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1  There was something there; seek it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
2  There is a way of avoiding which resembles seeking.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
3  The man seemed to avoid them rather than to seek them, but this without any affectation.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S ...
4  The police know it also, and it is in Paris that they seek what they have lost elsewhere.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
5  I thought it was going to rain, and I re-entered the town, to seek the recess of a doorway.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
6  The fine hostelry was closed to him; he was seeking some very humble public house, some hovel, however lowly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
7  When he saw the door of a church hung in black, he entered: he sought out funerals as other men seek christenings.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
8  He did not seek him; he saw him; his eyes went thither naturally, as though they had known beforehand where that figure was.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF ...
9  In all that is said by the doctrinarian objection above presented, there is no question of anything but effect, we seek the cause.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I—THE SURFACE OF THE QUESTION
10  It seemed as though he went thoughtfully away to seek beyond the bounds of life which is apparent, the cause, the explanation, or the excuse for them.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
11  He played a fearful game of hide and seek with death; every time that the flat-nosed face of the spectre approached, the urchin administered to it a fillip.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
12  The universe appeared to him like an immense malady; everywhere he felt fever, everywhere he heard the sound of suffering, and, without seeking to solve the enigma, he strove to dress the wound.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
13  Cosette did not complain, she said nothing, she asked no questions, she did not seek to learn his reasons; she had already reached the point where she was afraid of being divined, and of betraying herself.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—TO ONE SADNESS OPPOSE A SADNESS AND A HALF
14  If Toussaint were here," resumed Jean Valjean, like a person who is driven to seek authorities, and who clutches at every branch, "she would be the first to agree that it is true that I have always had ways of my own.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—THE LOWER CHAMBER
15  But do what he would, and seek what extenuation he would, he was certainly forced to fall back upon this: the man was a convict; that is to say, a being who has not even a place in the social ladder, since he is lower than the very lowest rung.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
16  He thought of the grandeur and presence of God; of the future eternity, that strange mystery; of the eternity past, a mystery still more strange; of all the infinities, which pierced their way into all his senses, beneath his eyes; and, without seeking to comprehend the incomprehensible, he gazed upon it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
17  At the expiration of a few moments he darted convulsively towards the silver coin, seized it, and straightened himself up again and began to gaze afar off over the plain, at the same time casting his eyes towards all points of the horizon, as he stood there erect and shivering, like a terrified wild animal which is seeking refuge.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
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