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1  A cold wind from the Alps was blowing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
2  The wind blows in gusts; all the foam overwhelms him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—BILLOWS AND SHADOWS
3  And turning to his guest: "The night wind is harsh on the Alps."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
4  That is what he wanted, sir; he is as gentle as a girl; he goes like the wind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE PERSPICACITY OF MASTER SCAUFFLAIRE
5  It has done nothing but rain all summer; the wind irritates me; the wind does not abate.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—A CHAPTER IN WHICH THEY ADORE EACH OTHER
6  An icy north wind was blowing, and imparted to things around him a sort of lugubrious life.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
7  The night was not very dark; there was a full moon, across which coursed large clouds driven by the wind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
8  A wind which was chill like the breeze of dawn was rattling the leaves of the window, which had been left open on their hinges.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—FORMS ASSUMED BY SUFFERING DURING SLEEP
9  A cap with a drooping leather visor partly concealed his face, burned and tanned by sun and wind, and dripping with perspiration.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
10  Good," said she to Mademoiselle Baptistine; "Monseigneur began with other people, but he has had to wind up with himself, after all.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
11  He heard the arteries in his temples beating like two forge hammers, and it seemed to him that his breath issued from his breast with the roar of the wind issuing from a cavern.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
12  When she was in the street, she divined that people turned round behind her, and pointed at her; every one stared at her and no one greeted her; the cold and bitter scorn of the passers-by penetrated her very flesh and soul like a north wind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—MADAME VICTURNIEN'S SUCCESS
13  When the hour strikes, this man of the faubourgs will grow in stature; this little man will arise, and his gaze will be terrible, and his breath will become a tempest, and there will issue forth from that slender chest enough wind to disarrange the folds of the Alps.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—AT BOMBARDA'S
14  With this verse he compares three texts: the Arabic verse which says, The winds of God blew; Flavius Josephus who says, A wind from above was precipitated upon the earth; and finally, the Chaldaic paraphrase of Onkelos, which renders it, A wind coming from God blew upon the face of the waters.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO ...
15  The flower-beds of Saint-Cloud perfumed the air; the breath of the Seine rustled the leaves vaguely; the branches gesticulated in the wind, bees pillaged the jasmines; a whole bohemia of butterflies swooped down upon the yarrow, the clover, and the sterile oats; in the august park of the King of France there was a pack of vagabonds, the birds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—THOLOMYES IS SO MERRY THAT HE SINGS A SPANISH ...
16  At the same moment Blachevelle, supported by Listolier and Fameuil, struck up to a plaintive air, one of those studio songs composed of the first words which come to hand, rhymed richly and not at all, as destitute of sense as the gesture of the tree and the sound of the wind, which have their birth in the vapor of pipes, and are dissipated and take their flight with them.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
17  Eighteen hundred years before this unfortunate man, the mysterious Being in whom are summed up all the sanctities and all the sufferings of humanity had also long thrust aside with his hand, while the olive-trees quivered in the wild wind of the infinite, the terrible cup which appeared to Him dripping with darkness and overflowing with shadows in the depths all studded with stars.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
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