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1  They had seen it rise at Austerlitz.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE GUARD
2  The old houses crumble and new ones rise.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
3  They listened to the rise of this flood of men.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4  The horse had two broken legs and could not rise.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
5  As the brother and sister were about to rise from the table, there came a knock at the door.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
6  These two years rise like two mountains midway between those which precede and those which follow them.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
7  The Bishop had caused the dawn of virtue to rise on his horizon; Cosette caused the dawn of love to rise.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD ...
8  Like an owl, who should suddenly see the sun rise, the convict had been dazzled and blinded, as it were, by virtue.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
9  Besides this, Wellington had, behind a rise in the ground, Somerset's Dragoon Guards, fourteen hundred horse strong.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
10  Marius saw in Bonaparte the dazzling spectre which will always rise upon the frontier, and which will guard the future.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
11  The Bishop took his staff, put on his cloak, on account of his too threadbare cassock, as we have mentioned, and because of the evening breeze which was sure to rise soon, and set out.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
12  As for the plain itself, let the reader picture to himself a vast undulating sweep of ground; each rise commands the next rise, and all the undulations mount towards Mont-Saint-Jean, and there end in the forest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
13  The judicial examination to which the ambush in the Gorbeau house eventually gave rise, established the fact that a large sou piece, cut and worked in a peculiar fashion, was found in the garret, when the police made their descent on it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
14  Meanwhile, as the moon was about to rise, and as there was still floating in the zenith a remnant of the brightness of twilight, these clouds formed at the summit of the sky a sort of whitish arch, whence a gleam of light fell upon the earth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
15  To make one's coulpe means to prostrate one's self flat on one's face during the office in front of the prioress until the latter, who is never called anything but our mother, notifies the culprit by a slight tap of her foot against the wood of her stall that she can rise.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
16  He did not precisely rise; he remained in a stooping and frightened attitude, with his back turned to the heap of dead, scanning the horizon on his knees, with the whole upper portion of his body supported on his two forefingers, which rested on the earth, and his head peering above the edge of the hollow road.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
17  And finally, they were not even allowed their sleep; every night, after a day of toil, they were obliged, in the weariness of their first slumber, at the moment when they were falling sound asleep and beginning to get warm, to rouse themselves, to rise and to go and pray in an ice-cold and gloomy chapel, with their knees on the stones.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
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