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1  And then, religion is attacked.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
2  We are for religion as against religions.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
3  philosophy herself is promoted to religion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
4  It has brought back tradition, worship, religion, respect.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
5  Nature had made her a lamb, religion had made her an angel.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
6  A certain audacity on matters of religion sets off the gamin.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE ...
7  His guard, standing behind him with grounded arms, watched him from below with a sort of religion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE ...
8  The local deputy, who nosed out all rivalry everywhere, soon began to grow uneasy over this religion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
9  This is direct religion, which is full of anxiety and responsibility for him who attempts its steep cliffs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
10  All these young men who differed so greatly, and who, on the whole, can only be discussed seriously, held the same religion: Progress.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
11  It will be perceived, that like all new converts to a religion, his conversion intoxicated him, he hurled himself headlong into adhesion and he went too far.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
12  This seemed all the more probable since the man was religious, and even practised his religion to a certain degree, a thing which was very favorably viewed at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
13  The ancient scorn of the vestals for the ambubajae is one of the most profound instincts of feminine dignity; the sisters felt it with the double force contributed by religion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
14  He had introduced a straight line into what is the most crooked thing in the world; he possessed the conscience of his usefulness, the religion of his functions, and he was a spy as other men are priests.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
15  As we have seen, prayer, the celebration of the offices of religion, alms-giving, the consolation of the afflicted, the cultivation of a bit of land, fraternity, frugality, hospitality, renunciation, confidence, study, work, filled every day of his life.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
16  We have a duty to labor over the human soul, to defend the mystery against the miracle, to adore the incomprehensible and reject the absurd, to admit, as an inexplicable fact, only what is necessary, to purify belief, to remove superstitions from above religion; to clear God of caterpillars.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—PRAYER
17  All day long, he buried himself in social questions, salary, capital, credit, marriage, religion, liberty of thought, education, penal servitude, poverty, association, property, production and sharing, the enigma of this lower world which covers the human ant-hill with darkness; and at night, he gazed upon the planets, those enormous beings.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
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