north angle of the courtyard.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
17  As he listened to Javert, the first thought which occurred to him was to go, to run and denounce himself, to take that Champmathieu out of prison and place himself there; this was as painful and as poignant as an incision in the living flesh.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
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