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1  The coping of the wall had been torn away.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
2  Over the door there was a board nailed flat against the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
3  The garden was enclosed by a tolerably low white wall, easy to climb.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
4  Two portraits in oval frames were fastened to the wall on each side of the bed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
5  Another walk made the circuit of the garden, and skirted the white wall which enclosed it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
6  When the alcove was in use, a large serge curtain drawn from wall to wall concealed the altar.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—TRANQUILLITY
7  She followed its direction, and saw that it was fixed on a crucifix which was nailed to the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
8  The reflection was still visible on the wall, but now it was pale and peaceful, like the reflection of a lamp or of a candle.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE PERSPICACITY OF MASTER SCAUFFLAIRE
9  As she uttered this exclamation, her eyes fell upon a corner of the garden, where traces of the wall having been scaled were visible.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
10  He cast a fresh glance upon the stranger, took three steps backwards, placed the lamp on the table, and took his gun down from the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
11  To climb a wall, to break a branch, to purloin apples, is a mischievous trick in a child; for a man it is a misdemeanor; for a convict it is a crime.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
12  Within was a large whitewashed room, with a bed draped in printed cotton stuff, and a cradle in one corner, a few wooden chairs, and a double-barrelled gun hanging on the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
13  Far away, at the extremity, he perceived tops of trees, spaced at regular intervals, which indicated that the wall separated the garden from an avenue or lane planted with trees.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
14  There was still another chair in the detached alcove, but the straw was half gone from it, and it had but three legs, so that it was of service only when propped against the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
15  His condemnation, which had been a profound shock, had, in a manner, broken through, here and there, that wall which separates us from the mystery of things, and which we call life.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
16  An angle of the wall being given, with the tension of his back and legs, with his elbows and his heels fitted into the unevenness of the stone, he raised himself as if by magic to the third story.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
17  Only occasionally did his lips move; at other times he raised his head and fixed his gaze upon some point of the wall, as though there existed at that point something which he wished to elucidate or interrogate.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
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